Vidya Balan had delivered back-to back hits at the box office a
few years ago and had a midas touch to everything. She was touted
as the next big thing in Bollywood and suddenly her film Hamari
Adhuri Kahani bombed at the box office leaving her in tears. She
opened up about her experience with coping with the failure and
"Of course, it disappoints me. It breaks my heart when the film
doesn't do well at box office. For me, any film is like a baby to
me. It's a labour of love. You are hoping for everyone to accept
your film. And it's very difficult to tell why a film failed at the
box office. But then I cry, I grieve, I mourn and I move on.
Because I feel blessed to be living my dream. My only dream was to
be an actor."
"I am happiest on sets. When I am on sets I don't care
whether my previous film was a hit or flop."
"If this film is going to work or not. That process
keeps me going. Acting keeps me alive."
None Of Your
"I want every film of mine to be a super hit. I had five
back-to-back hits before Hamari Adhuri Kahaani."
"I felt invincible and thought nothing could go wrong,
that no film of mine will ever flop. And suddenly my films weren't
"I shouldn't be caught up in this number game. So there
is no resentment towards any of the films that haven't
"It breaks my heart when the film doesn't do well at box