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Vidya Balan To Play Detective In Her Next Titled Bobby Jasoos!

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Be it Silk Smitha in The Dirty Picture or Vidya Bagchi, the protagonist in Kahaani, Vidya Balan is one of the most versatile actress in bollywood. Vidya is not restricted to any particular genre and is perhaps the only leading actress who is comfortable in her own skin. Now the latest buzz is that Vidya has been roped in to play a detective in the forthcoming movie Bobby Jasoos.

"I found the idea of playing a female detective very intriguing and the title of the movie was also something which was irresistible. Dia and Sahil have been friends of mine for a long time and they are very nice people. They are the kind of producers everyone hopes to have. And in the end I really loved the script by Sanyuktha Chawla and I am really looking forward to work with the director Samar Shaikh.", said Vidya during an interview with a leading daily. The movie is to be produced By Dia Mirza and Sahil Sangha under their production house Born Free Entertainment. They have earlier produced a movie called Love Breakups Zindagi, in which Dia Mirza starred with Zayed Khan.

Dia was equally ecstatic about Vidya coming on board for the movie. "I'm thrilled to welcome Vidya into the Born Free family. The script of Bobby Jasoos bears testimony to the fact that being patient and investing in good stories usually reaps good dividends." The shooting for the film will commence mid-November this year and it would be 2014 summer release. Go through the slide to see Vidya in different avatars in her movies.


Vidya played a small-town girl in the movie, who is a bundle of contradictions. She was awarded the filmfare critics award for best actress.

No One Killed Jessica

Vidya played the role of Jessica Lal's sister, fighting for justice. The movie earned her a nomination for Filmfare Best Actress.

The Dirty Picture

Vidya won the national award for best actress. She played the role of Silk, based on Silk Smitha, a south indian actress known for her bold roles.


Kahaani was a huge hit and Vidya won the filmfare award for best actress. She played the role of a pregnant woman looking for her lost husband.


Vidya played the role of a punjabi housewife, who usually wears gaudy clothes. The movie was a flop but Vidya's acting was appreciated

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