Vidya Balan confirms biopic, perhaps on Indira Gandhi
Shalvi Mangaokar, Hindustan Times
Mumbai, February 02, 2013
First Published: 13:28 IST(2/2/2013)
Last Updated: 19:35 IST(2/2/2013)
Vidya Balan, who now seems to be relaxed and in a happy place, is glad about the way things have turned out over the last few months. After she married long-time beau Siddharth Roy Kapur in December last year, the much-in-love Vidya has been glowing.
The actor admits that her “marriage
break is now over,” and plans to get busy with her projects. While Vidya has completed shooting for her immediate next, Ghanchakkar opposite Emraan Hashmi, she also reveals something that might just set the rumour mills abuzz again.
“Yes, I’m doing a biopic,” she admits on being questioned about it. For quite some time now, rumours have been rife that Vidya is playing the lead in a film being made on the life of Indira Gandhi. But so far, there has been no clarity with regards to these talks. Probe Vidya further and she says, “I can’t reveal much as I’m bound by contract. All I can say is that I’m doing one. When the time is right, they (the makers) will make the necessary announcement.”
She’s currently busy reading the script of Kahaani 2, which is likely to go on the floors this year. Vidya says, “Sujoy (Ghosh, filmmaker) is currently in London. Once he returns, we will iron out the details and begin work on it.” As of now, the Dirty Picture (2011) actor is reading the script and making a few changes in it, to enhance the film’s storyline.
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(With additional inputs)