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Vidya Balan bags her first-ever world tour

bollywood Updated: Apr 07, 2012 14:54 IST

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Brand Vidya is all set to go global. After the success of The Dirty Picture and Kahaani, Vidya Balan would be roped in for a world tour that kickstarts this October.

Moranis are reportedly planning a series of shows with the actress. “After hits like The Dirty Picture and Kahaani, she’s become a huge star and even overseas, her fan following has increased manifold. So the logistics of a series of shows with Vidya as the star performer are being worked out. Most of these shows will be in Europe and America, and are scheduled to kick start this October. This is the first time in a long while that a tour is being planned for an actress. Otherwise, it has essentially been actors, all these years,” an industry source told Mid Day.

There are also plans of signing on a music composer for the tour.

“Talks are on for a music composer to be a part of these shows. Vidya is a major star today with back-to-back superhits. And along with a music composer, we can package a nice entertaining show,” Mohammed Morani told the tabloid.

“We have done shows with a top actress and a music composer before – Karisma Kapoor and Adnan Sami. Those had been big hits then,” Morani adds.

Vidya Balan in an item number for Ferrari Ki Sawari

Moranis’ world tour with Ranbir Kapoor has now got delayed. “Undeterred by things going a little awry with the Ranbir tour, the Moranis are planning a series of shows with Vidya now,” the source was quoted by the tabloid.

“It’s still in the planning stages. Vidya found it a great idea and is very enthusiastic about it. However, we can’t confirm anything now as things are still in the pipeline,” Morani adds.