Vidya Balan calls Bobby Jasoos 'dramedy', promises both fun and thrill

  • Sweta Kaushal, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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  • Updated: May 28, 2014 15:07 IST
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    Vidya Balan in one of her looks for Bobby Jasoos poses with producer Dia Mirza. (Photo: Twitter/Deespeak)

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    Vidya Balan in one of her looks in Bobby Jasoos.

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    Produced by Dia Mirza and directed by Samar Shaikh, Bobby Jasoos stars Vidya Balan, Ali Fazal, Supriya Pathak and Tanvi Azmi.

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    In this still from Bobby Jasoos, Vidya Balan is seen in her usual traditional avatar.

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    Going by the look of it, Vidya Balan would be seen in another hatke avatar in Bobby Jasoos.

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    Vidya Balan on the sets of Bobby Jasoos.

The much-awaited first trailer of Vidya Balan-starrer Bobby Jasoos is out.

Directed by debutant director Samar Shaikh, the film also stars Ali Fazal, Kiran Kumar, Arjan Bajwa, Anupriya Goenka, Rajendra Gupta, Supriya Pathak and Zarina Wahab.

Vidya, who calls the film a ''dramedy', promises both fun and thrill in Bobby Jasoos. Her character does not look over-the-top, unlike her Ghanchakkar avatar.

Vidya is known to go the extra mile for not only getting under the skin of the characters she plays on the big screen, but also for looking the part. In her past films, she has played a pregnant woman, a garishly dressed Punjabi and even an ’80s actress with effortless ease. 

The trailer show 4-5 avatars of Balan. From maulavi to postman, Vidya aces all the looks.

Watch: Vidya Balan at the trailer launch of Bobby Jasoos

Bobby Jasoos is set to release on July 4. 

Speaking at the launch of the trailer, Vidya Balan said, "Working in Bobby Jasoos has been one of the most precious moments if my life." Vidya was accompanied by the film's director, producers and some real-life female detectives

Interestingly Vidya Balan took at least 122 look tests for the film and will be seen in 12 different avatars in Bobby Jasoos. "I loved the male disguises, especially the astrologer look," the national award winning actor added. She also said that she had done her bit of jasoosi in her real life too!


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