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Vidya Balan dons 22 different looks for Bobby Jasoos

Bollywood actor Vidya Balan underwent 122 look tests to shortlist a dozen of them for her detective role in the upcoming film Bobby Jasoos. The first trailer of the film is slated to be launched on Tuesday. CHECK OUT A NEW LOOK

bollywood Updated: May 27, 2014 12:13 IST
Anirban Das
Vidya Balan

Vidya Balan 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.



Interestingly, in her next film Bobby Jasoos, in which she plays a detective,

Vidya Balan

will be seen in 12 different looks.



Apparently, Vidya invested two weeks in trying the looks. "She underwent 122 changes, out of which around 12 were shortlisted. Each look required her to wear a different costume and sport complementing make-up. She would try six to eight looks every day and was extremely patient while selecting which ones fit the narrative of the story," says a source close to the film’s team.



This long process of shortlisting the looks has also been documented by means of photographs. "She tried the garb of a teacher, a fisherwoman, a

dabbawala

and a peon, to name a few," informs the source.



Ask the film’s producer, Dia Mirza, about the painstaking process and she says, "It was one fun-filled experience of discoveries and experiments. Our costume designer Theia Tekchandaney and our make-up artiste Vidyadhar worked tirelessly to conjure looks that would be entertaining to watch, whilst remaining in sync with the demands of the script. I am thrilled and wowed by the many transformations of the versatile

Vidya Balan

."