Vidya Balan to play Indira Gandhi on screen

Vidya Balan to play Indira Gandhi on screen

Mumbai, January 10 (IANS) Acclaimed actress Vidya Balan will play former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi onscreen in a project based on journalist-author Sagarika Ghoses book “Indira: Indias Most Powerful Prime Minister”.   “I am happy to have acquired the rights to Sagarika Ghose’s ‘Indira…’, because I have always wanted to play Indira Gandhi. I haven’t […]

Vidya shares ‘true definition’ of being actor

Vidya shares ‘true definition’ of being actor

 Actress Vidya Balan walks the ramp during GJF Fashion Nite by All India Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation in Mumbai on Aug 5, 2016. (Photo: IANS)   Mumbai, November 4 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan has shared the true definition of being an actor.   Talking about her film journey and acting in “Tumari Sulu”, Vidya […]

Vidya Balan returns as ambassador for IFFM

Vidya Balan returns as ambassador for IFFM

Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan is returning as ambassador of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM), which will be held this year August 10-22, showcasing over 60 films. She is happy about women representation at the gala.   “I am excited by the work of female directors and writers who have their […]

It’s too early for a memoir from me: Vidya Balan

It’s too early for a memoir from me: Vidya Balan

Mumbai (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan says she wants to gather more experiences in life before sitting down to write her memoir.   The actress also said that writing a memoir requires certain amount of discipline, which she lacks.   “I think it is too early for a memoir from me. I still want to gather […]

The world needs to know stories of heroic women: Vidya Balan

The world needs to know stories of heroic women: Vidya Balan

Mumbai, (PTI) Actress Vidya Balan believes that the world needs to know the stories of courageous women who fought their way through difficulties in life.   Vidya acted in films like “Paa”, “Ishqiya”, “No One Killed Jessica”, “The Dirty Picture” and “Kahaani”. These films revolved around fierce women.   “My work is an extension of […]

Actors shouldn’t take political stands: Vidya Balan

Actors shouldn’t take political stands: Vidya Balan

New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Vidya Balan says actors should avoid taking political stands.   “Actors shouldn’t take political stands. I don’t take political stands because I don’t want to influence my audience,” Vidya said at the News18 India Chaupal here on Friday, read a statement.   Also dwelling upon how films are increasingly becoming […]