Vidya Balan is hopeful that Bollywood actresses can pull big crowds someday

Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) In Bollywood, it is mostly the male superstar who is the crowd-puller of a film — the primary draw whose name ensures blockbuster business. On the other hand, films with female actors in the lead, often witness poor box-office performance, or have to be produced in a medium-to-low budget set-up, so that […]

Vidya Balan turns producer ith a short film titled “Natkhat”

Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan is foraying film production with a short film titled “Natkhat”. Vidya on Tuesday took to Instagram to announce the news. “I’m happy and excited that a few days ago, I did my first short film as an actor… The film is called ‘Natkhat’ and has me in a new […]

We don’t celebrate India’s achievements enough: Vidya

Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Celebrated Bollywood actress Vidya Balan, who is part of the multi-star cast of the much-awaited “Mission Mangal”, feels as a nation India has a lot of achievements that we do not celebrate enough, and a film as “Mission Mangal”, loosely based on the ISRO Mars Orbiter Mission, is an attempt to salute […]

Vidya excited to play ‘human computer’ Shakuntala Devi

Actress Vidya Balan has confirmed she is playing the lead role in a film on mathematics genius Shakuntala Devi, who earned the moniker of ‘human computer’ for her ability to make swift calculations. Set for a summer 2020 release, the film is to be directed by Anu Menon of “London, Paris, New York” and “Four […]

Vidya Balan can be next seen in a web series based on Indira Gandhi

Actress Vidya Balan has said she is trying to do a web series based on the life of India’s first and only woman Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Vidya was interacting with the media at the announcement of nominations for the first edition of the Critics Choice Film Awards, initiated by the Film Critics Guild and […]