Don’t go by the headline. It’s just a lighthearted chat with Vidya Balan when we met her last.
Not all people in Bollywood are selfish and publicity hungry. Stories of genuine goodness and selflessness are seldom told. Here is one such story.
Vidya Balan may have put the episode behind her and will perhaps never talk about it. But the rejection on a personal level almost threatened to kill the person inside her. This for the first time one saw her trying to fit into a mould that was not her. A time when she stopped smiling!
A person of lesser mettle would have given up if s/he had to go through the kind of roadblocks that Vidya Balan experienced on her way
There was a time when some of the best names (from the Tamil and Malayalam cinema) said that Vidya was the worst find in Indian cinema, and would sink without the slightest trace. There were numerous occasions when she’d end up crying inconsolably and consider giving up her career. But something in her urged her to continue. The actress, gifted with the most expressive eyes in the film industry, stopped looking into the mirror.
For every dark cloud there’s a silver lining, and for every silver lining, there is a dark cloud in the horizon waiting to take over. How many times have you been forwarded […]