Vidya Balan maintains silence on Benazir Bhutto biopic

Vidya says she has been offered many biopics but hasn't decided anything yet

Web Desk February 10, 2015

MUMBAI: Actress Vidya Balan chose to maintain her silence following reports that she was set to portray former prime minister Benazir Bhutto in an upcoming biopic, The Times of India reported.

Asked about the reported project, Vidya said she has been offered many biopics but has not decided anything yet.

"I would not like to say anything about any biopic right now," added Balan.

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Vidya, who portrayed Silk Smitha in The Dirty Picture in 2011, won the Best Actress National Film Award for her performance.

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Gp65 | 6 years ago | Reply @Ahmad Nasim Ejazi: Bizarre. What does her opinion have to do with Modi? Sri Lanka, India and Banladesh have also had women head of state so there is nothing that makes Benazir a South Asian icon. It is perfectly understandable that Pakistanis may consider her an icon and a role model. She incited violence against Indians and armed, funded and sent thousands of jihadis to India which led to a lot of death, destruction and displacement within India and it is not unreasonable if an Indian is not well disposed to someone who did that. Yound Indian girls have plenty of role models within India, whatever the field they choose. We have not only had a woman Prime Minister and we have had women reach the top in every field including woman President, judge in supreme court, film director, entrpreneurs, leaders of top pilic sector and private sector banks, winner of Miss India and Ms, world, women sportsmen who have been succesful at global level. There are plenty of Indian women role models.
Ahmad Nasim Ejazi | 6 years ago | Reply Please come out of Moodi mindset & try to understand the spirit of performing Art......the acclaim & respect Late Benazir Bhutto earned during her life as a Female South Asian Leader was & is an honour & lesson of encouragement for the whole female community of the the way,with this Moodi mindset,how did you assume that makers of this film are going to pay any tribute,without any attempt of malign,to the departed soul....God forbid if it happens,try to digest it like innocent Kashmiris,fighting for their right of self determination promised to them by late Nehru,digesting atrocities & brutalities unleashed on them by the the armed forces of the Biggest & largest Democracy of this Dear Anjaana....
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