Mumbai: Vidya Balan is considered one of the most loved actresses in Bollywood for always making bold choices in her career. Be it Silk Smitha in ‘The Dirty Picture’ or Vidya Bagchi’s character in ‘Kahaani’, or a mathematician in her last film ‘Shakuntala Devi’ or RJ’s in ‘Tumhari Sulu’, Vidya has done everything she can. The role has surprised cinema lovers. He has carved a niche for himself in Bollywood and is doing roles that no other actor would have attempted or considered.
Vidya’s versatility, her dedication to the arts, and her passion for each and every character she portrays led to the selection of producers Bhushan Kumar and Vikram Malhotra for the lead roles in award-winning director Amit Masurkar’s film Sherni. In this film based on the human-animal conflict, we will see Vidya playing the role of a forest officer, which is a first in the Hindi film industry.
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After watching the final cut of the film, the makers went clean with Vidya’s performance, portraying this multi-layered complex character who is tough, yet vulnerable, fearless yet tame. Vikram Malhotra, producer of Abandanshea Entertainment, has been roped in for the actress. Praise says, “Vidya is an exceptional actor and has created a die-hard fan franchise with his work over the last 16 years. While working together on Shakuntala Devi, I saw how he found himself in that complex character. Molded in and attention to every single intricate detail. There can be no one other than Vidya for us for the lioness.”
Bhushan Kumar of T-Series says, “It was a great time for us to work with Vidya in Tumhari Sulu. She is a dedicated actress and her admirable love for art is reflected on screen. Working with Vidya means Always fun and a great learning experience. She is not only every director’s actress, but every producer’s favorite too.” Lioness produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Vikram Malhotra and Amit Masurkar will stream exclusively on Amazon Prime Video from June 18, 2021.
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