After winning accolades for portraying strong roles in films like The Dirty Picture
, actress Vidya Balan is feeling nervous while stepping into the genre of comedy with Ghanchakkar
"We still haven't started working on this film yet...hoping to start in August. It is my first comedy film so I am very nervous.
I would not like to talk about my character in the film," Vidya said.
is a quirky film that narrates the tale of Emraan Hashmi, an ex-conman who is laid back and has a
taste for finer things in life. He has an ambitious Punjabi wife, Vidya, who has her own notions of the world.
The story unfolds about how Emraan gets sucked into a chakkar
and has to suffer at the hands of two thugs
(conmen) - one with an ailment and other with bad sense of humour. All this leads to confusion and chaos and brings in comical situations.
re-unites Vidya with her The Dirty Picture
co-star Emraan. Produced by UTV, the film is directed
by Rajkumar Gupta of Aamir
and No One Killed Jessica
The film goes on floors in August.
Vidya recently attended an event organised by Indo-American Association to felicitate her for the contribution to Indian cinema.
During her felicitation Vidya said, "I am thankful to them for felicitating me. It is
a very special moment. I am overwhelmed. I feel blessed and honoured."
On the occasion, Vidya's father P R Balan said said he was proud of her daughter's acting in The Dirty Picture
said he did not find anything vulgar in it and had predicted that the film would be a superhit.
Vidya said her parents liked the film and nothing mattered more to her.
"I was in between the promotions and when I reached Prithvi theratre they all were crying because I
died in the end. My parents have approved of the film and nothing more matters to me," Vidya said.
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