This Article is From Jun 27, 2013

Took a 15 month break after Kahaani: Vidya Balan

Took a 15 month break after Kahaani: Vidya Balan

Vidya Balan says she is eagerly awaiting the release of her movie Ghanchakkar

Highlights

  • Vidya Balan was last seen in Kahaani which released in March last year but the actress says she did not realise she was away from the big screen for 15-long months.
  • The 35-year-old actress is, however, hoping to make a triumphant return to the big screen with her upcoming film Ghanchakkar.
  • "There was a 15-month break after Kahaani and I did not realise that I was away for so long. But it was a not a break, I was doing things. After Kahaani, I started preparing for Ghanchakkar, I got married. I just took a month-long break. Then I began Shaadi Ke Side Effects. Then the Cannes Festival. I have been working these past 15 months," Vidya told PTI in an interview.
  • In Rajkumar Gupta directed Ghanchakkar, Vidya has been paired opposite Emraan Hashmi, who plays her husband. The comedy thriller has been produced by Ronnie Screwvala and Vidya's husband Siddharth Roy Kapur. The film will hit theatres tomorrow.
  • "Playing a loud, Punjabi housewife was not at all easy. I had to stop working out so that I would look the part. It was difficult having to go through the same Dirty Picture phase again. But I saw the film few days ago and I am really happy with it," Vidya said.
  • The National award-winning actress has been on a promotional spree. Vidya has not just been city hopping but has appeared in many reality TV shows and dailies.
  • "I enjoy meeting people. Hence I enjoy promotions. Earlier, it used to be a little difficult as I was shy. But I enjoy it more now. I have fun," she said. But the actress, who was part of hit TV show Hum Paanch, says she is not ready to return to the small screen anytime soon.
  • "I cannot do full-fledged TV. It is too much of hard work. It is fine as long as it is promotions," Vidya said. Vidya still has 10-days shoot left for Shaadi Ke Side Effects, which will see her opposite Farhan Akhtar. When asked if she has signed Mohit Suri's next, she said, "I have not signed it yet. I am considering it."
New Delhi: Vidya Balan was last seen inKahaani which released in March last year but the actresssays she did not realise she was away from the big screen for15-long months.

The 35-year-old actress is, however, hoping to make atriumphant return to the big screen with her upcoming filmGhanchakkar.

"There was a 15-month break after Kahaani and I did notrealise that I was away for so long. But it was a not a break,I was doing things. After Kahaani, I started preparing forGhanchakkar, I got married. I just took a month-long break.Then I began Shaadi Ke Side Effects. Then the CannesFestival. I have been working these past 15 months," Vidyatold PTI in an interview.

In Rajkumar Gupta directed Ghanchakkar, Vidya has beenpaired opposite Emraan Hashmi, who plays her husband. Thecomedy thriller has been produced by Ronnie Screwvala andVidya's husband Siddharth Roy Kapur. The film will hittheatres tomorrow.

"Playing a loud, Punjabi housewife was not at all easy. Ihad to stop working out so that I would look the part. It wasdifficult having to go through the same Dirty Picture phaseagain. But I saw the film few days ago and I am really happywith it," Vidya said.

The National award-winning actress has been on apromotional spree. Vidya has not just been city hopping buthas appeared in many reality TV shows and dailies.

"I enjoy meeting people. Hence I enjoy promotions.Earlier, it used to be a little difficult as I was shy. But Ienjoy it more now. I have fun," she said.But the actress, who was part of hit TV show HumPaanch, says she is not ready to return to the small screenanytime soon.

"I cannot do full-fledged TV. It is too much of hardwork. It is fine as long as it is promotions," Vidya said.Vidya still has 10-days shoot left for Shaadi Ke SideEffects, which will see her opposite Farhan Akhtar.When asked if she has signed Mohit Suri's next, she said,"I have not signed it yet. I am considering it."