I bond well with children now: Kahaani 2 actor Vidya Balan

He was also not completely convinced and he dropped the idea for the moment. I don’t know if I would have ever played this character four years ago,” she said. Every time Sujoy came with an idea for ‘Kahaani 2’, I used to tell him if he really wants to tamper with it, I was scared. Vidya Balan says she could relate to the role of a mother in her upcoming film Kahaani 2: Durga Rani Singh, because she now understands children better. The National Award-winning actress feels if there is a reference point for a character, it gets a bit easy to emote things on the screen. Later he came up with a script and then we thought of taking it up as ‘Kahaani 2’. “Then we decided to make another film ‘Durga Rani Singh’ but that did not work out. My sister has twins, a boy and a girl, they are five years old. By: PTI | Mumbai |

Published:November 27, 2016 6:33 pm

Vidya Balan plays the role of Durga Rani Singh in Kahaani 2. In the film, on one hand, Vidya is shown as a helpless mother looking for her kidnapped daughter, and on the other hand, she is projected as Durga Rani Singh, a woman on the run for kidnapping and murdering. I love children. “We feel proud of ‘Kahaani’. But over the years I have begun to enjoy with children, I get along with them, I bond well with them. “If I had played this character when I was 25 or 26 years old then there wouldn’t have been the relatability factor. I did not have that point of reference until I had my niece and nephew. We decided not to make a sequel but a franchise,” she said. “If you have kids around then it does help. Also read | Arjun Rampal, Sujoy Ghosh thought producers would not invest money on them 
Four years after, Vidya and director Sujoy Ghosh impressed everyone with Kahaani, they are back with the second part of the suspense thriller film. This does tickle the maternal bond,” Vidya said.