Vidya Balan opts out of Meena Kumari biopic, says it can’t just be a sensational account of her life


She says, “There’s no one way to be successful. “If a film is successful in winning hearts then it is a hit, and if the producers get back their money and it earns some profit then it is a super hit,” the actor said while talking about the ‘Rs 100 crore’ club. And for Vidya, Tumhari Sulu is a happy film. Telling more about her reasons that made her walk away, Vidya said, “The script has to do justice. (with inputs from IANS)
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© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Vidya also adds that she is not bothered about numbers. If she was alive, I’d probably land up to see her all the time. I always wanted to play her.” Earlier, reports of Kangana Ranaut starring in the film were making the rounds. It has to present different episodes of her life and not just the ones that will grab eyeballs. Related News
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On the film front, Vidya is looking forward to her upcoming film Tumhari Sulu. I am that fascinated by her. After watching the film, people will leave the theatre with a smile,” she said. Confirming the news, she told DNA, “No, I’m not doing the Meena Kumari-biopic anymore. And self-confidence is the biggest qualification for success in any field.”

Tumhari Sulu is releasing on November 17. I love Meena Kumari. Vidya, who is married to producer Siddharth Roy Kapur, also had a message for all those who want to enter showbiz. 2017-11-08T09:55:28+00:00″>
Published:November 8, 2017 9:55 am

Vidya Balan has walked away from Meena Kumari biopic. But looks like after the actor’s family issued a press statement about them not being happy with Vidya’s casting, she chose to opt out of the project. So, I decided not to do it.”
Recently, when Vidya joined singer Tulsi Kumar to announce Gulshan Kumar Film & Television Institute of India (GKFTII) in Noida on Tuesday, Vidya also talked about how it is very important for an actor to be shameless and fearless. “People are saying that it is a slice of life film and tells story of a middle class family… Sulu is a very energetic woman who wants to try everything once. It didn’t quite work out. But due to Kangana’s tight schedule, the film fell into Vidya Balan’s lap. If I had a girl crush on somebody, it would be her.