Vidya Balan on not working with SRK, Salman, Aamir: People stopped considering me for superstars' films

Vidya makes a shocking statement about how her choices in films alienated her from films opposite male superstars. But at the same time, she also says how happy she is charting her own place in Bollywood. Watch the full video inside.
Vidya Balan on not working with SRK, Salman, Aamir: People stopped considering me for superstars' filmsVidya Balan on not working with SRK, Salman, Aamir: People stopped considering me for superstars' films
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Vidya Balan has had a knockout 2019, with a brilliant performance in Mission Mangal. Although the film starred Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu, Nithya Menen and Kirti Kulhari in the ensemble, everyone who watched the film will agree that Mission Mangal solely and completely belonged to our Sulu. But all this hasn't come easy for the heroine. In fact, she has taken her own time and cost her a few big films, to chart her own path in Bollywood.

Vidya, known for her spectacular roles, has hardly ever shared screen space with the superstars. Off late, the only film that had her opposite an A-list hero is Mission Mangal. She has never done a film with Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan or Aamir Khan. She did Salaam-e-Ishq which also starred Salman but she wasn't paired opposite him. 

Talking about the same, she shares, "At some point, I felt I'm not being considered for mainstream A-lister superstar films. But I was enjoying the content and being the whole and soul of a film so much that I did choose this over that. But look at it, Mission Mangal has happened and it's not just a romantic lead. It's a prominent role and this is how I'd like it anyway." Clearly, she's fighting this cause for the longest time and they say, times are changing for women in the industry. Watch her discuss that and more, in the video below. 

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Anonymous 4 months ago

I remember people taking cheap shots at her appearance, clothing and love life. She stayed classy the entire time, kept her head down and did one great project after another. I admire her.

Anonymous 6 months ago

vidia i admire your gut. u are d pride of kerala palakad pykili

Anonymous 6 months ago

when the fridge was quarter full lockdown was bearable .now d fridge is empty stay in is unbearable. tummy is disobedient

Anonymous 6 months ago

Vidya Balan is one of its own kind; just TALENT TALENT TALENT. I love her in any role she played; and she made sure she did justice to the character she portrayed. Flawless acting. Beauty skill and talents she got all of them. Definitely she’s among my favourites; other than Madhuri Dixit, Kajol and Rekha...real GIRL POWER.

Anonymous 6 months ago

Vidya is a born superstar, the others are man - made !

Anonymous 6 months ago

I believe your thought process is very correct . Be positive & act according to your rational thinking without hurting others. God bless you.

Anonymous 6 months ago

You have one of the best B**bs after Ayesha Takia so for sure you will be successful and that's why your husband was attracted to you.

Anonymous 6 months ago

Film industry is not khans, producers and directors rethink on this.?????

Anonymous 6 months ago

Vidyaji you have taken right decision. Let me tell you, you will be new Director producer and actress in future. You will create records. This is my prayer also. Anand Menon

Anonymous 6 months ago

Me a good fan of Vidya. Unfortunately I don't like to l**k the honey of Khan re****s in expressing my admiration to her.

Anonymous 6 months ago

her husband is a big producer. if she is struggling what is gonna happen to rest of us.

Anonymous 6 months ago

Dignified, graceful,versatile.Keep it up.You can carry a film on your own shoulders.You are the Hero of your films.

Anonymous 6 months ago

Oh sulu u r great . Don't bother about anything. U have to do what you feel is best and live your dreams.

Anonymous 6 months ago

Vidya balan is the best beautiful and best actress and plays an enjoyable role in film industry.

Anonymous 6 months ago

Every actor/ star/ human has their own flaws and plus points.....everyone is unique.....ones sucess can only be measured by their achievements irrespective of their gender/ post/ wealth/ looks.... undoubtedly Vidya balan is one of the priced gem of Bollywood..... an actor to its word... With mesmerising beauty...sexy voice and immense talent. Much love and luck...from amchi Mumbai...Asra.

Anonymous 6 months ago

Dear Mrs. Valan, You're a true actor. And you're the superstar. You started like any other actresses but you created a genre of your own. A genre where women who aspire to be something belong. You're every common human's superhero. Who can love, build a family and yet give back to the society. Love you! Arundhati

Anonymous 6 months ago

it doesn't have to be like that in fact that's happen in past for example 60s heroin like aysha parekh never works with great dilip Kumar in a very recent she did mensin I am still waiting to act with dilip sab in a jokingly

Anonymous 6 months ago

Saif Ali Khan was never one of the top heroes plzzzzzz Parineeta was a hit bcoz of Vidya n not viceversa

Anonymous 6 months ago

Miss Vidya Balan You are will only be reward when you are able to display and offer what YOU ARE NOT...... Just being yourself only will nor take you long especially when you are a south Indian in Bollywood. Of you are a discerning Artist. Ali PIRZADA

Anonymous 6 months ago

Dear Vidya, I watch last day Parineeta for the second time. I know, it's past... But what a beautiful character!! With love and consideration from Switzerland. Joseph

Anonymous 6 months ago

People with IQ watch content based movies where you are the star. The idiots watch the A star hero's who have no option but to be a star rather than an actor.

Anonymous 6 months ago

She is a good and beautiful actress, she don't need any support of superstar. Love from Pakistan

Anonymous 6 months ago

Her first ladder was thru khan so no hipocracy

Anonymous 6 months ago

Her first movie was with a khan only saif Ali Khan her first ladder was khan so no hipocracy

Anonymous 6 months ago

Great vidya man thats why I lik you,you are unique from other heroines.you deserve a dominant role.I love you vidya balaan

Anonymous 6 months ago

Vidya don't need big banner or star.. She can take any movie on her shoulders and make it success.. She is a great actor

Anonymous 6 months ago

You are a superb actor and do NOT need any support. For us, your , admirers, you are an A lister with a huge amount of talent, honesty and dignity. Please keep it up

Anonymous 6 months ago

She doesn't need a big hero, she is a superstar and I admire her more than Khan's.

Anonymous 6 months ago

I think it is the loss for the khans that they did not get a chance to act beside her. Who would look at them when VB is on the screen.

Anonymous 6 months ago

Beautiful Vidya, you don't need them. They need you cos you're a superstar. Keep shining girl!

Anonymous 6 months ago

Huge RESPECT to Vidya Balan for charting her own course without the support of superstar heroes while also remaining graceful inspite of struggles..she is a CLASS apart

Anonymous 6 months ago

You Vidya are The A Lister

Anonymous 6 months ago

Hi

Anonymous 6 months ago

And that's so stupid. Vidya is such a big star and her movies are always popular on content alone. I'm sure if Khans chose Vidya as their heroine, people would be so excited, versus Katrina or Kareena for the five billionth time.

Anonymous 6 months ago

She gained a lot of weight due to her health problems . Unfortunately Bollywood is a place where you are no longer the first choice if you are out of shape . Nevertheless you can still make a mark and she has done that

Anonymous 6 months ago

She is graceful n dignified....unlike kangana who plays victim card n abuse everyone.

Anonymous 6 months ago

Well said

Anonymous 6 months ago

You dont need A-lister to have everyone notice you. Your presence is enough. You know acting so you dont need A lister to climb a ladder. Your persona is like a legend not a showpiece for a film. Your doing good. Keep it up.

Anonymous 6 months ago

Teri maa de poodee mara hindustani

Anonymous 6 months ago

What exactly do you mean by ' girlish' stupidity?

Anonymous 6 months ago

25 % Educated pool spend money to watch her acting. 75% poverty stricken crowd watch Salman for his body and of course girlish stupidity.

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