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Vidya Balan to play Indira Gandhi

A twosome of months ago, Vidya Balan had expressed her desire to depict the part of India’s former prime minister, Indira Gandhi, on the big screen.

A twosome of months ago, Vidya Balan had expressed her desire to depict the part of India’s former prime minister, Indira Gandhi, on the big screen.
In This Image: Vidya Balan, Indira Gandhi
In fact, dialogue regarding such a role were initiated in the first place last year, but it finally fizzled out owing to authorization issues. The Tumhari Sulu actress, however, appears to possess her mind set on the idea, and has demanded a stride ahead to accomplish her aspiration.
 

Vidya has acquired the movie rights to a well-known biography on the erstwhile prime minister, titled Indira: India’s Most Powerful PM.

Vidya has acquired the movie rights to a well-known biography on the erstwhile prime minister, titled Indira: India’s Most Powerful PM.
In This Image: Vidya Balan
This film is written by reputed journalist Sagarika Ghose. “I am happy to have acquired the rights to Sagarika Ghosh’s Indira, because I have always wanted to play Indira Gandhi. I haven’t decided yet whether it should be a film or a web series, but that will take a while anyway,” said Vidya in a text message.

Notably, this step also opens up a fresh chapter in the actress’ career as it indicates that Vidya might be taking up her own production venture.

Notably, this step also opens up a fresh chapter in the actress’ career as it indicates that Vidya might be taking up her own production venture.
In This Image: Vidya Balan
Our text to Vidya on that, however, did not make us any more details. In the interim, a source shares, “She has always been very excited about prospects of playing Indira on screen. And since the biography is a rather detailed piece of the document and also well accepted, she thought acquiring the rights would be a right direction to get forward. She, nevertheless, is yet to decide how she desires this to shape up. Whether this would be a documentary, a series or a feature is yet to be worked out. For now, she is just happy to have the rights of the book.”

Ever since she presented an exceptional performance in The Dirty Picture, Vidya has been approached for multiple biopics.

Ever since she presented an exceptional performance in The Dirty Picture, Vidya has been approached for multiple biopics.
In This Image: Vidya Balan, Indira Gandhi
Ever since she presented an exceptional performance in The Dirty Picture, Vidya has been approached for multiple biopics.