Blockbuster Roles: Vidya Balan’s Memorable Performances
Parineeta (2005): As the classic, poised Lolita, Vidya’s debut was marked by understated elegance and passion, setting her unique Bollywood journey in motion.
The Dirty Picture (2011): Embodying the bold and brash Silk Smitha, Vidya’s fearless portrayal of the South film industry’s starlet won critical and commercial acclaim.
Kahaani (2012): As a pregnant woman navigating Kolkata’s labyrinth in search of her husband, her gripping role redefined the thriller genre in Bollywood.
Tumhari Sulu (2017): Bringing to life the spirited late-night radio jockey Sulochana, her impeccable comic timing and depth made the character unforgettable.
Sherni (2021): As an upright forest officer, Vidya showcased determination and sensitivity, shedding light on man-animal conflicts and bureaucratic challenges.