Vidya Balan, one of the best actresses Bollywood has, has constantly been open about sharing her mind on a ramification of subjects. A prominent voice of women empowerment, the actress has, again and again, spoken approximately problems concerning girls in the Hindi film industry. Vidya, who has headlined some of female-centric films consisting of The Dirty Picture, Kahaani and Tumhari Sulu, turned into last visible in Mission Mangal, a film headlined by means of Akshay Kumar but dominated by way of woman actors which includes Taapsee Pannu, Nithya Menen, Kirti Kulhari and Sonakshi Sinha.
In a conversation with Bollywood Hungama, while Vidya changed into requested if such films pave way for greater lady-centric movies, she stated that greater ladies-oriented movies are being made nowadays and are doing higher enterprise. She brought that girls completely can’t take credit score for Mission Mangal since it featured a massive male big name inside the shape of Akshay Kumar. The actress, but, said that in some years from now, the scenario might alternate and that girl actors would possibly do a Rs 2 hundred crore or Rs 500 crore with out an Akshay Kumar.
On being asked if the time period ‘lady-centric’ is sexist, the actress stated, “I assume the time period (girl-centric) isn’t incorrect. It is most effective now that those styles of movies are being made and that they have a threat at the box workplace. People are buying tickets and watching them. We are capable of make extra movies. As of now, it’s okay if it’s far known as girl-centric films. Some day you may pass into see a film where the hero will both be a male or female. It gained’t remember to you. You will simply pass into see an amazing tale.”
Vidya could be seen next within the biopic of Shakuntala Devi, Indian writer and mental calculator, who became well-known as a “human laptop.” The film, being directed by way of Anu Menon, can even function Jisshu Sengupta, Amit Sadh and Sanya Malhotra in key roles.