Vidya to Star in sequel to Pyaar Ke Side Effects
Vidya Balan is on a rise these days. Recently, She was approached for sequel to Pyaar ke side effects. Mallika Sherawat and Rahul Bose starrer Pyaar Ke Side Effects was a hit film with a great story. The film was directed by Saket Choudhary and was released in the year 2006. A sequel to the movie is now being planned with an entire new cast by the makers of the film. According to the sources, Farhan Akhtar has been offered the male lead and Vidya Balan is being paired opposite him.
The Dirty Picture starring Emraan Hashmi, Naseerudin Shah, Tushaar Kapoor, and of course the Silky beauty, Vidya Balan was a huge hit. The film was made with a budget of around Rs. 21 crore and managed to earn around Rs. 77 crore. Vidya’s bold and sensuous performance in the movie earned him great appreciations. She received tremendous critical acclaims for the film.
Buzz is that Vidya Balan after the success of The Dirty Picture has increased her remuneration for the movie. She is demanding an exorbitant fee for the film ‘Shaadi Ke Side Effects’. After hearing her price hike news in the media, Vidya stated that it is nothing more than a rumor. Her role hasn’t been finalized yet. Both, the makers of the film and Vidya haven’t yet reached to the stage of finalizing the pay cheque.
Industry insiders say that Vidya and Farhan were not the first choice of the makers. Earlier, Akshay and Sonam were approached for the lead. Then due to some date problems Sonam opted out of the project and the role eventually went to Kareena Kapoor. But now the makers are in talks with Vidya for the role.
Vidya has signed many films this year. She will be starring in Santhosh Sivan’s Urmi. In this movie, Vidya will be sharing screen space with Genelia D’souza, Prabhu Deva and Prithviraj. Urmi is a periodic film that dates back to15th century. The film is expected to release next year in March. Besides this, the buzz is that she will also be a part of Rajnikanth starrer most expensive project RANA. She has been offered to play the wife of middle aged Rajnikanth. Director Indra Kumar had signed Vidya along with Sanjay Dutt and Kangana Ranuat for the third chapter of Dhamaal Series.
Vidya Balan has been off color lately. And this has to do majorly with her ill health. Recently, due to day and night shoots her haemoglobin levels dropped drastically and she had to be hospitalized. The health scare has worried her parents. So when the actress resumed work after a few days, her parents were unwilling to leave her alone on the sets. So for the first time in her acting career, Vidya’s father was present on the sets of her film and watched his daughter face the camera. He spent hours in the van reading while Vidya worked. But dad’s presence was a comforting sight for the actress. If reports are to be believed, even doctors are in attendance round the clock. Her fans wish her a speedy recovery.