The Tumhari Sulu actress Vidya Balan who is known for her unconventional roles, right from her debut film Parineeta, she amazed the audience with her acting skills and she is all set for another powerful performance. She is going to portray an iconic politician our former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi who was the first and only woman to hold this position. Vidya Balan was supposed to play the protagonist in a film but in a recent interview, Vidya said that she will play this role but for a web series.
Indira Gandhi was an iconic politician who held the position of PM for three times. During her tenure in 1971, a historical war took place and a new country took its existence in the world map that is Bangladesh. To portray such a powerful character on screen is really difficult. In one of the interview, Vidya Balan spoke about the reasons behind changing the decision of making a web series on Indira Gandhi instead of a film. She maintained that her life journey is a long one and a film will not do justice to her story. Hence they have decided to put together a team that will work towards creating this show. This is for the first time Vidya Balan is working on a digital platform. Seasons, episodes even the other characters are not decided. The script is in its initial stage. Vidya Balan even cleared that this web series would be based upon a book and the research team is already working hard to dig out as much content as they can. The actress also confirmed that the rights of the book have been procured.
Vidya Balan is currently busy in shooting for her first Telugu film which is a biopic movie of a great Telugu superstar turned politician NTR Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao. In this film, Nandamuri Balakrishna is playing the main protagonist while Vidya is playing the character of his wife. Rana Daggubati on other hand is playing the character of CM of Andhra Pradesh Chandrababu Naidu. Everyone is eagerly waiting for the release of the movie.