Here’s how Vidya Balan kept her ‘Begum Jaan’ co-stars happy
The versatile and talented actress Vidya Balan will be next seen in director Srijit Mukherji’s ‘Begum Jaan’. The ‘The Dirty Picture actress will be in the lead role, sharing screen space with actresses too, one of who is Flora Saini who was last seen in ‘Dhanak’. Flora revealed that Vidya used to give them gifts on the sets of the film so that they can be happy.
Talking about Vidya, Flora said, “Vidya ma’am is a beautiful soul. She used to call me Madhuri Dixit, as she thought I resemble her. Of course, that was a huge compliment for me. The contradiction between her real self and her rough character sometimes got to her. One day, she had to slap one of the other actresses and she broke down, saying, ‘I can’t do this!’ Every time she had to enact a tough scene with us, she would come and apologise later with a hug! And she would keep giving us little gifts all the time. She would say, ‘The shoot is tough. The weather’s erratic. Please, be happy’.”
‘Begum Jaan’, a historical drama film, is a remake of Bengali movie ‘Rajkahini’.