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Vidya Balan turns down Suchitra Sen biopic

 PTI |  2015-06-01 21:29:08.0  |  Mumbai

Vidya Balan  turns down Suchitra Sen biopic

Bollywood actor Vidya Balan has turned down the offer to star in the biopic on Suchitra Sen as she felt she has no physical resemblance to the late actor.

“I was offered the biopic, but I am not doing it. I was surprised that it came out in the media that I agreed to do it and have even started training in Kathak. I would have loved to do it.. loved to play her on-screen,” Vidya, 37, told media persons. 

“I loved the script but I feel I have absolutely no physical resemblance to her. It is a Bengali film so I feel Raima Sen, her grand daughter, who looks like her, should be doing it,” she said.

Vidya might have done this project if it was in Hindi.

“If it was in Hindi then it was still ok as you can take certain liberties...but it is in Bengali,” the lady said.

Reportedly, there was another biopic that was offered to Vidya on late Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.

“I was not offered this film. I don’t know where this news came from that I was offered this film,” the Dirty Picture protagonist said. 

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