Should Vidya Balan be Silk off-screen too?
Vidya Balan’s The Dirty Picture releases on December 2 and, as always, this chick is very much involved in the promotional activities of her movie
Vidya Balan’s strategy is simple yet effective. She will get into the garb of the character she’s portraying, till her movie hits the screen. No doubt her diligent roleplay is instrumental in selling her movies, but there are times it gets a li’l too much and after a while it looks as if Ms Balan is trying to foist herself on us. We don’t really blame her for stepping into a world of hard-selling. Not everybody gets offered such strong and intense roles in B-town and to relay the message to an audience overfed with Bollywood fare, everyone involved needs to make a huge amount of noise before a release, which Ms Balan does in her own style. As the curvaceous babe creates brouhaha again as she steps into the sexy shoes of South siren Silk Smitha, we go into the past and take a look at promotional tactics the actor opted for, to show off her previous movies…
First Published: 10.10 AM IST 11.19.2011