Exclusive: Vidya Balan as street beggar in ‘Bobby Jasoos’


Vidya Balan has stretched one more line to prove her excellence.  She is shooting for ‘Bobby Jasoos’ which is Dia Mirza and boyfriend Sahil Sangha's home production, Born Free entertainment and she was spotted seating in the line of street beggars outside railway station in Hyderabad and she looks quite authentic in street beggar avatar. She rocks in her new role. She wore lungi and white kurta. Beard and moustache covered Viday’s face partially.

Actress Dia Mirz shared the picture on Twitter with the caption, "That's our #BobbyJasoos in DISGUISE ;) She's one of a kind. #VidyaBalan"

Vidya was so real in the street beggar avatar that one passerby stopped near her, gave her some money and scolded her for begging and not picking up a job.

Dia says "the idea of Bobby Jasoos was born over a year and a half ago! Today, blessed with an ideal cast and fantastic crew we are ready to roll and nothing gives me more pleasure!!! The actors have been busy in workshops, readings, look tests and their enthusiasm and excitement is palpable. Vidya has ably led from the front and her dedication to preparing for this part is evidence to the fact that she is an actor who continues to respects the craft and is hungry for more despite achieving so much already. I can't wait for Bobby to be unleashed!!! "

Sahil adds "When each artiste and crew member approaches their role in the making of a film with a sense of ownership and selflessness, an enviable energy is born and that usually results in an extremely memorable experience and film. We are ready to give it our best and are confident that the audience will find Bobby Jasoos to be well worth the short wait"

In ‘Bobby Jasoos’, Vidya Balan is playing a detective and she will be seen opposite younger actor Ali Fazal from 'Fukrey'. Directed by Samar Shaikh, 'Bobby Jasoos' is the first Bollywood film where a female artist is depicting the role of a detective. The movie is slated to release in mid 2014. Apart from Vidya and Fazal, the film also features Arjan Bajwa, Anupriya, Supriya Pathak, Tanvi Azmi, Aakash Dahiya and Rajender in pivotal role. 'Bobby Jasoos' also marks the return of Kiran Kumar on big screen.

Vidya who likes experimenting on her looks is sure to charm her fans with her never-seen-before avatar.


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