Vidya has taken over as 'female hero'

By Hindustan Times

Vidya Balan, who has become a name to reckon with following some power-packed female-oriented films, has found another admirer in music composer Shekhar Ravjiani who describes her as a "female hero".

"If we are taking about female population, now we know that we have a female hero here with us who has taken over. I think with all the Khans and the Kapoors, we have Vidya Balan now," Shekhar, of the Vishal-Shekhar duo, said here at the music launch of their latest film Kahaani.

After being down and out for a while, Vidya resurfaced and showed her Versatility with Ishqiya, Paa, No One Killed Jessica and her masterstroke came in the form of The Dirty Picture. The film was not only a commercial success, it also received all-round acclaim.

Right now Vidya is on a winning sprees with most popular best actress awards falling in her kitty.

The duo had composed the music for The Dirty Picture and Shekhar says they have tried to match the audiences' expectations with Kahaani, which is coming out March 9, as well.

"Kahaani is really very special for us. Whenever people talk about this combination (me and Vishal), they always expect something really mad, crazy and beautiful and this has happened again with Kahaani," said Shekhar.

They are also busy composing for Arjun - The Warrior Prince, Student of the Year and Shanghai.

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