Vidya Balan likes to live different lives

By HT

From a single mother to a sex symbol, actor Vidya Balan has portrayed a range of characters on the big screen and says acting allows you to live another person’s world. “Acting isn’t about proving oneself. It is about inhibiting another person’s world, one you have not been in before. As
an actor, living another person’s life is exciting,” says Vidya.

The actor was last seen as a plump loud Punjabi woman with an unusual dressing sense in Rajkumar Gupta’s film, Ghanchakkar. Vidya says she always finds a way to connect with her characters. “My character in this film is not someone I could identify with initially, but the point of identification was that she was happy with herself. I might not be happy with myself all the time, but I love people like that,” says Vidya.

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