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Vidya Balan gives priceless answer on being called 'fat'

Vidya Balan gives priceless answer on being called 'fat'

Actress Vidya Balan, who is all set for her upcoming film Tumhari Sulu, in which she features as a host of a late night radio show, says that Indian culture wants people to be sexual only in the institution of marriage and for reproduction, reports news agency IANS. Is she planning to change the genre and lose some weight? "What is the connection between women-oriented films and weight loss?"

Though for moment the actor seemed upset over the question, she replied very politely: "I'm very happy doing the kind of work I'm doing and it'll be really great if you people can change your mentality".

"Are you going to stick to doing "women-centric" roles?"

"Reporter: ".no, I mean, glamorous roles". The film's story revolves around a middle-aged housemaker Sulochona aka Sulu, who is a happy-go-lucky person with a mantra: "Sometimes you don't need wings to fly".

There are several things wrong with the above exchange.

More news: Pakistan court issues arrest warrant for finance minister

This is not the first time that Vidya has condemned body shaming.

Once called the fourth Khan of Bollywood, Vidya Balan had everyone bowing down to the powerhouse of talent that she is.

Secondly, in which universe is "women-centric" and "glamorous" mutually exclusive?

It stars Manav Kaul in the lead, who plays Vidya's on-screen husband. The actress had earlier said in an interview that comments about her weight bothered her earlier, but now she had come to terms with such remarks. As journalists, we can ask her questions, sure, but to put a mike on someone's face and ask them about weightloss is just plain insensitive. Do share your views in the comments section below! The trailer has already left the audience wanting to see more of Vidya's antics.


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