In a recent chat with Humans of Bombay, Vidya admitted that she was apprehensive about saying yes to the film co-starring Abhishek Bachchan as Auro’s father. He said, “It took me a long time to say yes to that film, because when Balki came to me, the first thing I thought was, ‘What kind of story is this? He’s crazy’. And I had Amitabh Bachchan’s mother’s character. Nibhane kyun aayenge? That was the only script that I shared with a few of my friends. Because once the initial jitters got over, I realized it was a great script.
She further added that after the initial apprehension subsided, she was all in. She said, “As an actor, I wanted to jump on it, but I wanted some people to read it and tell me what they thought. And they all said, ‘Oh God, you must do it. ‘ But it took me a while to say yes. It was not a calculated decision. But I was responding to my gut.
Apart from Paa, Vidya’s other notable films include Kahaani, No One Killed Jessica, The Dirty Picture And Jalsa.