Vidya Balan offered role of Benazir Bhutto in biopic Print

altJPNN/After being lauded for her versatile roles, Bollywood actor Vidya Balan has now been offered to play the role of the slain former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto reported Deccan Chronicle Tuesday. The actor who was praised for her critically acclaimed films Dirty Picture and Dedh Ishqia is currently working on her upcoming film Hamari Adhuri Kahani and has also been approached to play late Indian actor Suchitra Sen. Benazir Bhutto was assassinated on December 27 in Rawalpindi when she was addressing an election rally at Liaquat Bagh Park.Earlier in 2014, India had banned a film Kaum De Heere based on the assassination of the late Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. While no formal statement has been issued by the actor, the film would be the first attempt to essay the life of Benazir who became the first female Muslim Prime Minister after she became the PM in 1988 following the death of former President General Ziaul Haq. Agency

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