Vidya Balan was in for a big surprise, few days ago. The
lady was quietly reading a few scripts at her Juhu residence, when suddenly
there was a knock on her door.
Guess what! It was (late) NTR's son Balakrishna, who is a superstar down South.
Vidya Balan And Balakrishna
You see, Vidya had been asked to play NTR's wife in the NTR biopic (to be directed by Krish Jagarlamudi, and mind you, the film is not in HIndi and just Telgu) which goes on floors in a few days from now. The politician's role will be essayed by Balakrishna.
So, why did Balakrishna fly down to Mumbai to meet the Parineeta star? Well, SpotboyE.com has it that Vidya was taking a bit of time in saying 'yes;, and Balakrishna was worried that she might send out a 'No'.
NTR With His Wife And Vidya Balan
Explains a source, "NTR's son decided to meet Vidya before she reverted to him with the final answer. He was extremely keen, rather clear that it will be Vidya Balan and no one else."
No prizes for guessing that the meeting went off well, which is why you find Vidya in the cast.
Now, why was Vidya biding time? "Vidya is required
to dub in her own voice and the film is in Telgu. Vidya was thinking along
those lines; she never accepts a role unless and until she is fully aware
What followed was a mob of sorts. All the security guards and drivers of the building had gathered down, waiting for Bala to get down. As soon as he came down in the lift, he was ghearoed by all those people and asked to pose for selfies and sign photographs.