Recently, Vidya Balan had expressed her desire to play the legendary actor Charlie Chaplin on screen.She said that she loved Sridevi as Charlie Chaplin in ‘Mr India” and she’d love to attempt Charlie Chaplin too. He has been a huge inspiration.
Vidya Balan Geared Up To Play Charlie Chaplin On Screen :
It has been now reported by Mirror that Malayalam film director R Sarath has approached Vidya Balan for a Hindi film with Chaplin as the central character.
Confirming this, Sarath says, he had approached Vidya to play the title role of Chaplin and she has agreed.he is coming to Mumbai next week to meet her. They’ll take things forward from there.’
Sarath has made the Malayalam film, ‘Buddhanum Chaplinum Chirikkunnu’ (Buddha and Chaplin Smile) which is releasing next week. ‘It’s been 100 years since Charlie Chaplin first appeared on screen and I wanted to honour him.
The Hindi film with Vidya is not a biopic but a seri ous piece of fiction with lots of smiles and tears,’ he promises.
The interesting thing is that the director had organised the exhibition, Chaplin Lines in Mumbai last month. More than 200 artists from around the world showcased cartoons and caricatures of Chaplin in the exhibition.
He says, ‘I bounced the idea of the Hindi film on Chaplin to Vidya when she came for the inauguration.She was interested and I shared the idea with her which she liked. It’s a challenging role and she suits the part well. In my Malayalam film, an actor (Indrans) plays Chaplin. For the Hindi film, I wanted an actress to portray Chaplin to make the film different. I know Vidya will do well’.
Stay connected to know more about Vidya Balan and whether the actress will be portraying Chaplin on the silver screen.
So, let’s see how Vidya lives in Charlie’s character because experimenting with the characters is not new to her.