It can not be denied that Vidya Balan is one of the most versatile actresses of Indian cinema today. And now, the talent engine is ready for another interesting role in the upcoming NTR biopic. The actress will try the role of superstar Telugu and the former CM of the wife of Andhra Pradesh NT, Rama Rao, Basavatarakam. For the role, she takes music lessons while the NTR woman was trained in harmonium.
Sending to a big daily about her upcoming movie, Vidya Balan revealed that the character's imagination is largely inspired by the little information available about NTR's wife. She was a very private person even though she was married to a public figure. Vidya had a meeting with her daughter and son children to get a glimpse of their mother and her condition. According to what they revealed, Vidya tried to understand the kind of person she would have been, but a lot of her imagination.
For the role, she also took music lessons. While NTR's wife was trained in the harmonium and not all scenes require her to portray her skills, she still believes that formal training would only make her authentic. In addition, she would learn a skill. Vidya says that his Carnatic music training also helps him. She did three or four sessions with musician Nitin Shanker to learn the notes and play the instrument. The musician said he learned to play very fast.
Previously speaking about her character in the movie, an excited Vidya said, "People know Basavatarakam as the wife of NTR, but she was not really a public figure. People knew her but they did not know her. It was interesting for me as an actor. There has not been a lot of material in the public domain about it. It's basically the …