Since the prequel ‘Kahaani’ released in 2012, the masses labelled Vidya Balan as the star of women-centric films. Vidya emerged as the Best Actress at all the award ceremonies and since then fans wondered if there will ever be a sequel to this masterpiece. Enter 2016 and boom! Vidya Balan is back with ‘Kahaani 2’ and how anxious are we to watch her slay the role of ‘Vidya’ again!
‘Kahaani 2’ is all set to release in the theatres tomorrow and if you are planning to watch it, here is what to expect from the movie.
1) Awesomely mysterious plot
Vidya Balan always chooses movies with great plots. The plots of her movies undergo series of twists and turn, loaded with mystery. She isn’t called “Female Aamir Khan” for no reason. Even if Vidya’s films bomb at the box office, people accept the fact that Vidya Balan’s movies have the perfect substance to get the plot right.
In this second instalment of the movie, Vidya Balan plays two roles as ‘Vidya and ‘Durga Rani Singh’. Explaining her role, Vidya says, “Durga Rani Singh really belongs in the grey. She looks very simple and unassuming. But in reality, she is street smart and extremely intelligent. Although she knows what is happening around her, she doesn’t care about the world. She wants to stay aloof, but then something happens and her entire life turns 360 degrees. I have two faces in the film – Vidya Sinha and Durga Rani Singh. But who has done what is what the mystery is all about in Kahaani 2.” (Kahaani 2 Trailer)
2) Star cast
Though Vidya Balan is the centre of the movie, the film also stars Arjun Rampal as the cop who tries his hand at solving the mystery of the murder and Naisha Khanna as Vidya’s onscreen daughter.
3) A different Vidya Balan in the movie
Vidya Balan looks very different in the ‘Kahaani 2’ trailer thanks to the prosthetics used on her face. Speaking about it Vidya says, “It is tough because your face is completely changed. For an actor, the face, eyes, nose, mouth and ears are extremely crucial to perform. And on those features, if something is added, it’s difficult then. It was 50 degrees in Chandan Nagar and I felt so sticky. But it is ok as it makes my character look different for a particular scene. My look changed post an accident and hence I had to go through prosthetics. But, the biggest challenge was sitting at one place patiently. I am an extremely restless person”
4) Kalimpong in West Bengal as the shooting location of the movie
A beautiful hill station in West Bengal, Kalimpong is the place where ‘Kahaani 2’ was shot. Vidya says that she never wanted to leave the place even after shooting ended. “People know that I love Kolkata. But this time, I fell in love with Kalimpong. I never wanted to leave Kalimpong. West Bengal has so much unexplored beauty which is not shown in the Hindi films. I could live in Kalimpong.”
There are only two tracks in the movie. ‘”Mehram” sung by Arijit Singh and “Aur Main Khush Hoon” sung by Ash King. Both the tracks are slow, melodious and will leave an impression in ur mind.
After a series a flop from ‘Ghanchakkar’ to ‘Hamari Adhuri Kahaani’, we hope Vidya bounces back with ‘Kahaani 2’, although whether or not ‘Kahaani 2’ becomes a hit, we know for the fact that Vidya is the best actress we have in the industry today.
Directed by Sujoy Ghosh, ‘Kahaani 2’ is all set to release tomorrow.