Happy birthday to Minissha Lamba and Vidya Balan.
The viewers of bollywood films wish happy birthday to both Vidya Balan and Minisha Lamba on 1st January, 2009. Very significantly both of them were born on 1st January. Minisha Lamba had proved herself as one of the rising stars of bollywood industry. On the other hand Vidya Balan had shown her potentiality in sophisticated roles in the past.
Vidya Balan attracted the attention of cultured audience through her soft performance in Pradeep Sarkar’s film Parineeta. It was an adaptation of Sarat Chandra Chatterjee’s successful novel Parineeta. Vidya Balan reached the depth of the character that was related to life of Kolkata during the 18th century.
Vidya Balan acted opposite Sanjay Dutt and Saif Ali Khan and balanced their performance with her own performance. She also gave able lips in the song “piyu bole, piya bole” sung by Sonu Nigam and Shreya Ghoshal which became super hit.
Vidya Balan was also impressive in the film Lage Raho Munnabhai opposite Sanjay Dutt. The film was based on the story of the transformation of Munna Bhai, who was notorious for his unlawful activities through the dictates of Mahatma Gandhi. He told lies to Vidya Balan about being a Professor, but gathered some courage to tell the truth that he was not a Professor. The songs “pal pal pal” created a theme for the film and he performance of both Sanjay Dutt and Vidya Balan was very impressive.
Although Vidya Balan’s films like Kismat Conection with Shahid Kapoor or Hey Baby opposite Akshay Kumar did mediocre business in the last few years, the viewers had seen her strong performance in the film Bhoolbhulaiya and expect her to do even better in the years to come.
Minissha Lamba on the other hand had just stepped in bollywood films, but with her successin the film Bacchna Aye Haseeno with Ranbir Kapoor, Bipasha Basu, Deepika Padukone and Kidnap with Imran Khan and Sanjay Dutt, she had shown the viewers that she would provide strong competition for Deepika Padukone, Sonam Kapoor and others who are the new prospects of bollywood films.
Bacchan Aye Haseeno was a romantic film about how the three girls created an impact in the life of Ranbir Kapoor. Whereas Kidnap was related to an action thriller where Imran Khan kidnapped Minissha Lamba and asked for ransom from Sanjay Dutt, her father. Minisha was comfortable in both the types of roles.
Minissha Lamba had shown her flexibility of acting and she had proved herself in stylish roles. The viewers expect her to who her variety of performances by performing in new types of roles in future. 2009 may have something new for her in store.