Vidya Balan and Emraan Haashmi in comic caper ‘Ghanchakkar’

Mumbai: Vidya Balan is all over the Hindi film scene nowadays. This babe is all the rage and after winning accolades and the horde of awards at the awards’ functions for her brilliant performance in The Dirty Picture, she has become the central attraction of all the filmmakers. Her bolder roles in the flicks – Ishqiya and then in The Dirty Picture, the actress would now be seen in a serious role in Sujoy Ghosh’s Kahaani that is around the corner now. Well, Vidya is now turning to comedy with the upcoming ‘Ghanchakkar’ opposite Emraan Haashmi.

Siddharth Roy Kapur, who is the beau of Vidya, is the producer of Ghanchakkar since the movie is going to be produced under the banner of UTV Motion Pictures. Kapur tells that UTV is making the third movie in a row with Raj Kumar Gupta, who is writer-director, and will also direct and script Ghanchakkar.

Siddharth also mentions that the script has been penned keeping in mind the leading protagonists – Emraan Haashmi and Vidya Balan. Roy Kapur even goes ahead in saying that both are our hot favorite and this is our dream cast for the film. Vidya has previous dolled up a project with Raj Kumar in the movie ‘No One Killed Jessica’ last year in which she had enacted the character of model Jessica Lall’s sister Sabrina. Balan’s role was liked and got the critical applauds and even fetched awards.

When asked Vidya why she chose the comic role after doing serious and bolder roles, she said that an actor has to be diverse in acting. She also says that she wanted to do comedy and that was the reason behind. Post the release of Kahaani, Vidya will begin filming for Ghanchakkar opposite Emraan Haashmi who she worked in ‘The Dirty Picture’ recently.