Another blind item from famous critic Rajeev Masand. This time, it’s not that scandalous. You can easily guess who he is talking about, but still if you can’t I have put the answers below. This time, I am 99 percent sure that I know who this person is. So read on and see if you know who he is talking about.
The Baby Fat with the Bathtub
She’s never had an hourglass figure, and it is to her credit that she’s succeeded in an industry where thin is in. But weight issues have caused her embarrassment on some occasions, like when she was shooting a bathing soap commercial for a leading South Indian soap brand in Kerala.
The photographer reveals that the actress, who was required to lounge comfortably in a bathtub covered in foam, simply couldn’t sink into the tub gracefully. The unit grew frustrated because she was too shifty; causing much of the water in the tub to spill each time she tried to strike a comfortable pose.
Much to the poor actress’ embarrassment, someone suggested tying her down in the tub with weights in order to avoid all movement, so the photographer could get his shot. That’s what they had to do eventually. Weights were used to hold down the actress and prevent her from shifting her pose inadvertently. Then water was poured into the tub, and finally the foam. All this in the presence of a full unit.
A thorough professional, the actress went through with the shoot without any complaints or tantrums, but was visibly embarrassed. Reportedly, she’s requested the brand to ditch the bathtub concept for the second commercial that she’s meant to shoot shortly after she returns from a commitment in Australia next week.
Courtesy Rajeev Masand at Open Magazine
It’s not a shame for any woman to be well-endowed or have a great Indian body. With the overload of skinny girls, Vidya Balan is a change in this industry. She doesn’t have to rely on her body to get film roles, she doesn’t have to use her body to get film roles. She’s perfect as she is!