When Vidya Balan Fought a Pervert In a Mumbai Local

Vidya Balan makes some candid revelations on a podcast.

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Vidya Balan opens up on a podcast.

Vidya Balan has made some pretty candid revelations on the latest episode of #NoFilterNeha - the podcast hosted by actor Neha Dhupia.

Amongst other things, Vidya has opened up about a disgusting experience she had with a pervert while travelling in a Mumbai local train when she was in college.

I was in the ladies’ compartment coming back from Xavier’s where I studied. Three of us friends. We were just sitting and chatting and suddenly I saw this guy get in and sit on the opposite side. So I said yeh ladies hai and he said oh accha ladies hai. He said haan agle station pe utarta hu. Agle station pe he went towards the exit so we thought he got off. Once the train started he came in again and said oh main nahi utra, main agle station pe utarta hu. So he was sitting there by the window. And then I kept looking at him and it was very uncomfortable you know. You get a sense that something’s fishy. By then he pulled his zip down and he started you know masturbating, shagging right there! He flashed us and I had a writing pad or a file or something in my hand. I went and hit him aur maine maa behen ki gaali bhi di. Pushed him towards the exit and then literally pushed him out of the train. I was enraged!
Vidya Balan
Vidya Balan with Neha Dhupia.
Vidya Balan with Neha Dhupia.

One of the conversations that Vidya had on the show was about an early love interest that she gave up for her sister.

You know I felt I was a sacrificial martyr because the moment I got to know that he actually liked my sister and they started dating and was like “Shayad yeh mera jija baan sakta hain” So I just decided to give up my love.
Vidya Balan

Vidya, who will soon be seen in the film Tumhari Sulu also spoke about her on-screen kisses with Madhavan, Arshad Warsi and Emraan Hashmi.

Madhavan I don’t even remember. Arshad’s very good but Emraan just before the scene he’ll say something really ridiculous to you. On Ghanchakkar, he kept telling me - so what do you think Siddharth’s going to say after the scene? You think I’ll get my last cheque? And I’d be like why? He’s like ya, after Siddharth watches this...I’d be like - you know dude, do you have to do this before every take!
Vidya Balan

The actor also revealed that she wouldn’t mind kissing a girl if the script demands it. She also wants Penelope Cruz or Salma Hayek or Emma Stone as her co-star for it. Ok then!

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