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Vidya Balan's father hospitalised, actress rushes to be by his side

India Today logo India Today 12/09/2018

Vidya Balan's father PR Balan has been admitted to Hinduja Hospital after suffering a stroke, an entertainment website reports. "The actress's father was brought to Hinduja Hospital on Monday night, following a minor stroke," sources revealed. Vidya and her husband Siddharth Roy Kapur immediately rushed to the hospital to be by his side.

Vidya Balan et al. posing for the camera © Provided by India Today On being asked about the same, Vidya confirmed the news and said, "Yes, my father has been hospitalised." However, she remained remained tight-lipped when she was prodded for further details.

Meanwhile, Vidya was last seen on the big screen in Suresh Triveni's Tumhari Sulu, in which she played a housewife who moonlights as a late night radio jockey. She is currently busy shooting for the biopic of former Tollywood superstar and Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao. The film, which marks her Telugu debut, will see her as NTR's wife Basavatarakam.

In an earlier interview with IANS, Vidya had revealed that she was "very excited" about the NTR biopic. "I have never delivered dialogues in another language apart from Hindi. Earlier, I did special appearances for one-two scenes in Malayalam film but in this film, I have a full-fledged role," she had said.

Directed by Krish Jagarlamudi, the film is being co-produced by Vishnu Induri and Sai Korrapati and is expected to release on Sankranti 2019.

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