Bollywood film makers have a long history of identifying certain actresses and constantly casting them in their films, as they considered them to be the lucky charms, bringing success to their films.
Raj Kapoor always believed Nargis to be his lucky heroine. There was a time when Indra Kumar couldn’t think of making a movie without his lucky mascot Madhuri Dixit. The Chopras considered Sridevi to be their lucky icon.
Ram Gopal Varma believed that Urmila Matondkar was lucky for him. Sanjay Leela Bhansali bestowed the luck factor on Aishwarya Rai.
And now the latest addition to the above names is Vidya Balan. Five out of the six releases that the actress has had till date have been super hits : Parineeta, Lagey Raho Munnabhai, Eklavya, Heyy Babyy, Bhool Bhulaiya and Guru. Her latest film Kismet Konnection releasing today is also expected to do well at the box-office.
Reports now indicate that Bollywood film makers are making a beeline to Vidya to sign her up.