Late actor Vidya Sinha was identified for showing in these lesser-commercial, non-dramatic movies like Rajnigandha, Chhoti Si Baat, and her restrained performances in these movies, together with these relatable costumes and characters, had the viewers believing that there was extra to being a feminine actor than simply being dolled up in glamorous outfits. Vidya, in a 2015 interview, shared that she discovered the craft of appearing on the units of Basu Chatterjee’s 1974 movie Rajnigandha so it will need to have come as a pleasing shock to the actor when Raj Kapoor provided her a number one half in one in all his movies however Vidya selected to let go of the chance.
In a 2015 interview with Rediff.com, Vidya revealed that she was provided the lead function in Satyam Shivam Sundaram however she selected to not do it as a result of she was not comfy sporting the garments that got here with the character. Satyam Shivam Sundaram’s lead character Rupa is perceived as a ‘not-so-beautiful’ lady by societal requirements however the director chooses to sexualise her at each given alternative. Vidya had then stated, “I did not take up Satyam Shivam Sundaram because I was not comfortable wearing the clothes that Zeenat Aman wore.”
She added, “I was offered Satyam Shivam Sundaram, but I did not take it, as I was not comfortable wearing the clothes that Zeenat Aman wore. Rajji (Raj Kapoor) and my grandfather were very close and he had worked with my grandfather in a film (Dil Ki Rani, 1947). His dad, Prithviraj, also worked with my grandfather (in Shri Krishnarjun Yudh, 1945). We knew each other really well but still, I told him I wouldn’t be comfortable acting in his film.” Her maternal grandfather was director Mohan Sinha.
Regardless that Vidya refused the movie as a result of she wouldn’t be comfy within the costumes, she regretted refusing the half. “It was the dream of every girl to work with Raj Kapoor and so I still regret saying no to him and not working with him as I always wanted to work with him,” she stated. Not simply Vidya, Hema Malini additionally refused the half. Raj Kapoor’s daughter Ritu Nanda’s guide ‘Raj Kapoor Speaks’ revealed that at one level, he needed to solid Lata Mangeshkar within the function of Rupa and it’s no shock that Lata didi didn’t star on this movie.
Vidya Sinha loved a couple of good years in Hindi films and later made a comeback by way of tv serials. She handed away in 2019 in Mumbai.