Bollywood actress Vidya Balan, who made her Telugu debut recently with the prestigious 'NTR Kathanayakudu', a biopic on the life of legendary actor-politician Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao (NTR), has received an enthusiastic thumbs up from audiences in the Telugu-speaking states. Balan plays the role of NTR's wife Basavatarakam, acing the role of a housewife who comes across as her husband's backbone.
Her role is well-etched and it is to be noted that the script writers have not reduced her into just a “housewife”. Instead, she is a strong-headed woman who stands by the hasty decisions her husband takes. Vidya's character goes through a lot of emotions, including the death of her first son Nandamuri Ramakrishna. The 'Dirty Picture' actress does not need to prove her worth, and just with the way Balan has adorned the whole personality of Basavatarakam, she takes away our hearts. Overall, this role is a worthy debut for a powerhouse performer like Balan and she has without a doubt, given her best.
Her impeccable lip-syncing has too impressed the Telugu-speaking audience.