Always wanted a national award in career: Vidya
Vidya, who took everyone by surprise with her portrayal of southern siren Silk Smitha, won the best actress national award for Milan Luthria`s `The Dirty Picture`.
"I am very happy and speechless, don`t know what to say. I had always thought of getting at least one National award in my career. I am just seven years old in this (film) industry and I have got one," Vidya told reporters here at an event.
Vidya made her debut in Bollywood with Vidhu Vinod Chopra`s `Parineeta` (2005). She has given back-to-back hit films starting from R Balki`s `Paa` (2009) alongside Amitabh Bachchan, Vishal Bharadwaj`s `Ishqiya` (2010) opposite Nasseruddin Shah and Arshad Warsi, Raj Kumar Gupta`s `No One Killed Jessica` (2011) alongside Rani Mukherjee, Milan Luthria`s `The Dirty Picture` (2011).
"I feel I have got much more than I had expected…I am content," Vidya said. Her recently released film, `Kahaani`, in which, she essays the role of a pregnant woman, is also getting good response.