For bystanders, an actor’s life might just get reduced to the pomp and glamour. But everyone has a story to tell – sometimes unspoken, most times untold. We all know of Vidya Balan as a consort battleship in her own way – she’s strong, has her own voice and is always making a difference with the choices she makes in professional as well as personal lives. Here, we got her to share a story that not many know of, something that’s horrific, shocking and every bit emotional. From talking about the multiple rejections she faced to the kind of body shaming she received at the hands of people, Vidya discusses the several struggles she battled before and after becoming a heroine. Not only that, she also reveals how a director once tried to act smart with her.