Bollywood actress Vidya Balan is riding high on the success of recent blockbusters like "Dirty Picture" and "Kahaani".

The actress is now being referred to as the new Aamir Khan of the industry... because of her perfectionist tendencies, choice of roles and involvement and commitment during the pre and post-production phases. She already has quite a reputation of delivering strong performances and role - "Paa" and "No One Killed Jessica" come to mind.

More recently, she was awarded the National Award for her role in "Dirty Picture".

"I think we must call Vidya by her name only and who am I for her to be getting my name? She is very talented and a wonderful actress. I would love to work with her. I haven't seen Kahaani yet but I have heard very good things about it, people have appreciated and liked the film a lot. Even about Vidyaji I have heard good things. People have appreciated and liked her recent films. I congratulate her," Aamir Khan was quoted as saying by Bollywood Mantra.

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• She starts the year 2011 with “No One Killed Jessica” and won Filmfare the Best Actress award • She continues to rule the silver-screen with another breathtaking performance in “The Dirty Picture” • Currently, she is dating with Siddharth Roy Kapoor, CEO of UTV Motion PicturesReuters
Bollywood actress Vidya Balan while making Milan Luthria's upcoming film "The Dirty Picture."Official site