late Bollywood icon Sridevi said a good bye on February 24, 2018. There was a buzz that the biopic is to made on the legeandy actress, Now, The Actress Vidya Balan says she would be open to the idea of essaying role of Sridevi in her biopic as a tribute to the late star. Vidya opened up about her wish during an episode of ace Starry Nights 2. Oh!".
When Dirty Pictures actress asked about her idea behind the bold role selection, She said: "I was brought up with a feeling that I was the most important person in my life, and I think that's what makes all the difference. When I was offered Ishqiya', I felt that there were very few scripts which had such a juicy role for a woman and when I read it, I absolutely loved it." When host Komal Nahta asked if she would play the role of the late star if her biography were to be made, The actress said. "It would require a lot of guts, but as a tribute to Sridevi, I would do it."
Sridevi died by accidentally drowning in the bathtub of a hotel she was staying in Dubai in February 2018. After the actress' death several filmmakers considered making a film on Sridevi. Filmmaker Hansal Mehta said that if he would make a biopic on Sridevi, he would approach Vidya Balan to play the lead role.