Vidya Balan shares her views on current lockdown on Big FM morning show ‘Onward and Upward’
Vivacious actress Vidya Balan shared her views on the current crisis and what she learned about her own downtime on the “Onward and Upward - The Big FM Morning Show - Lockdown series”
Dynamic actress Vidya Balan shared her views on the current crisis and what she learned about her own ‘downtime’ on the ‘Onward and Upward - The Big FM Morning Show - Lockdown series’.
‘Onward and Upward’ has been launched by Big FM, one of India’s largest radio networks for preparing the BIG FM employees for the new normal and with an aim to keep its workforce engaged and motivated during the current global pandemic. This one hour session every morning features eminent speakers from different industries.
The acclaimed actor Vidya Balan opened up about her life amidst lockdown in a candid conversation led by Big RJ Vrajesh Hirjee.
The session which was held via video hangout where Vidya shared, “During these trying times, I have realized that I can be self-reliant. Though we depend on a lot of things generally, I have understood that there’s nothing I can’t live without. While I know this is an extremely challenging phase, I feel blessed and grateful for everything I have. This is the time to count our blessings.”
She talked about how she is contributing to the society and the corona warriors, “Each one of us can do our bit for society to help overcome the pandemic. I have contributed to CINTA who are raising funds for out of work actors and other technicians. I am also associated with the non-profit organization Roti Bank who are providing food to homeless, migrant and daily wage workers. We are also raising funds to provide PPEs for medical staff and have raised 5500 kits in just two days. Currently these are the causes I am most passionate about.”
On the question of how she is keeping herself busy, the actor said, “I look forward to doing something new every day. I watch a lot of news to keep myself aware and informed. In these testing times, there is a lot of positive news as well that gives us all a ray of hope. I am exploring my love for cooking and doing other household chores, it keeps me occupied and I am far away from boredom.”
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