Having won multiple awards for her nuanced performances, including the highly coveted National award for her role in The Dirty Picture, powerhouse performer Vidya Balan was yesterday conferred with the “Iconic Woman of the Decade” award for Excellence in Empowering Women-oriented Cinema.
Vidya was bestowed the award at the Women Economic Forum for her role in reviving the feminine regard in Indian cinema and for her brilliant portrayal of some magnificent woman characters.
Vidya Balan joined other dignitaries including Maneka Gandhi, CM Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis, designer Ritu Beri, director Madhur Bhandarkar, Digvijay Singh, former CM Madhya Pradesh; Sachin Pilot, former MOS of Corporate Affairs and Dr. Chandan Mitra among others as they together will cover over 130 topics across a range of plenary, parallel sessions and roundtables.
Says Dr. Harbeen Arora ,Global Chairperson,Women Economic Forum ,"For her brilliant performance and portrayal of some magnificent women characters in the Indian cinema , ALL ladies league confer Vidya Balan the award of the iconic women of the decade for excellence in empowering women-oriented cinema".
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