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Vidya goes Ooh la la…

Vidya's different avatarsBollywood actors make headlines for various reasons- Shah Rukh's slap is right now flashing on every news channel, Kareena's size-zero created such a buzz that her dietician is still minting money with her perfect weight loss formula, Deepika and the men in her life always make news.

However, Vidya Balan is making news for completely different reasons. Not only has she picked up the Best Actress trophy at various award functions this year, her Filmfare this time is her third consecutive one. After 'Paa' and 'Ishqiya', Vidya as the overtly sexual Silk Smitha in 'The Dirty Picture' has made everyone sit-up and take notice.

From Lolita in 'Parineeta' to Sabrina Lal in 'No One Killed Jessica', Vidya has managed to play a whole lot of different roles. And if the promotions of 'Kahaani' are anything to go by, this year we'll have another power packed performance by the Ooh la la girl.

Is Vidya then the strongest female actor we have? Is she way ahead of Kareena and Priyanka as far as acting is concerned?

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