Did Vidya Balan refuse dinner with the minister, then the shooting was stopped?

Chandravanshi Samaj 🥇
3 min readMar 8, 2021

Film actress Vidya Balan was shooting for her film Lioness in Balaghat, Madhya Pradesh. It is being said that Madhya Pradesh forest minister Vijay Shah wanted to have dinner with Vidya Balan.

Vidya refuses to have dinner. Due to this refusal, a difficult situation arose in front of the film staff. The next day, the team’s car going for the shooting was stopped by the DFO i.e. District Forest Officer.

Did Vidya Balan refuse dinner with the minister, then the shooting was stopped

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If the matter caught fire, shooting was allowed again. However, Minister Vijay Shah has denied all the allegations.

What is the matter

The shooting of Vidya Balan’s film Lioness was going on in MP. Permission was taken for shooting from 20 October to 21 November. Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh Forest Minister Vijay Shah expressed his desire to meet Vidya Balan. On November 8, the appointment was scheduled between 11 am and 12 am. After this, Shah was supposed to go to Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve in Maharashtra at 4 pm. He had to stay there at night. But he stayed at the rest house of the Bharveli mine.

At 5 in the evening, Minister Vijay Shah arrived to meet Vidya Balan. After meeting, he expressed his desire for dinner. Vidya stayed in Gondia, Maharashtra, adjacent to Balaghat, for the shooting.

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That is why he refused to have dinner. There are reports that the next day when the people associated with the film arrived for the shooting, the DFO stopped their vehicles.

When this information reached the top officials, they immediately took action. Shooting started again on his instructions.

When the matter comes up in the media, Minister Shah has given a statement on the whole matter. According to news agency ANI, Shah has said that the request for dinner came from those who had taken the shooting permission.

He said that I refused dinner and said that when I go to Maharashtra, I will meet him, the shooting was not stopped.

Chief Conservator of Forest said about this, he did not know about the dinner. But the other day, the DFO definitely stopped some vehicles.

On this, PS called the phone and told the DFO that the shooting of the film is less in the state. If we stop shooting in this way, the state will be infamous. Shooting was resumed.

Talking about the film, Amit Masurkar is directing this film. The film is about the battle between humans and animals in which Vidya is playing the role of a forest officer. Shooting of the film was also halted in mid-March and was resumed once on 21 October. The film is being shot in the wooded areas of Madhya Pradesh.


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