India’s Vidya Balan versus Pakistan’s Humaima Malick. Who will win?
Vidya to compete with Pakistan's Humaima
By Indo-Asian News Service
Fri, Oct 12, 2012 08:39:40 GMT
There is no personal showdown between India’s beautiful Vidya Balan and Pakistan’s no-less pretty Humaima Malick. It’s just that the two ladies are vying for the same award.
Vidya Balan's dare bare show in The Dirty Picture has bagged her a nomination in the best actress category at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSAs), for which Pakistani actress Humaima Malick is also in competition for her role in Bol.
Vidya Balan played southern sex siren Silk Smitha in the Ekta Kapoor produced movie, which won her accolades. Humaima Malick essayed the part of a strong woman who combats patriarchal society in "Bol".
They are competing alongside names like Korean actress Cho Min-soo ("Pieta"), Russian actress Darya Ekamasova ("Once Upon a Time There Lived a Simple Woman") and Philippines-based Nora Aunor ("Thy Womb"), according to the official APSA website.
India has other nominations too at the APSAs, scheduled in Brisbane Nov 23.