Vidya Balan’s father P.R. Balan, says he was quite impressed with his daughter’s performance in The Dirty Picture and feels she is a born actress.Balan’s father, said: “I sent her the message on 26 November, 2011, ‘bold and beautiful, fantastic, you are a born actress. An actor par excellence. I am proud of you I did not find anything vulgar in The Dirty Picture.”Released last year, The Dirty Picture was an unofficial biopic of southern sex symbol Silk Smitha. Balan played the lead role. Both critics and audiences liked it.Balan’s father said he knew the film would be a super hit.