Vidya Balan is an Indian film actress, who is popular in bollywood. She started her acting career at the age of 16 with the TV show “Hum Paanch”. Later, she was seen in several television commercials and music videos. Vidya made her Bengali film debut with “Bhalo Theko” in 2003. For her extrodinary performances she has been awarded with 1 National Film Award, 5 Filmfare Awards and 5 Screen Awards.
Vidya Balan was born on 1 January 1979 in Ottapalam, Kerala to P.R. Balan and Saraswathy Balan. She has completed her studies from St. Anthony’s Convent School, St. Xavier’s College and also pursued a degree in Sociology. Vidya is well versed in Tamil, Malyalam, Hindi, Marathi, English and Bengali. Her elder sister Priya Balan is also an actress. Her cousin Priyamani is also an actress who mainly appears in Southern movies. From a very early age Vidya aspired to be a part of films and was inspired by the work of actresses like Shabana Azmi and Madhuri Dixit.
Name : Vidya Balan
Date of Birth : 1 January 1979
Age : 38 years
Place of Birth : Ottapalam, Kerala, India
Height : 5’3″
Weight : 65 Kg Approx
Zodiac sign : Capricorn
Languages : Hindi, English, Marathi, Tamil, Malyalam, Bengali
Occupation : Actress
Vidya Balan made her debut with Bengali film, Bhalo Theko (2003). After that she made her Bollywood debut with Parineeta (2006) followed by the highly successful film Lage Raho Munna Bhai. In 2007, she acted in M
ani Ratnam’s Guru as a girl suffering from multiple sclerosis followed by Heyy Babyy, Bhool Bhulaiyaa and many more.
Vidya then played the role of a young independent single mother struggling with her son’s progeria syndrome in Paa (2009). She has also acted in movies like Ishqiya (2010), No One Killed Jessica (2011), The Dirty Picture (2011), Kahaani (2012) to name a few.
Vidya Balan Father P.R Balan, Her Mother Saraswathy Balan, Her Sister Priya Balan.
Vidya Balan got married t
o Siddharth Roy Kapur, CEO of UTV Motion Pictures on December 14, 2012. They first met at Idea Filmfare Award function. And, in 2010 the duo fell in love on the sets of the movie ‘No One Killed Jessica’.
2006 Lage Raho Munna Bhai
2007 Heyy Babyy
2007 Bhool Bhulaiyaa
2010 No One Killed Jessica
2010 The Dirty Picture
2013 Shaadi Ke Side Effects
2015 Hamari Adhuri Kahani
2016 Kahaani 2