A famous India actress who has established her career in Hindi Cinema.
Age and Height
Vidya Balan was born on 1 January 1979. She is 39 years old in 2018. She is 5 feet 4 inches tall.
Vidya Balan was falsely rumoured to be dating Shahid Kapoor somewhere in the year 2009. In 2012, Vidya Balan announced dating Siddharth Roy Kapur, the CEO of UTV Motion Pictures. On 14 December 2012. She married Siddharth Roy Kapur in a closed ceremony in Bandra, Mumbai.
Married to Siddharth Roy Kapur, Businessman and a producer, Vidya Balan has two brothers in law namely Aditya Roy Kapoor and Kunal Roy Kapoor.
Vidya started her career with independent Bengali drama Bhalo Theko, which was highly appreciated. In 2005, she made her Bollywood debut with Parineeta. The same year she did a few small movies along with Lage Raho Munna Bhai. In 2009, she did an amazing role of an unmarried gynaecologist struggling with her 12-year-old son's progeria syndrome in Paa. The movie was a huge success and made Vidya a great star.
In 2010, Vidya did a dark comedy, Ishqiya. The movie didn’t do well but Vidya’s acting was highly appreciated. The same year she did a semi-biographical thriller No One Killed Jessica. She then made an appearance in a biopic of Silk Smitha, a controversial Indian actress. The movie fetches a lot of praise and appearance for Vidya as an actress. In 2012, Vidya acted in Sujoy Ghosh’s Kahani, an amazing thriller. In 2013, Vidya became a jury member at Cannes Film festival and did a small movie named Ghanchakkar opposite Emraan Hashmi.
In 2014, Vidya did a romantic comedy, Shaadi Ke Side Effects and her next release was a comedy-drama Bobby Jasoos. She played a Hyderabadi detective. Both movies didn’t do well. In 2015, Vidya did a romantic drama, Hamari Adhuri Kahani, she movie was a hit but her performance was not highly praised. In 2016, Vidya played a police officer in a thriller based on Korean drama named Teen. She made a few appearances in Marathi movies and did Kahani 2 in 2016. Her performance was highly appreciated. In 2017, Vidya did a period drama named Begum Jaan by Srijit Mukerji. Later in the year, Vidya did Tumhari Sulu.
During her promotions for the Dirty picture in 2011, a few activists in South India protested as well as burned many posters of the movie. A complaint was also filed in Andhra Pradesh High Court against the film by Silk Smitha’s brother for the negative portrayal of his sister.
Vidya Balan is a Thai Cuisine lover and a great fan of Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan.
Vidya Balan has won National Film Award for Best Actress for The Dirty Picture along with six Filmfare awards in various categories. She won the Best Female Debut for her brilliant acting skills in Parineeta.
Vidya Balan worked as a child artist in Ekta Kapoor’s sitcom Hum Paanch, where she played the role of a bespectacled teenager.
|Real Name||Vidya Balan|
|Famous Role||Reshma / Silk in The Dirty Picture|
|Height (In Cm)||163|
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||1979-1-1|
|Home Town||Not known|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|College||St. Xavier's College, Mumbai, University of Mumbai, Mumbai|
|Education Qualification||Masters degree in Sociology|