Vidya Balan Short Bio
Vidya Balan is an Indian actress who was born in Poothamkurussy, Puthur,a town in the Palakkad District of Kerala. She is the daughter of P. R. Balan, the Executive Vice-President of Digicable, and Saraswathy Balan, a homemaker. She is Aquarius and speak a mix of Tamil and Malayalam at home. She was educated at St. Anthony Girls’ High School and then continued study to St. Xavier’s College to pursue a bachelor’s degree in sociology and gets her master degree from the University of Mumbai.
Vidya Balan Body Measurement Table
|Date of birth||1 January 1978|
|Age||36 years old|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches|
|Hip Size||37 inches|
|Waist Size||28 inches|
|Weight||57 kg or 126 pound|
Vidya Balan Career
While studying for her master degree, she was appeared in the Malayalam film Chakram, opposite Mohanlal. In 2002, she made a debut in Tamil cinema by appeared at N. Linguswamy’s Run. She then also appeared in independent Bengali drama Bhalo Theko that earn her Anandalok Purashkar for Best Actress. She made the breakthrough when appeared in Pradeep Sarkar’s musical drama Parineeta that gives her Best Female Debut award and a nomination for Best Actress at the annual Filmfare Awards. She is also starring alongside Sanjay Dutt in Rajkumar Hirani’s comedy film Lage Raho Munna Bhai. She gets the role in blockbuster film Guru, Eklavya: The Royal Guard,Eklavya: The Royal Guard,Bhool Bhulaiyaa, and Halla Bol. She received Screen Award for Best Actress for her role in the R. Balki-directed dramedy Paa. She also won the a Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress for her acting in Ishqiya (2010), a black comedy directed by debutant Abhishek Chaubey. She then also appeared alongside actress Rani Mukerji in No One Killed Jessica. Vidya won a second Filmfare Award, a third consecutive Screen Award, and a National Film Award for Best Actress for her role in The Dirty Picture. In 2014, Vidya Balan was signed a contract to appearing in a romance from director Mohit Suri.
Vidya Balan Controversies
Vidya Balan named as one of actress with good reputation in India. She was awarded the fourth highest civilian award in India, the Padma Shri due her contribution in film industry.
Vidya Balan Dating
Vidya Balan rumored dated her co star Shahid Kapoor but those denied it. She then announced dating Siddharth Roy Kapur, the CEO of UTV Motion Pictures in May, 20012. The couple then married on 14 December 2012,a private ceremony in Bandra, Mumbai.
Vidya Balan Net Worth
Vidya Balan was named as one of the richest celebrity in Hollywood. Her net worth was reportedly around the amount of $15 million.