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Vidya Balan Age, Height, Husband, Family, Biodate, Wiki & More

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Vidya Balan was born on 01-01-1979 in Chembur, Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India. She is an Indian Film Actress, Model & Television Actress who best known for her work in Hindi, Bengali and Malayalam films.

Other Name: Vidya Roy Kapur
Other Professions: Model Television Actress
Appearance: Bollywood Bengali Malayalam

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Vidya Balan Complete Bio & Career

Vidya has completed her primary education from St. Anthony Girls’ Secondary School, Chembur, Mumbai. Vidya Balan graduated in Sociology from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. When Vidya Balan was doing post graduation from  Mumbai Univ in sociology, at that time she got the offer of the first movie.
Balan started her career with music videos, soap operas, and commercial advertising, and she started her career in the field of film, from the Bengali film, Bhalo Theko (2003), for which film critics took her brownie Later, she started her career in Hindi films from Parineeta (2005), The movie was highly praised by reviewers, although the film proved to be unsuccessful  at box office. But critics in this movie liked Vidya’s acting very much. For that movie, she won Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut Won and her first successful business venture was Raj Kumar Hirani  Munnabhai (2006).
Balan has thus established itself as a successful actress. Once again, her acting debut was on the verge of film pundits and it was the second most successful film of that year. In 2007, Vidya was Mani Ratnam’s film Guru’s first film in which she was playing as a disgrace, and Vidya’s acting was highly appreciated by critics. This movie did a great job at the Bollywood box office. Vidya Balan’s career was the best time since 2009, when Vidya got the best time in films like  Ishqiya, Pa, No One Killed Jessica, and The Dirty Picture.
After acting in these films, Vidya Balan made her tremendous hold as one of Bollywood’s most prominent modern artists. Vidya Balan has received many awards and honours to play these superb roles in the films. Apart from films, she appointed as the goodwill ambassador of an NGO Arpan, that spread awareness on the sexual abuse in 2017. Post her wedding too, she has been equally active in the industry. In 2017, she gave a massive hit in Tumhari Sulu. In 2018, she served as the narrator of the documentary film Amoli. In 2019, she made her Telugu film debut through NTR’s biopic film N.T.R: Kathanayakudu and N.T.R: Mahanayakudu. She played the role of his wife in this film. In 2019, she did a guest appearance in Tamil film Nerkonda Paarvai. She also was an integral part of superhit Bollywood film Mission Mangal. In 2020, she will be portraying the role of Shakuntala Devi in the biographical film of Shakuntala Devi.

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Honours & Awards

Padma Shri Civilian Award 2014 Arts

Vidya Balan Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to P. R. Balan and Saraswathy Balan. She has a sister named Priya Balan. She got married to Siddhartha Roy Kapoor in the year 2012. Actors Aditya Roy Kapur and Kunal Roy Kapur are her brother-in-law.

Life’s Important Dates Of Vidya Balan

  • December 14, 2012 Vidya Balan married Siddharth Roy Kapur on 14-12-2012.
  • August 2 Siddharth Roy Kapur’s Birthday (Husband)

Body Measurements

Breast Size 35
Waist Size 28
Hip Size 35
Body Figure 35-28-35
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Chembur, Mumbai , Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Sea facing flat in Juhu Tara Road, Mumbai
School St. Anthony Girls’ High School, Mumbai
College St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai
University of Mumbai, Mumbai
Qualification Masters degree in Sociology
Hobbies Reading, Travelling, Dancing
Marital Status Married
Debut Tv – Hum Paanch (1995)
Bengali Film – Bhalo Theko (2003)
Bollywood Film – Parineeta (2005)
Malayalam Film – Urumi (2011)
Marathi Film – Ekk Albela (2016)
Telugu Film – N.T.R: Kathanayakudu (2019)
Tamil Film – Nerkonda Paarvai (2019)
Best Movies “Heyy Babyy (2007), Kismat Connection (2008), Ishqiya (2010), Paa (2009), The Dirty Picture (2011), Kahaani (2012) and Mission Mangal (2019) among others
Salary 10 crore/film (INR)
Net Worth $15 million
Official Website N/A


Car Collections Mercedes Benz E Class


Favorite Color Black, Red
Favorite Player Yuvraj Singh
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Politician Narendra Modi
Favorite Actress Shabana Azmi , Madhuri Dixit , Julie Walters , Julia Roberts , Kate Winslet
Favorite Actor Al Pacino , Morgan Freeman , Amitabh Bachchan , Shah Rukh Khan
Favorite Movie Bollywood: Gol Maal (1979)
Hollywood: Before Sunrise, Before Sunset
Favorite Place Goa, Dubai
Favorite Dress Saree
Favorite Food Thai cuisine

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Vidya Balan

  • In 2011, she won the National Film Award for the film The Dirty Picture.
  • Vidya began her acting career with the popular comedy show ” Hum Panch” by Ekta Kapoor in 1995.
  • In 2014, Vidya was awarded the Padma Shri.
  • Vidya was appointed to be a member of the Indian Central Film Certification Board in August 2017 to certify the films for theatre exhibitions.
  • South Indian actress Priyamani is her second cousin.
  • Her father, P. R. Balan, is vice president of ETC Channel.

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