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The recipient of a National Film Award and six Filmfare Awards, Vidya Balan is an Indian Actress who mainly works in Hindi Cinema. She is best known for pioneering a change in the portrayal of women in Hindi cinema with her roles in female-led films.
She also supports the empowerment of women and promotes humanitarian causes. Vidya is a member of the Indian Central Board of Film Certification. This gorgeous lady has stolen the heart of many people with her stunning figure and acting skills.
Height / Weight / Age
This Stunning beauty Vidya Balan seems tall with a height of 163 in centimeters and 5’4” in feet & inches. Born on, 1 January 1978 this beautiful Diva has turned 42 years old in the year 2020. She possesses a healthy and fit figure with a weight of 70 in kilograms and 154 lbs in pounds.
Her body shape is Hourglass which is complemented by her beautiful Dark Brown eyes and her silky long Black hair. She is very conscious about her physique as she maintains herself by doing body exercises and her figure measurements are 35 inches breast, 30 inches waist, and 35 inches hips.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Vidya Balan is $28 Million approx.
Education / Family
Vidya was born and raised up in Palakkad, Kerala, India, and belongs to a Hindu family. She is born to her father P. R. Balan who worked as Executive Vice-President of Digicable and her mother Saraswathy Balan who is a homemaker.
She has one sister named Priya Balan. She completed her schooling at St. Anthony Girls’ High School, Mumbai, and further enrolled at St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, and the University of Mumbai, Mumbai to pursue her graduation with a Master’s degree in sociology.
Vidya P. Balan
|Birth Place||Poothamkurussy, Puthur, Palakkad, Kerala, India|
|Date Of Birth||1 January 1978|
|Height||In centimeters – 163 cm
In feet inches – 5’4”
|Weight||In Kilograms- 70 kg
In Pounds- 154 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|School||St. Anthony Girls’ High School, Mumbai|
|College||St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai
University of Mumbai, Mumbai
|Home Town||Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Debut||Film: Bhalo Theko (2003, Bengali film)
Parineeta (2005, Bollywood film)
TV: Hum Paanch (1995)
|Fathers Name||P. R. Balan|
|Mothers Name||Saraswathy Balan
Career / Fashion And Style
She started her career in 1995 with Ekta Kapoor’s famous comedy television show Hum Paanch. After this in 2003 she made her Bengali films debut with “Bhalo Theko”. She came to the limelight with her Hindi film debut “Parineeta” in 2005.
Thereafter, she appeared in several commercial films like Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006) and Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007), Heyy Babyy (2007), and Kismat Konnection (2008).
After these films, she established herself in five consecutive commercial successes including Paa, Ishqiya, No One Killed Jessica and Kahaani, and The Dirty Picture in 2011 for which she received National Film Award for Best Actress. Moreover, she appeared in films like Tumhari Sulu (2017) as Radio Jockey and a scientist in Mission Mangal (2019).
Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and More
She tied the marriage knot with Siddharth Roy Kapur who is a Businessman, and Producer.
|Boyfriend||Siddharth Roy Kapur (Businessman and Producer)|
|Husband||Siddharth Roy Kapur (Businessman and Producer)|
Here we are providing you a list of his favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Morgan Freeman, Al Pacino|
|Favorite Actress||Shabana Azmi, Madhuri Dixit, Kate Winslet, Julie Delphy, Julia Roberts|
|Favorite Perfume||Issey Miyake, Elizabeth Arden|
|Favorite Musician(s)||Zakir Hussain, Michael Jackson, Enrique Iglesias, Indian Ocean, Midival Punditz|
|Favorite Directors||Gulzar, Hrishikesh Mukherjee|
|Favorite Films||Bollywood: Gol Maal (1979)
Hollywood: Before Sunrise, Before Sunset
|Favorite Food||Thai cuisine|
|Favorite Destinations||New York and New Zealand|
Some Interesting Facts About Vidya Balan
- Activists in South India objected and burned numerous banners of her film “The Dirty Picture”.
- She often spotted to consume alcohol occasionally.
- Vidya has an obsessive-compulsive disorder.
- She speaks the Bengali language fluently.
- She had done five movies which did not release before her first movie in Bengali.
- She loves to read books in her leisure time.