Vidya Balan, Age, Height, Family Biography & More

Vidya Balan, Age, Height, Family Biography & More

Vidya Balan (born 1 January 1979) is an Indian actress. Known for pioneering a change in the portrayal of women in Hindi cinema with her roles in female-led films, she is the recipient of several awards, including a National Film Award and six Filmfare Awards. She was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2014.

Vidya aspired to a career in film from a young age and had her first acting role in the 1995 sitcom Hum Paanch. While pursuing a master’s degree in sociology from the University of Mumbai, she made several unsuccessful attempts to start a career in film, and featured in television commercials and music videos. She made her film debut by starring in the Bengali film Bhalo Theko and received praise for her first Hindi film, the drama Parineeta. This was followed by commercial successes in Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006) and Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007), but her roles in the romantic comedies Heyy Babyy (2007) and Kismat Konnection (2008) had negative reviews.

Vidya went on to establish herself by starring in five consecutive commercial successes, which also earned her critical and awards recognition. These were in the drama Paa (2009), the black comedy Ishqiya (2010), the thrillers No One Killed Jessica and Kahaani (2012), and the biopic The Dirty Picture (2011). The last of these won her the National Film Award for Best Actress. She followed this with a series of films that performed poorly at the box office. This changed when she starred as a radio jockey in Tumhari Sulu (2017) and a scientist in Mission Mangal (2019). The latter ranks as her highest-grossing release.

Height (Approx)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in Feet Inches- 5′ 4”
Weight (approx)in Kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 154 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)35-30-35
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
  Vidya Balan kickstarts the shoot Amit Masurkar's Sherni |
Personal Life———–
Date of Birth1 January 1978
Age (as in 2020) 42 years
Birthplace/BornPoothamkurussy, Puthur, Palakkad, Kerala, India
Zodiac signCapricorn
HometownChembur, Mumbai , Maharashtra, India
SchoolSt. Anthony Girls’ High School, Mumbai
CollegeSt. Xavier’s College, Mumbai
University of Mumbai, Mumbai
Educational QualificationMasters degree in Sociology
DebutBhalo Theko (2003, Bengali film)
Parineeta (2005, Bollywood film)
TV: Hum Paanch (1995)
FamilyFatherP. R. Balan (Worked as Executive Vice-President of Digicable)
Saraswathy Balan (Homemaker)
Priya Balan (Works for an advertising company)
AddressA sea facing flat in Juhu Tara Road, Mumbai
When a Tamil producer made Vidya Balan feel ugly
Boys Affairs and More———-
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsSiddharth Roy Kapur (Businessman and Producer)
Husband/SpouseSiddharth Roy Kapur, Businessman and Producer (2012-present)
  From 'Tumhari Sulu' to 'Mission Mangal': Vidya Balan is a champion in every profession | Hindi Movie News - Times of India
Favorite Things———-
Favorite Food(S)Thai
Favorite Actor(S)Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Morgan Freeman, Al Pacino
Favorite ActressesShabana Azmi, Madhuri Dixit, Kate Winslet, Julie Delphy, Julia Roberts
Favorite Film(S)Bollywood: Gol Maal (1979)
Hollywood: Before Sunrise, Before Sunset
Favorite ColorRed
Favorite PerfumeIssey Miyake, Elizabeth Arden
Favorite Destination(S)New York and New Zealand
HusbandSiddharth Roy Kapur, Businessman and Producer (2012-present)

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