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Vidya Balan was born on 1 January 1979 and is an Indian actress. She started a career in Hindi cinema and received several awards, including a National Film Award, six Filmfare Awards and six Screen Awards. In 2014, the Indian government awarded him the Padma Shri. Vidya is known for her protagonists and has been recognized in the media for revolutionizing the concept of a heroine of the Hindi film.

Vidya Balan was born in Mumbai to parents of Tamil origin. His father, P. R. Balan, is the Executive Vice President of Digicable and his mother, Saraswathy Balan, is a housewife. According to Vidya, they speak a mixture of Malayalam and Tamil at home. His older sister, Priya Balan, works in advertising. The actress Priyamani is her first cousin.

Vidya grew up in the Chembur suburb of Mumbai and attended St. Anthony’s Girls High School. From an early age, she aspires to a career in cinema and is inspired by the work of actors Shabana Azmi and Madhuri Dixit. At the age of 16, she played in the first season of Hum Paanch’s sitcom Ekta Kapoor under the name of Radhika, a teenager with glasses. After the show ended, Vidya turned down an offer by director Anurag Basu to play on a television soap opera because she wanted to focus on a film career. Her parents were supportive of the decision but encouraged her to finish school first. She attended Saint-Xavier College to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and then obtained a Master’s degree at the University of Mumbai.

Vidya aspired to a career in film at an early age and had her first role in the Hum Paanch sitcom in 1995. She pursued her master’s degree in sociology at the University of Mumbai and made several attempts to make a career in the cinema. She later performed in television commercials and music videos. In 2003, she made her film debut as a protagonist of the independent Bengali drama Bhalo Theko. In 2005, Vidya received praise for his first Hindi film, the drama Parineeta, and followed with a leading role in the comedy film Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006).

This breakthrough was followed by roles in romantic comedies Heyy Babyy (2007) and Kismat Konnection (2008) who had negative reviews. Vidya has established herself as the lead actress of Hindi cinema, playing five consecutive, critically acclaimed roles in the 2009 Paa drama, the 2010 Ishqiya black comedy, the 2011 No One Killed Jessica semi-biopic thriller, the biopic The Dirty. Photo and thriller 2012 Kahaani. She followed with a series of films that performed poorly at the box office, although her performance in Kahaani 2: Durga Rani Singh (2016) was hailed. That changed in 2017 when she played the role of radio jockey in the hit comedy drama Tumhari Sulu.

In addition to acting in films, Vidya promotes humanitarian causes and supports women’s empowerment. She initially criticized her fluctuating weight and her “questionable” sense of clothing, but was later credited in the media for “not turning into a conventional slot”. She became a member of the Indian Central Board of Film Certification in 2017. Vidya is married to film producer Siddharth Roy Kapur.

Vidya Balan Biodata and Biography


Vidya P Balan





Date Of Birth

1 January 1979


42 Years (as in 2021)

Profession / Occupation

Actress, Model (Hindi, Malayalam, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu)

Mother Tongue

Malayalam, Tamil






Not Known

Height / Weight

5′ 4” / 70kg

First Movie

Bhalo Theko (2003, Bengali)


Bhalo Theko (2003, Bengali)
Parineeta (2005, Hindi)
Urumi (2011, Malayalam)
Ekk Albela (2016, Marathi)
NTR: Kathanayakudu (2019, Telugu)
Nerkonda Paarvai (2019, Tamil)

Money Factor

10 Crores per movie

Vidya Balan Family and Relatives


P.R. Balan (Executive Vice-President of Digicable)


Saraswathy Balan (Homemaker)




Priya Balan (Advertising Company)

Marital Status



Siddharth Roy Kapur



Sons None
Boyfriends/ Affairs Siddharth Roy Kapur (Business Man and Producer)

Vidya Balan Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Height in Centimeters


Height in Meters

1.63 m

Height in Feet Inches

5′ 4”



Body Measurement


Waist Size`

30 inches

Hips Size

35 inches

Eye Colour

Dark Brown

Hair Colour


Vidya Balan Favorites

Favorite Colour


Favorite Actor

Morgan Freeman, Al Pacino

Favorite Actress

Shabana Azmi, Madhuri Dixit,

Favorite Food Thai Cuisine
Hobbies Reading
Favorite Director Gulzar, Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Favorite Movie Bollywood: Gol Maal
Hollywood: Before Sunrise, Before Sunset
Favorite Musicians Zakir Hussain, Michael Jackson, Enrique Iglesias,
Indian Ocean, Midival Punditz
Favorite Sport Not Known
Favorite Destination New York, New Zealand

Vidya Balan Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification

Master of Arts (Sociology)


St. Anthony Girls’ High School, Mumbai

College / University

St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai
University of Mumbai, Mumbai


Not Known

Vidya Balan Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place

Poothamkurussy, Puthur, Palakkad, Kerala, India

Home Town

Chembur, Mumbai , Maharashtra, India

Present Residence

Chembur, Mumbai , Maharashtra, India

House Address

Chembur, Mumbai , Maharashtra, India

Phone No / Mobile No

Not Known

Email ID

Not Known


Not Known

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