Vidya Balan Biography, Wikipedia, Educational Qualification, Age, Height, Weight
Vidya Balan is a very famous actress and is one of Bollywood’s most expensive actress. She has worked in Hindi, Bengali and Malayalam languages Films and she is a multi talented Acress of India. In 1995 she first acted in a television commercial called ‘Ham Paanch’. So Let’s discuss about Vidya Balan Biography, Wikipedia, Educational Qualification, Age, Height, Weight in this article.
Vidya Balan was born on 1 January 1979 in the Tamil family in Chembur, Mumbai. Her father PR Balan, Vice Chairman of DGCable and her mother Saraswati Balan is a housewife. Vidya was raised in Chembur area of Mumbai and she received primary education from St. Anthony Girls’ High School. She wanted to make a career in Bollywood from her adolescence and was very impressed with the works of actress Shabana Azmi and Madhuri Dixit.
At the age of 16, she started her career by playing Radhika in Ekta Kapoor’s show ‘Ham Paanch’. At that time, Vidya wanted to make a career in films. Her parents also supported all her decisions, but her parents first asked her to complete her studies. She obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences from St. Xavier’s College and afterward received a master’s degree from the University of Mumbai. In 2012, she married Siddharth Roy Kapoor.
Vidya Balan Career
At the age of 16, she debuted her in acting in Ekta Kapoor’s television show “Hum Paanch” , where people recognized her talent. She made a debut in Bollywood with the film “Parineeta” in 2005, in which she was accompanied by Saif Ali Khan and the film was praised by the critics. Giving her performance in the film, she was awarded the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award. While her film career started with the 2003 Bengali film “Bhalo Theko”.
After successful success in the debut film, she got along with many other successful films such as ‘Lage Raho Munnabhai’ with Sanjay Dutt, ‘Guru’ with Mithun Chakraborty and ‘Hey Baby’ with Akshay Kumar. Working in these films, she included herself in Bollywood’s main actress. Her role was greatly appreciated in the film “Bhool Bhulaiya” and critics also appreciated her acting.
She was one of the most successful actresses of Bollywood Film Industry from 2009 to 2012 and during this time she also worked in many super hit films. She worked with Amitabh Bachchan in “Pa” (2009), Naseeruddin Shah in “Ishqiya” (2010) and “No One Killed Jessica” (2011) which was Superhit Films of that time. She was nominated for Filmfare Best Actress Award for her nomination.
Subsequently, in 2011, her character named Silk in “The Dirty Picture”, got her the National Film Award for Best Actress and the Filmfare Award. This film proved to be a super hit at the box office. After this, in the film “Kahani” (2012), she played the role of a pregnant woman and got the Filmfare Best Actress award for the film. After that, in the sequel “Kahani-2” (2017), she also played the lead actress. Given her contribution to the film industry, the Indian government has honored her with the Padma Shri Award.
In 2017, Vidya gave another super hit film like “Begum Jan”. Recently, her “Tumhari Sullu” film was released, which is doing well at the box office.
Vidya Balan Biography in Brief
|Real Name||Vidya P. Balan|
|Date of Birth||1-Jan-78|
|Place of Birth||Poothamkurussy, Puthur, Palakkad, Kerala, India|
|Hometown||Chembur, Mumbai , Maharashtra, India|
|Debut Movie||Bhalo Theko (2003, Bengali film)|
|Parineeta (2005, Bollywood film)|
|Height in Centimeters||163 cm|
|Height in meters||1.63 m|
|Height in Inches||5′ 4”|
|Weight in Kilograms||60 kg|
|Weight in Pounds||132 lbs|
|Waist Size||28 Inches|
|Hip Size||35 Inches|
|Shoe Size||8 (US)|
|Dress Size||4 (US)|
|Father||P. R. Balan (Worked as Executive Vice-President of Digicable)|
|Mother||Saraswathy Balan (Homemaker)|
|Sister||Priya Balan (Works for an advertising company)|
|Husband||Siddharth Roy Kapur, Businessman and Producer (2012-present)|
|Boyfriends||Siddharth Roy Kapur (Businessman and Producer)|
|Husband/ Spouse||Siddharth Roy Kapur, Businessman and Producer (2012-present)|
|Educational Qualification||Masters degree in Sociology|
|School||St. Anthony Girls’ High School, Mumbai|
|College||St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai|
|University of Mumbai, Mumbai|
|Favorite Actor||Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Morgan Freeman, Al Pacino|
|Favorite Actress||Shabana Azmi, Madhuri Dixit, Kate Winslet, Julie Delphy and Julia Roberts|
|Favorite Food||Thai cuisine|
|Favorite Movie||Bollywood: Gol Maal (1979)|
|Hollywood: Before Sunrise, Before Sunset|
|Net Worth||$15 million|
|Salary||10 crore/film (INR)|
|House Address||Sea facing flat in Juhu Tara Road, Mumbai|
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