Friday, August 25, 2017

Vidya Balan Biography, Height, Weight, Wiki, Movie List

Vidya Balan
Age: 38 years

Biography

Vidya Balan is an Indian film actress who has established a career in Bollywood. She is the recipient of several awards, including a National Film Award, five Filmfare Awards, and five Screen Awards. She was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2014. She became a member of the Indian Central Board of Film Certification in 2017.

Vidya Balan was born on 1 January 1979 in Chembur, Mumbai, India to P. R. Balan and Saraswathy Balan. Her father is the executive vice-president of Digicable and her mother is a homemaker. She has an elder sister named Priya Balan, who works in advertising. She is well versed in Tamil, Malyalam, Hindi, Marathi, English and Bengali. She studied at St. Anthony Girls' High School in Chembur, Mumbai. She attended St. Xavier's College to pursue a bachelor's degree in sociology and later earned a master's degree from the University of Mumbai.

Vidya Balan made her film debut with Bengali film Bhalo Theko in 2003, directed by Goutam Halder. The film earned her an Anandalok Purashkar for Best Actress. She made her Bollywood debut with Pradeep Sarkar's musical drama Parineeta (2005). Her performance in the film was praised by critics and she won a Best Female Debut award and a nomination for Best Actress at the annual Filmfare Awards ceremony. The following year, Vidya appeared in Rajkumar Hirani's comedy film Lage Raho Munna Bhai, opposite Sanjay Dutt. The film emerged as a blockbuster with earnings of US $19 million. She has acted in many path breaking movies like Guru, Paa, Ishqiya, The Dirty Picture, Kahaani to name a few.

Vidya Balan got married to Siddharth Roy Kapur on 14 December 2012. Siddharth is a CEO of UTV Motion Pictures and film producer. They first met at Idea Filmfare Award function.

Personal Profile

  • Real Name: Vidya P. Balan
  • Nickname: Vidhi
  • Date of birth: 1 January 1979
  • Birth place: Chembur, Mumbai, India
  • Education: Masters degree in Sociology
  • Profession: Actress
  • Father Name: P. R. Balan
  • Mother Name: Saraswathy Balan
  • Sister Name: Priya Balan
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Spouse: Siddharth Roy Kapur (m. 2012)
  • Religion: Hindu
  • Sun Sign: Capricorn
  • Nationality: Indian
  • Debut Movie: Bhalo Theko (2003, Bengali film)
  • Salary: 10 Crore per movie (INR)
  • Net Worth: $15 million

Physical Stats

  • Height in Feet: 5 feet 4 inches
  • Height in Centimeters: 163 cm
  • Height in Meters: 1.63 m
  • Weight in Kilograms: 60 kg
  • Weight in Pounds: 132 lbs
  • Body Measurements: 35-28-35 Inches
  • Bra Size: 35B
  • Waist Size: 28 Inches
  • Hip Size: 35 Inches
  • Shoe Size: 8 (US)
  • Dress Size: 4 (US)
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Body Build: Hourglass

Movie List

Vidya Balan movies
YearMovies
2017Tumhari Sulu, Begum Jaan
2016Kahaani 2: Durga Rani Singh, Ekk Albela (Marathi)
2015Hamari Adhuri Kahani
2014Bobby Jasoos, Shaadi Ke Side Effects
2013Mahabharat (voice), Ghanchakkar
2012Kahaani
2011The Dirty Picture, Urumi (Malayalam), No One Killed Jessica
2010Ishqiya
2009Paa
2008Kismat Konnection, Halla Bol
2007Bhool Bhulaiyaa, Heyy Babyy, Eklavya: The Royal Guard, Salaam-E-Ishq, Guru
2005Lage Raho Munna Bhai, Parineeta
2003Bhalo Theko

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