Vidya Balan was born on January 1, 1979, in the city of Puthur in India. According to Vidya, her parents used Malayalam and Tamil at home. Her younger sister Priya Balan is working in the field of advertising. Actress Priyamani is his cousin. Vidya grew up in Chembur sub-town of Mumbai and studied at St. Anthony Girls High School. He was interested in films from a young age as he was influenced by actresses Shabana Azmi and Madhuri Dixit. At the age of 16, she played the role of a young woman named Radhika in the first season of Ekta Kapoor directed Hum Paanch Sitecom.
However, they initially encouraged him to finish his studies, so he started studying sociology at St. Xavier’s College in his undergraduate year and later obtained a master’s degree in the same subject from the University of Mumbai. He joined the film industry at a very young age and made his film debut in 1995 with Hum Panch Hindi sitcom. He established a career in Bollywood films. He has acted in Bengali, Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi films as he has experience in three languages. He has won various awards so far in his acting career.
Vidya Balan Biography :-
Real name Vidya P. Balan
Known name Vidya P. Balan
Date of birth 1 January 1979
Birthplace Poothamkurussy, Puthur, Palakkad, Kerala, India
Hometown Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Age 43 years ( as of 2021)
Profession Bollywood Actress
Food Habit Non- Vegetarian
Vidya Balan Education and family : –
School St. Anthony Girls’ High School, Mumbai
College/University St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, University of Mumbai, Mumbai
Father Name P. R. Balan
Mother Name Saraswathy Balan
Marital Status Married
Spouse Name Siddharth Roy Kapur
Brother’s Name N/A
Sister’s Name Priya Balan
Vidya Balan Careers :-
After working on various TV commercials and music videos, he made his acting debut in the first feature film Bhal Theko Swadhin Bangla in 2003. Lalita starred her first Hindi film in the romantic drama Parineeta in 2005, and the following year, 2008, she starred in the box-office hit romantic drama Lage Raho Munna Bhai. After this success, he starred in the romantic films Ramya Hey Baby (2006) and Kismat Connection (2007), which earned him negative reviews. The greatest success of Vidya’s career began in 2009 with her performance in the film Pa Natya. All of these characters have made her a prominent actress in Hindi films. Then he starred in the continuation of the story, Story 2: Durga Rani Singh. Although the film was not a commercial success, Vidya’s performance received praise.
During his acting career, he won several awards including a National Film Award, five Filmfare Awards, and five Screen Awards. In 2014 the Indian government awarded him the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in the country. In addition to acting in films, Vidya has also been involved in philanthropic activities and has contributed to the employment of women as an aid. Initially, she faced various reviews for her heavy body and questionable clothing choices. In 2012 she married the film producer Siddharth Roy Kapoor. In 2017 he played a central role as a radio jockey in the commercially acclaimed comedy-drama Tumbari Sulu. In 2017 he became a member of the Central Film Certification Board of India.
Vidya Balan Awards :-
The Vidya Film Awards include a National Film Award for Best Actress for The Dirty Picture (2011), and five Filmfare Awards: Best Female Debut for Parineeta (2005), Paa (2009), The Dirty Picture (2011), and Story (2012). ), Best Actress in a Motion Picture, and Critics Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture.
Vidya Balan Personal life and off-screen Activities :-
The media has often speculated about Vidya’s romantic relationship with her co-stars, though Vidya vigorously ignored the reports. As a result, they start criticizing me all the time. Eventually, it forces them to pull out of the relationship,” he said. Though Kapoor ignores the problem. On December 14, 2012, the couple married in a private ceremony in Bandra, Mumbai. Vidya received musical training in Karnataka and partly Bharatanatyam and Kathak dance lessons. Regarding her religious outlook, Vidya said, “I am a believer and still have a conversation, but not very religious in a traditional and formal way. He is a vegetarian and was named “India’s Hottest Vegan” by PETA in 2011 and 2012. His weight loss was a hot topic in the Indian media all year long.
In addition to acting in films, Vidya has also worked to promote philanthropic activities and support various charities. In March 2011 he supported the World Wide Fund for Nature’s Earth Hour campaign in India. She campaigned for the Child in Need Institute, a Kolkata-based nonprofit nutrition organization in India. In September 2012, Vidya visited a village in the Mirzapur region of Uttar Pradesh, where she led a campaign to raise children and work for women. Vidya received the Prabha Kshitna Award from the Calcutta Chamber of Commerce in 2012 for her efforts to empower women; Where was the youngest winner. In August 2013, he played the role of Grand Marshal in the India Day Parade in New York. In September of the same year, he started a technology-based learning platform for disadvantaged children in the village of Thanapur in Uttar Pradesh. On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2015, Vidya wrote a column in the Hindustan Times about the plight of women in India.
Vidya Balan Net Worth, House & Cars :-
Monthly Salary/Income Rs . 11 Crore per film
House Address A sea-facing flat, Mumbai
Net Worth $16 million
Cars Mercedes E-Class
Vidya Balan Favorites :-
Food Thai cuisine
Actress Julia Roberts, Madhuri Dixit, Julie Delphy
Actor Shah Rukh Khan, Morgan Freeman, Al Pacino
Singer Midival Punditz, Michael Jackson, Zakir Hussain, Enrique Iglesias
Cricketer Virat Kohli
Vidya Balan Figure, height, and weight : –
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Height feet 5 feet 4 inches
Meters 1.63 m
Weight 70 Kg
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