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Real Name: Vidya Balan

Nickname: Vidhi

Profession: Model and Actress

Education: Masters degree in Sociology

Physical appearance

Heightin centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 4”
Weight68 kg
Body measurement35-30-35
Eye colorDark Brown
Hair colorBlack

Personal life

Date of birth1 January 1979
BirthplacePoothamkurussy, Puthur, Palakkad, Kerala, India
Age40 years (2019)
Zodiac signCapricorn, Zodiac Sign, Horoscope, Astrology
School She studied in St. Anthony Girls’ High School, Mumbai

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

Debut  film

Vidya began acting in Bengali film Bhalo Theko directed by Gautam Halder.Bhalo Theko (2003)

Vidya Balan made her debut in Hindi in 2005 with film Parineeta directed by Pradeep Sarkar.


A sea-facing flat in Juhu Tara Road, Mumbai , Maharashtra, India
  • National Film Award for Best Actress
    2012 · The Dirty Picture
  • Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut
    2006 · Parineeta
  • Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress
    2011 · Ishqiya
  • Stardust Award for Actor of the Year – Female
    2012 · The Dirty Picture
  • IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year – Female
    2006 · Parineeta
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Affairs, Boyfriends of Vidya Balan

Marital StatusMarried
Husband Siddharth Roy Kapur (2012-Present)Vidya Balan will never work with husband Siddharth Roy Kapur
AffairsSiddharth Roy Kapur(Indian film producer)

Income factor

Salary10 crore/film
Net Worth$15 Million

Family & Relatives

FatherP. R. BalanVidya Balan with her father PR Balan
MotherSaraswathy BalanVidya Balan family photos mother Saraswathy Balan
Sister(s)Priya BalanVidya Balan family photos sister Priya Balan


Favorite ActorAmitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Morgan Freeman, Al Pacino
Favorite ActressMadhuri Dixit, Shabana Azmi, Kate Winslet, Julie Delphy and Julia Roberts
Favorite PlaceNew York, New Zealand
Favorite FoodThai cuisine
Favorite ColorRed

Controversies of Vidya Balan

  • Some People in South India organized protests and burned very hot pictures of Vidya Balan starrer film before its release. Silk Smitha’s brother filed a case in Andhra Pradesh high court against makers of the movie.
  • Vidya shared her disgusting experience in a local train in Mumbai where she witnessed the presence of a masturbating man.

People Also Ask/ Interesting Facts & Secrets About Vidya Balan

Vidya Balan completed her Master’s degree in Sociology from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai.

In 2003, she debuts in first movies, Bhalo Theko directed by Goutam HalderIn 2005, she appeared in Hindi movie Parineeta, directed by Pradeep Sarkar

Vidya Balan smoke and also alcohol.

The 39-year-old actress has faced immense criticism for her heavyweight in the film industry. However, Vidya surprised everyone by gaining 12 kilos for her controversial role in ‘The Dirty Picture’. 

Priyamani (south Indian actress), is Vidya Balan’s second cousin sister

She achieved the Filmfare Award for the best actress in
movie ‘PAA’.

She married to Siddharth Roy Kapur, a businessman & producer, on 2012. Every time Vidya refuses to sign a film, her pregnancy rumors become rife in B-town.

Vidya Balan can fluently speak English, Tamil, Malayalam, Bengali and Hindi.

He has two brother in laws named Aditya Roy Kapoor and Kunal Roy Kapoor.

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