Vidya Balan Biography







Height : 5ft 4in - 162cm

Weight : 56 kg

Figure : 34:28:36

Bra Size : 34C

Complexion : Fair

Body Type : Athletic

Eyes : Brown

Education : Post Graduate
Birthday : 01-01-1982

Age : 31 yrs

Relationship : Married

Zodiac Sign : Capricorn

Hair Color : Black

Hair Pattern : Normal

Profession : Model, Actress


Religion : Hinduism





Industry : Bollywood

Hometown : Palghat, Kerala, India

Current Location : Mumbai, India

Languages : Tamil, Hindi, English, Malayalam, Bengali


About Vidya :Vidhya Balan born in a Tamil-speaking Balan family on January 1, 1978 in Palghat, Kerala, India, Balan and her family re-located at Road No. 11, near Ambedkar Garden, Chembur. She studied in Bombay and also performed in Prithvi Theaters' workshops.


Work Experience :At age sixteen, Balan landed her first acting role, in the sitcom Hum Paanch (1995). After making several unsuccessful attempts to start a career in film, she acted in television commercials and music videos. In 2003, she made her feature film debut with the independent Bengali drama Bhalo Theko.



In 2005 Balan garnered praise for her first Hindi film, Parineeta, and followed it with a leading role in the blockbuster Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006). Her subsequent portrayal of glamorous characters in the films Heyy Babyy (2007) and Kismat Konnection (2008) met with negative comments from film critics.



The year 2009, however, marked the beginning of the most successful period in Balan's career as she portrayed five consecutive roles to wide critical acclaim in Paa (2009), Ishqiya (2010), No One Killed Jessica (2011)



The Dirty Picture (2011), and Kahaani (2012). These roles have earned her the tag of a "female hero" and established her as a leading contemporary actress of Hindi cinema.


Awards :(1) Filmfare Best Film Debut of the Year (2006) for Parineeta

(2) Fair One Filmfare Face of the Year (2006)

(3) ZEE Cine Award for Best Female Debut (2006)

(4) IIFA Best Female Best Debut Award (2006) for Parineeta

(5) Stardust Superstar of Tomorrow (2006)