Vidya Balan Biography

 Actress Vidya Balan biography Name: Vidya Balan
Date of Birth: 1, January 1978
Family: Father - P R Balan (Vice-President of ETC channel), Mother (House maker), Elder Sister.
Debut Film: Parineeta (2005)

Vidya Balan is immensely talented actor and a successful heroine in Bollywood. She prefers acting in film that has real life characters and has the unique ability to portray such characters convincingly on screen.

Vidya Balan was born on January 1, 1978. She attended St Xaviers College Mumbai and completed her graduation in sociology.

Vidya started her career playing roles in television ads and music videos. She figured in Euphoria, Shubha Mugdal and PunkajUdhas’s music video. She did many  commercials ads that were very successful.

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Her acting career began with Bengali film BhaloTheko in 2003.  She made debut in Hindi cinema with ‘Parineeta’ in 2005. The movie was a hit at the Box Office and she won a Filmfare Award for Best Actress (Debut).

Her next successful movie was LageRaho Munna Bhai which was a super duper hit. This movie exhibited her acting talent and potential to do challenging roles.

 Actress Vidya Balan biography She also did films like Guru, Salaam-e-Ishq, Bhool Bhulia and Eklavya, that were successful. Her acting in film Paa with megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan is unforgettable.

Her film Dirty Pictures released in 2012 was commercially very huge hit. She was well appreciated for her bold, stunning and glamorous looks in this film. Vidya Balan is the recipient of one National Film Award, five Filmfare Awards, and five Screen Awards.

This include Anand Lok Puraskar award for Best Actress, 2005 Star Screen Award of Most Promising Newcomer, 2005 Stardust Superstar of Tomorrow, 2005 Filmfare Best Debut Award, 2005 Zee Cine Award Best Female Debut and 2005 International Indian Film Academy Award.

Vidya  Balan has made a distinct position for herself through her acting talents in Indian cinema. She has a promising persona and can speak several languages such as Tamil, Malyalam, English, Hindi, and Bengali. She is married to Siddharth Roy Kapur, the CEO of UTV Motion Pictures.

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Madhuri's fluid grace missing in Jacqueline's 'Ek do teen'

    Updated On : Mar 19,2018   3:28 pm
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Let's not mince words. Jacqueline Fernandez is a very beautiful girl with a svelte figure. But she is no Madhuri Dixit. Not by a long shot. View More..

I will always regret not approaching Sridevi: Hansal Mehta

    Updated On : Mar 17,2018   12:46 pm
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Hansal Mehta will live with a regret of not approaching late Bollywood actress Sridevi for a film he had in his mind. But the filmmaker is determined to make a movie on her, and says he might approach actress Vidya Balan for the project. View More..

Farhan dedicates song to ending violence against women, girls

    Updated On : Mar 08,2018   4:50 pm
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Bollywood actor-singer-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar has sung a song "Chulein aasman" for the campaign 'Bas Ab Bahut Ho Gaya', which aims to end violence against women and girls. View More..

Glad my Bollywood debut is with a non-glam, realistic role: Gayathiri

    Updated On : Mar 07,2018   11:40 am
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Actress Gayathiri, after doing projects in the southern movie industry, is making her Bollywood debut with the role of an income tax sleuth in "Raid". Happy to work with Ajay Devgn, she says she is glad to foray in Hindi filmdom with a non-glamorous part. View More..

I've never been Bollywood fan: Surbhi Chandna (TV Snippets)

    Updated On : Mar 06,2018   2:10 pm
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Actress Surbhi Chandna says that she has never been a fan of Bollywood films. View More..

Film industry becoming progressive over women roles: Renuka Shahane

    Updated On : Mar 06,2018   12:34 pm
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Actress Renuka Shahane -- gearing up for her Bollywood comeback with "3 Storeys" -- has been trying to break free of the image of "Pooja bhabhi" of "Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!" and says the changing age representation of women in Indian cinema is a progressive sign. View More..

I'm very particular about my hair: Vidya Balan

    Updated On : Mar 01,2018   6:46 pm
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) Bollywood actress Vidya Balan, known for her luscious hair, says she takes extra care -- especially on festivals like Holi -- of her mane. View More..

State honours for Sridevi's funeral as lakhs gather to bid farewell (Roundup)

    Updated On : Feb 28,2018   7:20 pm
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Lakhs of people joined film stars and celebrities to bid adieu on Wednesday to the first lady superstar of India Sridevi, who was cremated here with state honours amidst outpouring of grief by her fans. View More..

State honours for Sridevi's funderal, procession is among largest recorded in Mumbai (Third lead)

    Updated On : Feb 28,2018   5:48 pm
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Several lakhs turned up to join a long procession -- among the largest in recent times -- to mark the final journey of actress Sridevi which started near her residence to a crematorium in Vile Parle on Wednesday afternoon. View More..

State honours for Sridevi's funeral, final journey begins

    Updated On : Feb 28,2018   3:40 pm
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Thousands of fans joined a long procession to mark the final journey of veteran Bollywood actress Sridevi, which started from near her residence to a crematorium in Vile Parle this afternoon. View More..

State honours at Sridevi's funeral, thousands mourn her

    Updated On : Feb 28,2018   2:32 pm
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) The Maharashtra government has decided to accord actress Sridevi full state honours at her funeral scheduled later on Wednesday afternoon, official sources said. View More..

Celebs, commoners mourn for Sridevi

    Updated On : Feb 28,2018   12:26 pm
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Thousands of people including celebrities and Bollywood personalities mourned for actress Sridevi here on Wednesday. View More..

Manav Kaul in 'very interesting position'

    Updated On : Feb 24,2018   8:00 am
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Acclaimed theatre and film actor Manav Kaul is enjoying the fame he got after the success of "Tumhari Sulu". He says he is happy to see "interesting" offers coming his way. View More..

More housewives will connect to `Tumhari Sulu?, says director

    Updated On : Feb 24,2018   3:16 am
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan-starrer "Tumhari Sulu" will soon air on the small screen, and its director Suresh Triveni believes that due to the television premiere of the film, more housewives will feel connected to its protagonist -- a housewife and radio jockey. View More..

Sabyasachi wants Rekha to be his showstopper (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Feb 16,2018   1:42 pm
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Ace designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee says he would like veteran cine icon Rekha to be his muse for a fashion show this year. View More..

Not scared of protests against Kamala Das biopic: Director Kamal

    Updated On : Feb 08,2018   6:06 pm
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) Malayalam film director Kamal is not a worried man even though his biopic on the very fiery author-poet Kamala Das has ignited debates and protests, as well as attracted an attempt to stop the film legally for propagating "love jihad" -- a charge that Kamal vehemently denies. View More..

When being fair is unfair: The complexion as an inequality standard

    Updated On : Jan 30,2018   11:38 am
Jaipur, Jan 30 (IANS) It is an automatic. natural but immediately apparent point of difference that may only be skin-deep but creates huge social and economic inequality and has spurred a whole industry of cosmetics that promises to remedy it -- for a price and a larger cost in esteem and opportunity. View More..

Irrfan Khan, Vidya Balan win best actors' award at 63rd Jio Filmfare Awards

    Updated On : Jan 21,2018   2:20 am
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Actor Irrfan Khan won the Filmfare Best Actor in Leading Role (Male) award for "Hindi Medium" while Vidya Balan bagged the Filmfare Best Actor in Leading Role (Female) Award for "Tumhari Sulu" at the 63rd Jio Filmfare Awards here. View More..

Getting 'A' certificate for 'Nude' with no cuts refreshing change: Director

    Updated On : Jan 20,2018   6:36 pm
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Director Ravi Jadhav is happy to get an 'A' certificate from the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) for "Nude" without any cuts, and says he couldn't have hoped for a better treatment for his controversial Marathi film. View More..

'Tiger Zinda Hai' snubbed at Filmfare Awards 2018 nominations

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   5:38 pm
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Salman Khan's "Tiger Zinda Hai" shook the Bollywood box office from slumber by registering record-breaking business last year, and "Newton" got global acclaim by becoming India's official entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscars 2018. But the two films failed to earn a nomination in the main categories for the 63rd Jio Filmfare Awards 2018. View More..