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.



Vidya Balan Latest News

Tamil remake of 'Pink' to release on August 10

    Updated On : Mar 25,2019   7:08 pm
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) The Tamil remake of "Pink", produced by Boney Kapoor with Ajith in the lead role, will release on August 10. View More..

Vidya Balan open to idea of doing Sridevi biopic

    Updated On : Mar 16,2019   2:04 am
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan says she would be open to the idea of essaying role of Sridevi in her biopic as a tribute to the late star. View More..

Want change, cast vote: Vidya Balan

    Updated On : Mar 14,2019   11:44 am
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Award winning actress Vidya Balan has urged citizens for maximum participation in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted 29 times in an hour to celebrities across genres to mobilise voters. View More..

Ban Ki-moon, Tony Blair grace Akash-Shloka's grand wedding

    Updated On : Mar 09,2019   11:36 pm
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Former United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and his wife Cherie Blair, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and a host of politicians and film personalities graced Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta's grand wedding here on Saturday. View More..

I wish as women we value ourselves each day, says Vidya Balan

    Updated On : Mar 08,2019   9:50 pm
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan feels that women should value themselves each day so that they do not need women's day to celebrate their achievements and strengths. View More..

'Pink' Tamil remake titled 'Nerkonda Paarvai', makers unveil first look

    Updated On : Mar 05,2019   7:52 am
Chennai, March 5 (IANS) The Tamil remake of Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu starrer "Pink", which will be bankrolled by Boney Kapoor, has been officially titled "Nerkonda Paarvai". View More..

Akash Ambani, Shloka Mehta's wedding: What to expect

    Updated On : Mar 03,2019   4:20 pm
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) After an extravagant three-day celebration in picturesque St. Moritz, expect the forthcoming pre-wedding, wedding and post-wedding galas of Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta, to have the Who's Who of Bollywood, politics and the sports world. View More..

What is Madhuri Dixit doing in 'Total Dhamaal'? (Column: Bollywood Spotlight)

    Updated On : Mar 02,2019   11:16 am
While the 'boys' in Indra Kumar's rumbustious ode to rowdyism and toxic masculinity, "Total Dhamaal" are out to have fun, what is the mythical Madhuri Dixit doing with them? She is as out of place here as a riff of gospel music in a rave party. View More..

NTR Mahanayakudu proves Krish to be a master storyteller

    Updated On : Feb 23,2019   3:22 am
Film: "NTR Mahanayakudu" (Telugu); Director: Krish; Cast: Nandamuri Balakrishna, Vidya Balan, Rana Daggubatti; Rating: **** View More..

Enough is enough, says Vidya Balan on Pakistani artiste ban

    Updated On : Feb 23,2019   12:12 am
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) With the Hindi film industry condemning the Pulwana terror attack and not releasing films in Pakistan besides banning all Pakistani artistes from working in India, National award-winning actress Vidya Balan on Friday said a strong stand needs to be taken this time. View More..

Sexism exists not only in film industry but also globally: Vidya Balan

    Updated On : Feb 22,2019   10:10 pm
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Vidya Balan who is making her debut as a radio jockey with a new show that talks about various social topics including sexism, bullying, body shaming etc. on Friday said that sexism is a common phenomenon worldwide. View More..

It's a personal choice: Saumya Tandon on #CashForTweet

    Updated On : Feb 20,2019   3:38 pm
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) "Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hain" actress Saumya Tandon, one of the four celebrities who refused to tweet in support of a political party in exchange for money as part of a sting operation, says it is a "personal choice" if a person agrees to do it. View More..

Sting operation: Bollywood celebs, TV actors caught agreeing to promote political parties for money

    Updated On : Feb 19,2019   9:12 pm
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) More than 30 Indian film and TV industry actors/artistes agreed to spread the propaganda of political parties through their social media accounts for money, which they asked to be paid in cash, in other words in untaxed black money, it has been revealed in a sting operation. View More..

RGV releases trailer of controversial movie on NTR

    Updated On : Feb 14,2019   1:16 pm
Hyderabad, Feb 14 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma on Thursday released the trailer of "Lakshmi's NTR", a film on the life of actor-turned-politician N.T. Rama Rao, which has triggered a controversy in Andhra Pradesh ahead of the elections. View More..

'Manikarnika...' team knows how much of the film I've shot: Krish

    Updated On : Jan 31,2019   4:12 pm
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) The battle between director Krish and actress Kangana Ranaut on who has directed more of the film "Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi" continues. View More..

Good time to be an actor in Indian cinema: Kirti Kulhari

    Updated On : Jan 29,2019   12:36 pm
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Actress Kirti Kulhari, who will be seen as one of the four sexually unabashed protagonists in upcoming series "Four More Shots Please!", says it is a good time to be in Indian cinema. View More..

Vidya Balan to make Tamil debut with 'Pink' remake

    Updated On : Jan 28,2019   12:46 pm
Chennai, Jan 28 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan, last seen on screen in Telugu film "NTR Kathanayakudu", will be making her Tamil debut via upcoming yet-untitled Tamil remake of Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu starrer "Pink". View More..

Vidya Balan's Tamil debut to be 'Pink' remake

    Updated On : Jan 28,2019   10:44 am
Chennai, Jan 28 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan, last seen on screen in Telugu film "NTR Kathanayakudu", will be making her Tamil debut via upcoming yet-untitled Tamil remake of Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu starrer "Pink". View More..

'NTR Kathanayakudu': Biopic is a letdown (Movie Review)

    Updated On : Jan 11,2019   10:52 am
Film: "NTR Kathanayakudu"; Language: Telugu; Director: Krish; Cast: Nandamuri Balakrishna and Vidya Balan; Rating: **1/2 View More..

Salman, Katrina, others attend Priyanka-Nick wedding reception

    Updated On : Dec 21,2018   3:32 am
Mumbai, Dec 21 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra and her singer husband Nick Jonas hosted their third wedding reception in Mumbai on Thursday. The newlyweds partied with some of the top Bollywood stars at Taj Lands End Hotel. View More..