Vidya Balan is an Indian actress who works predominantly in Hindi cinema. Known for pioneering a change in the portrayal of women with her roles in female-led films.
- Famous Name: Vidya Balan
- Real Name: Vidya Balan
- Nickname: Vidhi, V
- Date of Birth: January 1, 1979
- Age: 42 Years (as of 2021)
- Gender: Female
- Citizenship: Indian
- Religion: Hinduism
- Zodiac/Sun Sign: Capricorn
- Birthplace: Poothamkurussy, Puthur, Palakkad, Kerala
- Hometown: India
- Famous As: Actress
- Profession: Actress
Vidya Balan Family
- Father:P. R. Balan
- Mother:Saraswathy Balan
- Sister:Priya Balan
- Brother: N/A
Vidya Balan Boyfriend, Affairs
- Affairs/Boyfriends: N/A
- Marital Status: married
- Husband Name:Siddharth Roy Kapur
- Children: N/A
Vidya Balan Educational Qualifications
- School:St. Anthony Girls’ High School.
- College:St. Xavier’s College and The University of Mumbai.
- Qualifications: Master’s degree in Sociology.
Vidya BalanPhysical Body Measurements
- Height: 5 ft 3” ,1.6M ,160CM
- Weight: 62 kg (in pounds- 136 lbs)
- Body Measurements: 36-28-37 Inches
- Eye Colour: Black
- Hair Colour: Black
Vidya Balan Favourite Things
- Favorite Actor: Shahrukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Morgan Freeman, Al Pacino
- Favorite Actress:Julie Delpy,Julia Robert, Madhuri Dixit,
- Food :Thai food
- Favorite Holiday Destination: New York, New Zealand
- Favorite Color: Red
- Favorite Outfits:
- Hobbies: Reading
- Director – Gulzar and Hrishikesh Mukherjee
- Book – Brida by Paulo Coelho
- Musician – Zakir Hussain, Michael Jackson, Enrique, Indian Ocean, Midival Punditz
- Color – Red
- Perfume – Issey Miyake
Vidya Balan Net Worth & Income
- Net worth (2021): $5 Million USD
- Net Worth (2020): Not Known
- Annual Salary: Not Known
- Income Source: Not Known
Frequently Ask Questions
- Does Vidya Balan smoke? No
- Does Vidya Balan drink alcohol? Yes
- Vidya Balan was awarded the National Film Award for Best Actress for The Dirty Picture (2011) and has won five Filmfare Awards.
- Besides acting in film, Vidya promotes humanitarian causes and supports charitable institutions
- In March 2011, she endorsed World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour campaign in India.
- She has graced the covers of famous magazines and writes columns occasionally for leading publications in the country.
- Vidya Balan is the youngest person to receive “The Prabha Khaitan Puraskar” for her efforts toward women empowering by the Calcutta Chamber of Commerce in 2012.
- In 2014, she was awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in India, for her contributions to the entertainment industry.
- Vidya Balan is a multilingual, who can speak in English, Tamil, Hindi Malayalam and Bengali.
- She is critics’ delight, who often criticizes her for her choice of attire because of her weight.