Vidya Balan Biography, Wiki, Height, Age, Remuneration, Upcoming Movies

Vidya Balan was born on 1st January 1979. She is an actress and a model. Her parents were P.R.Balan and Saraswathy Balan. P.R.Balan worked as an Executive Vice President of Digicable. Her mother is a Homemaker. Priya Balan is the sister of Vidya Balan and she works in an advertising company. Indian film actress Priyamani is the second cousin of her.

Vidhi is the nickname of Vidya Balan and she has dark brown color eyes and black color hair. Her height is 5.4 inches with 70kg weight. She had completed her schooling in St. Anthony Girls’ High School in Mumbai. Vidya Balan had completed her college life in St. Xavier’s College and the University of Mumbai. She did her master’s degree in Sociology. Mumbai and Maharashtra were the hometowns of her.

Vidya Balan Biography

Born Name Vidya Balan
Screen Name Vidya Balan 
Nick Name Vidya, Balan, Vidhi 
Profession Actress 
Debut Movie Bhalo Theko 

Vidya Balan Age, Date of Birth 

Age 1st January 1978
Date of Birth 1st January 1978
Birth Place Puthur, Kerala
Nationality Indian
Education Masters Degree In Sociology

Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Shabana Azmi, and Madhuri Dixit are the favorite actors and actress of Vidya Balan. She always likes to watch Gulzar and Hrishikesh Mukherjee movies. Zakir Hussain and Michael Jackson are the favorite musicians of Vidya Balan. At a young age, she started her film career and was inspired by Shabana Azmi and Madhuri Dixit.

vidya balan biography
vidya balan biography

At the age of 16, she acted in Hum Paanch series directed by Ekta Kapoor’s. Ekta Kapoor is an Indian film director and producer. After the end of Hum Paanch series, Anurag Basu’s had offered the Vidya Balan to act in a Television show but she refused that offer. Because of her only interest in movies. Her parents also supported her. While pursuing her master’s, she was offered a female lead role in Malayalam film Chakram. 

Vidya Balan Height, Weight & Body Measurements

After the completion of first Malayalam film, she had frequently signed for 12 other Malayalam films. In 2001 and 2003 she had signed for Tamil film and Malayalam film, but that movies are replaced with another actress. Because of her dissatisfied work in films. First, she had faced failing career in the film industry. After that, she had worked for 60 Television commercials and musical Videos. All these Musical videos and television commercials are directed by Pradeep Sarkar. Also, Check Rakul Preet Singh Biography here.

Height in Inches  5’4″ 
Height in Centimeters 163cm
Height in Meters 1.63m
Weight in Kilograms  70Kg
Body Measurements  35-30-35
Hair Color  Dark Brown
Eyes Color  Black


Father  P.R. Balan
Mother  Saraswathy Balan
Brother  None
Sister  Priya Balan
Husband  Siddharth Roy Kapur


Vidya Balan had signed for Bengali drama film in 2003. Bhalo Theko was the first film of Vidya Balan, for that she had won the Anandalok Purashkar for best actress. After completing the movie, she had signed for Hindi debut film in 2005 directed by Pradeep Sarkars. Parineeta is a musical drama film. For the film Parineeta, she had won the best female debut award and also nominated as the best actress in the Filmfare award ceremony. Again she acted in comedy film Lage Raho Munna Bhai.

In that, she acted as a radio jockey. Her performance in the film was excellent and she received lots of positive comments. Lage Raho Munna Bhai movie had collected the highest amount in the box office. After that, Vidya was seen in many movies and step by step her performance had increased. She is now one of the famous actresses in Bollywood.

Marital Status

Marital Status Married

Favorites Things

Favorite Actor  Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Al Pacino
Favorite Actress  Madhuri Dixit, Julie Delpy, Shabana Azmi
Favorite Color  Red
Favorite Food  Thai Dishes
Favorite Movie  Gol Maal
Hobbies  Reading

On 14 December 2012, she was married to Siddharth Roy Kapur. He is the CEO of UTV Motion Pictures. In September 2012, she had participated in a campaign to encourage the children’s towards education in Mirzapur and Uttar Pradesh. She is a member of the Indian Central Board of Film Certification. In that, she certifies the films for theatrical exhibitions. Not only that she is the ambassador of Arpan.

Now she acts in three biographical Projects. Now In 2018, she soon going to be seen on Tollywood screen with the film N.T.R biopic. It is the first Tollywood movie of Vidya Balan. In this movie, she is sharing the screen space with Bala Krishna and in that movie, she is playing the role of Basava Tarakkamma. More information can be seen on our web page

Vidya Balan Remuneration, Salary Per Movie

Remuneration, Salary Per Movie  8 crores Per film
Net Worth  $11.5 Million

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

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Phone Number, House Address

House Address Mumbai
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Email Id Not Known

Some Interesting Unknown Facts About

  1. Vidya Balan had received several awards in Hindi film industry.

2. She received the National Film Award, Six Film fare Awards, and Six Screen Awards.

3. In 2014 she had received the Padma Shri by the government of India.

4. Along with the acting, she had promoted the Humanitarian causes and also supported the charitable institutions.

5. She had trained in both Carnatic music and dance forms of Bharatnatyam and Kathak.

6. In September 2012, she had participated in a campaign to encourage the children’s towards education in Mirzapur and Uttar Pradesh.

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