Vidya Balan Height, Weight, Lifestyle, Personal Stats, Filmography, Awards, Biography
By Sonali Panda
May 24, 2018 Updated On : May 26, 2018
INTRODUCTION AND BIO:
Vidya P. Balan
Date of Birth
Poothamkurussy, Puthur, Palakkad, Kerala, India
St. Anthony Girls` High School, Mumbai
St. Xavier`s College, Mumbai University of Mumbai, Mumbai
Masters degree in Sociology
HEIGHT, WEIGHT, AND BODY/FIGURE MEASUREMENTS:
163 cm, 1.63 m, 5` 4”
60 kg,132 lbs
Bra Size-35B, Waist Size-28 Inches, Hip Size-35 Inches
Parineeta (2005, Bollywood film)
The Dirty Picture (2011)-82 crores
Most popularly Paired With
Kahaani (2012)-57 crores
Begum Jaan (2017) 20.68crores
Popular Characters Played by
Reshma(Silk) in The Dirty Picture, Vidya in Kahaani
Sanitation Campaign, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Nihar Hair Oils, Silk Board
SOCIAL LIFE, FAMILY, PETS, AND HUMANITARIAN WORK:
Father- P. R. Balan (Worked as Executive Vice-President of Digicable)
Mother- Saraswathy Balan (Homemaker)
Priya Balan (Works for an advertising company)
Charity and associations
A sea facing flat in Juhu Tara Road, Mumbai
A sea facing flat
Cars and bikes
Favourite food and cuisine
Masala Chai, strong coffee
Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan
Shabana Azmi, Madhuri Dixit, Kate Winslet
Julie Delpy, Julia Roberts
Bollywood: Gol Maal (1979)
Mitwa Kahe Dhadkane Tujhse Kya(Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna)
Shivkumar Sharma, Kishori Amonkar
Zakir Hussain, Michael Jackson
Issey Miyake, Elizabeth Arden
Brida by Paulo Coelho
Favourite holiday destination
New York and New Zealand
10 crore/film (INR)
Married (Siddharth Roy Kapur, Businessman and Producer (2012-present)
Siddharth Roy Kapur (Businessman and Producer)
5 INTERESTING UNKNOWN FACTS:
1. Vidya started her acting career with Ekta Kapoor’s popular comedy show Hum Paanch (1995) as Radhika Mathur aired on Zee TV.
2. She nearly had done 5 movies which have not yet been released before doing her first movie in Bengali, after which she got her first Hindi movie, Parineeta.
3. She is a die-hard fan of Paulo Coelho and has read every book he has ever written.
4. Vidya realized she wants to be an actor when `Ek Do Teen (song from Tezaab, 1988) was released. She used to stand in front of the mirror and dance all the time. She wanted to be junior Madhuri Dixit.
5. She has a thing for giggling. she is seen giggling in many television shows.
6. She practices vegetarianism and was listed as "India`s hottest vegetarian" in polls conducted by PETA in 2011 and 2012.
7. When Shah Rukh looks at a woman, you wish you could be that woman.
5 FAMOUS QUOTES:
1. I never had goals in my life.
2. My soul is highly romantic. I look for romance everywhere.
3. Somewhere I have become more complacent. My biggest dream of becoming an actor has come true...I am working with people I always wanted to work with.
4. I take myself less seriously (now). I enjoy life far more now. I get angry if I allow things to affect me. (Laughs) I still feel jealous!
5. The way the world is going now, a woman is hotter after marriage to men. They like the forbidden fruit even more now.
5 MOST POPULAR DIALOGUES:
1. Jab se tumko jaana hai, tab se tumko chaha hai ... jab se tumko chaha hai, tab se khudko jaana hai ... yahi kehne ke bahane, dhoondta dil deewana hai..
2. Main Silk hoon, Silk ... koi film nahin joh interval ke baad badal jaoongi
3. Jab zindagi ek baar mili hai toh ... do bar kyun soche
4. Filmein sirf teen cheezo ke wajah se chalti hai ... entertainment, entertainment, entertainment ... aur main entertainment hoon
5. Taarif mein gaali de rahe ho yah gaali mein taarif kar rahe ho
1. In 2011, activists in South India protested and burned several posters of her film The Dirty Picture before its release. Not only that, but Silk Smitha`s brother also moved to the Andhra Pradesh High Court to oppose his sister`s portrayal in the film. The Dirty Picture.
2. There were rumours that marriage with Siddharth Roy Kapoor was on the rocks because Siddharth had apparently fallen for another woman! But it could all be a jealous woman’s tale, for all we know.