Vidya Balan Height, Weight, Lifestyle, Personal Stats, Filmography, Awards, Biography

By Sonali Panda

May 24, 2018  Updated On : May 26, 2018

INTRODUCTION AND BIO:

Name

Vidya P. Balan

Nickname

Vidhi

Profession

Actress

Age

39 Years  

Date of Birth

01 -01-1978

Birthplace

Poothamkurussy, Puthur, Palakkad, Kerala, India

Nationality

Indian

Zodiac sign

Capricorn

Signature

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School

St. Anthony Girls` High School, Mumbai

College

St. Xavier`s College, Mumbai University of Mumbai, Mumbai

Education

Masters degree in Sociology


HEIGHT, WEIGHT, AND BODY/FIGURE MEASUREMENTS:

Height

163 cm, 1.63 m, 5` 4”

Weight

60 kg,132 lbs

Body Measurements

Bra Size-35B, Waist Size-28 Inches, Hip Size-35 Inches

Shoe Size

8 (US)

Eye Colour

Dark Brown

Hair Colour

Black


MOVIE STATS:

Debut Film

Parineeta (2005, Bollywood film)

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Highest Grossing

The Dirty Picture (2011)-82 crores

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Most popularly Paired With

Emraan Hashmi

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Biggest Hit

Kahaani (2012)-57 crores  

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Biggest Flop

Begum Jaan (2017) 20.68crores

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Popular Characters Played by

Reshma(Silk) in The Dirty Picture, Vidya in Kahaani

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Brand Endorsements

Sanitation Campaign, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Nihar Hair Oils, Silk Board


SOCIAL LIFE, FAMILY, PETS, AND HUMANITARIAN WORK:

Parents

Father- P. R. Balan (Worked as Executive Vice-President of Digicable)

Mother- Saraswathy Balan (Homemaker)

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Brother

N/A

Sister

Priya Balan (Works for an advertising company)

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Relatives

N/A

Friends

Rekha

Charity and associations

N/A


PERSONAL STATS:

Religion

Hinduism

Address

A sea facing flat in Juhu Tara Road, Mumbai

Hobbies

Reading


LIFESTYLE:

House

A sea facing flat

Cars and bikes

Mercedes E-Class

Pets

N/A


FAVOURITE THINGS:

Favourite food and cuisine

Thai cuisine

Favourite beverage

Masala Chai, strong coffee

Favourite actors

 Shah Rukh Khan,    Amitabh Bachchan 

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Favourite actresses

Shabana Azmi,   Madhuri Dixit,  Kate Winslet

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Julie Delpy,        Julia Roberts

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Favourite films

Bollywood: Gol Maal (1979)

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Favourite song

Mitwa Kahe Dhadkane Tujhse Kya(Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna)

Favourite singer

Shivkumar Sharma,        Kishori Amonkar

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Favourite musician

Zakir Hussain,                 Michael Jackson

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Favourite colours

Red

Favourite sport

N/A

Favourite perfume

Issey Miyake, Elizabeth Arden

Favourite sportsman

N/A

Favourite book

Brida by Paulo Coelho


Favourite co-stars

Abhishek Bachchan

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Favourite hotel

N/A

Favourite holiday destination

New York and New Zealand

Favourite designer

Sabyasachi Mukherjee

Favourite vehicle

N/A

Favourite brand

N/A


WEALTH:

Net worth

$15 million

Salary

10 crore/film (INR)


RELATIONSHIPS:

Marital Relationships

Married (Siddharth Roy Kapur, Businessman and Producer (2012-present)

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Past relationship

Siddharth Roy Kapur (Businessman and Producer)

Extramarital

N/A

Children

N/A


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.

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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


CONTROVERSIES:

 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.


DIET PLAN AND WORKOUT:

Work out type

Yoga

Diet type

Vegetarian


PERSONAL HABITS:

Smokes or not

No

Illness

obsessive-compulsive disorder

Other Businesses

No


AWARDS

Anandalok Awards:

Year

Nominated work

Category

2004

Bhalo Theko

Best Actress

2007

Bhool Bhulaiyaa

Best Actress – Hindi


BIG Star Entertainment Awards:

Year

Nominated work

Category

2010

Ishqiya

Most Entertaining Film Actor – Female

2011

The Dirty Picture

Most Entertaining Film Actor – Female


FICCI Frames Excellence Honours:

Year

Nominated work

Category

2010

Paa

Best Actress in a Lead Role

2011

Ishqiya

Best Actress in a Lead Role

2012

The Dirty Picture

Best Actress in a Lead Role


Filmfare Awards:

Year

Nominated work

Category

2006

Parineeta

Best Female Debut

2010

Paa

Best Actress

2011

Ishqiya

Critics Award for Best Actress

2012

The Dirty Picture

Best Actress

2013

Kahaani

Best Actress

2018

Tumhari Sulu

Best Actress


International Indian Film Academy Awards:

Year

Nominated work

Category

2006

Parineeta

Star Debut of the Year – Female

2010

Paa

Best Actress

2012

The Dirty Picture

Best Actress

2013

Kahaani

Best Actress


Lions Gold Awards:

Year

Nominated work

Category

2010

Paa

Favorite Actress

2013

Kahaani

Favorite Actress – Critics


National Film Awards:

Year

Nominated work

Category

2012

The Dirty Picture

Best Actress


Producers Guild Film Awards:

Year

Nominated work

Category

2006

Parineeta

Best Female Debut

2011

Paa

Best Actress – Special honour

Ishqiya

Best Actress

2012

The Dirty Picture

Best Actress

2013

Kahaani

Best Actress


Screen Awards:

Year

Nominated work

Category

2006

Parineeta

Best Female Debut

2010

Paa

Best Actress

2011

Ishqiya

Best Actress

2012

The Dirty Picture

Best Actress

2013

Kahaani

Best Actress

2017

Tumhari Sulu

Best Actress


Stardust Awards:

Year

Nominated work

Category

2006

Parineeta

Female Superstar of Tomorrow

2011

Ishqiya

Best Actress in a Thriller or Action

2012

The Dirty Picture

Best Actress in a Drama

Female Star of the Year

2013

Kahaani

Best Actress in a Thriller or Action


Zee Cine Awards:

Year

Nominated work

Category

2006

Parineeta

Best Female Debut

2011

Ishqiya

Best Actress

2012

The Dirty Picture

Best Actress

Critics` Choice Best Actress

2013

Kahaani

Critics` Choice Best Actress


Other awards and honours:

Year

Nominated work

Award

Category

2006

Parineeta

Sabse Favourite Kaun Awards

Sabse Favourite Nayi Heroine

2010

Priyadarshini Academy Awards

Smita Patil Memorial Award

2011

NDTV Indian of the Year

Actor of the Year – Female

2012

The Dirty Picture

Gr8! Women Achiever Award

Versatility In Acting

Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards

Memorable Performance Award

Prabha Khaitan Puraskar

2014

Padma Shri

2015

Raj Kapoor Award

Special Contribution

2016

Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

Female Empowerment Award

2018

Tumhari Sulu

Bollywood Film Journalists Awards

Best Actress



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