Vidya Balan Biography

Vidya Balan BiographyVidya Balan is an Indian actress born on 1st of January 1978 in Kerala, India. She initially started her career with Malayalam movies while studying her Master degree. Fans of Vidya Balan who want to know more about her can read Vidya Balan Biography from below. Also get her Height, Weight, Age, and Profile Info, Affairs, Husband name and more about her from here. She is the most populous celebrity who marked her debut not only in Hindi but also in Bengali films and her dedication towards work has given a huge success in filming industry.

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Vidya Balan started her career in 1995 with his first film Hum Paanch. She  received positive notice for her first Hindi film, Parineeta (2005), and followed it with a leading role in the blockbuster Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006), and other such hit films as Guru, Heyy Babyy and Bhool Bhulaiyaa (all 2007).

Vidya Balan Biography

Personal Life, Physical Stats & More
Vidya Balan NicknameVidhi
Date of Birth1st January, 1978
Age36 years
Birth PlacePoothamkurussy, Palakkad, Kerala
Height in cm Feet Inches5 feet 4 inches (5′ 4″)
Height5′ 4″
Weight in Kg60 Kgs
Figure Measurements36-28-37
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricon
HometownPalakkad, Kerala
SchoolSt. Anthony Girls’ High School
CollegeSt. Xavier’s College, University of Mumbai
Educational QualificationPost Graduate in Sociology
FatherP. R. Balan (Executive Vice-President of Digicable)
MotherSaraswathy Balan
SisterPriya Balan
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/Boyfriends / HusbandSiddharth Roy Kapur


Vidya P. Balan was born on the 1st of January, 1978. She comes from a Tamilian Iyer Brahmin family. Her father is P. R. Balan who is the Vice President of ETC Channel and mother is Saraswathy Balan who is a homemaker. She was born in Ottapalam in the Palakkad district of Kerala. She has one sibling, an elder sister, Priya.


She got her first offer to act in a Malayalam movie, Chakram, Vidya Balan’s career could not take off and hence she turned her attention to television. She appeared in a number of advertisements, also acted in a television serial, Hum Paanch and appeared in music videos. In year 2003, she did a Bengali film Bhalo Theko which bagged her Anandalok Puraskar Best Actress award in Kolkata. Then she came to bollywood doing her first debut in film Parineeta. She got Filmfare Best Female Debut Award and a nomination for Filmfare Best Actress Award.

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Vidya Balan got married to Siddharth Roy Kapur, CEO of UTV Motion Pictures on December 14, 2012 at Green Mile bungalow located in bandra.  According to news report, both first met at Idea Filmfare Award function and, in 2010 the duo fell in love on the sets of the 2010 Hindi movie ‘No One Killed Jessica. After long dating with her boyfriend Siddhrath Roy Kapur, Balan started her married life in 2012.

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