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Vidya Balan Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Husband, Biography & More

Vidya Balan

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Bio
Real NameVidya P. Balan
NicknameVidhi
ProfessionActress
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 4”
Weightin Kilograms- 60 kg
in Pounds- 132 lbs
Figure Measurements 35-28-35
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth1 January 1978
Age (as in 2017)39 Years
Birth PlacePoothamkurussy, Puthur, Palakkad, Kerala, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
SignatureVidya Balan signature
NationalityIndian
HometownChembur, Mumbai , Maharashtra, India
SchoolSt. Anthony Girls' High School, Mumbai
CollegeSt. Xavier's College, Mumbai
University of Mumbai, Mumbai
Educational QualificationsMasters degree in Sociology
DebutFilm Debut: Bhalo Theko (2003, Bengali film)
Bhalo Theko
Parineeta (2005, Bollywood film)
Parineeta
TV Debut: Hum Paanch (1995)
FamilyFather- P. R. Balan (Worked as Executive Vice-President of Digicable)
Mother- Saraswathy Balan (Homemaker)
Vidya Balan with her parents
Brother- N/A
Sister- Priya Balan (Works for an advertising company)
Vidya Balan sister Priya Balan
ReligionHindu
AddressSea facing flat in Juhu Tara Road, Mumbai
Vidya Balan Juhu House
HobbiesReading
Controversies • 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
• 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.
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodThai cuisine
Favourite ActorShah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Morgan Freeman, Al Pacino
Favourite ActressShabana Azmi, Madhuri Dixit, Kate Winslet, Julie Delphy and Julia Roberts
Favourite FilmBollywood: Gol Maal (1979)
Hollywood: Before Sunrise, Before Sunset
Favourite DirectorsGulzar and Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Favourite MusiciansZakir Hussain, Michael Jackson, Enrique Iglesias, Indian Ocean, Midival Punditz
Favourite Color Red
Favourite Perfume Issey Miyake, Elizabeth Arden
Favourite DestinationNew York and New Zealand
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsSiddharth Roy Kapur (Businessman and Producer)
HusbandSiddharth Roy Kapur, Businessman and Producer (2012-present)
Vidya Balan with her husband Siddharth Roy Kapur
Marriage Date14 December 2012
ChildrenSon- N/A
Daughter- N/A
Style Quotient
Cars Collection Mercedes E-Class
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)10 crore/film (INR)
Net Worth (approx.)$15 million

Vidya Balan

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Vidya Balan

  • Does Vidya Balan smoke? : No
  • Does Vidya Balan drink alcohol? : Not Known
  • Vidya started her acting career with Ekta Kapoor’s popular comedy show Hum Paanch (1995) as Radhika Mathur aired on Zee TV. Vidya Balan in Hum Paanch and now
  • She has an inclination towards cleanliness and she even has a record of suffering form obsessive compulsive disorder about everything around her being clean.
  • 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.
  • She was very popular with her advertisements in house holds, even before acting in movies.
  • She is very good with match making and her match making capabilities have made many of her friends find their other half.
  • She is a die-hard fan of Paulo Coelho and have read every book he has ever written.
  • She has a thing for giggling. she is seen giggling in many television shows.
  • She is very good in Bengali, which is her husband’s native language and she seems to converse with her husband and his family in Bengali itself.
  • She can speak English, Tamil, Malayalam, Bengali and Hindi fluently.
  • Priyamani (south Indian actress, did item song in Chennai Express), is Vidya Balan’s second cousin sister.

Priyamani

Siddharth, Kunaal & Aditya Roy Kapur

  • She did a role as one of the four five girls of the famous television show, ‘Hum Paanch’, before entering Bollywood.

Vidya Balan in Hum Paanch

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