Vidya Balan | Movies, Age, Biography, Height, Net Worth
Vidya Balan’s Biography
Vidya Balan is one of the most loved and celebrated actors in the Bollywood industry. Vidya Balan has been able to win the hearts of her audience with the plethora of diverse characters and her enticing acting skills. Vidya Balan has stood out from her counterparts due to her gender-defying roles and atypical choice of scripts.
Vidya Bala’s birthplace is Palakkad, which is situated in the state of Kerala. Vidya Balan’s religion is Hinduism and she identifies herself as a very religious person. Though she was born in Kerala, Vidya Balan grew up in Chembur, which is in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Vidya Balan’s zodiac sign is Capricorn and like all Capricorns, she is also a workaholic.
Vidya Balan was keen on becoming an actress right from her childhood and got her first break at the age of 16. Vidya Balan debuted as Radhika in Ekta Kapoor’s sitcom Hum Paanch. It was only an inception of a vast career ahead. Vidya Balan has received several awards for her outstanding performances. Among which include “Filmfare Best Female Debut” for Parineeta (2005); four “Filmfare Best Actress” for Paa (2009), The Dirty Picture (2011), Kahaani (2012) and Tumhari Sulu (2017); and a “Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress” for Ishqiya (2010). Vidya Balan has also won a “National Film Award for Best Actress” for her film The Dirty Picture (2011). Vidya Balan is also a proud recipient of the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in India.
With the attainment of great success in her profession, Vidya Balan’s Net worth stands at $18 million which is 134 crore INR. Currently, Vidya Balan is staying in her Juhu crib with her husband Siddharth Roy Kapur. Vidya Balan has been praised by the media and critics on multiple occasions. She is applauded for breaking the line of stereotypical female roles in movies and portraying strong female protagonists. In 2012, Vidya Balan was featured in India Today’s listing of nations’s most powerful women. In the same year, Vidya Balan was featured as one of India’s “Young Power Women” in the magazine Verve. Vidya was also able to grab a position in the annual “Celebrity 100” list by Forbes India, for two consecutive years, 2012 and 2013.
Vidya Balan's Age
Vidya Balan’s birthday is 1st January 1979. She is 43 years old as of 2022.