Vidya Balan – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Vidya Balan
Nickname Vidhi
Gender Female
Age 44 years old (in 2023)
Date of Birth January 1, 1979
Full Name Vidya Balan
Profession Actress
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Poothamkurussy, Puthur, Palakkad, Kerala, India
Religion Hinduism
Zodiac Sign Capricorn

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 35-30-35 inches
Bodytype Hourglass
Height 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m)
Weight 60 kg (132 lbs)
Waist 30 inches
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Shoe Size 6 (US)
Dress Size 7 (US)

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Vidya Balan Education

Qualification: Masters degree in Sociology

School: St. Anthony Girls’ High School, Mumbai

College: St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai
University of Mumbai, Mumbai

Vidya Balan Career

Profession: Actress

Known For: The Dirty Picture


Bhalo Theko (2003, Bengali film)

Movie poster

Parineeta (2005, Bollywood film)

Movie poster

Salary: 10 crore/film (INR)

Net Worth: $15 million

Family & Relatives

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

Her father P. R. Balan

Mother: Saraswathy Balan (Homemaker)

Her mother Saraswathy Balan

Sister: Priya Balan (Works for an advertising company)

Her sister Priya Balan

Marital Status: Married

Husband: Siddharth Roy Kapur (m. 2012)

Her husband Siddharth Roy Kapur

Past Relationships:

Vidya Balan Favorites

Hobbies: Reading

Favorite Actor: Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Morgan Freeman, Al Pacino

Favorite Actress: Shabana Azmi, Madhuri Dixit, Kate Winslet, Julie Delphy and Julia Roberts

Favorite Movie: Gol Maal (1979)

Favorite Destination: New York and New Zealand

Favorite Food: Thai cuisine

Favorite Color: Red

Favorite Cars: Mercedes E-Class

Facts You Never Knew About Vidya Balan

  • Vidya Balan has an inclination towards cleanliness and she even has a record of suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder about everything around her being clean.
  • She is the biggest fan of Paulo Coelho has read every book he has ever written.
  • Vidya can speak English, Tamil, Malayalam, Bengali, and Hindi fluently.
  • Shocking, actor Aditya Roy Kapur and Kunaal Roy Kapur are her brothers-in-law.

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