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

Vidya Balan is an Indian actress who works predominantly in Hindi cinema. Known for pioneering a change in the portrayal of women with her roles in female-led films, she is the recipient of several awards, including a National Film Award and six Filmfare Awards.

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Marital Status: Married
Nickname: Vidhi
Age: 43 Years
Vidya Balan Biography
Vidya Balan Biography
Vidya Balan Biography
Real Name Vidya P. Balan
Nickname Vidhi
Profession Actress
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) centimeters- 163 cm
meters- 1.63 m
Feet Inches- 5′ 4”
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 154 lbs
Figure Measurements 36-28-37
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth 1 January 1978
Age (as in 2021) 43 Years
Birth Place Poothamkurussy, Puthur, Palakkad, Kerala, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Capricorn
Signature Signature
Nationality Indian
Hometown Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School St. Anthony Girls’ High School, Mumbai
College St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai
University of Mumbai, Mumbai
Educational Qualifications Masters degree in Sociology
Debut Film: Bhalo Theko (2003, Bengali film)
Bhalo Theko
Parineeta (2005, Bollywood film)
TV: Hum Paanch (1995)
Family Father– P. R. Balan (Worked as Executive Vice-President of Digicable)

Mother– Saraswathy Balan (Homemaker)

Brother– N/A
Sister– Priya Balan (Works for an advertising company)

Religion Hinduism
Address A sea-facing flat in Juhu Tara Road, Mumbai
Hobbies Reading
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 rumors 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.
Favorite Things
Favorite Food Thai cuisine
Favorite Actors Shah Rukh KhanAmitabh Bachchan, Morgan Freeman, Al Pacino
Favorite Actresses Shabana Azmi, Madhuri Dixit, Kate Winslet, Julie Delphy, Julia Roberts
Favorite Films Bollywood: Gol Maal (1979)
Hollywood: Before Sunrise, Before Sunset
Favorite Directors Gulzar, Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Favorite Musicians Zakir Hussain, Michael Jackson, Enrique Iglesias, Indian Ocean, Midival Punditz
Favorite Colour Red
Favorite Perfume Issey Miyake, Elizabeth Arden
Favorite Destination New York and New Zealand
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Boyfriends Siddharth Roy Kapur (Businessman and Producer)
Husband/Spouse Siddharth Roy Kapur, Businessman, and Producer (2012-present)
Marriage Date 14 December 2012
Children Son– None
Daughter– None
Style Quotient
Cars Collection Mercedes E-Class
Money Factor
Salary (approx.) 10 crore/film (INR)
Net Worth (approx.) $18 million
Vidya Balan Biography
Vidya Balan Biography

Some Lesser Known Facts About Vidya Balan Biography

  • Does Vidya Balan smoke?: No
  • Does Vidya Balan drink alcohol?: Yes
Vidya Balan drink alcohol
Vidya Balan drink alcohol
  • Vidya started her acting career with Ekta Kapoor’s popular comedy show Hum Paanch (1995) as Radhika Mathur aired on Zee TV.
Hum Paanch
Hum Paanch
  • She has an inclination towards cleanliness and she even has a record of suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder about everything around her being clean.
  • She nearly had done 5 movies that 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 households, 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 has 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.
Vidya Balan’s second cousin sister
Vidya Balan’s second cousin sister
  • Actor Aditya Roy Kapur and Kunaal Roy Kapur are her brother-in-laws.
Vidya’s brother-in-laws
  • 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
Vidya Balan in Hum Paanch

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