The lady in Saree never ceased fascinating cinema freaks! This hint points directly at none other than the versatile Vidya Balan!
Vidya was born on January 1st in 1978 to Mr. P R Balan and Mrs. Saraswathy Balan in Poothamkurussy, Puthur, a town in the Palakkad District of Kerala, to parents of Tamilian descent. Her father is the Executive Vice-President of Digicable, and her mother is a homemaker. She aspired to a career in film and was inspired by the work of actors Shabana Azmi and Madhuri Dixit. When she was sixteen, she starred in the first season of Ekta Kapoor’s sitcom “Hum Paanch”. She pursued her graduation from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai in Sociology.
Vidya’s first film debut was in the hit Bengali Film “Bhalo Theko” in 2003. Her first Hindi film “Parineeta” was released in 2005 that captured attention of Indian media. 2006 comedy film “Lage Raho Munna Bhai” earned her sheer success but 2009 had something more to offer her! Her debuts in five plays; 2009 drama “Paa”, the 2010 black comedy “Ishqiya”, the 2011 semi-biographical thriller “No One Killed Jessica”, the 2011 biopic “The Dirty Picture”, and the 2012 thriller “Kahaani” earned her the status of the leading actress of cinema.
“The dirty picture” garnered her National Film Award for Best Actress, “Parineeta” earned her Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut, Filmfare Award for best actress by “Paa”, “The dirty picture” and “Kahaani” and critics award for “Ishqiya”. Since 2009, he has been bagging a lot of worth in terms of fame, fans as well as wealth.
Apart from acting, she is also a protagonist of humanitarian causes. She also supports charitable institutions. In March 2011, she endorsed World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour campaign in India. Vidya was awarded The Prabha Khaitan Puraskar 2012 by the Calcutta Chamber of Commerce for the empowerment of women.
Vidya Balan Net Worth
Climbing the net worth of $15 million, rarely did anyone know Vidya also generously donates good amount to charitable institutions!
Vidya Balan Stats
Full Name: Vidya Balan
Birth Date: 1 January 1978
Birth Place: Palakkad, Kerala, India
Height: 5 ft 4 in
Weight: 57 kg
Bra Size: N/A
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Body Measurements: 36-28-37
Marital Status: Married
Partner: Siddharth Roy Kapur
Wikipedia Page: Here
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