Vidya Balan

Born in January 1st, 1978

From Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Vidya Balan Biography

Vidya Balan is an Indian actress, who appears in Hindi films. After graduating with a degree in sociology, she started her career starring in music videos, television shows and commercials, before appearing in feature films. Balan made her movie debut in the Bengali film, Bhalo Theko in 2003. She later made her Hindi film debut with Parineeta (2005), which earned her a Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut as well as her first Best Actress nomination at the same ceremony.

She subsequently essayed a variety of character roles, receiving her first commercial success with Rajkumar Hirani's Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006). She subsequently appeared in such films as Guru, Heyy Babyy (2008) and Bhool Bhulaiya (2008), the latter earning her another Filmfare nomination. In 2009 she appeared as a single mother of a child suffering from progeria in R.

Balki's Paa, her performance in which ultimately won her a Best Actress award at Filmfare. 2010 saw the release of Ishqiya, starring Balan in a role for which she was praised and awarded, and she followed it with her first real-life character of Sabrina Lal in the biopic No One Killed Jessica.

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Vidya Balan Filmography

Kahaani 2 Poster
December 2, 2016
Hamari Adhuri Kahani Poster
June 12, 2015
Ghanchakkar Poster
June 28, 2013
Dum Maaro Dum Poster
April 22, 2011
Thank You Poster
April 8, 2011
Ishqiya Poster
January 29, 2010
Paa Poster
December 4, 2009
Kismat Konnection Poster
July 18, 2008