Vidya Balan

Vidya Balan Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 20, 2023

Date of Birth

1 / January / 1979


45 Years



Vidya Balan was on born 1 January 1979 (Age: 44 years, as of 2023) in Bombay, Maharastra, India is an Indian actress who mainly works in Hindi cinema. She is a member of the Indian Central Board of Film Certification and hosts a radio show. Her hometown is Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She attended St. Anthony Girls’ High School, in Mumbai.

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

Vidya was born on 1 January 1978 (age 44; as of 2023) in Poothamkurussy, Puthur, Palakkad, Kerala, India. Her hometown is Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


Vidya is the daughter of P. R. Balan who worked as Executive Vice-President of Digicable and Saraswathy Balan who is a homemaker. She was born on 1st Jan 1979 in Poothamkurussy, Kerala. Her father P. R. Balan is working as the Vice-President of a Digital company. She is 44 years old in 2023.

She was afraid of her father’s The Dirty Picture as media people were asking his views about Vidya Balan’s bold role in the film. Her mother Saraswathy Balan is a homemaker. She is always worried about Vidya’s health due to her busy schedule She has an elder sister named Priya Balan who works in advertising.

She even appeared in Mani Ratnam’s multilingual film Raavan playing the role of Shoorpanakha, Abhishek Bachchan‘s sister. She has two brothers-in-law named Aditya Roy Kapur and Kunaal Roy Kapur. Aditya Roy Kapur is an actor who made his film debut in 2009 with London Dreams.

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Early Life

Vidya Balan was born on 1st January 1979, in Ottapalam, a town in the Palakkad district of Kerala. She was born into an Iyer family and grew up in the ‘City of Dreams – Mumbai. She did her schooling at St. Anthony’s Girls High School in Chembur and followed it with graduation from St. Xavier’s College, University of Mumbai, in sociology.

Thereafter, she enrolled at the University of Mumbai, to pursue her MA. It was during her post-graduation years that Balan was offered her first role, in the Malayalam film Chakram.

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School St. Anthony Girls High School, Mumbai
College/University St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai University of Mumbai, Mumbai
Qualification Masters (Sociology)

Career Timeline

Movies Characters Year
Neeyat N/A 2022
Untitled Film Kavya 2022
Jalsa Maya Menon 2022
Sherni Vidya Vincent 2021
Shakuntala Devi Shakuntala Devi 2020
Natkhat Surekha 2020
Mission Mangal Tara Shinde 2019
Nerkonda Paarvai Kalyani Bharath 2019
NTR: Mahanayakudu Basavatarakam 2019
NTR: Kathanayakudu Basavatarakam 2019
Amoli Narrator 2018
Tumhari Sulu Sulochana (Sulu) Dubey 2017
Begum Jaan Begum Jaan 2017
Kahaani 2: Durga Rani Singh Vidya Sinha / Durga Rani Singh 2016
Ekk Albela Geeta Bali 2016
Te3n Sarita Sarkar 2016
Hamari Adhuri Kahaani Vasudha Prasad 2015
Bobby Jasoos Bilkis (Bobby) Ahmed 2014
Shaadi Ke Side Effects Trisha Mallik 2014
Mahabharat Draupadi 2013
Once Upon a Time in Mumbai Dobaara Unnamed 2013
Ghanchakkar Neetu Athray 2013
Bombay Talkies Herself 2013
Ferrari ki Sawaari Unnamed 2012
Kahaani Vidya Venkatesan Bagchi 2012
The Dirty Picture Reshma (Silk) 2011
Dum Maro Dum Mrs. Kamath 2011
Thank You Divya Khurana 2011
Urumi Makkom / Bhoomi 2011
No One Killed Jessica Sabrina Lal 2011
Ishqiya Krishna Verma 2010
Paa Dr. Vidya 2009
Kismat Konnection Priya Saluja 2008
Halla Bol Sneha Khan 2008
Om Shanti Om Herself 2007
Bhool Bhulaiyaa Avni Chaturvedi / Manjulika 2007
Heyy Babyy Isha B. Sahni 2007
Eklavya: The Royal Guard Rajjo Singh 2007
Salaam-e-Ishq Tehzeeb Hussain 2007
Guru Meenakshi (Meenu) Saxena (née Gupta) 2007
Lage Raho Munnabhai Jhanvi Sahni 2006
Parineeta Lalita 2005
Bhale Theko Anandi 2003

TV Shows

Television Character Year
No More Kamzor Host 2014
Hum Paanch Radhika Mathur 1995

Favorites Things

Favorite Food Thai cuisine
Favorite Actor Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Morgon Freeman, AI Pacino, Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Song  Oo La La
Favorite Actress Madhuri Dixit, Shabana Azmi, Kate Winslet, Julie Delphy, Julia Roberts
Favorite Films Bollywood:- Gol Maal (1979),
Hollywood:- Before Sunrise, Before Sunset
Favorite Musician Zakir Hussain, Mohammed Rafi, Indian Ocean, Michael Jackson
Favorite Perfume Issey Miyake, Elizabeth Arden
Favorite Book The Little Princess (Frances Hodgson Burnett)
Favourite Holiday & Destination(s) Newyork and New Zeeland
Favourite Colour & Dye(s) Red

Net Worth, House & Cars

Net Worth $15 million (approx)
Monthly Salary / Income Rs . 10 Crore per film
House Address A sea-facing flat in Juhu Tara Road, Mumbai
Cars Mercedes E-Class

Vidya Husband

Vidya admitted in an interview in May 2012 that she is dating Siddharth Roy Kapur who is the CEO of UTV Motion Pictures. After dating him for a few months she married Siddharth Roy Kapur on 14th Dec 2012 in Bandra, Mumbai. Siddharth Roy Kapur was born on 2nd August 1974.

He completed his MBA from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS). He is a businessman and film producer. Siddharth Roy Kapur is a two-time divorcee. His first wife is his childhood friend and his second wife was a television producer. His divorce was finalized in 2011.

Vidya Boyfriend

Siddharth Roy Kapur (Businessman and Producer) Vidya and Siddharth Roy Kapur, Businessman, and Producer, tied the knot on 14 December 2012. Sidharth Roy Kapur. She has mastered many regional languages and was featured in the Forbes 100 Celebrity of India, her family belongs to Tamilian descent.

Social Media

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Instagram balanvidya
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Body Measurements Chest: 35
Waist: 30
Hips: 35
Birth Place Poothamkurussy Puthur Palakkad Kerala India
Children Not Yet Updated
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 163 CM
Height In Meter 1.63 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: P. R. Balan
Mother: Saraswathy
Profession Actress
Siblings Sister: Priya Balan
Spous Siddharth Roy Kapur
Weight 70 Kg
154 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Capricorn


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