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Indian Celeb Actress Vidya Balan 2011 Filmfare Mag Shoot

Indian Celeb Actress Vidya Balan 2011 Filmfare Mag Shoot
Indian Celeb Actress Vidya Balan

Birthday: 1st January, 1978
Zodiac: Capricorn

Awards: IIFA Best Female Debut, IIFA Best Actress Award,  Filmfare Best Female Debut Award, Filmfare Best Actress Award, Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance.

Trivia: Vidya Balan is proficient in Tamil, Malyalam, Hindi, English and Bengali and can also read Urdu.

Indian Celeb Actress Vidya Balan 2011 Filmfare Mag Shoot
Indian Celeb Actress Vidya Balan

Biography: Born in a Tamil speaking Iyer family, Vidya Balan finished her schooling and college at St. Anthony’s Girls School and St. Xavier’s College respectively and thereafter went on to do her Masters.

Although, she got her first offer to act in a Malayalam movie, Chakram, Vidya Balan’s career could not take off hence she turned her attention to television. She appeared in a number of advertisements, also acted in a television serial, ‘Hum Paanch’ and appeared in music videos.

Indian Celeb Actress Vidya Balan 2011 Filmfare Mag Shoot
Indian Celeb Actress Vidya Balan

Vidya Balan made her debut in the Bengali film, Bhalo Theko (2003). Her role was much appreciated. She then made her debut in Bollywood in Parineeta (2006) and excelled in her role, winning the Award for Best Female Debutant. She appeared in the blockbuster Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006). In 2007, she acted in Mani Ratnam’s Guru as a girl suffering from multiple sclerosis, Salaam-e-Ishq, Eklavya: The Royal Guard, Heyy Babyy and Bhool Bhulaiyaa. All these films proved her versatility and her defiance to not fit into the glam doll mould of Bollywood actresses.

Indian Celeb Actress Vidya Balan 2011 Filmfare Mag Shoot
Indian Celeb Actress Vidya Balan

Vidya then played the role of a young independent single mother struggling with her son’s progeria syndrome in Paa (2009). Her portrayal of the role stood apart from the usual Bollywood maa roles and got her rave reviews from critics as well as the audience. True to her spirit of doing something different, Vidya then acted in Ishqiya (2010) and won accolades for the portrayal of the seductive widow.

Her latest movie, No One Killed Jessica (2011), did well at the box-office and her role in the movie was appreciated too. She will be appearing in Chenab Gandhi, a Sanjay Leela Bhansali film, Dirty Picture.

Indian Celeb Actress Vidya Balan 2011 Filmfare Mag Shoot
Indian Celeb Actress Vidya Balan

Indian Celeb Actress Vidya Balan 2011 Filmfare Mag Shoot
Indian Celeb Actress Vidya Balan



Indian Celeb Actress Vidya Balan 2011 Filmfare Mag Shoot
Indian Celeb Actress Vidya Balan


Indian Celeb Actress Vidya Balan 2011 Filmfare Mag Shoot
Indian Celeb Actress Vidya Balan

Indian Celeb Actress Vidya Balan 2011 Filmfare Mag Shoot
Indian Celeb Actress Vidya Balan 2011 Filmfare Mag Shoot