Date of Birth: 1st January, 1978.
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn.
Twitter Fan Club: @vidyabalanfans
Claim to Fame: Strong, female-oriented roles.
Most Famous Dialogue: Filmein sirf teen cheezon ki wajah se chalti hain… Entertainment, Entertainment, Entertainment… Aur main entertainment hoon.
Booked for indecency: After the release of The Dirty Picture, a city court directed the police to book the actress for posing indecently on the film’s poster/publicity material. The petitioner claimed that the poster/hoardings were “spoiling the minds of people” and “causing harm to the society.”
Big News Stories:
Marriage: After dating beau Siddharth Roy Kapur on the sly for quite sometime, Vidya married him in December 2012 during a private ceremony that featured only their close friends and family. See pix here.
Juicy Offscreen Quotes:
“You know, suggestive outfits tantamount to skin show and take away the meat from the character. I want the meat, not the bone.”
“When everyone says good things about you, you have to be careful that your feet remain on ground.”
“Neither of my first two Malayalam films got completed, and I walked out of the third, a Tamil film, because I was not comfortable. I was replaced in another Tamil film with the excuse that I could not act. They made me feel ugly to the point where I was scared to look in the mirror. In retrospect I thank God, and by God’s grace today the going is good.”
She’s a Tamilian from Kerala.
She was rumoured to have dated Shahid Kapoor.
She got a degree in Sociology from St. Xavier’s College.
She was recently voted by PETA as India’s hottest vegetarian.
|2012||Ferrari Ki Sawaari||Sharman Joshi, Boman Irani, Ritvik Sahore, Vidya Balan, Nilesh Divekar|
|2012||Kahaani||Vidya Balan,Parambrata Chattopadhyay, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Indraneil Sengupta, Dhritiman Chatterjee|
|2011||The Dirty Picture||Vidya Balan, Naseeruddin Shah, Emraan Hashmi, Tusshar Kapoor, Imran Hasnee|
|2011||Thank You||Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Celina Jaitley, Irfan Khan, Vidya Balan|
|2011||Dum Maaro Dum||Abhishek Bachchan, Aditya Pancholi, Bipasha Basu, Rana Daggubati, Prateik Babbar, Vidya Balan|
|2010||Ishqiya||Naseeruddin Shah, Arshad Warsi, Vidya Balan, Salman Shahid, Adil Hussain|
|2010||No One Killed Jessica||Rani Mukherjee, Vidya Balan, Myra Karn, Neil Bhoopalam, Shireesh Sharma|
|2009||Paa||Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Vidya Balan, Paresh Rawal, Arundhati Naag|
|2008||Halla Bol||Ajay Devgan, Vidya Balan, Pankaj Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Ruby Bhatia|
|2008||Kismat Konnection||Vidya Balan, Vishal Malhotra, Shahid Kapoor, Om Puri, Boman Irani|
|2007||Heyy Babyy||Aarti Chabria, Akshay Kumar, Amisha Patel, Amrita Arora, Amrita Rao, Vidya Balan|
|2007||Bhool Bhulaiyaa||Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Shiney Ahuja, Amisha Patel, Paresh Rawal|
|2007||Guru||Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Vidya Balan,R. Madhavan, Mallika Sherawat|
|2007||Salaam-e-ishq||Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Juhi Chawla, Anil Kapoor, Akshaye Khanna, Vidya Balan|
|2007||Eklavya||Amitabh Bachchan, Sharmila Tagore, Jackie Shroff, Saif Ali Khan, Sanjay Dutt, Vidya Balan|
|2006||Lage Raho Munnabhai||Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Boman Irani, Vidya Balan, Diya Mirza|
|2005||Parineeta||Saif Ali Khan, Sanjay Dutt, Vidya Balan, Raima Sen, Diya Mirza|