Vidya Balan

Profession: Actress

Father of Vidya Balan

P. R. Balan (Worked as Executive Vice-President of Digicable)

Husband/Spouse of Vidya Balan

Siddharth Roy Kapur, Businessman and Producer (2012-present)

Mother of Vidya Balan

Saraswathy Balan (Homemaker)

Sister of Vidya Balan

Priya Balan (Works for an advertising company)

Affairs/Boyfriends of Vidya Balan

Siddharth Roy Kapur (Businessman and Producer)

Favourite Actors of Vidya Balan

Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Morgan Freeman, Al Pacino

Favourite Actresses of Vidya Balan

Shabana Azmi, Madhuri Dixit, Kate Winslet, Julie Delphy, Julia Roberts

Favourite Colour of Vidya Balan


Favourite Destination of Vidya Balan

New York and New Zealand

Favourite Directors of Vidya Balan

Gulzar, Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Favourite Films of Vidya Balan

Bollywood: Gol Maal (1979)
Hollywood: Before Sunrise, Before Sunset

Favourite Food of Vidya Balan

Thai cuisine

Favourite Musicians of Vidya Balan

Zakir Hussain, Michael Jackson, Enrique Iglesias, Indian Ocean, Midival Punditz

Favourite Perfume of Vidya Balan

Issey Miyake, Elizabeth Arden

Controversies of Vidya Balan

In 2011, activists in South India protested and burned several posters of her film The Dirty Picture before its release. Not only that, but Silk Smitha's brother also moved to the Andhra Pradesh High Court to oppose his sister's portrayal in the film.   There were rumours that marriage with Siddharth Roy Kapoor was on the rocks, because Siddharth had apparently fallen for another woman! But it could all be a jealous woman's tale, for all we know.  

Information about Vidya Balan

Actor Aditya Roy Kapur and Kunaal Roy Kapur are her brother-in-laws.  She was very popular with her advertisements in house holds, even before acting in movies.  She did a role as one of the four five girls of the famous television show, 'Hum Paanch', before entering Bollywood.  She is very good with match making and her match making capabilities have made many of her friends find their other half.  She is a die-hard fan of Paulo Coelho and have read every book he has ever written.  Does Vidya Balan smoke?: No  Vidya started her acting career with Ekta Kapoor's popular comedy show Hum Paanch (1995) as Radhika Mathur aired on Zee TV.  She nearly had done 5 movies which have not yet been released before doing her first movie in Bengali, after which she got her first Hindi movie, Parineeta.  Does Vidya Balan drink alcohol?: Yes  Priyamani (south Indian actress, did item song in Chennai Express), is Vidya Balan's second cousin sister.  She has an inclination towards cleanliness and she even has a record of suffering form obsessive compulsive disorder about everything around her being clean.  She has a thing for giggling. she is seen giggling in many television shows.  She is very good in Bengali, which is her husband's native language and she seems to converse with her husband and his family in Bengali itself.  She can speak English, Tamil, Malayalam, Bengali and Hindi fluently. 

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