Vidya Balan Family Members:
Father: P.R. Balan
Mother: Saraswathy Balan
Sister: Priyamani Balan
Husband: Siddharth Roy Kapur
Brother in Law: Aditya Roy Kapur
Brother in Law: Kunaal Roy Kapur
P.R. Balan – Father
P.R. Balan, father of bollywood beauty Vidya Balan, is currently the Executive Vice – President of Digicable.
Vidya Balan was very afraid of Mr. Balan after essaying a bold but liberating role in The Dirty Picture. She had been feeling quite embarrassed in facing her daddy dearest comments on asking his views about his daughter’s gutsy role in the movie! Little did Vidya know that she was in for a delightful and completely fun filled surprise!
When Mr. Balan came on stage to share his views, he was full of praises for his darling daughter! He said that he felt proud of his daughter’s performance in the movie. He did not find anything vulgar and even predicted that the movie would be a super hit! He approved of the film and also cried as she (Vidya) dies at the end of the movie!
Vidya Balan said that her father liked the movie and nothing mattered more to her! She was thankful to her dad for felicitating her. It had been a very special moment of her life. She was overwhelmed and felt blessed and honoured at the same time.
Saraswathy Balan – Mother
Vidya Balan’s mother, Saraswathy Balan is a homemaker.
Her mother could not recognize her in the movie The Dirty Picture due to her bold look in the film. But she was cool with it!
Mrs. Balan is constantly worried about her daughter’s health and fears that overwork might take a toll over her daughter’s health and she might fall ill! After delivering two back to back hits in The Dirty Picture and Kahaani, Vidya’s mamma threatened her to take therequisite break and rest else she would lock her in a room!
Priyamani Balan – Sister
Vidya’s elder sister Priyamani Balan works in the advertisement industry.
Priyamani also tried her luck in the Bollywood film industry. She made her debut in the Indian film industry with Mani Ratnam’s Raavan. She played the role of Raavan’s (played by dashing actor Abhishek Bachchan) sister, Shoorpanakha. Earlier south siren Nayantara was approached for the role but she refused. Many other bollywood actresses were approached for the role but they too refused as they did not want to ruin their chances of being paired romantically opposite Junior B (Abhishek Bachchan) by playing his sister!
She won the National Film Award for her role in the Tamil film Paruthi Veeran (2006). She also won a Filmfare South Award for her role in the Malayalam film Thirakkatha (2008).
Vidya’s sis recently delivered twins, a boy and a girl on 15th of August last year. The babies were named Ruhaan and Ira on their Mausi’s (Vidya Balan) suggestion who has a deep love for anything and everything in Urdu. Vidya loves spending time with the toddlers and recently took a day off from work to meet them. She took the kids to her Juhu Tara Road residence to play and pamper them for the entire day! She treats them as her own kids and takes them home whenever she’s free.
Vidya, who is currently busy enjoying family time, is extremely close to her sis and brother – in – law Kewar and often takes advice from them regarding matters of the heart and sometimes work as well! They took care of Vidya’s wedding arrangements.
Vidya always turns to sis Priyamani for her feedback on her films. Her sis paid her a huge compliment by saying agar jhijak hoti toh ashleel lagta, regarding her performance in The Dirty Picture. But she said that she (Vidya) has done it bindaas, dil khol ke kaam kiya hai and that she is proud of her.
Siddharth Roy Kapur – Husband
Siddharth Roy Kapur is the Managing Director, Studios, Disney UTV. He has been with UTV since 2005. After completing his graduation in B.Com from Sydenham College, he obtained his MBA from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS).
As Senior Vice President, he headed the Marketing & Communications division across Motion Pictures, Broadcasting, Television, Animation and Corporate. He has led the marketing efforts on many successful projects like Parineeta, Taxi 9211, Bluffmaster, Rang De Basanti, the cult sleeper hit Khosla Ka Ghosla, Jodhaa Akbar, Fashion, Aamir, A Wednesday!, Dev D,Kaminey, Raajneeti, Udaan, Peepli [Live], No One Killed Jessica, Delhi Belly, Rowdy Rathore, Paan Singh Tomar, Barfi!, Heroine, ABCD: Any Body Can Dance, Kai Po Che!, Ghanchakkar and recently with Chennai Express, Satyagraha, The Lunchbox, Shahid and going forward on all upcoming productions from the studio like P.K., Shatir, Pizza, Fitoor and many more.
Hismother is a former Miss India and has choreographed dance sequels for many bollywood films. His younger brothers, Aditya Roy Kapoor and Kunaal Roy Kapoor are also into the Indian film industry.
Mr. Kapur got married to Parineeta actress Vidya Balan on 14th December in the year 2012 in Bandra, Mumbai. He is a two time divorcee. First time he married a girl whom he knew as a kid and his second wife is a television producer.
Kerala born Vidya, who always wished to have a Bengali husband, first met hubby Siddharth at the backstage of the Filmfare Awards function a few years back! They shared some very interesting notes on their first sighting of each other.
The newly hitched couple set out for a holiday in France post a movie extravaganza. Vidya, after attending the 66thCannes International Film Festival (being a jury member at the festival), was joined by husband Siddharth and the two went for their mini honeymoon,post the fest!
Vidya Balan revealed that marriage has neither put the brakes on her prize-winning acting career nor does it have any bearing on the kind of roles she would choose in future. Work-life balance is possible for Vidya because she has found a supportive husband in Siddharth, with whom she tied the knot at a private ceremony in December last to last year. She is enjoying being married. Praising Siddharth, she added, “He is very supportive and the good thing is that at the end of the day you get to see each other! In fact, I did The Dirty Picture(2011) after we got together.”
Vidya Balan, a new member in the Kapur family, has dived headlong into work after her marriage. She recently had a surprise visitor on the sets — hubby Siddharth Roy Kapur. Vidya was shooting for a commercial at a suburban studio when Sid dropped by the set to surprise his lovely wife as he was in the vicinity.
Aditya Roy Kapur – Brother in Law
Vidya Balan’s brother in law, Aditya Roy Kapur is one of the most well known actors in the Bollywood fim industry and has acted in films like London dreams, Action Replayy, Guzaarish, Aashiqui 2, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, to name a few.
After playing minute roles in movies like London Dreams, Action Replayy and Guzaarish, Aditya bagged the lead role in the blockbuster movie Aashiqui 2, a sequel to the 1990 romantic drama, Aashiqui, starring actor Rahul Roy and Anu Aggarwal in lead roles. In Aashiqui 2, he played the role of Rahul Jaykar, a successful musician whose career is waning because of his addiction to alcohol. Actress Shraddha Kapoor plays his love interest, Aarohi.
He played the role of Ranbir Kapoor’s friend, Avinaash in the movie Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani in 2013. His upcoming list of movies include films like Daawat – e – Ishq, Assi Nabey Poore Sau, Vishesh Bhatt’s next and Fitoor, all under filming.
Aditya is highly inspired by bhaabi Vidya Balan’s grounded nature despite achieving so much success. “She is a very good actress and a good human being. She has achieved success but her attitude is same… she is so grounded. She is not affected by it (success) at all. I like that very much about her. It is good to imbibe that from her.She is fantastic. The roles she has played so far prove what a gutsy woman she is. We are glad to have her around,” said Aditya. Vidya, after watching brother – in – law Kunaal Roy Kapoor’s Nautanki Saala, attended the screening of his blockbuster film Aashiqui 2 along with hubby Siddharth Roy Kapur.
Vidya’s bro – in – law Aditya reveals that nowadays, all that they talk at home is related to movies. Everyone is involved in some way or the other (including older brother Kunaal Roy Kapur, last seen in the movie Nautanki Saala) and their parents just want them to shut up.
Kunaal Roy Kapur – Brother in Law
Kunaal Roy Kapur, another brother – in – law of Vidya Balan, is also a versatile actor. He has acted in movies like Loins of Punjab Presents, Panga Naa Lo, Delhi Belly, Nautanki Saala and Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani.
He started his acting career with the daily soap Just Mohabbat, aired on the channel Sony Entertainment Television. Kunaal is married to Shayonti and has 2 kids, a daughter Shanaz and a son Zahaan and lives with them in Mumbai.