Vidya Balan is an Indian movie actress who appears mainly in Hindi movies but as per wiki information Vidya has appeared in other languages like Malayalam and Bengali as well. Vidya Balan was born on January 1st, 1978. Vidya Balan finished her graduation in Sociology after which she starred in a lot of advertisements, Television shows and music videos. Vidya Balan wiki article mentions that Vidya Balan, who recieved huge success and recognition with her debut film in Bollywood Parineeta, actually made her film debut with an independent Bengali drama called Bhalo Theko. After the positive response she recieved for Parineeta she starred in another blockbuster Lageraho Munnabhai (2006) and went on to deliver successful films like Guru, Heyy Babyy and Bhool Bhulaiya (all released in 2007).

According to Vidya Balan wiki information, the year 2009 marked the beginning of the most successful period in her career as she portrayed four back-to-back roles to wide critical acclaim in Paa (2009), Ishqiya (2010), No One Killed Jessica (2011) and The Dirty Picture (2011).
Vidya Balan has carved a niche for herself as one of the versatile actresses in Bollywood by winning several major awards and also being labelled as one of the contemporary actresses at present.

Wiki information about Vidya Balan states that she received one National Film Award for Best Actress which is the highest honorary award for any actor, five Filmfare Awards, including two for Best Actress and one for Best Actress – Critics, as well as three consecutive Screen Awards for Best Actress.

Also, as per the early wiki information provided about Vidya Balan, she is originally from Ottapalam, Palakkad District, Kerala. She was born in Kerala to P. R. Balan (Vice President of ETC Channel) in a Tamil speaking Palakkad Iyer family. According to Vidya, they speak at home “a mix of Tamil and Malayalam”, but she is also well versed in Hindi, English and Bengali.

Here are a few Vidya Balan pictures from various instances in her life.

From Bhalo Thekko

From Bhalo Thekko

From Parineeta

From Parineeta

Heyy Babyy

Heyy Babyy

With Shahid in Kismat Connection

With Shahid in Kismat Connection

In Halla Bol

In Halla Bol

In Bhool Bhulaiyya

In Bhool Bhulaiyya

In No One Killed Jessica

In No One Killed Jessica

From the film Guru

From the film Guru

From Malayalam film, Urumi

 From Malayalam film, Urumi

 

Shooting of Kahaani

Shooting of Kahaani

With Emraan in Ghanchakkar

With Emraan in Ghanchakkar

Posing in a black gown

Posing in a black gown

Big Bazaar ad

Big Bazaar ad

Dabur

Dabur

Toshiba

Toshiba

Ranka Jewellers

Ranka Jewellers