Born: January 01,1978 Ottapalam, Palakkad, Kerala, India
Height: 5 feet 4 inches
Biography: Vidya Balan is an indian film actress who appears in Hindi, Bengali, and Malayalam language films. At the age of 16, Vidya landed her first acting role, in the sitcom Hum Paanch (1995). After making several unsuccessful attempts to start a career in film, she acted in television commercials and music videos. In 2003, she made her feature film debut with the independent Bengali drama Bhalo Theko. Vidya received critical recognition for her role in Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s Parineeta. She went on to garner praise and awards for her portrayal of South siren Silk Smitha in The Dirty Picture. Vidya is today an established actor with films like Hey Baby, Kahaani and Bobby Jasoos under her belt. She is married to Siddharth Roy Kapoor.