Today, January 01, 2015, she turns thirty six and is looking forward to a great year with Mahesh Bhatt’s Hamari Adhuri Kahani.
Vidya was born in Palakkad, Kerala, but grew up in Mumbai. She went to St Anthony’s School and then studied Anthropology at St Xavier’s College. She had enrolled for an MA at the University Of Mumbai; however, she aspired to make way to the silver screen.
She started as a model, did various commercials, only to face rejection at the hands of film directors in the initial stage of her career.
The talented actress got her first break in the year 1995 with Hum Paanch. However, it was only after ten years that she got her big break in Bollywood with Pradeep Sirkar’s Parineeta opposite Saif Ali Khan.
Vidya Balan, enjoys the status of being the hero of her films and to her credit, there are film like Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006), Guru (2007), Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007), Paa (2009), Ishqiya (2010), The Dirty Picture (2011) and Kahaani (2012).
She has won several awards including a National Film Award, five Filmfare Awards and five Screen Awards.
From films like Shaadi Ke Side Effects and Bobby Jasoos falling flat at the Box Office to a bout of bad health to a slew of controversies around her personal and professional life, year 2013 and 2014 have not been as expected.
“The year had been wonderful. I wouldn’t say I was not disappointed that Shaadi Ke Side Effects and Bobby Jasoos didn’t do well, but I’m sure that was how it was meant to be.” states Vidya Balan who does not stop being her positive self.
Vidya married film producer Siddharth Roy Kapur in the year 2012.
The actress has always impressed her fans with her acting talent and is currently busy shooting for Mohit Suri’s Hamari Adhuri Kahani.
Here’s wishing this talented lady a very happy birthday!!!
From being termed as a non actor in the television series Hum Paanch to being a powerhouse actor of Bollywood today, Vidya Balan has come a long way. ...3.0