Vidya Balan was born on 1st Jan’ 78 in Puthur, Kerala. She was born and raised in a tamilian family. Her father P.R. Balan is executive Vice President in Digicable. Her mother Saraswathy is a home maker. Other than that she has an elder sister named Priya who’s into advertising industry. She did her schooling from St. Anthony girls high school at Chembur. She did Almost dozens of ads in television before getting her first television serial in Ekta kapoor’s Hum Paanch. Vidya Balan played a role of Radhika and the serial claimed a good amount of TRP’s.
Top 10 Vidya Balan Movies 2016 List
01. The Dirty Picture (2011): The film was a biopic of Silk Smitha; a south Indian actress. It was directed by Milan Luthria. The movie was a huge commercial success and also critically acclaimed. Vidya Balan gained a lot of appreciation and popularity for her role. She was even called as a hero of the film. She got best actress filmfare for the role.
02. Parineeta (2005): Vidya debuted in bollywood by this movie; directed by Pradeep Sarkar. The movie was based on Sharad Chandra’s novel. She was paired with Saif ali Khan in the film. The movie did well at the box office and she got appreciation for her first role. She also, won best actress debut filmfare for the role.
03. Kahani (2013): The movie was directed by Sujoy Ghosh. It was a mystery thriller and performed fair at box office. Vidya Balan was critically acclaimed for her role and has also bagged a best actress award for the film.
04. Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007): The movie was a remake of a malayalam film and was directed by Priyadarshan. Vidya played a patient of multi character disorder. The movie was a commercial success and Vidya received huge appreciation for her role by critics and in many media.
05. Ishqiya (2009): The movie was directed by Abhishek Chaubey. Vidya worked alongside Arshad Warsi and Naseeruddin Shah. The film was average performer at box office but was appreciated by the critics. Vidya Balan got another award as best actress critics for her role in the film.
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06. Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006): The movie was the sequel to Munna Bhai MBBS and directed by Raju Hirani. Vidya was against Sanjay Dutt and had played a radio jockey. The movie was a huge success at box office. She was also appreciated for the role.
07. Paa (2008): The movie was directed by R. Balakrishnan. The movie fared well at box office and was highly acclaimed by the critics. Vidya Balan bagged best actress filmfare award for this movie.
08. No one Killed Jessica (2011): The movie was based on real incidence of Jessica Lal Murder case and was directed by Rajkumar Gupta. It performed good at box office and had been appreciated for the story line.
09. Bhalo Theko (2003): Vidya Debut as an actress in Bengali movie. The film was directed by Pradeep Sarkar and was highly appreciated by the critics. Vidya also received Anandlok Puraskar for the best actress.
10. Hey Baby (2007): The movie was directed by Sajid Khan and was a hit at box office. But Vidya’s role in the movie got a negative feedback for her wardrobe and acting.
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Vidya Balan is a versatile actress in Bollywood, she did different types of role in her each and every movie. Vidya Balan films represent a powerful womanhood and a distinct Indianness.