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Vidya Balan Name: Vidya Balan
Birthday: Friday, Jan 01 1982
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First Film: Bhaalo Theko
Nature: Charming
Clothing Style: Saree
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Biography

Vidya Balan is an Indian actress based in Mumbai, India A Tamil Iyer from the town of Palakkad (Palghat) in Kerala, Vidya Balan grew up in Mumbai, attending the St. Xavier's College and later the Mumbai University. She graduated from college with a Sociology degree. She speaks several languages including Tamil, English, Hindi, Malayalam, and Bengali. Vidya Balan started work as an actress in the Malayalam movie Chakram, paired against Mohanlal, however the film was abandoned mid-way through production. After making her debut in television advertising as a model for a Surf Excel advertisement in 1998, she proceeded to do over 25 TV ads, (mostly directed by Pradeep Sarkar), followed with a variety of acting stints in music videos (Euphoria, Shubha Mudgal and Pankaj Udhas), Hindi TV soap operas (Hanste Khelte and Hum Paanch) and a Bengali movie, Bhaalo Theko, for which she won the Best Actress Anand Lok Puraskar award in Kolkata. In 2005, Balan debuted in her first feature film Parineeta, a Vidhu Vinod Chopra production in Hindi, directed by Pradeep Sarkar. The film met with widespread critical and commercial acclaim. Since the film's release, Vidya Balan has signed up to act in film projects in industries across India.
 

Filmography

Films Year
Parineeta 2005
Heyy Babyy 2006
Lage Raho Munnabhai 2006
Dus Kahaniyaan 2007
Om Shanti Om 2007
Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2007
Eklavya -The Royal Guard 2007
Guru 2007
Salaam-E-Ishq 2007
Halla Bol 2008
Paa 2009
Ishqiya 2010
No One Killed Jessica 2011
Thank You 2011

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