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Vidya Balan Fashion Profile Is An Epitome Of Ethnic Fashion

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Vidya Balan Biography

Vidya Balan Fashion Profile and ability as an actress are now fully unquestionable. Even in the movie fraternity, the harshest of critics have put aside unnecessary disparagement on her personal style. Balan is a bonafide actress and have slowly found her style groove with saris, precisely. From varying Indian ensembles, Vidya is a happy wearing different looks.

Vidya Balan Personal Life

More recently, she’s added a twist to her Indian styles of wearing saris, featuring plenty of distinctive designs. And we’re not the only who have noticed this, if her million 1.8 million followers are anything to go by.

About Vidya Balan:

Do you know Vidya Balan hails from the Iyer community in Palghat? She is a Tamil from Kerala. Born to parents P.R Balan and mother Saraswathy Balan, Vidya is a celebrated actress in India. Her father is the Vice President of ETC Chennai and her mother is a homemaker.

Vidya Balan Biography

Personal Life:

Vidya Balan Biography:
Vidya Balan Date of Birth and Age 1 January, 1979 [celebrity_age_calc data=”1979-01-01″]
Birthplace Mumbai, India
Religion Hindu
Nationality Indian
Sun Sign Capricorn
First Movie Bhalo Theko (2003, Bengali film)
Parineeta (2005, Bollywood film)
Marital Status Married
Family Status:
Father P. R. Balan (Worked as Executive Vice-President of Digicable
Mother AMother Saraswathy Balan (Homemaker)
Siblings Sister- Priya Balan (Works for an advertising company)
Spouse Siddharth Roy Kapur (on 2012)
Body Stats:
Build Average
Kangana Ranaut Height Height in centimeters-163 cm
Height in meters-1.63 m
Height in Inches-5′ 4”
Kangana Ranaut Weight Weight in kilograms-60 kg
Weight in pounds- 132 lbs
Waist Size 28 inches
Hip Size 35 inches
Shoe Size 8 (US)
Body Measurements 35-28-35
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Dress Size 4 (US)


Vidya attended St. Anthony Girl’s High School in Chembur, Mumbai. From an early age, she aspired to becoming an actress. In fact, she featured in the first season of the hit series Hum Paanch at the age of 16, playing the role of Radhika. After the series ended, she worked towards completing her education first.
She went to St. Xavier’s College and attained a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology. Later she got a Masters degree from the University of Mumbai.


Vidya Balan has firmly established herself as an actress in Hindi films. She garnered much praise for her debut movie, Parineeta in 2005 followed by the super-hit comedy movie Lage Raho Munna Bhai in 2006. Another breakthrough movie of hers was The Dirty Picture which was a biopic of Silk Smitha. Vidya played the role of Lt. Silk. We regard it as one of the most brazen female roles in Bollywood, till date.

Vidya Balan Age

Favorite Hobbies and Things:

Color Red
Food Thai cuisine
Hobbies Reading
Place New York, New Zealand
Perfume Issry Miyake
Actor Shahrukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Al Pacino, and Morgan Freeman
Actress Shabana Azmi, Madhuri Dixit, Kate Winslet, Julie Delphy, and Julia Roberts
Film Bollywood-Gol Maal (1979)
Hollywood-Before Sunrise, Before Sunset
Book Brida by Paulo Coelho

Professional Career:

Remuneration- 10 crore per film

Net Worth- $15 million


Being a recipient of several awards, including six Screen Awards, six Filmfare Awards, and the much-coveted National Film Award, only shows her ability to portraying strong varying roles. Apart from these prestigious awards, in 2014, Vidya was also awarded with Padma Shri by the Government of India.

Vidya Balan Padma Shri Award

Movies Awards
Parineeta Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut (2005)
Paa Fimfare Award for Best Actress (2009)
The Dirty Picture Film Award for Best Actress (2011)
The Dirty Picture National Film Award for Best Actress (2011)
Ishqiya Critics Award for Best Actress (2010)

Fashion Profile:

In the past couple of years, Vidya Balan has gone from experimenting with varying styles until finally finding her groove. And in doing right so, the actress has also flaunted some serious personal style. Catch her in several Indian wear especially saris. Read through to track the actress fashion profile.

At the Vogue Beauty Awards held in August, 2018 in Mumbai Vidya wore a tasseled black sari by Pallavi Mohan. Her look was further accessorized with Shivan Narresh for Swarovski.

Vidya Balan in Saree

The actor wore a black and gold traditional sari matched with a matching blouse from Pranay Baidya. Her look was further accessorized by stylist Pranay Jaitly and Shounak Amonkar, statement gold ring and earrings from Minerali Store.

Vidya Balan Movies

Vidya Balan Fashion


Vidya Balan believes in following a simple skin and hair care routine. She only uses organic products and makes it a point to oil her week once a week. Here are few Vidya Balan makeup tips as shared by the actress:

  • The actress does not believe in wearing makeup daily when she is not shooting.
  • Vidya must-have products include a moisturizer, hand cream, lip gloss, and kajal.
  • She rarely carries a comb as she hardly brushes her hair.
  • Skin care for her means moisturizing.
  • Her favorite soap includes jasmine ones.
  • Believes in good sleep and water for good skin.
  • The actor oils her hair once or twice a week. And occasionally go an Ayurvedic hair spa.
  • Her signature perfume is Gabrielle by Chanel.

After all the beauty looks of Vidya Balan, are you ready to see her without makeup? Nonetheless, the starlet is gorgeous.

Vidya Balan Without Makeup


Vidya Balan believes in maintaining a fit body without losing excess weight. She sticks with working out five to six times a week. Her personal trainer is Vilayat Hussein who introduced her to calisthenics. Vidya BalanFitness Secrets includes the following:

  • Bending
  • Stretching
  • Kicking
  • Jumping
  • Twisting
  • Cardio
  • Doing light weights

Do you want to know the Vidya Balan Diet Plan ? Here is the breakdown:

Vidya has turned vegetarian after discovering it can help watch her weight.

Vidya Balan Fitness

  • For breakfast, she includes egg whites once in a while.
  • For lunch, she prefers roti, dal, and sabzi. She includes rice once in a while.
  • She avoids sweets and flour added food products. Instead, she replaces her craving of sweets with dry fruits.
  • Drinks plenty of water and two cups of masala tea daily.

Brand Endorsements:

Vidya has endorsed for some of the major brands in India including the Samajwadi Pension Yojana (launched by Akhilesh Yadav) led by Uttar Pradesh Government, Silk Board, Nihar Hair Oil, etc.

Vidya Balan Instagram

Social Official Profiles:

Here are the lists of Vidya Balan Social Profiles.

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What do you think about Vidya Balan’s style transformation? Do you think sari works best for her or should she experiment with other styles? Tell us in the comments below.

Images Source: Official instagram profiles of the celebs/designers mentioned with in the article.

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