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.
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:|
|Vidya Balan Date of Birth and Age||1 January, 1979 (40 years)|
|First Movie||Bhalo Theko (2003, Bengali film)
Parineeta (2005, Bollywood film)
|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)|
|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)|
|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.
Favorite Hobbies and Things:
|Place||New York, New Zealand|
|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|
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.
|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)|
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.
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.
Here is another of her sari style that we love featuring a contrasting olive green blouse. We love how the sari is wrapped around her neck. With Sangeeta Boochra jewellery to match, her sari game point is on.
The gold and white combination sharara suit worn by Vidya Balan matches her perfectly. She matched the Sukriti & Aakriti label with jewellery from Mira by Radhika Jain.
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 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:
- 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.
- 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.
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.
Social Official Profiles:
Here are the lists of Vidya Balan Social Profiles.
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.