Vidya Balan was born on January 1, 1978 in Palakkad, Kerala, India. She made her acting debut in the sitcom Hum Paanch at the age of 17. She then attended University of Mumbai where she graduated with a master’s degree in sociology.
After a series of unsuccessful attempts to break into film, she eventually made her feature film debut in 2003, as the leading role in Bhalo Theko.
Then in 2005, she starred in her first Hindi film, the musical drama Parineeta. She has since appeared in numerous movies and has established a successful career in Hindi language Bollywood films.
Age in 2014: 36 (1 January 1978)
Height in Meters: 1.63m
Height in Centimeters: 163cm
Height in Feet: 5 Feet 4 Inches
Weight in Kilograms: 57kg
Weight in Pounds: 126lbs
Body Measurement and Size: 36-28-37
Bra Size: 36C
Eye Color: Black