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Bollywood Actress Vidya Balan

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Birth Name – Vidya P. Balan
Born On – 1 January 1978
Birth Place – Palakkad, Kerala, India.
Height – 5′ 4″ (1.63 m)

Vidya Balan Mini Biography

Vidya Balan, the National Award Winning Actress,  is the daughter of P. R. Balan, Vice President of ETC India, and Saraswathy Balan, a homemaker. She has a sister  Priya Balan. Vidya did her schooling from  St. Anthony’s Convent School,  she obtained a degree in Sociology from St. Xavier’s College and did her Masters degree in Sociology from Bombay University.

At the age of 16,  She was auditioned and starred briefly in Ekta Kapoor’s sitcom Hum Paanch, as Radhika, a bespectacled nerd. But faced a lot of struggle entering into the film industry. The first film, a Malayalam Movie Chakram, that she played a lead role opposite Mohanlal, was shelved due to production difficulties. She was dropped from her next movie, Run (2002), after completing the first schedule. Due to these reasons, film producers labelled her as a “jinx” and replaced her in all the twelve films that she had signed.

After failing to start a film career,Vidya Balan appeared in several commercials directed by Pradeep Sarkar. She also acted in music videos for Pankaj Udhas,  Euphoria and Shubha Mudgal. Her first film debut was in  Goutam Halder’s bengali Movie  ‘Bhaalo Theko’ opposite Joy Sengupta. she won the Anandalok Puroshkar for Best Actress for this film.

In 2005, Balan made her Hindi film debut with Pradeep Sarkar’s musical drama Parineeta. She eventually won a Best Debut (Female) award and received a nomination for Best Actress at the Filmfare Awards ceremony. She won National Film Award for Best Actress in the year 2012 for her role as Silk Smitha in the Hindi Film ‘ The Dirty Picture‘ (2011).

Vidya Balan Movies

Bhalo Dekho(2003), Parineeta (2005), Lage Raho Munna Bhai(2006), Bhool Bhulaiyaa(2007), Kismat Konnection(2008), Paa(2009), Ishqiya(2010), No One Killed Jessica(2011), The Dirty Picture(2011), Kahaani(2012).

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“Ooh La La Tu Hai Meri Fantasy” Song:The Dirty Picture

“Ooh la la tu hai meri fantasy” song from Vidya Balan’s  “The Dirty Picture”. This song is sung by Bappi Lahiri.  The starcast include Vidya Balan, Naseeruddin Shah, Tusshar Kapoor and Emraan Hashmi.