Be it bespectacled Radhika of the "Hum Paanch" series, the demure Lalita of "Parineeta", the rustic Krishna of "Ishqiya or the sex siren ‘Silk’ in Dirty picture, she portrayed every character with much aplomb.

Vidya made her filmy debut in Bengali movie Bhalo Theko. Before making her foray into films, she featured in various television commercials and music videos.

Five and a half years ago, film fraternity witnessed the emergence of a very promising actress in Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s ‘Parineeta’. The actress, portraying the simplicity of an Indian girl on the celluloid, went on to gather appreciation of critics with her later films like ‘Paa’, ‘Ishqiya’ and ‘No one killed Jessica’ and  The Dirty Picture and ‘Kahaani’. She is none other than Vidya Balan.  With films like Dirty Picture and Kahaani, Vidya proved that heroines have also potential to make a film hit. Her portrayal of ‘Silk’ In Dirty Picture and ‘Vidya Bagchi’ in Kahaani, established her as a leading actress of Hindi cinema and earned her the tag of a "female hero". Vidya Balan got her first Best Actress National Award for The Dirty Picture in 2012.

Vidya Balan, a complete family person, tied knot with her long time beau Siddharth Roy Kapoor on 14th, December 2012.

There is no confirmed news of how this talented actress will celebrate her birthday as she is busy in shooting for Bobby Jasoos.

Jagranpost team wishes Vidya Balan a happy birthday.


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