Articles about Vidya Balan
Honored with a Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2014, Vidya Balan is an actress predominantly working in the Hindi cinema for more than 20 years. From her childhood days, she wanted to be an actress and started working at the age of 16. In 1995, she made a debut in the industry with Ekta Kapoor’s show ‘Hum Paanch’. After the show, Balan was offered a role in a television show, but she refused it since she wanted to establish a film career. She was supposed to make her film debut with the Malayalam film ‘Chakram’. However, the movie was shelved, and she was labeled as a "jinx." Later, she worked in the 2003 Bengali film 'Bhalo Theko', her first movie release, Balan finally made a debut in Hindi cinema with the film ‘Parineeta’ in 2005. She won the ‘Best Female Debut’ for her performance in the movie. Then, she featured in ‘Lage Raho Munna Bhai’ (2006), which became the highest-grossing film at the time. Further, ‘Salaam-e-Ishq’, ‘Eklavya’, ‘Heyy Babyy’, and ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa’ got her immense recognition among the audience. Balan won the National Film Award for Best Actress for ‘Dirty Picture’ (2011). Also, she is a recipient of six Filmfare Awards.
11 May 2022Entertainment
Vidya Balan has started shooting her next.
18 May 2022Entertainment
The Cannes Film Festival 2022 commenced with great fanfare on Tuesday (May 17).
08 Apr 2022Entertainment
Vidya Balan has signed her next!
19 Mar 2022Entertainment
Amazon Prime Video on Friday dropped its latest Hindi Original, Jalsa, starring Vidya Balan and Shefali Shah in the lead.
14 Mar 2022Entertainment
This year, people will celebrate Holi with full glory after two years of lull.
09 Mar 2022Entertainment
The trailer of Jalsa is finally here!
28 Feb 2022Entertainment
Ahead of its global premiere, makers of the Hindi movie Jalsa have launched the first look posters of the lead stars Vidya Balan and Shefali Shah on social media on Monday.
16 Dec 2021Entertainment
Vidya Balan and Pratik Gandhi had started shooting for an untitled romantic comedy drama last month.
11 Nov 2021Entertainment
Vidya Balan, who was last seen in Sherni, has started shooting for her next.
22 Oct 2021Entertainment
Vidya Balan's Sherni and Vicky Kaushal's film Sardar Udham have been shortlisted for India's official entry to Oscars 2022.
21 Sep 2021Entertainment
Vidya Balan, who was last seen in Sherni, has signed up for a new project.
20 Aug 2021Entertainment
A fortnight ago, The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) 2021 had announced its nominations, and today they declared its winners.
16 Aug 2021India
Jessica Lall's sister Sabrina Lall, who fought long and hard to bring her sister's killer to justice, passed away Sunday evening, after a prolonged illness.
13 Aug 2021Entertainment
When two talented actresses come on board a project, it's always going to be a Jalsa!
10 Aug 2021Entertainment
The biggest global artists like Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, music maestro AR Rahman, and Bollywood stars Saif Ali Khan and Vidya Balan will unite for a fundraiser on Independence Day to raise over Rs. 25 crore for COVID-19 relief work.
06 Aug 2021Entertainment
Vidya Balan's Sherni, Anurag Basu-directed Ludo, and Suriya-starrer Soorarai Pottru are leading the nominations at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) Awards 2021, as per a recent announcement.
02 Jul 2021Entertainment
Vidya Balan, Ekta Kapoor, her mother Shobha Kapoor and Shrihari Sathe might get a chance to vote for the Academy Awards next year.
30 Jun 2021Entertainment
Sharat Saxena has been working in the entertainment industry for decades, and recently appeared in Vidya Balan's Sherni.
24 Jun 2021Entertainment
The coronavirus pandemic didn't just delay the work on Sherni but also helped the team realize that they wanted to go for a different ending, says director Amit Masurkar.
18 Jun 2021Entertainment
Vidya Balan's Sherni, which is now streaming on Prime, is guaranteed to be a roaring success.
18 Jun 2021Entertainment
Patriarchy and prejudice at the workplace is something women face globally, but this nuanced portrayal of a woman in a "man's world" is something only Vidya Balan can execute.
15 Jun 2021Entertainment
Vidya Balan is ready to return with a bang via the Amazon Prime Video movie Sherni, releasing on June 18.
15 Jun 2021Entertainment
Actor Vidya Balan on Tuesday said her latest drama Sherni is an ode to countless women who navigate their way and overcome several challenges, sometimes even without making any noise.
02 Jun 2021Entertainment
Amazon Prime Video dropped the trailer for Sherni today, and Vidya Balan does a smart job here.
17 May 2021Entertainment
Vidya Balan will soon be seen in Sherni, which will be streaming on Amazon Prime Video in June.
09 May 2021Entertainment
Recently, it was reported that a biopic on the life of late legendary choreographer Saroj Khan is in the works. A law firm has published a public notice in newspapers, announcing the same.
05 Feb 2021Entertainment
Bollywood actor Vidya Balan's short film Natkhat has entered the race for Oscars 2021 in the Best Short Film category.
30 Jan 2021Entertainment
Like many Bollywood projects nowadays, rising star Sanya Malhotra's next film, Pagglait, has also been given a digital release.
08 Jan 2021Entertainment
Actor Rhea Chakraborty had a tumultuous last year after the tragic death of her boyfriend, fellow actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
12 Dec 2020Entertainment
Actor Arya Banerjee, who had worked in Vidya Balan-starrer blockbuster The Dirty Picture, was found dead in her apartment on Friday.
03 Dec 2020Entertainment
Veteran actor Shiv Kumar Verma, who has also worked in many movies including Halla Bol, is suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and has been hospitalized.
29 Nov 2020Entertainment
Entertainment, during these uncertain times of COVID-19, is clearly being ruled by content.
13 Nov 2020Entertainment
Actor Vijay Raaz, who was recently arrested for allegedly molesting a female crew member on the sets of Vidya Balan-starrer Sherni, has broken his silence over the allegations.
03 Nov 2020Entertainment
Bollywood actor Vijay Raaz has been granted bail shortly after he was reported to have been arrested in a molestation case.
27 Oct 2020Entertainment
The year 2020 is a horror story in itself. To be honest, the ongoing pandemic sometimes feels like a real-life zombie apocalypse.
18 Sep 2020Entertainment
Eminent fashion designer Sharbari Datta was found dead inside a washroom at her residence late on Thursday night in Kolkata. She was 63.
01 Aug 2020Entertainment
They say good biopics are a rarity in Bollywood, and clearly writer/director Anu Menon is not looking to disrupt that notion.
15 Jul 2020Entertainment
The official trailer of Vidya Balan-starrer Shakuntala Devi has arrived and it looks promising.