Vidya Balan Profile
Born on January 1, 1978, actress Vidya Balan is from a non film background. She began her career starring in music videos, soap operas and commercials. She made her acting debut in a Bengali film called Bhalo Theko in 2003. It was closely followed by her Hindi film debut in Parineeta in 2005, for which she received a Fimfare Award for Best Female Debut. The film was a commercial success and saw Vidya running shoulders with Saif Ali Khan and Sanjay Dutt. In 2006, she worked with Dutt again in Raju Hirani's blockbuster Lage Raho Munna Bhai. Once again her performance was well received by critics and this film went on to become the second..