Today is the birthday of our Parineeta fame actress Vidya Balan. She is a gorgeous and multitalented actress and always look beautiful in Indian attire. She has been awarded the Padma Shri Award. Vidya has been praised for her performances in many films like ‘Kahaani’ and ‘The Dirty Pictures’. She has pared with many famous actors like Saif Ali Khan, Ajay Devgn, Amitabh Bachchan, Emraan Hashmi, Akshay Kumar, Sanjay Dutt, and Shahid Kapoor.
Today on Vidya’s birthday we will tell you some of the lesser-known facts about you.
- Vidya Balan had earlier expressed a desire to play the legendary actor, Charlie Chaplin, on screen. “I loved Sridevi as Charlie Chaplin in Mr. India… And I’d love to attempt Charlie Chaplin too. He has been a huge inspiration,” she had admitted.
- Vidya Balan, who is known for her acting chops, might soon play Indira Gandhi on the silver screen.
- Vidya stated that she had once started to do water therapy as someone told her that it is a quick way to lose weight. She started drinking 10 liters of water and would end up puking at the end of the day.
- Before Vidya hit the lowest phase of her life, she had acted in 90 advertisements at a stretch in a span of five years before getting “Parineeta”.
- Vidya Balan had once refused to work with the famous filmmaker, Anurag Basu. After she opted out of Ekta Kapoor’s Hum Paanch, Anurag Basu had offered Vidya Balan another television serial but she denied the offer.
- During Parineeta which was her stepping stone in Bollywood, Vidya had to go through a test session for almost 6 months. She had to go through 40 screen tests and 17 make up shoots before the director of the film Vidhu Vinod Chopra gave her the nod.
- Vidya suffers from an Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. She is obsessed with cleanliness and can’t stand untidy and unclean surroundings. She likes her house to be clean and free of dust all the time. If she spots any dust in her house she does not mind cleaning it herself.
- During school days vidya confessed that she used to spy on guys who she had a crush on and even on the guys her friends had a crush on. Her friend even said that Vidya used to play the role of Cupid and was a matchmaker during her school and college days.
- She was trolled for a healthy size while shooting for a Malayalam movie and as well as ‘The Dirty Picture’ as she looked fat.
- Vidya loves to read books. She is a voracious reader and especially likes reading author Paulo Coelho.