After appearing in many music videos and television commercials, Vidya Balan’s film career began with the Bengali film Bhalo Theko (2003), which won her an Anandalok Purashkar award for Best Actress. Balan made her Hindi film debut with the musical drama Parineeta (2005), for which she was nominated for several awards. Paa (2009), Ishqiya (2010) and No One Killed Jessica (2011) gave her a reputation as an actress who broke gender stereotypes.

Accolades

Vidya Balan
Best Actress, 2012

Vidya Balan

Best Actress, 2012

Vidya Balan

The Dirty Picture

After appearing in many music videos and television commercials, Vidya Balan’s film career began with the Bengali film Bhalo Theko (2003), which won her an…

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Films

The Dirty Picture
2012

The Dirty Picture

India
2012

The Dirty Picture

The love story between an actress and a director, inspired by the life of the late south Indian actress Silk Smitha.

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