Vidya Balan has broken the stereotypical notion of how a conventional Bollywood heroine should look like, by coming across as a more authentic and substantial actor rather than a pretty-as-a-picture heroine with a zero size figure.
Vidya Balan has broken the image of a stereotypical Indian film heroine and carved an image for herself which is marked by bold acting and award-winning performances.
Regarded as one of the most versatile actors in the Hindi cinema, Vidya Balan is an established name in the Indian film industry. The ‘Kahaani’ star started her career at the mere age of 17 years in 1995 with the television sitcom ‘Hum Paanch’. She made her Bollywood debut with the 2005 blockbuster ‘Parineeta’. After winning a Filmfare for the Best Female Debut, she went on to become a big sensation and was seen doing roles which she really believed in.
The characters played by her are strong and bold in nature where she seems to be changing the definition of a conventional Hindi movie heroine. Her daring film choices have fetched her a National Film Award and a Padma Shri Award by the Indian government.
She was earlier criticised for a different dressing sense and for being a little overweight but later as she continued playing roles which suited her, she gained massive recognition. She impressed both critics and the audience with her roles in movies like Paa, Ishqiya, No One Killed Jessica, The Dirty Picture and Kahaani and broke the stereotypical notion of how a conventional Bollywood heroine should look like. She has come across as a more authentic and substantial actor rather than a pretty-as-a-picture heroine with a zero size figure.
In the year 2016, apart from delivering a fantastic performance in Kahaani 2, which was a sequel to the earlier release, Kahaani, she has also appeared in Srijit Mukherji’s Begum Jaan. The movie is set in a brothel during the Partition of India in 1947. She will be playing a radio jockey in Tumhari Sulu.
Vidya Balan looks like a seductress.
Vidya Balan in The Dirty Picture.
Vidya Balan slays in white.
Vidya Balan as Silk Smita in The Dirty Picture.
Vidya Balan looks beautiful.
Vidya Balan looks sexy.
Vidya Balan poses perfectly.
Vidya Balan in a vintage picture.
Vidya Balan strikes the perfect pose.
Vidya Balan in a retro look.
Vidya Balan looks pretty.
Vidya Balan poses during a photoshoot.
Vidya Balan in a chic look.
Vidya Balan carries another retro look.
Vidya Balan looks beautiful in a saree.
Vidya Balan during her early days.
Vidya Balan looks cute.
Vidya Balan looks mischievous.
Vidya Balan strikes another pose.
Vidya Balan looks hot.
Another sultry look of Vidya Balan.
Vidya Balan carries the jewellery beautifully.
Vidya Balan in a still from No One Killed Jessica.
Yet another hot picture of Vidya Balan.
Vidya Balan at a photo shoot.
A close shot of Vidya Balan.
Vidya Balan in saree.
Vidya Balan striking a pose.
Vidya Balan in a killer look.
Vidya Balan looks pretty in green.
Vidya Balan in a sexy avatar.
Vidya Balan in a still from her debut film Parineeta.
Vidya Balan looks pretty in black.
Vidya Balan in beautiful white.
Vidya Balan in a lungi.
Vidya Balan flaunting her tresses.
Yet another sexy look of Vidya Balan.
Vidya Balan posing in brown.
Vidya Balan in yet another south Indian look.
Vidya Balan in a seductive look.
Vidya Balan in a killer look.
Vidya Balan flaunting her sexy back.
Vidya Balan looks smoking hot.
Another fun picture of Vidya Balan.
Vidya Balan looks sexy in this picture.
Vidya Balan giving her signature smile.
Vidya Balan in a silver retro look.
Once again, Vidya Balan looks sensual.
Vidya Balan flaunting her curves.
Watch Vidya Balan’s photoshoot videos here.