Vidya Balan

Review / Why ‘Kahaani’ remains an enduring classic

When “Kahaani”, directed by Sujoy Ghosh, was released in 2012, it created a significant impact. Both critically and commercially successful, the film was lauded for its women-centric theme and realistic approach to filmmaking. Over a decade later, it still stands as a compelling watch.

‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa 3’: Vidya Balan announces grand return of Manjulika in style

Kartik Aaryan and Vidya Balan took to Instagram on Monday to reveal that the highly anticipated third instalment of this beloved franchise is officially in the making.

Did you know these stars were childhood neighbours?

"There were already murmurs that Shilpa might be joining the movies and stuff like that. And I remember she was so sweet. I'll never forget she taught me how to dribble the ball”."

Why did Vidya Balan beg in front of a five star hotel?

"On one occasion, I was challenged to go to the coffee shop at Oberoi - The Palms and knock on the door, asking for food. They didn't know I was an actor."

Choosing strong yet nuanced characters: an analysis of Vidya Balan’s roles

Mostly known for some of her mass successes such as “Kahaani” and “The Dirty Picture”, Vidya Balan has played a wide range of roles in many films over the years, although way less acknowledged and appreciated due to the lack of commercial spotlight.

Trailer for Vidya Balan starrer ‘Neeyat’ out

Directed by Anu Menon, the film is a murder mystery where the “Jalsa” star will be playing the role of CBI detective Mira Rao.

Vidya Balan dons her detective coat again in ‘Neeyat’

Vidya Balan will be seen playing the role of a detective named Mira Rao, solving a mysterious murder case. Previously, the actor had played the role of a detective in “Kahaani” and “Bobby Jasoos”.

Shakib Khan and Kajol in a Bangladeshi film?

Eminent actress Shabana is thinking of pairing Shakib Khan with Bollywood's Kajol.

Vidya Balan opts out of Meena Kumari biopic

Bollywood star Vidya Balan was in talks to essay the role of legendary Indian actress Meena Kumari in the Tigmanshu Dhulia-directed

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

People often think I am Bengali – Vidya Balan

Bollywood actress Vidya Balan says because of her films and the amount of time she spends in Kolkata, people often think she is a Bengali.

March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016


Vidya Balan has started shooting for “Kahaani 2”, the sequel to her 2012 film.

November 6, 2015
November 6, 2015

Heroines don't need to hide their age now: Vidya Balan

Age has always been a sensitive point for Bollywood heroines with most of them not being comfortable revealing their age publicly, but actor Vidya Balan says that this is changing slowly in the industry.

September 8, 2015
September 8, 2015

I am a proud 36-year-old: Vidya Balan

Vidya Balan feels that the reason women are wary of revealing their age is because of the pressure to look young in a "youth obsessed society".

July 4, 2015
July 4, 2015

Vidya Balan set to play Indira Gandhi?

If this bit of news stands true, then actress Vidya Balan might get back her lost number one spot in the film industry.

February 14, 2015
February 14, 2015

Vidya Balan reunites with Emraan Hashmi

Vidya Balan will be reuniting with Emraan Hashmi in Mohit Suri' nex film “Humari Adhuri Kahani”. The film also stars Rajkummar Rao in a pivotal role

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