Vidya Balan

1979 - Today

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Vidya Balan (pronounced [ʋɪd̪ːja baːlən]; born 1 January 1979) is an Indian actress who works predominantly in Hindi cinema. Known for pioneering a change in the portrayal of women with her roles in female-led films, she is the recipient of several awards, including a National Film Award and six Filmfare Awards. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vidya Balan has received more than 7,822,395 page views. Her biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Vidya Balan is the 2,486th most popular actor (down from 2,431st in 2019), the 340th most popular biography from India (down from 330th in 2019) and the 27th most popular Indian Actor.

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Among actors, Vidya Balan ranks 2,486 out of 10,030Before her are Wil Wheaton, Ferdinand Marian, Jodie Whittaker, Ray Cooney, Cynthia Rhodes, and Murray Hamilton. After her are Paul Wegener, Murray Head, Fernando Colunga, Leila Abashidze, Frank Welker, and Mayumi Tanaka.

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Among people born in 1979, Vidya Balan ranks 38Before her are Morena Baccarin, Ivica Olić, Gong Yoo, Claire Danes, Vitas, and Aaliyah. After her are Miklós Fehér, Adrian Mutu, Rafael Márquez, Joel Kinnaman, Mateja Kežman, and Danneel Ackles.

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In India

Among people born in India, Vidya Balan ranks 340 out of 1,227Before her are M. N. Roy (1887), Nirmala Srivastava (1923), Lahiri Mahasaya (1828), Ahmad Shah Bahadur (1725), Saint Alphonsa (1910), and Shakuntala Devi (1929). After her are Kajol (1974), Sumitranandan Pant (1900), Orde Wingate (1903), Bal Thackeray (1926), Sanghamitta (-281), and Madhubala (1933).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Vidya Balan ranks 27Before her are Savitri (1936), Joanna Lumley (1946), Rajesh Khanna (1942), Sridevi (1963), Anil Kapoor (1956), and Shammi Kapoor (1931). After her are Kajol (1974), Madhubala (1933), Rajinikanth (1950), Sanjeev Kumar (1938), Meena Kumari (1933), and Prakash Raj (1965).

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