Actress Bollywood

Vidya Balan Net Worth – Biography, Salary per Movie

Original Name Vidya Balan
Net Worth $15 million (USD)
Rs 90 Crore
Source of Income Acting
Annual Income Rs 10 Crore
Husband Siddharth Roy Kapur 

Gorgeous lady in saree, Vidya Balan owns her possession over impressive net worth of $15 million. He has earned her fame in Bollywood as a sensational contemporary actress. She is known as the off-screen wife of film producer as well as director of “Walt Disney Company” of India, Siddharth Roy Kapur.

Salary from per Movie

As far her income is concerned, then on making a wider research, I was able to make out that she make an earnings of 3-6 Crore for each movie and even earns from sponsors that varies between 1 Crore to 50 Lakhs.

Vidya Balan Net Worth


She had spent her early days in the Ottapalam location of Kerela. She was groomed up in the Chembur location of Mumbai from where she even completed her high school studies after attending St. Anthony Girls’ High School.

Acting Career

She was aspired to opt a career in acting at a very young age. And, she made her debut in the acting career when she was 16 year old in 1996. She came into limelight with the famous sitcom known as Hum Paanch. But, this attempt went in vain. And, soon she returned to complete her studies. She got enrolled with St. Xavier’s College to complete her bachelor degree in sociology. Later, she made a better approach to complete her Master’s degree from University of Mumbai.

Astonishing Comeback

After completing her studies, she made a comeback in the acting world. She started working harder but, the result was not fruitful as she started working in a number of TV commercial as well as music video.

Mixed Reviews

Soon, in 2005, she garnered her first appreciation with the role she played in “Parineeta”. This praise was successfully followed in the next year, with the release blockbuster movie, “Lage Raho Munna Bhai”.  Howsoever, she did not succeeded in glamour characters that she played in the “Heyy Baby” and “Kismet Konnection”. These movies lead her to negative reviews from audiences and critics who raised words for performance.

Successful Year

But with the advent of 2009, she started successfully with the wonderful roles in the movies such as Paa, the dirty picture, Ishqiya and kahaani. These movies earned her the name of “Female Hero” and even helped her to receive the attention in the Hindi movie dynasty.

Controversial Gossip

Beside acting career, she has been into attention due to gossips of her fluctuating weight along with the poor sense of fashion credited to her individuality in the industry. Moreover, she is even known as social activist and front spokesperson for the power of woman in present scenario.


In her career, she had received a number of accolades that serves as winning trophy in her career such as single national Film award, five times filmfare awards and 5 screen awards.

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