New Delhi: The actress who is conventional in her own unconventionality, Vidya Balan turns 36 today.
Bollywood is studded with stars who always try hard to keep the glamour quotient up to the mark. Gorgeous face, svelte figure, uber stylish persona-this is what makes a conventional Bollywood diva. But the only actress who has come too far and has created her own definition of style and charisma is Vidya Balan.
With her many critically acclaimed films, Vidya today stands at par with the untouched altitude of success and we wish she gets to see many more colours in the years to come!
Here follows the list of Vidya Balan's memorable performances on screen.
With her debut movie, Vidya seized an unspoken charm of brilliant performance. Parineeta marked the actress' way away from the male dominated cinema industry.
Lage Raho Munna Bhai
Vidya presented herself in a beautiful girl-next-door image that did wonders for her. The film got appreciated and the actress' sweet, benevolent character clicked the audience's wit.
The modern mummy character played by the actress enchanted the audience and Vidya rose to high dignity by performing a strong-headed woman on screen. Her mid-length dresses and short hair transformed her traditional look into an ultra chic one.
The movie that rocked Vidya's career, Bhool Bhulaiyaa proved to be one of the biggest milestones of her filmi career. Her out-of-the-box character and her much talked about acting skills made her achieve much appreciated acknowledgements.
If there was an actress who could play mother to the industry's megastar, Amitabh Bachchan, there could be no one else than Vidya Balan herself. She maintained to look enough graceful and mesmerizing while playing a mother too. Paa has won Vidya many coveted awards for her excellent performance in the movie.
Her bold performance in the film made her to spread the charm of her volatile acting skills over the audience. Despite strong male performances, Vidya stood out and marked her pivotal essence in Bollywood through the film.
No One Killed Jessica
The movie inspired by the infamous ‘Jessica Lal Murder Case' though had Rani Mukerji too in the lead character, Vidya's image of a quiet courageous lady received applauds and praises presenting her away from the league.
The Dirty Picture
The film that forced the entire nation to stand up and salute Vidya's unmatchable performance, The Dirty Picture is till date the most unforgettable films of the Vidya's career. Her overtly sexual character in the film as a gusty, voluptuous actor who doesn't fear the world, won her the national award for Best Actress.
A film that revolved around women prowess, Kahaani had Vidya playing a pregnant woman wandering in search of her husband. The movie had a thrill-suspense genre wherein Vidya added intense drama through her apt acting skills.