WorldCat Identities

Balan, Vidya 1978-

Works: 38 works in 130 publications in 4 languages and 2,972 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romantic comedy films  Musical films  Romance films  Detective and mystery films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Vidya Balan
Om shanti om by Gauri Khan( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Hindi and English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic saga of a boy next door, Om Prakesh Makhija, who works as a junior artiste in bollywood in the 70's. He is madly [in] love with the superstar of that time, Shantipriya. His dreams and aspirations to become a superstar and be with his lady love are thwarted as he witnesses the brutal murder of his beloved Shantipriya by a mercenary producer Mukesh Mehra. Om Prakash dies trying to save his Shanti. But destiny has something else in store when 'Om Prakash' a junior artiste returns as 'Om Kapoor' the superstar of 2007!! His journey of rediscovering himself, his past life and avenging the death of his beloved is the story of 'Om Shanti Om!'
Lage raho munna bhai by Rajkumar Hirani( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in Hindi and English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Munna Bhai (Dutt) falls in love with voice of the Radio Jockey Jahnvi (Balan). He is finally given the chance to meet her when the radio station announces a trivia contest concerning the life and beliefs of Mahatma Gandhi. He formulates a clever scheme and wins the contest. However, in the process Jahnvi is led to believe that Munna Bhai is a professor of history and subsequently asks him to present a lecture on Gandhi to a community of senior citizens. So Munna puts himself through an intensive period of study on the life and works of Gandhi. It is during this period of study that the image of Gandhi begins to appear to Munna Bhai
Kahaani( Visual )

7 editions published in 2012 in Hindi and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the backdrop of the Durga Puja in Kolkata, Kahaani is a desperate heart wrenching and suspenseful tale of a pregnant woman Vidya Bagchi in search of her missing husband. Just like the city-Kolkata, there are many twists and turns in Vidya's quest, wherein nothing is what it seems and danger lurks in every corner. Vidya's Kahaani moves deeper and deeper into the mystery, raising the stakes and putting her life more and more at risk, reaching a cataclysmic and devastatingly shocking end
Shaadi ke side/effects( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in Hindi and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film is about a young couple who experience many comic events after their marriage
Guru( Visual )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A villager, Gurukant Desai, son of a village schoolteacher, comes to Bombay in 1958 and rises from its streets to become the biggest tycoon in Indian history
Parineeta by Pradeep Sarkar( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The lifelong romance between Lolita (Balan) and Shekar (Khan) is upset by the arrival of another man."
No one killed Jessica( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in Hindi and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jessica, a model trying her hand at bartending, is shot dead at a celebrity party. Her crime? Refusing to serve a drink after closing hours. The culprit, Manish, son of a prominent politician, inebriated by a deadly cocktail of alcohol and a sense of entitlement, pulled the trigger in a fit of rage. With 300 of Delhi's swish set present at the party, many of whom are witnesses to the murder, Manish looks all set to go to the gallows. Except that it doesn't quite go that way. Jessica's sister Sabrina and the feisty TV reporter Meera have to drum up every resource to beat Manish at his own game
Te3n( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in Hindi and English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's been 8 years since John Biswas lost his granddaughter, Angela, in a tragic kidnapping incident that scarred him and his wife Nancy for ever. But eight years later while the world has moved on, John has not. he continues to visit tyhe police station every day where he is shunned and ignored. The only person whose help he seeks is Martin Das, an ex-cop turned priest. When there is another kidnapping everything about it echoes the similarity with the kidnapping of Angela. father Martin is once again dragged into theinvestigation by cop Sarita Sakar. While the priest and the cop tackle the new case, John doggedly pieces together the identity of Angela's kidnapper from little bits of information he collects through his own investigation. Te3n is a gripping thriller that brings together these two parallel investigations and builds to and explosive emotionally-charged climax
Paa by R Balki( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Hindi and English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bollywood title. Auro (Amitabh Bachchan) is an intelligent and witty 13-year-old boy with an extremely rare genetic defect that causes accelerated aging. He suffers from a progeria-like syndrome. Mentally he is 13, very normal, but physically he looks older. In spite of his condition, Auro is a very happy boy. He lives with his mother Vidya (Balan) who is a gynecologist. Amol Arte (Abhishek Bachchan) is young, progressive and a full-of-ideas politician. Auro is Amol's son however Vidya conceals this from him. When Auro does learn the truth however, he wishes to go to Delhi with his father. Auro tries to get his mother and father back together but Vidya resists, still hurt by the fact that Amol wanted her to have an abortion when they first found out she was pregnant
Bhool bhulaiyaa by Priyadarshan( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Siddharth returns to his hometown with his new wife and insists on staying in the family's royal ancestral mansion where deadly happenings have taken place throughout the generations
The dirty picture = Dī ḍarṭī pikcara by Milan Luthria( Visual )

6 editions published in 2012 in Hindi and Telugu and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagine a make-up girl who became an extra and then the most wanted heroine of the early 80s. Chronicling the meteoric rise and steep fall of an erstwhile screen sensation, The dirty picture is set against the colorful and entertaining backdrop of the south film industry of the 80s. The quintessential siren, Silk, knew her audiences, and it didn't seem like anything would stop the firecely ambitious starlet, till it did, in the shape of unrequited love. To the world, she was the queen of sensuality. But at heart, Silk was just another woman craving true love. An unfortunate encounter with deceit and infidelity led to dire consequences
Ishqiya( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Gorakhpur in Eastern Uttar Pradesh, the movie is a tale of romance between individuals caught in a web of crime, suspense and passion. Two thieves, Khalujan (Naseeruddin Shah) and Babban (Arshad Warsi), are on the run from their boss, Mushtaq (Salman Shahid). After every known person in the world turns them down they seek refuge with an old friend Verma, but instead meet his widow, Krishna (Vidya Balan) who is staying alone in her old house
Eklavya : the royal guard( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in Hindi and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the kingdom of Devigarh comes apart at the seams and bloodshed erupts, an aging bodyguard attempts to protect the Royal Family, as well as keep its darkest secrets from ever coming to light
Heyy babyy( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in Hindi and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three handsome bachelors, Arush, Tanmay and Al, are having the time of their life in Sydney. They flirt around, sleep around and have numerous gorgeous conquests to their credit. But then they suddenly find their dating and mating rituals irreparably destroyed when a dimpled little roommate lands up on their doorstep, complete with her crib, pacifier and dirty nappy. Based on Trois hommes et un couffin which was hollywooded into 3 men and a baby
Bobby jasoos( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in Hindi and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bilqis "Bobby" Ahmed aspires to become Old City Hyderabad's top private detective, despite a lack of support and opportunity. Her big break comes when a mysterious stranger hires her to track down two missing girls
Halla bol by Raj Kumar Santoshi( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in Hindi and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ashfaque is a small town boy aspiring to be a film star in the Hindi film industry. He joins a street theatre group and soon becomes a successful film star. But in the process he loses his own identity. Based partly on the real-life Jessica Laal murder case
Kismat konnection by Aziz Mirza( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in Hindi and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raj Malhotra was number one in sports, academics and dramatics. But five years after being designated best student of the year by his architectural school, everything Raj touches seems to be failing. He meets Hasina Bano Jaan, she tells him that soon his luck will change and everything will be right again, but first he has to find his lucky charm. Suddenly, his life is on the right track. Does this mean that Raj has unwittingly found his lucky charm? Where will his new found kismat take him?
Tumhari Sulu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in Hindi and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Mumbai housewife's routine life changes when she unexpectedly lands the exciting job of night RJ (radio jockey) at a leading radio station
Kahaani 2 : Durga Rani Singh( Visual )

2 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in Hindi and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman with a mysterious past is charged with kidnapping and murder
Ghanchakkar : remember not to forget by Raj Kumar Gupta( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in Hindi and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Maharashtrian thief married to an aggressive Punjabi woman carries out a bank heist. Before he can spend the loot, he meets with an accident. Will his memory and money come back to his use?
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Audience level: 0.34 (from 0.26 for Shaadi ke ... to 0.39 for Paa / ...)

Alternative Names
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Видья Балан

Відья Балан

فيديا بالان

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ويديا بالان

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