Vidya Balan (b.1 January 1978 in Ottapalam, Kerala) is an Indian Bollywood film actress. She is the recipient of a National Film Award, five Filmfare Awards, and five Screen Awards. She was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2014. She speaks Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi, Marathi, English and Bengali. She is married to the film producer Siddharth Roy Kapur.