Vidya Malvade : Net Worth, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wiki, Facts and Figures

Vidya Malvade, a renowned Indian film actress, has made significant contributions to Bollywood with her exceptional acting skills and charismatic screen presence. The Bollywood actress known for her versatility and dedication.

she has portrayed a variety of roles, earning recognition and acclaim in the Indian film industry.

Vidya Malvade
Vidya Malvade

Early Life and Upbringing

Born on March 2, 1973, in Maharashtra, India, Vidya Malvade embarked on her career as an air hostess. She is the niece of the veteran actress Smitha Patil. Vidya has two sisters.

Before stepping into the world of cinema, she pursued law and worked as an air hostess.

Vidya Malvade - Early Life And Upbringing
Vidya Malvade – Early Life And Upbringing

Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign

Vidya Malvade - Personal Life
Vidya Malvade – Personal Life
Personal DetailsInformation
Full NameVidya Malvade
NicknameShaz and Min 
Alternative Names(s) (also known as)Vidya Malvade
Date of Birth2 March 1973 
Age (as of 2023)50 years
ReligionHinduism
Zodiac SignPisces
NationalityIndian
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India 
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India 
Current AddressMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Education QualificationGraduation in Law 
Hobbies and InterestsDoing Yoga, Swimming, Gymming, and Cooking 
Languages KnownHindi, English, Marathi
Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)Instagram
Wikipedia Profile linkVidya Malvade
IMDb Profile linkVidya Malvade
Website linkN/A

Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Vidya Malvade - Physical Appearance
Vidya Malvade – Physical Appearance
Physical StatsInformation
Body TypeSlim
Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)34-26-36 inches 
Height in feet, inches, cm5’ 5″ / 165 cm 
Weight in kg, lbs54 kg / 119 lbs 
Chest34 inches 
Waist26 inches 
BicepsN/A
Eye ColourBrown 
Hair ColourBrown 
HairstyleMedium length, wavy or straight 
Distinctive FeaturesHer smile and dimples 
TattoosN/A

Family and Relationships – Boyfriend/Husband, Affairs

Vidya’s personal life has seen its share of ups and downs. Her first husband, Capt. Arvind Singh Bagga, was a pilot with Alliance Air. Tragically, he died in a plane crash in 2000.

In 2009, Vidya found love again and married Sanjay Dayma, who worked with Ashutosh Gowariker on the Oscar-nominated film ‘Lagaan’ as the film’s Screenplay Writer and Associate Director.

Vidya Malvade - Family And Relationships
Vidya Malvade – Family And Relationships
Relationships DetailsInformation
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse – HusbandFirst Husband: Late. Capt. Arvind Singh Bagga (Pilot)  Second Husband: Sanjay Dayma (Screenplay Writer) 
FatherMohan Malavade
MotherSarojani Malavade
Children N/A
Siblings She has two sisters, and one of her sisters is Darshana Maitra 
Affairs – Boyfriend(s) Arvind Singh Bagga
Significant RelationshipsShe is the niece of the renowned Bollywood actress, Late Smita Patil 

Rise to Stardom

Vidya made her acting debut with Vikram Bhatt’s ‘Inteha’ in 2003. Despite the film’s failure at the box office, Vidya didn’t lose hope and continued to pursue her passion for acting. She then acted in ‘Chak De India’ in 2007, playing the role of a goalie and captain of the Indian women’s national hockey team.

This film marked a turning point in her career, bringing her into the limelight and earning her widespread recognition.

Vidya Malvade - Rise To Stardom
Vidya Malvade – Rise To Stardom

Debut Film – Inteha

Vidya Malvade - Debut Film
Vidya Malvade – Debut Film

Successful Film – Kidnap

Vidya Malvade - Successful Film
Vidya Malvade – Successful Film

Career, awards, and achievements

Throughout her career, Vidya has delivered several memorable performances. She was nominated for several awards for her debut film ‘Inteha’, including the Filmfare Award, Screen Awards, Star Guild Awards, and Stardust Awards for Best Female Debut.

Despite not winning, these nominations marked the beginning of a promising career.

Vidya Malvade - Career, Awards, And Achievements
Vidya Malvade – Career, Awards, And Achievements
Career DetailsInformation
Profession(s)Air Hostess and Actor 
Debut FilmInteha (2003) 
Notable RolesCaptain of the Indian women’s national hockey team in ‘Chak De India’ (2007)  Mallika Raina in ‘Kidnap’ (2008)  Karuna in ‘1920: Evil Returns’ (2012) 
Recent Films – New Movies Yaara Silly Silly (2015)  Heartbeats (2017)  Koi Jaane Na (2021) 
Upcoming Films Yaara Silly Silly
Popular Television Series Family No. 1 (2006)  Fear Factor – Khatron Ke Khiladi (2008)  Darr Sabko Lagta Hai (2015)  Inside Edge  (2019)  Mismatched (2020-2022)  Bamini and Boys (2021) Dr. Arora (2022) 
Awards and Achievements Nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut for Inteha (2004) Nominated for Stardust Award for Superstar of Tomorrow – Female for Inteha and Kidnap (2004 and 2009)  Nominated for Screen Award and Star Guild Award for Best Female Debut for Inteha (2004)  Nominated for Stardust Award for Best Breakthrough Performance – Female for Inteha and Kidnap (2004 and 2009) 
Endorsements/Brand Collaborations Lufthansa Airlines, Ponds, Godrej, Sunsilk, Coca-Cola, etc
Philanthropy/Charity Work N/A
Professional Associations N/A
Training and EducationGraduation in Law  Acting training from Roshan Taneja’s acting school Yoga instructor certification from The Yoga Institute, Mumbai
Production CompanyN/A
Box Office Success – Hit Movies Chak De India (2007), Kidnap (2008), No Problem (2010), 1920: Evil Returns (2012), Once Upon a Time in Mumbai Dobaara! (2013), etc. 
Critical Acclaim Movies Chak De India (2007), Kidnap (2008), 1920: Evil Returns (2012), etc. 

Assets and Finances – Net Worth

Vidya Malvade - Assets And Finances
Vidya Malvade – Assets And Finances
Financial ProfileInformation
Net Worth in Rs. and DollarsRs. 8.4 Crore / $1.2 Million 
Per Movie Charges in Rs. and DollarsRs. 50 Lakh / $70,000 (approx.) 
Per Endorsement Charges in Rs. and DollarsRs. 10 Lakh / $14,000 (approx.) 
Sponsorship Deals Lufthansa Airlines, Ponds, Godrej, Sunsilk, Coca-Cola, etc
Business Ventures N/A
Investments N/A
Real Estate Holdings A flat in Mumbai
Luxury Items/Properties Owned Jewelry, paintings, designer clothes, etc.
Cars Collection A Mercedes-Benz SUV

Favourite Things, Likes and Dislikes

Vidya Malvade - Favourite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Vidya Malvade – Favourite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Favorite ThingsInformation
Favorite ActorShah Rukh Khan 
Favorite ActressSmita Patil 
Favorite FilmChak De India 
Favorite Music BandsColdplay, U2, and Maroon 
Favorite SportHockey 
Favorite BooksThe Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, The Secret by Rhonda Byrne, and The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle 
Favorite ColorWhite 
Favorite FoodThai and Italian cuisine 
Things s/he likeYoga, traveling, painting, and photography 
Things s/he dislikePollution, traffic, and negativity 

Top 5 Best Films – Vidya Malvade

Film NameYear of ReleaseCharacter Played
Chak De India2007Vidya Sharma
Kidnap2008Mallika Raina
1920: Evil Returns2012Karuna
Yaara Silly Silly2015Akshara
Koi Jaane Na2021Rashmi

Controversies – Vidya Malvade

  • Vidya faced criticism for her statement about not getting enough work after ‘Chak De! India’.
  • She revealed in an interview that many of her scenes with Shah Rukh Khan in ‘Chak De! India’ were deleted, which sparked controversy.
Vidya Malvade - Controversies
Vidya Malvade – Controversies

Interesting Facts – Vidya Malvade

  • Vidya is the niece of the renowned Bollywood actress, Late Smita Patil.
  • She participated in the television reality show ‘Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi’ in 2008.
  • Vidya is also a yoga instructor.
  • She loves dogs and owns a pet dog.
  • She has featured as a model in various TV commercials.
  • Vidya studied law and worked as an air hostess before joining the film industry.
Vidya Malvade - Interesting Facts
Vidya Malvade – Interesting Facts

Vidya Malvade’s journey in the Indian film industry is a testament to her resilience and talent. Despite facing personal and professional challenges, she has carved a niche for herself in Bollywood, becoming an inspiration for many aspiring actresses.

Her story is a reminder that with determination and hard work, one can overcome any obstacle and achieve success.


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