By FnF corresponent | PUBLISHED: 09, Mar 2011, 13:29 pm IST | UPDATED: 09, Mar 2011, 13:49 pm IST
Mumbai: Following Sonakshi Sinha, it’s now Vidya Balan, whose fake bikini pictures have hit the internet.
Pictures of No One Killed Jessica actress dressed in a black bikini on the cover of a men's magazine have been doing the rounds of the internet. But there are quite a few loopholes that give the hoax away.
But, this is not true, because Vidya was out of town in fact out of the country for quite some time and her close friends have denied the fact of Vidya doing any such photo shoot.
The magazine in question has denied that the actress has ever shot for their covers so far. Lastly, and most importantly, it's marked as an 'Annual 2011' issue.
Vidya Balan was born in Ottapalam, Palakkad District, Kerala, to P. R. Balan (Vice President of ETC Channel) and a housewife mother in a Tamil speaking Iyer family. She has an elder sister, Priya.
She did her schooling at St. Anthony Girls' High School, Chembur, Mumbai, and later attended St. Xavier's College where she majored in Sociology. She went on to study MA at the University of Mumbai, when she got her first film offer. She began her career starring in many music videos, T.V shows and many commercials, before appearing in feature films.
Balan made her movie debut in the Bengali film, Bhalo Theko in 2003. She later made her Hindi film debut with Parineeta (2005), which earned her a Filmfare Best Female Debut Award as well as her first Filmfare Award for Best Actress nomination. She subsequently essayed a variety of character roles, receiving her first commercial success with Rajkumar Hirani's Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006). She followed it with Heyy Babyy (2008) and Bhool Bhulaiya (2008), the latter earning her another nomination for a Filmfare Award for Best Actress.
In 2009 she appeared as a single mother of a child suffering from progeria in R. Balki's Paa, her performance in which ultimately won her a Filmfare Award for Best Actress. 2010 saw the release of Ishqiya, starring Balan in a role for which she was praised and awarded.