Vidya Malvade

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Vidya Malvade
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Vidya Malvade in August 2012
Born (1973-03-02) March 2, 1973 (age 42)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Other names Shaz/Min
Occupation Air Hostess, Actress
Years active 2003–present.
Spouse(s) Arvind Singh Bagga (1997–2000)
Sanjay Dayma (2009–present)

Vidya Malvade (born 2 March 1973) is an Indian actress, mainly working in the Bollywood film industry.


She studied Law and worked as an Air Hostess.[1] Her first husband, Capt. Arvind Singh Bagga[2] was working as a pilot with Alliance Air. He died in 2000 when his flight Alliance Air Flight 7412,[3] collided with a building in Patna.[4] In 2009, she married Sanjay Dayma, who's worked with Ashutosh Gowariker on the Oscar nominated Lagaan as the film's Screenplay Writer & Associate Director.[5]


She was born in Maharashtra, India. She started her career with Vikram Bhatt's Inteha (2003) which failed at the box office. After a string of unsuccessful movies and several advertisements, she acted in Chak De India in the year 2007 where she plays the role of a goalkeeper and captain of the Indian women's national hockey team. Her most recent movie was 1920: Evil Returns.


Vidya Malvade with Vinay Pathak at Wrap up & first look launch party of 'Gour Hari Dastaan'
Year Film Role Notes
2003 Inteha Nandini Saxena
2003 Footpath
2005 Mashooka Monica
2007 Chak De India Vidya Sharma
2008 Benaam
Kidnap Mallika Raina
2009 Tum Milo Toh Sahi
2010 Aap Ke Liye Hum filming[6]
2010 No Problem
2010 Striker Devi
2012 1920: Evil Returns Karuna
2013 Once Upon ay Time in Mumbai Dobaara! Cameo

TV shows[edit]

Family No. 1 on DD Metro & Fear Factor - Khatron Ke Khiladi on Colors TV


  1. ^ I don’t socialise much – Vidya Malvade – Filmi Bhatein – It's All About Bollywood. Retrieved on 2011-06-23.
  2. ^ Alliance Air Boeing 737 crashes near Patna. (2000-07-19). Retrieved on 2011-06-23.
  3. ^ Alliance Air Boeing 737 crashes near Patna. (2000-07-18). Retrieved on 2011-06-23.
  4. ^ She has a younger sister, Darshana Mitra who lives in NJ. This newcomer has never-giving-up spirit : Bollywood News. ApunKaChoice.Com (2004-01-09). Retrieved on 2011-06-23.
  5. ^ Chak de Girl Vidya Malvade weds Sanjay Dayma. (2004-02-27). Retrieved on 2011-06-23.
  6. ^ Subhash K Jha. "Vidya Malvade replaces Urvashi Sharma in Aap Ke Liye Hum". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 2008-09-16. 

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