Vidya Malvade

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Vidya Malvade
Vidya Malvade.jpg
Vidya Malvade in August 2012
Born (1973-03-02) 2 March 1973 (age 45)
Other namesShaz/Min
OccupationAir hostess, actress
Years active2003–present.
Spouse(s)Arvind Singh Bagga (1997–2000; his death)
Sanjay Dayma (2009–present)

Vidya Malvade is an Indian actress, mainly working in the Bollywood film industry.

Early life[edit]

Vidya was born on 2 March 1973 in Maharashtra, India. She has a younger sister, Darshana Maitra, who lives in New Jersey.[1]


Vidya 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 playing the role of a goalie and captain of the Indian women's national hockey team. Her most recent movie was Yaara Silly Silly”:

Personal life[edit]

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


Vidya Malvade with Vinay Pathak at Wrap up & first look launch party of 'Gour Hari Dastaan'


Year Title Role Notes
2003 Inteha Nandini Saxena
2005 Mashooka Monica
U, Bomsi n Me Shehnaz
2007 Chak De India Vidya Sharma
2008 Benaam
Kidnap Mallika Raina
2009 Tum Milo Toh Sahi Anita Nagpal
2010 Aap Ke Liye Hum[6]
No Problem
Dus Tola Qaazi's Begum- Special appearance
Striker Devi
2012 Chakradhaar Avantika
1920: Evil Returns Karuna
Shobhna's Seven Nights
2013 Once Upon ay Time in Mumbai Dobaara! Cameo
2014 LUV... Phir Kabhi
2015 Yaara Silly Silly Akshara Bengali film
2017 Heartbeats Naina


Year Title Role Notes
2005 Mirchi Top 20 Host
Family No. 1 Main Role Aired on Sony Entertainment Television (India)
2008 Fear Factor - Khatron Ke Khiladi Contestant Aired on Colors TV
2015 Darr Sabko Lagta Hai Dr. Naina "Abbey Villa" (Episode One)
2018 The Family Rama

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Film Award Category Result
2004 Inteha Filmfare Award Best Female Debut Nominated
Screen Awards Best Female Debut Nominated
Star Guild Awards Best Female Debut Nominated
Stardust Awards Superstar of Tomorrow- Female Nominated
Best Breakthrough Performance – Female Nominated
2009 Kidnap Nominated


  1. ^ This newcomer has never-giving-up spirit : Bollywood News Archived 11 March 2007 at the Wayback Machine.. ApunKaChoice.Com (2004-01-09). Retrieved on 2011-06-23.
  2. ^ I don’t socialise much – Vidya Malvade – Filmi Bhatein – It's All About Bollywood. Retrieved on 2011-06-23.
  3. ^ Alliance Air Boeing 737 crashes near Patna. (2000-07-19). Retrieved on 2011-06-23.
  4. ^ Alliance Air Boeing 737 crashes near Patna. (2000-07-19). 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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