Vidya Malvade is an Indian actress. She is best known for playing the role of captain of the Indian women’s national hockey team in the Bollywood film, ‘Chak De India’ (2007).
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Brown
Family & Caste
She was born in a Hindu family.
Parents & Siblings
She has two younger sisters, and one of her sisters is Darshana Maitra. She is the niece of the popular Bollywood actress, Late Smita Patil.
Relationships, Husband & Children
Her first husband Capt. Arvind Singh Bagga, a pilot with Alliance Air died in 2000 when his flight, Alliance Air Flight 7412, collided with a building in Patna. In 2009, she got married to Sanjay Dayma, who is a screenplay writer.
She started her career as an air-hostess with ‘Lufthansa Airlines.’ She has worked as a model and has featured in various TV commercials. She debuted as an actor in the Bollywood film, ‘Inteha’ in 2003. She has acted in various Bollywood films, like ‘Chak De India’ (2007), ‘Kidnap’ (2008), ‘No Problem’ (2010), ‘1920: Evil Returns’ (2012), and ‘Once Upon a Time in Mumbai Dobaara!’ (2013).
She has appeared in various TV serials, including ‘Mirchi Top 20’ (2005), ‘Family No. 1’ (2005), ‘Fear Factor – Khatron Ke Khiladi’ (2008), and ‘The Family’ (2018). In 2020, she appeared in the ZEE5 Original series, ‘Kaali 2.’
- She is a professional yoga teacher.
- She is an animal lover and owns a pet dog.
- Her hobbies include doing yoga, swimming, gymming, and cooking.
- In an interview. she revealed that she was in depression after her husband’s death, and yoga had helped her to recover.