Vidya Malvade is an Indian actress and an air hostess who was born on 2nd of March, 1973. She was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She is the niece of well-known actress
Smita Patil. Her nicknames are “Shaz” and “Min”. Vidya has completed her higher studies in law and later she worked as a flight attendant for Alliance Air. Her height is 1.65m and she has also worked as a model in India. However, at present she works as an actress in Bollywood cinema. In the year 1997, she got married to Capt. Aravind Singh Bagga. He was a pilot and he worked for Alliance Air. They spent a happy marriage life for three years. However, unfortunately, Capt. Aravind Singh Bagga died in 2000 due to a plane crash. His air flight 7412 collided with a building in Patna and fifty people died including the pilot. Later, in 2009 she got married to Sanjay Dayma. Sanjay Dayma is a film director and a screenplay writer in Bollywood film industry. He worked in “
Lagaan” as an assistant director.
Vidya Malvade is an animal lover. She is interested in music, acting and modeling. In 2003, she started her acting career in Bollywood cinema with “Inteha”. And in that movie, she played the role of Nandini Saxena. Inteha was a production of
Vikram Bhatt. The movie was released on 24 October 2003 and it was a box office flop. Followed by Inteha, Vidya appeared in several TV commercials and few unsuccessful films as “
Footpath” and “Mashooka”. However, in 2007, she got the opportunity of playing a role with Shahrukh Khan in “Chak De India”. It was a Yash Raj Film production and she played the role of the captain, goalkeeper of the Indian women’s national hockey team. In 2008, she appeared in “Benaam” and “
Kidnap”. In Kidnap, she got the opportunity of acting with Bollywood star
Sanjay Dutt. Later, she appeared in films such as “Thum Milo Toh Sahi”, “Aap Ke Live Hum”, “
No Problem”, “
Striker” and “1920: Evil Returns”. Her latest film was “Once Upon Ay Time in Mumbai Dobara”, released in 2013.