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Vidya Sinha Biography, Age, Death, Ex-husband, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : November 15, 2022

Short Biography

Vidya Sinha was born on 15-11-1947 in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India. She was an Indian Film Actress, Television Actress & Soap Opera Actress who was known for her work in Bollywood Industry.

Other Name: Vidya
Other Professions: Television Actress Soap Opera Actress
Appearance: Bollywood

Vidya Sinha Complete Bio & Career

At the age of 18, Vidya Sinha started acting and modelling. In her early days of modelling, she became the face for various brands. And even she won the title of Miss Bombay. She was first discovered by the director Basu Chatterjee who was intended to sign her for his film "Rajnigandha" starring Amol Palekar and Dinesh Thakur.
In 1976, she signed another "Basu Chatterjee's film Chhoti Si Baat opposite Amol Palekar. This was one of her most liked films by the audiences and the work of Ashok Kumar and Asrani was also remarkable. Then after she appeared in some good scripted family drama films such as Mera Jiwan, Inkaar, Jeevan Mukt, Karm, and Kitaab. She rose to fame and earned the popularity from the Sanjeev's Kumar starring film Pati Patni Aur Woh as Sharda. This was her first commercially hit film and earned positive reviews by the audiences as well as the film critics.
The song of film Thande Thande Paani Se Nahana" even became the more popular song of that time. In the 80's family-oriented films trend was over and she was getting to find her type of role. Despite that, she decided to take a break from the films in 1986. Later she moved to Australia and she was settled there since 1986. After a long break, she decided to come back to films. In 2011, she again appeared in the Salman's Khan Starring film "Bodyguard". Apart from films, she was also active in the Tv serials. In 2011 she was cast in the Sahara One's serial Neem Neem Shahad Shahad. In the subsequent time, she appeared in the numbers of the daily soap opera such as  Haar Jeet, Qubool Hai, Ishq Ka Rang Safed, and Kulfi Kumarr Bajewala. She was continuously acting in the Tv Daily soaps only since 2011.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

She died on 15-08-2019 at the age of 71 in CritiCare Hospital, Mumbai. She was suffering from heart and lung disease.

DEATHDAY 15 August,2019 (Tuesday)
DEATH PLACE Mumbai, Maharashtra

Vidya Sinha Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Rana Pratap Singh
Mother Name Not Known
Siblings Not Known
Ex-husband Venkateshwaran Iyer (1968 - 1996), Netaji Bhimrao Salunkhe (2001 - 2009)
Daughter Janhavi Iyer

She was born to Rana Pratap Singh. She was married two times with Netaji Bhimrao Salunkhe (2001-2009) and Venkateshwaran Iyer (1968-1996). She has a daughter named Janhavi Iyer with Venkateshwaran Iyer .

Life's Important Dates Of Vidya Sinha

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Mumbai
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Cooking
Marital Status Divorced
Debut Film - Raja Kaka (1974)
TV - Kkavyanjali (2005)
Best Movies Chhoti Si Baat (1975), Pati Patni Aur Woh (1978), Swayamvar (1980), Qaidi (1984), and Bodyguard (2011) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actress Rekha
Favorite Actor Rajesh Khanna

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Vidya Sinha

  • At the age of 18, she participated in a beauty contest where she was crowned Miss Bombay.
  • Her most notable roles in the films Rajnigandha, Chhoti Si Baat, Pati Patni aur Woh and Tumhare Liye.
  • In 2005, she made her debut on Tv from the serial Kkavyanjali On Star Plus.
  • She acted in over 30 films.

Vidya Sinha Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Vidya Sinha was 71 years 9 months & 0 day old age.