Vidya Balan has a strong connection with Bengal. She has admitted to "feeling Bengali" and speaks the language fluently. Her new husband Siddharth Roy Kapoor, who is half Bengali himself, and she reportedly converse mostly in Bengali.
Vidya is reportedly obsessed with cleanliness and reportedly suffers from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. The actress is very organised and even if she spots little dust somewhere, she starts cleaning it herself.
Vidya's friends revealed she was the couple-maker in relationships and loved playing cupid for her friends.
Vidya is prone to a fit of the giggles, revealed her close friend Arshad Warsi to NDTV once. The actor revealed she had a naughty streak in her and that he called her an devil with wings or an angel with horns. Vidya calls her his favourite co-star after Ishqiya.
Vidya is a voracious reader and especially likes reading author Paulo Coelho.