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Vidya Balan's engaging films to stream on OTT as Kahaani releases on Prime Video

Vidya Balan's 2012 film Kahaani was released on Amazon Prime Video today. Along with it, revisit some of Vidya's most engaging movies on various OTT platforms.

Vidya Balan's engaging films to stream on OTT as Kahaani releases on Prime Video

Vidya Balan. (Courtesy - Instagram)

Last Updated: 04.06 PM, May 16, 2024


Vidya Balan is one of the finest actresses in Indian cinema. The actress has time and again proved the same with her powerpacked performances on the big screen. Today, her 2012 film, Kahaani, was released on Amazon Prime Video. Directed by Sujoy Ghosh, Kahaani showcases Vidya in a never-seen-before avatar. As the film has been released on the streaming platform, you can also revisit some of her other engaging movies on various OTT platforms.

Vidya Balan films to watch on OTT

Kahaani 2

Director: Sujoy Ghosh

OTT platform: ZEE5

Star cast: Vidya Balan


Although Kahaani did not work well at the box office, Vidya Balan garnered appreciation for her performance in the Sujoy Ghosh directorial. Kahaani 2 was the sequel to Balan's 2012 film Kahaani. Despite the mixed reception at the ticket window, the actress won an award at a prestigious award ceremony. If you missed watching Vidya's Kahaani 2 on the big screen in 2016, revisit it on ZEE5 and OTTplay Premium


Director: Nikkhil Advani

OTT platform: ZEE5

Star cast: Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Anil Kapoor, Juhi Chawla, Akshaye Khanna, Ayesha Takia, John Abraham and Vidya Balan

Nikkhil Advani's romantic drama Salaam-e-Ishq featured an ensemble star cast. The film was released theatrically on January 25, 2007. In this movie, Vidya was paired opposite John Abraham. The actress essayed the character of Tehzeeb, while John was seen as Ashutosh. This easy-breezy romantic can be viewed on ZEE5 and OTTplay Premium. As per the streaming platform, Salaam-e-Ishq is a story about six couples who face problems in their lives when fate forces them to move away from their beloved partners.

Bhool Bhulaiyaa

Director: Priyadarshan

OTT platform: Disney+ Hotstar

Star cast: Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Shiney Ahuja, Paresh Rawal, Ameesh Patel and Rajpal Yadav

Filmmaker Priyadarshan's Bhool Bhulaiyaa is one of the best movies in the horror comedy genre. Vidya Balan's portrayal of Manjulikar has been forever etched in people's minds. The actress played the role of Avni Chaturvedi and possessed Manjulika in the 2007 film. In case you missed watching this epic film on the silver screen, fret not! You can stream it on Disney+ Hotstar. Thank us later for this recommendation.

No One Killed Jessica

Director: Rajkumar Gupta

OTT platform: Netflix

Star cast: Vidya Balan and Rani Mukerji

Rajkumar Gupta's film No One Killed Jessica was based on the Jessica Lal murder case. The 2011 film featured Vidya Balan as Sabrina Lal (Jessica's sister), while Rani Mukerji was seen as Meera Gaity in the movie. The film's storyline revolves around a bartender who dies after being shot by a politician's son and it also sheds light on her sister's struggle to find justice for her death.