Vidya malvade started her career with Vikram Bhatt’s Inteha (2003) which failed at the box office.
After a string of unsuccessful movies and several advertisements, she acted in Chak De India in the year 2007 playing the role of a goalie and captain of the Indian women’s national hockey team.Her most recent movie was Yaara Silly Silly.
Vidya studied Law and worked as an Air Hostess. Her first husband, Capt. Arvind Singh Bagga, was a pilot with Alliance Air.
He died in 2000 when his flight, Alliance Air Flight 7412, crashed into a building in Patna.
In 2009, she married Sanjay Dayma, who worked with Ashutosh Gowariker on the Oscar-nominated Lagaan as the film’s Screenplay Writer & Associate Director.