A close look at Vidya's gold engagement ring.
The first time Vidya admitted to her relationship with Siddharth Roy Kapur, the CEO of UTV Motion Pictures, was during an interview in May 2012.
Vidya and Siddharth have set a December 14, 2012 date for the wedding.
The house wears a festive look in the morning as its residents prepare for the big nights.
Legendary actress Rekha arrives at Vidya Balan's mehndi ceremony.
Family members and friends troop into the house that is the centre for the three-day long festivities.
Vidya's family and friends attend her mehndi, sangeet and engagement ceremony at her house.
The actress has portrayed strong roles in Paa, Ishqiya, No One Killed Jessica, The Dirty Picture and Kahaani. She is credited with reviving the sari at public occasions and Indian sensuality.
Vidya's house is decked up with lights at night as the members gear up for her wedding to Siddharth Roy Kapoor.
Family members and friends arrive at Vidya's house for the mehndi and sangeet ceremony.
Festive lights hang from trees at Vidya's house.
Vidya's dad welcomes guests and family members as he readies for the big occasions lined up ahead of the family - Vidya's mehndi, sangeet, engagement, wedding and reception.
Actress Vidya Balan gets engaged to be married to longtime beau and UTV Motion Pictures head Siddharth Roy Kapur.
A glamorous Vidya Balan is seen clad in a traditional yellow sari with her parents ahead of her mehndi ceremony.
The soon-to-be wedded couple Vidya and Siddharth.
Rekha chats with Vidya Balan's father PR Balan, currently the Vice President of ETC India.
Vidya Balan was born in the Palakkad District of Kerala, to PR Balan and Saraswathy Balan.
Vidya Balan got her first critically acclaimed film in 2009, playing a gynaecologist in R Balki's 'Paa'.
Rekha arrives at Vidya's house in Khar for her mehndi ceremony.
The Balan family pose for cameramen ahead of Vidya's mehndi ceremony.