Vicky Kaushal is an Indian actor who works in Hindi Cinema. He has great acting skills and got attention after the film Masaan (2015) released in which he played the lead role of Deepak Kumar, opposite Sanjay Mishra and Richa Chadda. He won the IIFa and Screen Award for the same in the category Best Male Debut.

1.FAMILY & BORN DETAILS

vicky bio info

vicky bio info

 

Kaushal was born on 16 May 1988 in a chawl in suburban Mumbai to Sham Kaushal, a stuntman and subsequent action director in Hindi cinema.

He belongs to a Punjabi family.

Date of Birth: 16 May 1988

Birth Place: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Father: Sham Kaushal (Action Director)

Mother:  Veena Kaushal

Sister:  None

Brother: Sunny Kaushal (Younger, Actor)

2. STUDY & CAREER

first movie of vicky

vicky Kaushal first movie                  

When he was a child, he was so much interested in studying, watching movies, and playing cricket. He took part in many stage competitions since childhood. He never thought of becoming an actor during their college days.

During his college’s second year, he went to a company for an industrial visit when he realized that he would not be able to do an 8-hour job by sitting in front of PCs. then he started accompanying his father on the sets.

He studied acting at Kishore Namit Kapoor’s academy and worked as an assistant director to Anurag Kashyap in the two-part crime drama Gangs of Wasseypur in 2012.

Vicky Kaushal played his first leading role in the independent drama Movie Masaan in 2015 which is directed by Neeraj Ghaywan.

School: Sheth Chunilal Damodardas Barfiwala High School, Mumbai

College/University: Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mumbai

Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Telecommunications

Debut Movie: Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana (2012)

Debut Movie as a Lead Actor: Masaan (2015)

3. PERSONAL LIFE

family of v. kaushal

the family of v. kaushal     

BIO

Real Name:  Vicky Kaushal

Profession:  Actor

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

Religion: Hindu

Hobbies: Dancing, Travelling, Reading, Gymming

Caste: Brahmin

Nationality: Indian

Food Habit: Non-vegetarian

Address: 28th floor at Kaushal’s, an apartment in Andheri West (Mumbai)

PHYSICAL APPEARANCE

Age: 30 years

Height: In centimeter 191m, 1.91 (in meters), 6’3” (in feet inches)               

Weight: 80 kg (in kilograms), 176 lbs (in pounds)

Body Measurements: – Chest: 40 Inches

                                                  Waist: 34 Inches

                                                   Biceps: 14 Inches                

Hair Color: Black

Eye Color: Dark Brown

Favorite Things

Food: Aloo paratha, Jalebi with rabri, Chicken & fish tikka, Pani Puri, Chinese cuisine

Favorite Beverage(s): Cold Coffee, Beer

Actor(s): Hrithik Roshan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Actresses: Jennifer Aniston

Films:-   

Bollywood:  Kaho Na Pyaar Hai, Jo Jeeta Wahi Sikandar, Sadma, Gangs of Wasseypur, Black Friday

Hollywood: 12 Angry Men

Favorite Director(s): Anurag Kashyap, Karan Johar

Song: “Strangers in the Night” by Frank Sinatra

Favorite TV Show(s): Game of Thrones, Prison Break

Book: The Secret by Rhonda Byrne

Favorite Destination: Burano Island in Italy

Restaurant(s): Indigo, Mainland China, (Mumbai)

Girls, Affairs, & More

Marital Status: Unmarried

Affairs/Girlfriends: Harleen Sethi (Actress and Anchor)

Car Collection: Mercedes Benz GLC SUV

Salary (approx.): ₹3 crore/film (as in 2018)

4. FILMOGRAPHY

movies of v.kaushal

movies of v.kaushal   

YEAR MOVIE ROLE DIRECTOR NOTE
2012 Gangs of Wasseypur      —- Anurag Kashyap Assistant director
2012 Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana Young Omi Sameer Sharma
2013 Geek Out Geek Vasan Bala Short Movie
2015 Bombay Velvet Inspector Basil Anurag Kashyap
2015 Masaan Deepak Neeraj Ghaywan
2015 Zubaan Dilsher Mozez Singh
2016 Raman Raghav 2.0 Raghav Singh Anurag Kashyap
2018 Love Per Square Feet Sanjay Anand Tiwari
2018 Raazi Iqbal Syed Meghna Gulzar
2018 Lust Stories Paras Multiple Karan Johar’s segment
2018 Sanju Kamlesh “Kamli” Kanhaiyalal Kapasi Rajkumar Hirani
2018 Manmarziyan Vicky Sandhu Anurag Kashyap Also playback singer for song “F For Fyaar

 

5. AWARDS And NOMINATIONS

awards

awards   

YEAR MOVIE AWARD CATEGORY RESULT
2016 Masaan Zee Cine Award Best Male Debut Won
2016 Masaan Screen Awards Best Male Debut Won
2016 Masaan International Indian Film Academy Award Star Debut of The Year- Male Won
2016 Masaan Asian Film Awards Best Newcomer Nominated
2016 Masaan Stardust Award Best Acting Debut( Male) Nominated
2018 Sanju Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Best Supporting Performance Won

 

6.CURRENT WORK & DETAIL

Recent Movie: Uri, Directed by Aditya Dhar, Release Date: 11 Jan 2019,

                      CoStar: Yami Gautam.

He has also committed to feature in Takht, a historical drama directed by Karan Johar.

CoStar: Kareena Kapoor Khan and Ranveer Singh

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The upcoming movie looks:

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upcoming movie                                                      

Some Unknown facts of Vicky Kaushal:-

  • Vicky Kaushal, who happens to be the son of stunt-man-turned-action director Shyam Kaushal, has spent his childhood in a small 10×10 chawl in Mumbai.
  • The acting wasn’t Vicky’s first love, he dropped his job of a telecommunication engineer abroad to make his way in showbiz.
  • He started his career as an assistant director, and he has worked with Anurag Kashyap as an assistant director in the Gangs of Wasseypur franchise as wanted to learn the off-camera knowledge before entering into the acting.
  • Apart from acting and directing, the Masaan actor also masters the skill of dancing and is a well-trained dancer.
  • Vicky is true Punjabi. He is biggest foody and love parathas and butter more in breakfast.
  • He has attended a lot of workshops under Kishore Namit Kapoor, and there he did a lot of theatres.
  • Anurag Kashyap wasn’t sure about casting Vicky in Raman Raghav 2.0 as the filmmaker could not imagine Vicky can play a role of the negative character. But, Vicky convinced Anurag to allow him to audition and eventually landed the role!
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