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
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
Brother: Sunny Kaushal (Younger, Actor)
2. STUDY & CAREER
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
Real Name: Vicky Kaushal
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Hobbies: Dancing, Travelling, Reading, Gymming
Food Habit: Non-vegetarian
Address: 28th floor at Kaushal’s, an apartment in Andheri West (Mumbai)
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
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
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)
|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|
|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
|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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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!