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Vicky Kaushal Biography in English, Girlfriends, Career, Education, Family

Vicky Kaushal is one of the rising stars of the Indian film industry, who has made millions of fans his fans with his acting ability in many films. In the last few years, he played a supporting role in some superhit films, for which he has also received many awards. His career so far is described below.

Vicky Kaushal Biography in English 

No. NS. Introduction Points

Life Introduction

1. Full Name Vicky Kaushal

2. Profession Actor

3. Birthdate: 16 May 1988

4. .Birth Place Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

5. Age 30

6. Nationality Indian

7. Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

8. Religion Hindu

9. Caste Brahmin

10. Zodiac Sign / Sun Sign Taurus

11 .Educational Qualification: Graduate in Electronics & Telecommunication

12. Debut in the film ‘Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana’ (in 2012) and ‘Masaan’ (as a lead character in 2015).

13. Years Active from 2012 to present

14. Address: 28th floor of Kaushalas, N Apartment in West Andheri, Mumbai

15. Marital Status Unmarried

16. Car Collection Mercedes Benz

GLC SUV

17. Salary 3 crore per film (till 2018)

Family information

1. Father’s Name Sham Kaushal (Action Director)

2. Mother’s Name Veena Kaushal

3. Brother’s Name Sunny Kaushal (Actor)

Family Background

Vicky Kaushal belongs to a middle-class Punjabi family in Mumbai. However, his family hails from Hoshiarpur, Punjab. But Vicky was born in Mumbai itself in the Chaul of Malad. And they grew up there. Vicky’s father, Sham Kaushal, came to Mumbai in 1978 and struggled and worked hard for many years, due to which he became a famous action director not only in Bollywood but also in Hollywood, who is now also a well-known stuntman. His father has worked in many superhit films like ‘Slumdog Millionaire,’ ‘3 Idiots’ and ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan.’ His mother is a housewife. His brother Sunny Kaushal is also an assistant director, having worked with films like ‘My Friend Pintu’ and ‘Gunday,’ apart from being an actor.

Education 

Vicky has loved to read, watch movies and play cricket since childhood. Vicky’s early education was completed at Sheth Chunilal Damodardas Barfiwala High School in Mumbai. He often participated in skits, drama, costume, and dance competitions when he was in school. His father wanted to make a good career for his son; due to this, Vicky obtained an engineering degree in Electronics and Telecommunication from Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mumbai.

Career

After Vicky Kaushal got his engineering degree, he worked in an IT company, but during an industrial trip, he realized that he should make a career in films, not an office job. He did an engineering job only for some time, and then he started going to the film sets with his father. He also studied acting at Kishore Namit Kapoor’s Academy. Vicky also became a part of the theater groups of Naseeruddin Shah and Manav Call. Then he worked as an assistant director to Anurag Kashyap in both parts of the crime drama film ‘Gangs of Wasseypur.’ In this way, he decided to make a career in films.

Debut Film in Bollywood

Vicky Kaushal acted in his first Bollywood film in 2012 in Anurag Kashyap’s production film ‘Luv Shuv Te Chicken Khurana’, but he had a small role in this film he played Omi’s childhood character. He also played small roles in the 2015 film ‘Bombay Velvet’ and the experimental short film ‘Geek Out’ in 2013. In 2015, Vicky Kaushal made his Bollywood debut as the lead character in the independent drama film Masaan, directed by Neeraj Ghaywan. In this film, his character’s name was Deepak Kumar, a low caste boy from Banaras, and he falls in love with an upper-caste girl. He got positive reviews from this film. Actor Sanjay Mishra and actress Richa Chadda also worked with Vicky in this film.

Vicky’s Filmography

In 2016, Vicky had 2 films in which he acted as the main character. His first film was Zubaan, an Indian musical drama film, in which Sarah Jane also worked with Vicky. And the second film was ‘Raman Raghav 2.0’, although Nawazuddin Siddiqui was the main character in this film, Vicky had an important role.

After this, he worked in many superhit films in the year 2018. Vicky’s first romantic drama film ‘Love Per Square Foot’ came this year, in which he played the main character. The film was India’s first ‘Netflix’ original film, a video streaming service where you can seamlessly watch movies, TV shows, other documentaries, and more on your internet-connected devices. Till now, 4 more films of this origin have come to India.

Then in the same year, Vicky acted in a spy thriller film, whose name was Raazi. The film was based on a novel called ‘Calling Sehmat.’ The author of this novel is Harinder Sikka. The film depicts the real-life story of a young Indian girl from Kashmir during the Indo-Pakistan-Kashmir War of 1971. He marries a Pakistani army officer for intelligence and starts living in Pakistan. Alia Bhatt appeared as the main character in this film, whose name is Sehmat Rehta. And also, Vicky Kaushal plays the role of Iqbal, to whom Sehmat gets married. Alia’s performance in this film was highly praised. And also, the performance of Vicky, who played the role of Iqbal, was highly appreciated.

In the year 2018 itself, a film was made depicting the life of actor Sanjay Dutt surrounded by controversies till now. The name of this film was ‘Sanju.’ In this film, Sanjay Dutt’s character was played by Ranbir Kapoor, and Vicky played the role of Kamli, Sanjay Dutt’s close friend. People liked his acting very much. This film was a superhit film, which earned 5.79 billion.

Vicky’s last film in 2018 was ‘Manmarziyaan.’ A love triangle was depicted in this film. Apart from these, there were also film ‘Pink’ actress Taapsee Pannu and Bollywood’s Big B’s son and actor Abhishek Bachchan. This film is also included in the list of hit films.

At the beginning of 2019, he has shown his acting ability by acting in a film that has garnered appreciation worldwide. That movie is ‘Uri The Surgical Strike.’ The film was an action film based on the 2016 Uri attack, which was filmed in Serbia. Vicky Kaushal has appeared as the main character in this film, which was of Vihaan Singh Shergill. The film was a commercial success.

Upcoming Movies

Vicky Kaushal is going to appear in many films in the coming time. This year his film ‘Takht’ is coming up, a historical drama film, and Karan Johar has directed it. Many actors, including Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, and Bhumi Pednekar, will be seen in this film. Apart from this, another film will come this year, which is named ‘Bombay Talkies 2’.

Girlfriends

Talking about his personal life, Vicky is 30 years old, and till now, he has been unmarried. He kept his personal life very secret, but he is dating actress and anchor Harleen Sethi. Their first meeting was through one of their common friends, Anand Tiwari.

Vicky Kaushal Look

1. Height 6 feet 3 inches

2. Weight 80 kg

3.Chest 40 Inches

4. Waist 34 inches

5. Biceps 14 inches

6. Eye Color Dark Brown

7. Hair Color Black

 

Like and Dislike

 

1. Food Habit Non-Vegetarian

2. Hobbies Dancing, Travelling, Reading and Gymming

3. Favorite Food: Aloo Paratha, Pani Puri, Rabri – Jalebi, Chicken and Fish Tikka, and Chinese

4. Favorite Beverage Cold Coffee and Beer

5. Favorite Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Hrithik Roshan

6. Favorite Actress Jennifer Aniston

7. Favorite Films Bollywood – Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, Sadma, Gangs of Wasseypur, and Black Friday.

 

Hollywood – 12 Angry Men

8. Favorite Director Anurag Kashyap and Karan Johar

9 . Favorite Song ‘Strangers in the Night’ by Frank Sinatra

10. Favorite TV Show Game of Thrones and Prison Break

11. Favorite Book The Secret By Honda Byrne

12. Favorite Restaurants Indigo and Mainland China Inn Mumbai

13. Favorite Destination Burano Island in Italy

  

Awards and Achievements

In 2016, Vicky won the Zee Cine Award and Screen Awards in the Best Male Debut category for the film Masaan. He also received the International Indian Film Academy Awards in the Star Debut of the Year – Male category for the same film.

In 2018, he was awarded the IIFM Award (Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Awards) for Vicky’s Best Supporting Performance category in the superhit film ‘Sanju.’

Interesting Facts

Interesting information about Vicky Kaushal is that Vicky considers director Anurag Kashyap as his mentor. He has been a great fan of actor Hrithik Roshan since childhood. When he was a teenager, Vicky was an introverted, shy and thin person during that time. Vicky loves dogs, and he also has a dog named ‘Shifu.’

In this way, the number of films he has done so far has been highly appreciated by the people. And it is being speculated that in the upcoming films too, he will live up to the people’s expectations with his acting in the same way.

Sameer Ur Rehman
Editor - Dainik Reporters http://www.dainikreporters.com/