Vicky Kaushal (born 16 May 1988) is an Indian film actor known for playing the role of Major Vihaan Singh Shergill in the film Uri: The Surgical Strike and Deepak in Masaan. Here is his biography.
Vicky Kaushal was born and brought up in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He went to Sheth Chunilal Damodardas Barfivala High School in Mumbai and graduated from Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology in Electronics and Telecommunications in Mumbai. Back in his childhood, he enjoyed studying, watching films, and playing cricket. From a young age, he wanted to be an actor; however, he thought people might make fun of him if he said he wanted to be an actor. He has participated in various stage competitions since he was young. But he did not consider himself an actor until he was in college.
Vicky Kaushal Wiki, Biography
Table of Contents
|Known For||Films- Uri: The Surgical Strike, Masaan, Sanju|
|Date of Birth||16 May 1988|
|Birthplace||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Age||33 years (as in 2021)|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|School||Sheth Chunilal Damodardas Barfivala High School, Mumbai|
|College/ University||Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mumbai|
|Education Qualification||Graduation in Electronics and Telecommunication|
Vicky Kaushal Family
Vicky Kaushal’s father’s name is Sham Kaushal who is an action director in the Bollywood film industry, while his mother’s name is Veena Kaushal who is a housewife.
He has a younger brother named Sunny Kaushal who is also an actor.
Father: Sham Kaushal
Mother: Veena Kaushal
Brother: Sunny Kaushal
Vicky Kaushal Wife Girlfriend, Affairs, and More
Vicky Kaushal’s marital status is married. He will marry actress Katrina Kaif on 9 December 2021.
A reception will be held on 10 December 2021 for his wedding to actress Katrina Kaif.
Marital status: Married
Marriage date: N/A
Girlfriend: Katrina Kaif
Wife: Katrina Kaif
Vicky Kaushal Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
Vicky has a delightful personality, and he looks certainly appealing. He is 6’3″ ft. inches tall and weighs about 80 kg. His appearance is striking, with dark brown eyes and black hair.
His chest is about 40 inches, his waist is about 34 inches, and his biceps are about 14 Inches.
|Height||in centimeters: 191 cm|
in meters: 1.91 m
in feet inches: 6’3″
|Weight||in kilogram: 50 Kg|
In pounds: 110 lbs
|Body Measurements||Biceps- 14 inches|
Chest- 40 inches
Waist- 34 inches
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
The actor studied acting at Kishore Namit Kapoor’s academy and was an assistant director for Anurag Kashyap in the two-part crime drama Gangs of Wasseypur (2012). Kaushal regards Kashyap as a mentor and has expressed fond memories of his work with him. With his first acting performance in Manav Kaul’s production of Laal Pencil, he began working on stage. As a film actor, Kaushal appeared in Kashyap’s productions Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana (2012) and Bombay Velvet (2015), as well as in Geek Out (2013), a short film.
His first leading role came in the film Masaan (2015), directed by Neeraj Ghaywan.
He gained international recognition for his outstanding performance in Masaan, as well as widespread recognition in India. The actor went to Varanasi a month before filming for the role of “Deepak Kumar” in “Masaan.” He was able to catch the local accent and lifestyle by visiting the Manikarnika Ghat and lost eight kg of weight.
Kushal’s breakthrough came in 2018. He appeared in India’s first Netflix original film, the romantic comedy Love per Square Foot.
Kaushal’s biggest commercial hit was Rajkumar Hirani’s Sanju, an acclaimed biopic about the troubled actor Sanjay Dutt. Ranbir Kapoor portrayed Sanjay Dutt in this film. Kamli, a fictionalized amalgam of various real-life friends of Dutt, was played by Kaushal. He spent time preparing with Paresh Ghelani, who was the motivation behind the role.
Kushal starred as a military officer in A Dhar’s action film about the 2016 Uri terrorist attack, Uri: The Surgical Strike, in 2019, which was filmed in Serbia and directed by Aditya Dhar. As part of his preparation, he gained muscle weight, followed a ketogenic diet, and engaged in five months of martial arts training. While filming a scene, he injured his arm.
Vicky Kaushal Movies
|2012||Gangs of Wasseypur||Not Known|
|2012||Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana||Young Omi|
|2015||Bombay Velvet||Inspector Basil|
|2016||Raman Raghav 2.0||Raghav Singh|
|2018||Love per Square Foot||Sanjay Kumar|
|2019||Uri: The Surgical Strike||Major Vihaan Singh Shergill|
|2020||Bhoot – Part One: The Haunted Ship||Prithvi Prakashan|
|2021||Sardar Udham||Udham Singh|
|2022||Govinda Naam Mera (upcoming)||Govinda Waghmare|
|2022||The Great Indian Family (upcoming)||Coming Soon.|
Vicky has also completed shooting with Manushi Chhillar in the family comedy-drama, The Great Indian Family, directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya. Shashank Khaitan’s comedy Govinda Naam Mera will feature him in the title role with Bhumi Pednekar and Kiara Advani. It is scheduled for release in 2022.
|2018||25th Screen Awards|
|2019||Zee Cine Awards 2019|
|2019||64th Filmfare Awards|
Awards & Nominations
|2016||Asian Film Awards- Best Newcomer||Masaan|
|2016||IIFA Awards- Best Debut Actor||Masaan|
|2016||Screen Awards- Best Male Debut||Masaan|
|2016||Producers Guild Film Awards- Best Debut Actor||Masaan|
|2016||GQ Awards-Breakthrough Talent of the Year||Masaan|
|2018||Filmfare Glamour And Style Awards- Hotstepper of the Year||None|
|2018||FOI Online Awards- Best Actor in a Supporting Role||Sanju|
|2018||GQ Awards- Outstanding Achievement||Sanju, Manmarziyaan|
|2016||Zee Cine Awards- Best Male Debut||Masaan|
|2019||Asian Film Awards- Best Supporting Actor||Sanju|
|2019||IIFA Awards- Best Supporting Actor||Sanju|
|2019||Filmfare Awards- Best Supporting Actor||Sanju|
|2019||Screen Awards- Best Supporting Actor||Raazi, Sanju|
|2019||Zee Cine Awards- Best Actor in a Supporting Role- Male||Sanju|
|2019||Lions Gold Awards- Best Supporting Actor||Sanju|
|2019||Vogue Beauty Awards- Man of the Year||None|
|2020||IIFA Awards- Best Actor||Raazi, Uri: The Surgical Strike|
|2020||Filmfare Awards- Best Actor||Uri: The Surgical Strike|
|2020||Screen Awards- Best Actor||Uri: The Surgical Strike|
|2020||Zee Cine Awards- Best Actor in a Supporting Role Male||Uri: The Surgical Strike|
|2020||Zee Cine Awards- Best Actor Critics||Uri: The Surgical Strike|
Vicky Kaushal Instagram and Social Handle
As an actor Kaushal has a huge fan following on social media platforms, he has over 10.8 million followers on his Instagram and 603k followers on his Twitter account.
Vicky Kaushal Net Worth
He was featured on Forbes India’s 30 Under 30 list of 2018. He was ranked 72nd on the magazine’s Celebrity 100 list, with an estimated income of US$1.4 million.
He also endorses a variety of brands including Havells, Reliance Trends, and Oppo, charging between US$270,000 and US$400,000 annually.
Net Worth: $5 million
Salary: Rs. 3 crore per film (Approx)
Favorite Things and Hobbies
|Favourite Actor (s)||Hrithik Roshan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui|
|Favourite Actress (s)||Jennifer Aniston|
|Favourite Musicians (s)||Not Known|
|Favourite Song (s)||Not Known|
|Favourite Dancer||Not Known|
|Favourite Movie (s)||Not Known|
|Favourite Sports (s)||Not Known|
|Favourite Colour (s)||Not Known|
|Favourite Destination (s)||Burano Island in Italy|
|Favorite Food (s)||Aloo Paratha, Pani puri, Chicken &|
|Hobbies (s)||Dancing, Traveling|
Some FAQ About Vicky Kaushal
9 December 2021.
9 December 2021.
Facts and Trivia
- His Zodiac sign is Taurus.
- In 1978, his father moved to Mumbai and after years of hard work and struggle, he became a famous action director.
- Born and raised in the chawls of Malad, where his father worked as a stuntman, Vicky spent the majority of his childhood there.
- Neeraj Ghaywan’s film Masaan (2015) marked the actor’s debut role as a lead.
- Prior to his debut as an actor, Vicky Kaushal worked closely with Anurag Kashyap on Gangs of Wasseypur.
- Initially, Masaan was offered to Rajkummar Rao, but due to a scheduling conflict, the role went to Vicky.
- Vicky Kaushal, who doesn’t drink, had a famous drunken scene in Masaan. For that scene he consumed real alcohol and got so involved that he cried.
- Due to India’s COVID-19 pandemic, Kaushal donated Rs 1 crore to the PM CARES Fund and Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.
Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif Love Story
Vicky Kaushal appeared on one of the episodes of Karan Johar’s popular talk show ‘Koffee With Karan’ alongside Ayushmann Khurrana. During a rapid-fire round, Karan almost played cupid (unintentionally probably) by telling Vicky that Katrina had called and said she wanted to work with him and she thought they would get along well. Upon hearing Katrina’s comment, Vicky expressed shock while demonstrating a love-struck expression and fainted as a result.
Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal appeared on ‘Tapecast’ together for the first time. A tape recorder played a few questions instead of having the duo answer them. When Vicky asked Katrina if she ever imagined their first conversation of getting to know each other would be recorded, the actress responded, “No.”. The actress then added that the next time she would consider getting to know someone on tape. She added, however, that it seemed like a good place nonetheless.
Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal made their first public appearance at a Diwali party hosted by a common friend. Although they were often spotted together, they kept their relationship a secret. Even now, when their wedding is less than a week away, neither of them has said a word. They have even been spotted together recently at a ‘Shershaah’ screening. Recent reports in the media describe Vicky visiting Katrina twice at Katrina’s Mumbai residence amid all the wedding reports.
This article highlights the wiki and biography of an Indian actor and model “Vicky Kaushal” who is also known as the son of action director Sham Kaushal. Kaushal became a household name in 2018 after starring in Raazi and Sanju, two of the year’s highest-grossing Hindi films. His performance in the latter won him a Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor. In 2018, he also appeared in Netflix films such as Love per Square Foot and Lust Stories.
In this article, we have discussed Kaushal’s biography, wiki, wife, age, height, and many queries like this. Hopefully, you will find it informative.
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