Who Is Vicky Kaushal?
Vicky Kaushal is a talented Indian actor who predominantly known for his works in Hindi films. Born to the action director Sham Kaushal, completed an engineering degree from the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India.
Kaushal started his filmy career by assisting director Anurag Kashyap in the crime drama ‘Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)’. After that, he plays minor roles in ‘Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana (2012)’ and ‘Bombay Velvet (2015)’. His first leading role was in the romance drama ‘Masaan (2015)’, which earned him the IIFA, Screen Awards, Asian Film Awards and Zee Cine Award for Best Male Debut.
Vicky was born on 16 May 1988 in Malad, Mumbai to Hoshiarpur, Punjab born well known Bollywood stunt master Sham Kaushal and homemaker mother Veena Kaushal. Sham worked more than 50 films as a stunt coordinator and more than 15 films as an action director in films such as Padmaavat (2018), Krrish 3 (2013) etc. Vicky has a younger brother, Sunny Kaushal who is also a part of the film industry and has worked in movies like Gunday and My Friend Pinto as an assistant director. Sunny made his Bollywood debut with Akshay Kumar starrer biographical-drama film Gold (2018).
Kashual completed his school studies from Seth Chunilal Damodardas Barfiwala High School, Mumbai. Later he pursued an engineering degree in electronics and telecommunications from Mumbai’s Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology in 2009.
Debut & Succes Story
Although his father is from film industry Sham didn’t talk too much about films in house. Since Vicky’s school and college time, he was always active in stage performances like dance, plays, fancy dress competition etc. During his college days when he went for an industrial visit to an IT company, he realized that 9 to 5 job is not for him and he began following his father’s footsteps. He refuses to took an engineering job and started visiting film sets with his father. After completing engineering, he studied acting at Kishore Namit Kapoor’s academy to be better in acting in 2009.
Kaushal started his filmy career by assisting director Anurag Kashyap in the two-part crime drama ‘Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)’. After that, he started doing theatres and plays minor roles in Anurag Basu produced ‘Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana (2012)’ and ‘Bombay Velvet (2015)’. Although his first leading role was in the Mozez Singh directed musical drama ‘Zubaan (2016)’ the film releases after his second lead film Masaan (2015). His portrayal in Masaan (2015) earned him the IIFA, Screen Awards, Asian Film Awards and Zee Cine Award for Best Male Debut.
Zubaan (2016), and Raman Raghav 2.0 (2016) not able to introduce him to the audiences well. Kaushal rose to prominence in 2018 after playing supporting roles in two highest-grossing films in 2018, ‘Raazi (2018)’ and ‘Sanju (2018)’. His portrayal in the Netflix series ‘Lust Stories (2018)’ and ‘Love per Square Foot (2018)’ is also well appreciated by audience and critics. In 2019, his portrayal as a military officer in the action film ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019)’ lead the film to the first and one of the highest grosser films of the year 2019.
The actor is often spotted with rumored girlfriend actress Harleen Sethi. Though they never admitted the relationship to the media. But his social media post has confirmed the love story. On 20 November 2018, Vicky called Harleen his ‘Anmol Ratan’ on his Instagram story by sharing the trailer and a poster of her web series, Broken But Beautiful. Reportedly, Vicky and Harleen met each other through a common friend Anand Tiwari and fell for each other immediately. According to the latest reports, they broke up in early 2019.
Vicky Kaushal All Details
Below are the complete details about Vicky Kaushal (Age, Height, Body measurement, Shoe Size, Social Accounts, Family, Friends, Address, House, Affairs, Controversies, Favorite Things, Hobbies, Vehicle Collection, Car Collection, Movies, Bike Collection, Net Worth, Income, Side Business, Hit Flop, Upcoming Movies, Awards, Unknown facts and more details).
|Real Name||Vicky Kaushal.|
|Born||16 May 1988.|
|Age||35 Years. (As In 2023)|
|Birth Place||Malad, Mumbai, India.|
|Height||6 Feet 2 Inches.
|Weight (Approx.)||60 kg.|
|Figure Measurements (Approx.)||Biceps: 14 Inches.
Chest: 40 Inches.
Waist: 34 Inches.
|Shoe Size||10 Inches (US).|
|Physical Trade Mark||N/A.|
|School||Pali Hill School, Mumbai.|
|College||Seth Chunilal Damodardas Barfiwala High School, Mumbai.|
|University||Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mumbai.|
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor Degree in electronics and telecommunications.|
|House & Address|
|House||House 1: A flat in Andheri West, Mumbai.|
|Family & Friends|
|Father||Sham Kaushal (Stunt Performer, Action Director).
|Mother||Veena Kaushal (Homemaker).|
|Brother||Younger: Sunny Kaushal (Actor).
|Other Celebrity Relatives||N/A.|
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|Spouse & Children|
|Marital Status||Not Married.|
|Girlfriends & Affairs|
|Rumor GF: Katrina Kaif (Actress)|
|Ex: Harleen Sethi (Actress).|
|Favorites & Hobbies|
|Hobbies||Gymming, Watching Films, Watching Series, Reading.
|Favorite Food||Paratha, Chicken, Jalebi, Pani Puri, Cold Coffee.|
|Favorite Actor||Ranbir Kapoor, Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui.|
|Favorite Actress||Bollywood: Alia Bhatt.
Hollywood: Jennifer Aniston.
|Favorite Movie||Bollywood: Gol Maal (1979).|
|Favorite Director||Shoojit Sircar, Rajkumar Hirani, Anurag Kashyap, Karan Johar.|
|Favorite Holiday Destination||Goa, Paris.|
|Likes & Dislikes||Likes: Read Movie Reviews.
Dislikes: Horror Films.
|Net Worth & Income|
|Salary (Approx.)||Per Ad: ₹10 Lakhs - 50 Lakhs.
Per Film: ₹2 - ₹3 Crore.
|Net Worth (Approx.)||$2 Million.
|Car Collection||Mercedes GLC.
|Filmography/Total Movies||Update Soon.|
|Debut||Gangs of Wasseypur (2012) - Assistant Director.
Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana (2012) - Supporting Role.
Masaan (2015) - Lead Role.
|Breakthrough Movies||Sanju (2018)
Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019).
Masaan (2015) - Lead Role.
Masaan is according to Vicky Kaushal. He feels Masaan is his breakthrough film.
|Hit/Flop & Box Office||Update Soon.|
|Awards Wins||Click To Know.|
|Total Nominations||Click To Know.|
|Starring||Vicky Kaushal Upcoming Movies.
Vicky Kaushal Unknown Interesting Facts
During his college days when he went for an industrial visit to an IT company, he realized that 9 to 5 job is not for him and he began following his father’s footsteps. He refuses to took an engineering job and started visiting film sets with his father.
13First Script Of His Life (Funny)
During the third year of his college days, several companies came to take interviews. Although he didn’t do the job, he suits up and goes for the interview as just for fun. The interviewer asked him why you wanna be an engineer? Then he copies a dialogue from the American TV series ‘Prison Break’ which is “Normal men only can just walk on the street and admire the architecture or car or plane. But an engineer can say I could make it better”.
Actor Vicky Kaushal was desperately seeking chances. He used to check for any auditions nearby with a bag filled with all sorts of clothes from casuals to formals to kurta-pajamas and beard trimmer.
Vicky usually went to every audition without thinking he is fit for the role or not and ask the auditioner “Am I fit for this or not”. Once while his struggling days, he went to give an audition for “Wild Stone” deodorant ad. The auditioner looked him from top to bottom and said: “Deo Ki Ad Hain” that was an indication that you are not fit. And he asked, “Sir Am I Fit For The Audition?”. He gives the audition and got rejected as expected.
10Deo Ad Continuing
In the year 2018, the deodorant company came to him to endorse their deo and he immediately said yes to it as he thinks this is a great career mark.
9Assisted Anurag Kashyap
Before making his debut as an actor in Masaan (2015), Vicky Kaushal assisted Anurag Kashyap in the two-part crime drama ‘Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)’.
Although his first leading role was in the Mozez Singh directed musical drama ‘Zubaan (2016)’ the film releases after his second lead film Masaan (2015).
Although by using his father name he could have easily gain opportunities, he wanted to be a self-made actor. So that he didn’t try his father name to any filmmaker to get film roles.
Vicky has a younger brother, Sunny Kaushal who is also a part of the film industry and has worked in movies like ‘My Friend Pinto (2011)’ and ‘Gunday (2014)’ as an assistant director. Sunny made his Bollywood debut with Akshay Kumar starrer biographical-drama film ‘Gold (2018)’.
His first leading role was in the romance drama ‘Masaan (2015)’. That film earned him the IIFA, Screen Awards, Asian Film Awards and Zee Cine Award for Best Male Debut.
4Rajkummar to Vicky
Masaan (2015) first offer to actor Rajkummar Rao. Due to date issues, Rajkummar had to let the film away.
3Sanju Funny Fact
After giving the audition for Sanju (2018), he got a call from a Rajkumar Hirani’ office and advised to meet Hirani at his office. He went to the office and Rajkumar came in and started narrating him the story of Sanju. After 3 hours Vicky asked him “Sir Am I Doing The Film Or Not?”. And Raju Replied “R A Bahi… Kar Rahe Ho…. Isliye E To Main Narration De Raha Hu….
Kaushal likes to read a lot. He likes to read movie reviews, social media comments etc. He considers himself an ‘Insta Addict’.
The actor is often spotted with rumored girlfriend actress Harleen Sethi. Though they never admitted the relationship to the media.
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