Aditya Kumar Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Patna
Age: 31 Years
Education: Graduate

Aditya Kumar

NicknameRaju [1]Aditya Kumar - Facebook
Famous role'Perpendicular' in the Hindi film 'Gangs of Wasseypur 2' (2012)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm: Gangs of Wasseypur 2 (2012) as 'Perpendicular'
Aditya Kumar in a still from the film 'Gangs of Wasseypur 2' (2012) as Perpendicular
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Personal Life
Date of Birth7 December 1992 (Monday)
Age (as of 2023) 31 Years
BirthplaceBihar Sharif
Zodiac signSagittarius
HometownPatna, Bihar
School• De Nobili School, FRI in Dhanbad, Jharkhand
• DAV Public School in Kumhrar, Patna, Bihar
College/University• National Law College, Bandra, Mumbai
• The Free Birds Collective
Educational QualificationHe holds a bachelor's degree.
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsFather- Jayant Kumar (owner of a motor workshop in Bihar)
Mother- Aasha Devi
Aditya Kumar with his parents

Aditya Kumar

Some Lesser Known Facts About Aditya Kumar

  • Aditya Kumar is an Indian actor who is widely known for his work as ‘Perpendicular’ in the Hindi crime film ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ (2012). He earned the name Perpendicular after working in the film.
  • He grew up in the Pabhera village near Patna in Bihar.

    Aditya Kumar's childhood picture

    Aditya Kumar’s childhood picture

  • After completing his 10th standard at DAV Public School in Kumhrar, Patna, Bihar, Aditya developed his interest in acting and asked for his father’s permission to join an acting school in Mumbai to pursue a career in acting. [2]The Telegraph
  • Aditya later moved to Mumbai and joined ‘The Free Birds Collective,’ an acting school established by the Indian theatre director, actor, and teacher Barry John and enrolled himself at the National Law College in Bandra. [3]The Telegraph
  • In 2007, he gave an audition for the Indian filmmaker Anurag Kashyap‘s film ‘Mumbai Cutting’ in which he was cast as the lead role; however, the film was never released due to some issues. [4]The Telegraph
  • Aditya Kumar, as promised by Anurag Kashyap, was offered the role of ‘Perpendicular’ for the film ‘Gangs of Wasseypur 2′ in 2012 for which he was asked to learn to hide a blade in his mouth. Aditya’s skill of rolling a blade in his mouth, which took him almost eight months to learn, caught viewers’ attention.
    Gangs Of Wasseypur Perpendicular GIF - Aditya Kumar As - Discover & Share GIFs
  • Apart from working in films, Aditya Kumar appeared in some short films as well including ‘Sujata’ (2011) and ‘Agony of a Purple Clot’ (2013).

    Aditya Kumar in a still from the short film 'Agony of a Purple Clot' (2013)

    Aditya Kumar in a still from the short film ‘Agony of a Purple Clot’ (2013)

  • Aditya Kumar, in an interview, revealed that he wished to work under Karan Johar‘s production house ‘Dharma Productions.’ In 2018, his dream came true when Shashank Khaitan, an Indian filmmaker, offered him the role of ‘Devi Lal’ in the Hindi romantic film ‘Dhadak.’ Aditya talked about this in the interview and said,

    I have grown up watching Karan Johar’s films and it was always a dream to work under his banner. And that dream came true after Shashank offered me the role of Devilal Singh in Dhadak. A big thank you to Shashank with whom I learned new dimensions both as an actor and as a human being.” [5]The Indian Express

  • In an interview, Aditya mentioned how difficult it was for him to break out the teenager typecast after playing the role of a teenager, Perpendicular, in the film ‘Gangs of Wasseypur 2’ (2012) as he was later flooded with offers of similar roles by some Indian filmmakers even after being a grown-up man. Aditya, in the interview, said,

    I take it as a blessing and privilege that Anurag (Kashyap) sir gave me that iconic role. My debut film set the bar a bit high. I am yet to get a role that can match its standard. I was nearing 19 when I did GOW2 and now I will be turning 30 in December but people still see me as the same teenager! When makers come to me with similar roles I feel come-on, please…bacche nahi hun main ab!” [6]Hindustan Times

  • According to Aditya’s Facebook bio, his favourite quote is ‘Acting is a kind of Life…is all about Improvisation.’ [7]Aditya Kumar – Facebook
  • Aditya is an avid animal lover and has a pet dog named ‘Cheeni.’

    Aditya Kumar's Instagram story about his pet 'Cheeni'

    Aditya Kumar’s Instagram story about his pet ‘Cheeni’

  • He likes capturing landscapes, animals, and birds, and often shares them on social media.
  • Aditya is a fitness enthusiast, and he often shares his pictures and videos while working out and practising yoga on social media.

    Aditya Kumar's Instagram post about practising yoga

    Aditya Kumar’s Instagram post about practising yoga