Age: 32 Years
Height: 6' 3"
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 191 cm
in meters- 1.91 m
in feet inches- 6’ 3”
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||16 May 1988|
|Age (as in 2020)||32 Years|
|Birthplace||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|School||Sheth Chunilal Damodardas Barfivala High School, Mumbai|
|College||Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mumbai|
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor's degree in Electronics and Telecommunications|
|Debut||Film: Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana (2012)
Masaan (2015, in a lead role)
|Family||Father- Sham Kaushal (Action Director)
Mother- Veena Kaushal (Homemaker)
Brother- Sunny Kaushal (Younger, Actor)
|Address||Kaushal's, an apartment at 28th floor in Andheri West, Mumbai|
|Hobbies||Dancing, Travelling, Reading, Gymming|
|Awards||• Zee Cine Award for the Best Male Debut - Masaan (2015)
• Screen Award for the Best Male Debut - Masaan (2015)
• International Indian Film Academy Award for the Best Male Debut - Masaan (2015)
• National Film Award for Best Actor for the film 'Uri' (2019)
|Food(s)||Aloo paratha, Jalebi with rabri, Chicken & fish tikka, Pani puri, Chinese cuisine|
|Beverage(s)||Cold Coffee, Beer|
|Actor(s)||Hrithik Roshan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui
|Film(s)||Bollywood- Kaho Na Pyaar Hai, Jo Jeeta Wahi Sikander, Sadma, Gangs of Wasseypur, Black Friday
Hollywood- 12 Angry Men
|Director(s)||Anurag Kashyap, Karan Johar|
|Song||"Strangers in the Night" by Frank Sinatra|
|TV Show(s)||Game of Thrones, Prison Break|
|Book||The Secret by Rhonda Byrne|
|Restaurant(s)||Indigo, Mainland China in Mumbai|
|Travel Destination||Burano Island in Italy|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Harleen Sethi (Actress, Anchor)
|Car Collection||Mercedes Benz GLC SUV
|Salary (approx.)||Rs. 3 crore/film (as in 2018)|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Vicky Kaushal
- Does Vicky Kaushal smoke?: No
- Does Vicky Kaushal drink alcohol?: Yes
- Vicky was born into a middle-class Punjabi family with roots in Hoshiarpur, Punjab.
- His father came to Mumbai in 1978, and after years of struggle and hard work, he became a famous action director in Bollywood as well as Hollywood.
- Since his childhood, he has been a die-hard fan of Hrithik Roshan.
- He had the acting skills from his childhood and he used to participate in dramas, skits, and annual day functions in his school.
- During his teenage years, he used to be an introvert, shy and skinny guy.
- During his 2nd year of college, he went to a company for an industrial visit, where he realized that he won’t be able to do a 9 to 5 job. Then, despite getting selected for a job, he refused the offer to pursue his passion for acting.
- He initially assisted Anurag Kashyap in ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ (2010), where he met ‘Masaan’ (2015) director Neeraj Ghaywan, who advised him to do theatre. Soon after, he got involved with theatre and worked as a theatre artist and did plays with theatre groups like Naseeruddin Shah‘s ‘Motley’ and Manav Kaul‘s ‘Aranya.’
- Later, he learned acting skills from the famous ‘Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute’ in Mumbai.
- During his stint at “Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute,” he played a negative role in a play, which became very popular.
- In 2013, he did the short film ‘Geek Out,’ which provided him his first film, ‘Zubaan’ (2016).
- He rose to fame with his outstanding performance in the film ‘Masaan’ and gained recognition in India as well as abroad.
- To prepare for his character of “Deepak Kumar” in ‘Masaan,’ he went to Varanasi a month before the shoot, lost 8 kg of weight, and spent time at the Manikarnika Ghat to catch the local accent and the way of living over there.
- Though his film ‘Zubaan’ was made first, ‘Masaan’ was released first.
- ‘Masaan’ was first offered to Rajkummar Rao, but due to his date issues, the role went to Vicky.
- His father was the action director in his first shooted film ‘Zubaan.’
- A genre of movie that he wants to do is ‘ sports drama’ and he never wants to do a ‘Sex comedy.’
- His brother Sunny Kaushal has worked as an assistant director in films like ‘My Friend Pinto’ and ‘Gunday.’
- On 14 August 2020, he cherished the memories of Gangs of Wasseypur during the shoot of which, he worked behind the camera. He took to Instagram to cherish this memory by sharing a photo from the shoot of Gangs of Wasseypur.
- He is a music lover and a good Veena player. On 15 August 2020, he shared a video on Instagram in which he was playing the Veena on the tune of the song “Ae Watan, Watan mere, abaad rahe Tu” from the film Raazi.
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