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Vishal Kotian (Bigg Boss 15) Height, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Mumbai, India
Age: 36 Years
Girlfriend: Payal Vijay Shetty

Vishal Kotian

Bio/Wiki
ProfessionActor
Famous RoleBirbal in the TV show Har Mushkil Ka Hal Akbar Birbal (2014)
Vishal as Birbal in the show 'Har Mushkil Ka Hal Akbar Birbal'
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 80 kg
in pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 44 Inches
- Waist: 34 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutHollywood Film: As 'Suria' in The Deadly Disciple (2001)
TV: As 'Vishal' in Dil Vil Pyar Vyar (2002)
Vishal Kotian in Dil Vil Pyaar Vyaar
Personal Life
Date of Birth13 February 1985 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2021) 36 Years
BirthplaceHe was born in Dagdi Chawl in Mumbai.
Zodiac signAquarius
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai
Educational QualificationMBA in Marketing [1]The Times of India
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian [2]DNA
Political InclinationHe is a supporter of Shiv Sena. [3]Vishal Kotian- Instagram
HobbiesGyming, Playing Cricket
Tattoo(s)• He has a band inked on his left arm and the word 'Maa' written between the band.
Vishal`s band tattoo
Vishal`s tattoo with the word 'Maa'
• He has inked the Maha Mritunjay Mantra on his back.
Vishal`s Instagram post about his back tattoo
• He has a tattoo of Lord Shiva inked on his chest.
Vishal`s Lord Shiva`s tattoo
ControversyIn 2017, Vishal accused comedian Kiku Sharda for using his stardom to get Vishal removed from an upcoming show 'Partners.' He also alleged him for changing the name of the show so that the whole focus was on him. [4]First Post
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsPayal Vijay Shetty (Actor)
Vishal with his girlfriend
Family
Wife/SpouseN/A
ParentsFather- Name Not Known
Vishal with his father
Mother- Name Not Known
Vishal and his mother
Style Quotient
Car CollectionMercedes C 250
Vishal`s Mercedes car
Bike CollectionRoyal Enfield Bullet
Vishal posing with his bike
Actor Vishal Kotian

Some Lesser Known Facts About Vishal Kotani

  • Does Vishal Kotian smoke?: Yes [5]Vishal Kotani- Instagram
  • Does Vishal Kotian drink alcohol?: Yes

    Vishal holding a glass of wine

    Vishal holding a glass of wine

  • Vishal Kotani is an Indian television actor who has played various popular roles in television shows like Har Mushkil Ka Hal Akbar Birbal (2014), Mahabharat (2013), Shree Adi Manav (2001), etc.
  • Vishal comes from a very poor locality in Mumbai. In an interview, he said that there was no proper education in the area where he lived.

    Vishal as a kid

    Vishal as a kid

  • When Vishal was 12 years old, he used to sell Salman Khan`s movie tickets in black in the cinema hall named ‘Satyam Shivam Sundaram’ so that he could pay his school fees. [6]India Today
  • He won the Manhunt contest when he was 18 years old. [7]Times of India
  • Vishal is a fitness freak and has six-pack abs.

    Vishal`s six-pack abs

    Vishal`s six-pack abs

  • He started his career with modelling in 1998, and later, he tried his hand in acting.
  • He debuted in the show Dil Vil Pyaar Vyaar in 1998 as Vishal. Later, he did many hit shows of the 90s that include Family No.1 (1999), Shree Adi Manav (2001), Pyaar Mein Twist (2011), Ssshhhh…Koi Hai (2001), and many more.

    Vishal in Shree Adi Manav

    Vishal in Shree Adi Manav

  • After playing roles in horror and comedy shows, Vishal started doing mythological shows and played the role of Hanuman in Devon Ke Dev…Mahadev (2013) and Mahabharat (2014), Ravan in Vighnaharta Ganesh (2019), and Birbal in Akbar Ka Bal Birbal (2020).

    Vishal as Hanuman in Mahabharat

    Vishal as Hanuman in Mahabharat

  • In 2020, he played the role of Birbal in Akbar Ka Bal Birbal for the second time. In an interview, he talked about his role and said,

    I am playing Birbal again and this time, in a much bigger show, in terms of the making and concept. Well, a lot of my fans think that Birbal would have been just like me… witty, charming, intelligent and handsome (smiles!). I completely connect with the character. I never imagined that I would play such a huge historical character. But destiny has its plans. In fact, I get a lot of messages where people say I am Birbal’s reincarnation. Maybe that is true!”

  • He was also seen in the Hollywood movie ‘The Deadly Disciple’ in 2001 and the Bollywood movie ‘Don Muthu Swami’ in 2008.

    Vishal in the movie Don Muthu Swamy

    Vishal in the movie Don Muthu Swamy

  • Vishal turned Radio jockey for a radio show on 92.7 FM in 2014.

    Vishal as a radio jockey

    Vishal as a radio jockey

  • In 2014, he played for the Delhi Dragons team in the Box Cricket League.

    Vishal in BCL

    Vishal in BCL

  • In 2021, Vishal participated as a contestant in Bigg Boss Season 15. In the show, he revealed that he had played the role of a brother with late Sidharth Shukla in a project that is roped to be released in 2021. [8]Times of India

    Vishal as a Bigg Boss contestant

    Vishal as a Bigg Boss contestant

  • In 2021, he announced that he would get engaged to his long time girlfriend, but the engagement was postponed due to the second wave of Coronavirus. [9]Times of India