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Vicky Kaushal

Vicky Kaushal is an Indian Film actor who works in Hindi films. He was born on 16 May 1988 in Mumbai India. He hails from Punjabi background his father Sham Kaushal was a stuntman and action director in Bollywood films. Vicky has an engineering degree from Mumbai’s Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology. During an industrial visit to an IT company, he realised that an office job would be unsuitable for him and he began to shape his career in films. After completing his degree in engineering he did a job for a brief period and started working with his father on film sets.
Vicky studied acting at Kishore Namit Kapoor’s academy and worked as assistant director to Anurag Kashyap in one of the best movies of that decade Gangs of Wasseypur (2012). He has described fond memories of working with Anurag Kashyap, whom he considers as his mentor. Vicky also began to work in stage show Laal Pencil which was his first acting job under the production of Manav Kaul.
Anurag Kashyap gave Vicky two short and effective roles under his production. His first break in Bollywood was a short role in Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana (2012) where he played the role of younger Omi Khurana, movie was a sleeper hit and then worked in Anurag Kashyap directorial Bombay Velvet ( 2015 ) which was disaster at the box office. Vicky ‘s first lead role was in Masaan which was also co-produced by Phantom Films( Production house owned by Anurag Kashyap). Vicky got the role as lead actor in Masaan ( 2015 ) after Rajkumar Rao refused to act. His performance and movie was critically acclaimed worldwide. Masaan received many accolades at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival after it was screened in the Un Certain Regard segment. Vicky won the IIFA and Screen Awards for Best Male Debut, and a nomination for the Asian Film Award for Best Newcomer. After Masaan he acted in Zubaan ( 2015 ) which was screened in 2015 Busan International Film Festival. In 2016 he performed the role of addicted police officer in pursuit of the serial killer Raman Raghav (portrayed by Nawazuddin Siddiqui) in Raman Raghav 2.0 under the direction of Anurag Kashyap. It was a star in making performance by Vicky Kaushal. In 2018 Vicky delivered back to back blockbusters Raazi and Sanju which were also the highest grossing movies of 2018. He received Filmfare Award 2019 in best supporting actor category for his role in Sanju, 2018 was best year of his career till date. He also featured in Love per Square Foot, India’s first Netflix original film in 2018 and in the same year he was also featured in Forbes India 30 Under 30 list. In 2019, Kaushal acted as a military officer in Uri: The Surgical Strike movie based on Surgical Strike done by Indian Army after 2016 Uri Attack. Film’s production cost was very insignificant around 25 crore went on to earn 342 crores gross worldwide and was the highest grossing movie of 2019. Vicky’s character of Major Vihaan Singh Shergill was praised by critics as well as audience and he received National Award for Best Actor.

Biography & Personal Information

Original Name Vicky Kaushal
Nick Name Vicky
Profession Actor
Physical Measurements & More Things about Vicky Kaushal
Height 191 Centimeters
1.91 Meters
6′ 3″ Feet Inches
Weight 80 Kilograms
176 . 3 Pounds
Body Measurements Chest : 40″
Waist : 34″
Biceps : 14″
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
Personal Info of Vicky Kaushal
Date of Birth 16th May, 1988
Age (2019) 31 Years
Birth of Place Mumbai, India
Sun sign or Zodiac sign Taurus
Nationality Indian
Hometown Mumbai, India
School Name Sheth Chunilal Damodardas Barfivala High School, Andheri, Mumbai
College Name Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mumbai
University Mumbai University
Educational Qualifications Degree in Electronics and Telecommunications
Debut Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana ( 2012, Bollywood )
Family Father– Sham Kaushal(Action Director)
Mother– Veena Kaushal
Brother– Sunny kaushal (Actor)
Religion Hindu
Hobbies Travelling
Vicky Kaushal Likes and Favorites
Food Aloo Parantha
Chicken Tikka
Actor Shah Rukh Khan
Ranveer Singh
Amitabh Bachchan
Hrithik Roshan
Actress Dia Mirza
Jennifer Aniston
Film Kaho Na… Pyaar Hai
Jo Jeeta Wahi Sikander
Gangs of Wasseypur
12 Angry Men
Director Anurag Kashyap
Destination Burano Island, Italy
TV Show Game of Thrones
Prison Break
Book The Secret by Rhonda Byrne
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs Harleen Sethi ( Actress , Anchor )
Hit Films of Vicky Kaushal
Film Collection
Uri: The Surgical Strike ( 2019 ) 342 . 06 Crore
Sanju ( 2018 ) 586 Crore
Raazi ( 2018 ) 196 Crore
Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana ( 2012 ) 10 . 50 Crore
Vicky Kaushal Awards
Film Award
Uri: The Surgical Strike ( 2019 ) National Film Awards
Best Actor
Sanju ( 2018 ) Filmfare Award 2019
Zee Cine Award
International Indian Film Academy Awards
Indian Film Festival of Melbourne
Best Supporting Actor
Masaan ( 2016 ) Screen Award
Zee Cine Award
International Indian Film Academy Award
Best Male Debut

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