Vicky Kaushal Biography, Age, Height, GF, Weight, Career & More

Vicky Kaushal

Vicky Kaushal is an Indian film actor who works in Hindi movies and hosts award functions.

Biography/Wiki

OccupationActor
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
NationalityIndian
Age32 Years
HometownMumbai
Date of Birth16 May 1988
Food HabitNon-vegetarian
HobbiesDancing, Travelling
Net WorthUSD 3 million

Family and Education

Vicky Kaushal belongs to a punjabi family and his father was an action director in Hindi films and his younger brother is an actor.

He did his school education from Seth Chunilal Damodardas Barfivala High School, Mumbai and completed his graduation in Electronics and Telecommunication engineering from Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Versova, Mumbai.

Later he discovered that he has no interest in IT sector job and was interested in making his career in films and acting.

Family MemberName
FatherSham Kaushal
MotherVeena Kaushal
SisterNone
BrotherSunny Kaushal

Height and Weight

Weight80 Kg
Height (centimetres)183 cm, 1.83 m
Height6 feet
Zodiac SignTauras
ReligionHinduism
Body Measurement40-34-14
Eye colourDark Brown
Hair colourBlack
Marital StatusUnmarried

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Social Media Instagram

Vicky Kaushal is also active on Instagram with more than 6.6 million followers.

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This is really sweet. Thank You! #Repost @discoveringlifeaswriter_ with @get_repost ・・・ जॉब लेटर जो उसने त्यागी थी शुरुआत उसकी कुछ अतरंगी थी सभी स्टार किड्स की तरह न थी उसकी अपनी लड़ाईया थी चाह तो बस एक फ़िल्म सेट में रहने की थी रोज अपना झोला उठाता निराश घर भी लौटता कल की परवा न करता अपन आज को सबसे ज्यादा मानता चाह तो बस एक फ़िल्म सेट में रहने की थी माँ के हाथ के आलू के परांठों ने पापा की समझाये बातोंने और भाई के साथ ने उसे दिलाई उसकी पहली फ़िल्म चाह तो बस एक फ़िल्म सेट में रहने की थी जो भरी उसने अपने सपनो की उड़ान फिर कभी पीछे मुड़कर न देखा हर रोज मेहनत करता बीते कल से बेहतर बनने की कोशिश करता चाह तो बस एक फ़िल्म सेट में रहने की थी कमली दीपक विहान इक़बाल पृथ्वी जैसे किरदार निभा कर बना स्टार से सुपरस्टार फिर सुपरस्टार से राष्ट्रिय पुरष्कार चाह तो बस एक फ़िल्म सेट में रहने की थी शुरुआत कुछ कठिन रही लेकिन हार उसने मानी नही सफर जो उसने अपनी तय कर ली थी चाह तो बस एक फ़िल्म सेट में रहने की थी! . . . There's a saying "जहां चाह वहा राह" in which I strongly believe . @vickykaushal09 Thank you for letting the world know some beautiful people who had there own battles .. P.s-deepak from masaan be my favourite of all times.

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Career

At the beginning of his career in film industry, he first studied acting at Kishore Namit Kapoor’s acting academy and later worked on his first project “Gangs of Wasseypur” as assistant director in 2012.

Later he started with doing short roles in films such as Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana in 2012. But he got his first film “Masaan” in leading role in 2015 opposite actress Shweta Tripathi. The film was a huge success and also filmed at Cannes Film Festival in 2015, where it won FIPRESCI Prize.

Her next film “Zubaan” was filmed at Busan International Film Festival in 2015.

But he got breakthrough in 2018 with the release of Netflix’ first film “Love Per Square Foot”, followed by Raazi, Lust Stories and Sanju respectively. He had 5 releases on Box Office that year and he won many wards for his on-screen performance.

He also underwent extreme weight gain training for his movie “Uri” to gain 15 kg of weight. He called himself “Ectomorph” due to his natural lean body structure.

On Magazine Covers

He has been seen on cover page of leading national and worldwide magazines :

  • GRAZIA
  • BRIDES TODAY
  • MW
  • CINEBLITZ
  • WEDDING TIMES
  • VOGUE
  • ELLE
  • FORBES INDIA
  • PLATFORM
  • MENS XP
  • URBANE
  • GQ
  • EXHIBIT
  • HELLO!

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Favorites

FoodPaani Puri
ActorsSalman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan
ActressesDeepika Padukone
SingersDiljit Dosanjh
DestinationBurano Island
BookThe Secret by Rhonda Byrne
CarsMercedes Benz GLC

Girlfriend

When it comes to rumored affairs and relationships, there are so many names linked with Vicky Kaushal. While his relationship with “Harleen Sethi” is not hidden to anyone, they both broke up after dating each other for few years.

while year 2018 not only brought success in the life of Vicky, there were many B-town celebrities also whose name was linked with him. Huma Qureshi and Bhumi Pednekar are among them. Recently, he was also rumored to be dating “Katrina Kaif” and both are spotted together at the Mumbai airport.

While the story does not seem to end here, recently he was also seen spending time with South Indian Actress “Malvika Mohanan”. Seems like no one is permanent in his successful life, at least for now.

Awards

Vicky has been nominated for total 14 awards for his on-screen performance till now and among them, he has won 8 of them. The details are :

Year of ReleaseAwardCategory
2016Zee Cine AwardBest Male Debut
  2016Screen AwardsBest Male Debut
  2016International Indian Film Academy AwardsStar Debut of the Year – Male
  2018Indian Film Festival of MelbourneBest Supporting Performance
2019Zee Cine AwardsBest Actor in a Supporting Role – Male
  2019Filmfare AwardsBest Supporting Actor
2019International Indian Film Academy AwardsBest Supporting Actor
2019National Film AwardsBest Actor

Film Appearance

Vicky has been seen performing or featuring in many Bollywood films till now.

Year of ReleaseFilm
2012Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana (debut)
2013Geek Out (short film)
2015Bombay Velvet
2015Masaan
2015Zubaan
2016Raman Raghav 2.0
2018Love per Square Foot
2018Raazi
2018Lust Stories
2018Sanju
2018Manmarziyaan
2019Uri : The Surgical Strike
2020Bhoot – Part One : The Haunted Ship

As Brand Ambassador

Vicky is also endorsing certain brands and products, charging in crores for these. Lets have a look at few of them

  • Goibibo
  • Aegon Life Insurance
  • Reliance Trends
  • Oppo
  • Leayan Global
  • Housing.com
  • UpGrad
  • McDowells
  • Wildstone
  • Havells India
  • Boult Audio
  • Red Chief
  • Police eyewear

TV Appearance

Vicky also appeared on the TV shows, not as an actor but as a host.

YearTitleRole
201825th Screen AwardsCo-host
2019Zee Cine Awards 2019Co-host
202064th Filmfare AwardsCo-host

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Some Other Facts

  • Featured in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list of 2019.
  • Raazi and Sanju were highest-grossing Hindi films of the year 2018.
  • Was assistant director of “Gangs of Wasseypur” in 2012.
  • Contributed Rs 1 crore to PM CARES fund to support fight against COVID-19.
  • Topped the The Times of India’s list of the country’s most desirable men in 2018.
  • Featured in “Forbes 30 under 30” in 2018.
  • Featured in music video “Pachtaoge” opposite Nora Fatehi in 2019.
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