Vicky Kaushal is an Indian film actor who works in Hindi movies and hosts award functions.
|Birthplace||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Date of Birth||16 May 1988|
|Net Worth||USD 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.
Height and Weight
|Height (centimetres)||183 cm, 1.83 m|
|Eye colour||Dark Brown|
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Social Media Instagram
Vicky Kaushal is also active on Instagram with more than 6.6 million followers.
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 :
- BRIDES TODAY
- WEDDING TIMES
- FORBES INDIA
- MENS XP
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|Actors||Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan|
|Book||The Secret by Rhonda Byrne|
|Cars||Mercedes Benz GLC|
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.
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 Release||Award||Category|
|2016||Zee Cine Award||Best Male Debut|
|2016||Screen Awards||Best Male Debut|
|2016||International Indian Film Academy Awards||Star Debut of the Year – Male|
|2018||Indian Film Festival of Melbourne||Best Supporting Performance|
|2019||Zee Cine Awards||Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Male|
|2019||Filmfare Awards||Best Supporting Actor|
|2019||International Indian Film Academy Awards||Best Supporting Actor|
|2019||National Film Awards||Best Actor|
Vicky has been seen performing or featuring in many Bollywood films till now.
|Year of Release||Film|
|2012||Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana (debut)|
|2013||Geek Out (short film)|
|2016||Raman Raghav 2.0|
|2018||Love per Square Foot|
|2019||Uri : The Surgical Strike|
|2020||Bhoot – 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
- Aegon Life Insurance
- Reliance Trends
- Leayan Global
- Havells India
- Boult Audio
- Red Chief
- Police eyewear
Vicky also appeared on the TV shows, not as an actor but as a host.
|2018||25th Screen Awards||Co-host|
|2019||Zee Cine Awards 2019||Co-host|
|2020||64th Filmfare Awards||Co-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.