Vicky Kaushal is a Bollywood actor who is popularly known for his role as Deepak Kumar in the film Masaan (2015). Check out Vicky Kaushal Wiki, Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Caste, Family, Biography & More.
Vicky was born on 16 May 1988 in Malad, Mumbai, India. When he was a kid, he was very much interested in studying, watching films, and playing cricket. He took part in various stage competitions since childhood. He never thought of becoming an actor until college days. During his college’s second year, he went to a company for an industrial visit when he decided that he would not be able to do an 8-hour job by sitting in front of PCs. He then started accompanying his father on the sets. He has great acting skills and got recognition after the film Masaan (2015) released in which he played the main role of Deepak Kumar, opposite Sanjay Mishra & Richa Chadda.
He is a tall and handsome hunk who is approximately 6′ 3” tall and weighs around 80 kg. He has a chest to be around 40 Inches, waist 34 Inches, and biceps 14 Inches. He has dark brown eyes and black hair.
Family, Caste & Girlfriend
He was born in a middle-class Brahmin family to Bollywood & Hollywood action director Shyam Kaushal and homemaker Veena Kaushal. When he was born, his father was a stuntman. His younger brother Sunny Kaushal is an assistant director.
As per the media reports, he is dating actress Harleen Sethi. They first met through a common friend Anand Tiwari.
Vicky did his schooling at Sheth Chunilal Damodardas Barfivala High School, Mumbai and did bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mumbai. While he was in school, he used to participate in skits, dramas, fancy dress, and dance competitions. After graduation, he got selected for the Telecommunication Engineer job but he refused to pursue his career in acting. He then joined the Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute in Mumbai to learn acting. He assisted the famous director Anurag Kashyap in his film Gangs of Wasseypur (2012). He was also the part of theatre groups of Naseeruddin Shah and Manav Kaul. He got his first break as an actor in 2012 in the film Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana, in which he played the small role of young Omi.
In 2013, director Vasan Bala gave him the lead role of Geek in his short film Geek Out. In 2015, Vicky got the main role of a Banaras boy Deepak Kumar in Neeraj Ghaywan’s directorial film Masaan. He received positive reviews from the critics for his performance in that film and won several awards for Best Male Debut such as Zee Cine Award, Screen Award, International Indian Film Academy Award, and FOI Online Awards India. He also acted in some other hit films in which he played the lead roles like Zubaan (2016), Raman Raghav 2.0 (2016), etc.
- Vicky is a non-vegetarian and drinks alcohol.
- Jennifer Aniston is his all-time favourite actress.
- He is also a big fan of Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan.
- Vicky likes to work with directors like Anurag Kashyap, Karan Johar, Meghna Gulzar, Anand Tiwari, and Rajkumar Hirani.
- He loves to read during his free time and his favourite book is The Secret by Rhonda Byrne.
- He has a Mercedes Benz GLC SUV car.
- Vicky Kaushal is a dog lover and has a dog named Shifu.
- He loves travelling and his favourite destination is Burano Island in Italy.
- He is a fitness freak.