Ankur Vikal Biography, Facts & Life Story

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Age 40 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth January 21, 1982

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 9 inches (1.80 m )
Weight 72 kg (158 lbs)
Waist 32 inches
Body Type Slim
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Known For Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Full Name Ankur Vikal
Profession Actor
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Gujarat, India
Zodiac Sign Capricorn

Ankur Vikal is a film actor, hailing from India and exclusively work in the Hindi cinema. He also worked as a theatre actor and gained immense popularity. In 2000, he did his graduation from the National School of Drama. Later, he joined the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda where he studied Architecture. Also, he worked in the Motley Theatre Group and appeared in several plays including Manto Ismat Haazir Hain, Safed Jhoot Kaali Shalwar, Katha Kollage II, and others are worth sharing. He also acted in various movies and is mainly known for the role in the movie “Mango Souffle”.


After working in theatre plays, he then decided to work in the movies as an actor and started appearing in movies. He took the start with the movie named “Mango Souffle” which is an Indian ground-breaking movie followed by highly famed movies “Maqbool” and “Missed Call”.

In 2008, Ankur Vikal also appeared in the movie “Slumdog Millionaire” and fortunately, it had earned a nomination for 10 Academy Awards in the year 2009. Also, the film got 8 awards for different categories, like; best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay, and many more awards have received.

Meanwhile, the most talented actor also worked in the movie “The Forest” as a lead and also worked in the Telugu movie named “Kedi” and later, he made an appearance in the movie “Striker”.

While he also made a Tamil film debut in 2013 with a movie named “Mariyan” in which he portrayed the role of an oil worker.

Moreover, he also worked on a small screen and appeared in Anil Kapoor’s TV series named “24” in which he appeared as a terrorist – Yakub.

However, he has made his career broad and won the hearts of many with his excellent acting prowess.


Among various honors and awards, Ankur Vikal was awarded the Screen Actor’s Guild Award for his well-liked performance in the role of Maman.

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Ankur Vikal Education

Qualification Bachelors
School St. Xavier’s High School, Surat, National School of Drama
College Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda

Ankur Vikal Career

Profession: Actor

Known For: Slumdog Millionaire (2008)


Manglo Souffle (2002)

Net Worth: USD $2 Million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Not known

Mother: Not known

Marital Status: Single

Ankur Vikal Favorites

Hobbies: Acting

Favorite Food: South Indian food

Favorite Destination: Rajesthan

Favorite Color: Brown

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