Vicky Kaushal Biography, Facts & Life Story

Known For Masaan (2015)
Nickname Vicky
Full Name Vicky Kaushal
Profession Actor
Nationality Indian
Age 34 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth 16 May 1988
Birthplace Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Religion Hinduism
Zodiac Sign Taurus

Vicky Kaushal is an Indian actor who was born on 16th May 1988. His father Sham Kaushal was a stuntman and action director in the Hindi films. He belongs to a Punjabi family  He got his education from Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology.

At first he wanted to pursue his career as an engineer, but later he realized that he isn’t the kind of a person who can work in offices. The best thing that he could think of was to become an actor and started accompanying his father on film sets.  He studied acting from Kishore Namit Kapoor’s academy.

He also worked as an assistant director to Anurag Kashyap in the making of Gangs of Wasseypur (2012). Before getting a lead role in the movies,  he did minor roles in movies like Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana (2012), Bombay Velvet (2015) and Geek Out (2013). His first major role was in the movie Masaan (2015) in which he worked alongside Richa Chadda and Shweta Tripathi. This movie won none the IIFA and Screen Awards for Best Male Debut.

He is also getting very popular due to his movie Love Per Square Foot (2018) in which he worked alongside Angira Dhar and Alankrita Sahai. He also played a role in Raazi (2016) in which he worked alongside Alia Bhatt. This movie became one of the highest grossing Hindi films.  He was also seen in an episode of Lust Stories (2018) which is a Netflix original series. He also worked alongside Ranbir Kapoor in Sanju 2018. Other than these he also appeared in Zubaan (2015), Raman Raghav 2.0 (2016), Manmarziyaan (2018) and some others.

He has won Zee Cine Award,  Screen Award, International Indian Film Academy Award for Masaan.  He won Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Award, Filmfare Award and Zee Cine award for Sanju.

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Vicky Kaushal Education

Qualification Degree in Electronics and Telecommunications
School Sheth Chunilal Damodardas Barfivala High School, Mumbai
College Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mumbai

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Vicky Kaushal Career

Profession: Actor

Known For: Masaan (2015)


Film: Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana (2012)

Salary: INR ₹3 crore/film (as in 2018)

Net Worth: INR ₹25 crores approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Sham Kaushal (Action Director)

Mother: Veena Kaushal (Homemaker)

Brother(s): Sunny Kaushal (Assistant director)

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Katrina Kaif (m. 2021)

Dating History:

Harleen Sethi (2018 – 2019)
Bhumi Pednekar (2019)
Malavika Mohanan (Rumor, 2019)

Vicky Kaushal Favorites

Hobbies: Dancing, Travelling

Favorite Actor: Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Shah Rukh Khan, Ranveer Singh

Favorite Actress: Dia Mirza

Favorite Food: Aloo paranthas

Favorite Destination: Burano Island in Italy

Favorite Color: Black

Facts You Never Knew About Vicky Kaushal!

  • His zodiac sign is Taurus.
  • He was born in a chawl in suburban Mumbai.
  • He has a younger brother named Sunny who is an actor.
  • As a child, he used to like study, cricked and movies.
  • He got his first acting job in Laal Pencil.
  • His movie Masaan was called as a leading example of increased realism in Indian cinema by The New York Times.
  • He got nominated for Asian Film Award for Best Newcomer for his performance in Masaan.
  • He was featured by Forbes India in their 30 under 30 lists of 2018.
  • The Times of India and India Today gave very positive reviews about him for his work in Sanju.
  • His movie Sanju earned US$ 81 million at the box office.
  • He worked alongside Abhishek Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu in Manmarziyaan.
  • He played the role of a military officer in Uri : The Surgical Strike (2019).
  • He went through five months of military training in martial arts sessions in order to do justice to his role in Uri : The Surgical Strike.

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