Vinay Pathak Biography, Facts & Life Story

Vinay Pathak Indian Actor

Quick Facts


Full NameVinay Pathak



Age (as of 2019)51 years old

Date of Birth27 July, 1968

BirthplaceAra, Bihar

Zodiac Sign: Leo

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height5 ft 6 inches (1.68 m)

Weight80 kg (176 lbs)

Chest40 Inches

Waist34 Inches


Biceps13 Inches

Hair ColorSalt & Pepper

Eye ColorLight Brown

Celebrity Favorites

HobbiesTraveling, Dancing, Watching Films, Cooking

Favorite ActorAmitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan

Favorite ActressKatrina Kaif, Madhuri Dixit

Favorite FoodJunk Food, Indian-Seafood

Favorite DestinationNew York, London, Goa

Favorite ColorPink, Black

Vinay Pathak is a famous Indian movie actor as well as a theatre person. He is typically recognized for bringing revolution in Bollywood industry together with Rajat Kapur, Ranvir Shorey and Abhay Deol, who are appended as actors of new genus. Vinay Pathak has appeared in numerous critically praised movies like Bheja Fry, Khosla Ka Ghosla and Johnny Gaddar.

Vinay Pathak joined State University of New York and performed in a number of theater plays. He started off with minor roles prior being observed for his remarkable acting in the comic movie Khosla Ka Ghosla. Right after that, his breathtaking performance in the comic movie Bheja Fry won him positive reviews and in the same year, he won Filmfare Award for the Best Comedian. Vinay Pathak also produced the movie titled Dasvidaniya which revolves around the story of a typical man bidding farewell prior dying. Together with co-star and friend Ranvir Shorey, Vinay was the host of the famous talk show titled Ranvir Vinay Aur Kaun, broadcasted on Star TV. Vinay and Ranvir also co-hosted a possibly lesser-known sitcom “House Arrest” aired on Channel V. They also hosted a show titled “Duniya Goal Hain” aired on ESPN-STAR all through World Cup 2006 in Germany.

Vinay Pathak also collaborated with his friends named Suresh Menon, Ranvir and Gaurav Ghera to be the part of gag-based sitcom, Great Indian Laughter Show, aired on Star One. Later, he hosted the show “Cricket Crazy” together with Ranvir which was aired on Star Sports, India. Pathak also appeared in a minor role of Inspector Gurpal Badash in the movie titled Murder Unveiled. The movie was about a murder story presenting Sikh community within Canada.

Vinay also starred in commercially and critically commended movies titled Johnny Gaddaar and an excitedly anticipated though a box-office disaster film titled Aaja Nachle. His acting in Khoya Khoya Chand has been massively admired. He also delivered a marvelous performance in box-office megahit movie Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi.

In the year 2009, his movie ‘Raat Gayi Baat Gayi’ earned him the Best Filmfare Award at HBO’s New York South Asian Global Film Festival. This movie was released all across India and taken back the vibrant duo of Rajat Kapoor and Vinay Pathak.

Vinay’s movie ‘Antardwand’ earned him National Award 2009 for the Best Movie on Social Concerns. He also appeared as an English teacher Vinny Sir in the renowned TV serial titled “Hip Hip Hurray”. He is basically from Arrah, Bihar and has two daughters named Sharinee and Vasudha.

Facts You Never Knew About Vinay Pathak!

    • Is Vinay Pathak addicted to smoking: Yes
    • is Vinay Pathak alcoholic: Yes
    • After completing his graduation degree from Allahabad University, he flied all the way to America for advanced studies, wherein, in university, he created in himself the fasciation for acting.
    • Vinay Pathak met his wife for the very first time during the shoot of a commercial movie and this love failed when the couple filed for separation in 2008.
    • In the year 2008, Vinay Pathak produced a movie titled “Dasvidaniya”, the story of a common individual bidding farewell prior dying.

Vinay Pathak Education

Qualification: Graduate

School: Vikas Vidyalya, Ranchi

College: Allahabad University
State University of New York

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Vinay Pathak Career

Profession: Actor

Debut TV Series/Movie: TV: House Arrest (1998)
Film: Bombay Boys (1998)

Net Worth: $ 8 Million

Family & Relatives

Father: Not Known

Mother: Not Known

Brother(s): Shashi Shekhar Pathak

Marital Status: Divorced

Wife/Girlfriend: Sonika Sahay

Children: 2

Son(s): None

Daughter(s): Vasudha Pathak, Sharinee Pathak

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