Vicky Kaushal Height, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More
Bio Real NameVicky Kaushal ProfessionActor Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 191 cm in meters- 1.91 m in feet inches- 6’ 3” Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 80 kg in pounds- 176 lbs Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 Inches - Waist: 34 Inches - Biceps: 14 Inches Eye ColourDark Brown Hair ColourBlack Personal Life Date of Birth16 May 1988 Age (as in 2018)30 Years BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India Zodiac sign/Sun signTaurus NationalityIndian HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India SchoolSheth Chunilal Damodardas Barfivala High School, Mumbai CollegeRajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mumbai Educational QualificationBachelor's degree in Electronics and Telecommunications DebutFilm: Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana (2012)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Vicky Kaushal
Does Vicky Kaushal smoke?: No
Does Vicky Kaushal drink alcohol?: Yes
Vicky was born into a middle-class Punjabi family with roots in Hoshiarpur, Punjab.
His father came to Mumbai in 1978, and after years of struggle and hard work, he became a famous action director in Bollywood as well as Hollywood.
Vicky was born and raised in chawls of Malad in Mumbai, when his father used to be a stuntman.
Since his childhood, he has been a die-hard fan of Hrithik Roshan.
He had the acting skills from his childhood and he used to participate in dramas, skits, and annual day functions in his school.
During his teenage years, he used to be an introvert, shy and skinny guy.
During his 2nd year of college, he went to a company for an industrial visit, where he realized that he won’t be able to do a 9 to 5 job. Then what, despite getting selected for a job, he refused the offer to pursue his passion for acting.
He initially assisted Anurag Kashyap in ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ (2010), where he met ‘Masaan’ (2015) director Neeraj Ghaywan, who advised him to do theatre. Soon after, he got involved with theatre and worked as a theatre artist and did plays with theatre groups like Naseeruddin Shah‘s ‘Motley’ and Manav Kaul‘s ‘Aranya.’
Later, he learned acting skills from the famous ‘Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute’ in Mumbai.
In 2013, he did the short film ‘Geek Out,’ which provided him his first film, ‘Zubaan’ (2016).
He rose to fame with his outstanding performance in the film ‘Masaan’ and gained recognition in India as well as abroad.
To prepare for his character of “Deepak Kumar” in ‘Masaan,’ he went to Varanasi a month before the shoot, lost 8 kg of weight, and spent time at the Manikarnika Ghat to catch the local accent and the way of living over there.
Though his film ‘Zubaan’ was made first, ‘Masaan’ was released first.
‘Masaan’ was first offered to Rajkummar Rao, but due to his date issues, the role went to Vicky.
His father was the action director in his first shooted film ‘Zubaan.’
A genre of movie that he wants to do is ‘ sports drama’ and he never wants to do a ‘Sex comedy.’
His brother Sunny Kaushal has worked as an assistant director in films like ‘My Friend Pinto’ and ‘Gunday.’
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