Vicky Kaushal is an actor in the Bollywood industry. His dad, Sham Kaushal, was an action director while his brother, Sunny Kaushal, was an assistant director on a couple Hindi movies and later turned into an actor just like his brother. Vicky Kaushal was an engineer by profession, but his passion for acting led him to join theatre where he worked under Naseeruddin Shah and Manav Kaul.
To hone his acting skills, he participates in an acting workshop organized by Kishore Namit Kapoor. Vicky Kaushal began his Hindi film career with small parts in movies including Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana (2012) and Bombay Velvet (2015). He also played a small part in a short film “Geek Out” and assisted film maker Anurag Kashyap to the making of Gangs of Wasseypur (2012). Neeraj Ghaywan, who went onto direct the critically acclaimed movie Masaan (2015), was also an assistant manager in Gangs of Wasseypur.
Kaushal impressed Ghaywan when he auditioned for Masaan and thus acquired his big acting break. His performance in the movie was tremendously appreciated and he won the International Indian Film Academy award for Best Man Debut. Back in 2016, Kaushal played the role of a young man using a stammering problem at the movie Zubaan. He also collaborated with Anurag Kashyap, this time around being an actor, for Raman Raghav 2.0 (2016). This was followed closely with his own much-lauded character as a Pakistani army officer in Raazi (2018) starring Alia Bhatt. Kaushal’s work in the Sanjay Dutt bio pic “Sanju” has also collected a great deal of praise. The actor, also starred in the Netflix movies like “Love Per Square Foot” and “Lust Stories”.
Vicky Kaushal Personal details
- Real Name:Vicky Kaushal
- Also Known as:Peeky
- Date of Birth:May 16, 1988
- Age:32 Years
- Profession:Actor, Film Actor, Playback Singer
- Years Active:2012 – Present
- Birth Place:Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
- Zodiac Sign:Taurus
- Home Town:Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Vicky Kaushal Education
- Qualification: Degree in Electronics and Telecommunications
- School: Sheth Chunilal Damodardas Barfivala High School, Mumbai
- College: Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mumbai
Family & Relatives
- Father:Sham Kaushal (Action Director)
- Mother:Veena Kaushal (Homemaker)
- Brother(s):Sunny Kaushal (Assistant director)
- Marital Status: Single
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
Awards & Honours of Vicky Kaushal
- Screen Award for Best Male Debut for Masaan (2016)
- Zee Cine Award for Best Male Debut for Masaan (2016)
- National Film Award for Best Actor for Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019)
- Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for Sanju (2019)
- Zee Cine Award for Best Actor in A Supporting Role for Sanju (2019)
- IIFA Award for Best Supporting Actor for Sanju (2019)
From a humble origin to grow into one of the most popular and sought after action directors in Bollywood film industry, Mr Sham Kaushal has come quite a distance within his 31 decades long career as Action Director. He has the esteemed Oscar winning film Slumdog Millionaire along with Hindi super hits such as Padmavat, Kaabil, Sanju, Dangal, Bajirao Mastani, Krrish 2 & 3, Bajrangi Bhaijan, Gangs of all Wasseypur, Dhoom 3, Ramleela, Raajneeti, Phantom, Kaminey, Om Shanti Om, Gundey, Ishaqzaade & realistic Films such as Blackfriday, Parzania, 1971, A Wednesday along with The Reluctant Fundamentalist to his credit. Apart from a number of other prestigious awards he has four Filmfare awards, more than any Action Director ever had. He is thankful to God for being so kind.
He was born in a small village named Mirzapur near Tanda at Punjab, India. He did his Post graduation in English literature from Govt college, Hoshiarpur in Punjab. He travelled from his native Punjab village to Mumbai for his survival and no purpose or ambition to work in films. His first job as a sales representative continued only for a year as he realised that his or her interests were somewhere else. By chance he met some stunt men at the neighbourhood, who worked with big names in the industry of that time, changed Sham’s fate! He also was employed as a stuntman for 7 years before getting the big break as an independent action director in 1990.
His first movie within an Action director was a Malayalam picture known as ‘Indrajalam’ headed by Mr Thampy Kannamthanam which starred Malayalam super star Mohanlal. This was followed by ‘Prahaar’ led by veteran actor Nana Patekar. The raw and realistic action scenes captured him noticed at the industry. He even won the best action director award for the movie.
Sunny Kaushal is an Indian actor who works in https://theancestory.com/deol-family-tree/Bollywood. He is the younger brother of actor Vicky Kaushal and son of director Sham Kaushal. He studied at The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India which he later left to pursuit acting. He started working as an assistant director on the films My Friend pinto (2011) and also Gunday (2014). Later he depicted a hockey player in the sports drama Gold (2018). His latest work is at the amazon prime web series called The Forgotten Army – Azaadi Ke Liye.
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