Check out some interesting facts to know about Vicky Kaushal. He is an Indian actor born on 16 May 1988 in Mumbai to Sham Kaushal and Veena Kaushal. Kaushal’s father wanted his son to have a stable career so he pursued an engineering degree in electronics and telecommunications from Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mumbai.
Here are some interesting facts to know about Vicky Kaushal
- He revealed in an interview that it was during an industrial visit to an IT company that he realized that an office job is not what he wants so he started trying his luck in films.
- He studied acting from Kishore Namit Kapoor’s academy.
- Vicky assisted Anurag Kashyap in the film Gangs of Wasseypur in 2012.
- Kaushal played minor roles in films like Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana (2012), Bombay Velvet (2015), and the experimental short film Geek Out (2013).
- In 2015, his film Zubaan was released at the Busan International Film Festival.
- He got his first lead role in 2015 in Masaan which earned him the IIFA and Screen Awards for Best Male Debut. For preparing himself for Masaan, Vicky went to Varanasi one month before the shoot.
- He then starred in Kashyap’s psychological thriller Raman Raghav 2.0 in 2016.
- In Raman Raghav 2.0 (2016), Kaushal played the role of a drug-addict police officer. Both Zubaan and Raman Raghav 2.0 did not work well at the box office.
Some more interesting facts about Vicky Kaushal
- Vicky is a movie buff. He loves to watch movies. Some of his favorite films are Kaho Na Pyaar Hai, Black Friday, Gangs of Wasseypur, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, 12 Angry Men.
- Vicky Kaushal was seen opposite Alia Bhatt in the movie ‘Raazi’, which was directed by Meghna Gulzar. The movie was a huge success.
- He was also appreciating for his role in ‘Manmarziyan’ and ‘Sanju’.
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- He also did ‘Love per Square Foot’ and ‘Lust Stories’ in a Netflix series directed by Karan Johar.
- In 2019, Kaushal starred in Uri: The Surgical Strike, as a military officer. The film was based on the 2016 Uri attack. The movie did wonders for his career and gave him instant recognition.
- Kaushal will soon be seen in a horror film produced by Karan Johar. While shooting for this film, he got injured and fractured his cheekbone.
- Kaushal’s upcoming film is based on freedom fighter Udham Singh, who killed Michael O’Dwyer, in a biopic directed by Shoojit Sircar.
- He will also be seen as Mughal emperor Aurangzeb in a historical drama, ‘Takht’ with Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, and Bhumi Pednekar directed by Karan Johar.