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Bollywood has been a film industry of numerous gem actors. With every decade we see new faces that hold our attention with their stupendous acting talent and physique. Now gone are those days when people would crave to watch the heroes from the 90s including Shahrukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Sunny Deol, Sunil Shetty, Akshay Kumar, Sanjay Dutt, Salman Khan, and others. Now in contemporary cinema, audiences look for new age actors to hold their attention.
When it comes to new props of actors at present, Vicky Kaushal is one such talented actor with good looks, physique, and of course his acting prowess. Whatever films he has appeared in have got good responses from the audiences as well as critics. He rocked it in whatever the characters he portrayed in his films, be it Deepak from Masaan or Major Vihaan Singh Shergill from Uri: The Surgical Strike.
His dialogue in the film, ‘How’s The Josh’ became very popular. The tall handsome Indian actor even got the National Film Award for the latter film as best actor. Two years ago, he also came to the Forbes India Celebrity 100. Vicky is the son of Sham Kaushal having expertise in action and direction.
He holds a degree in engineering from a well-known university in Mumbai. Had Vicky concentrated only on engineering, then he would have never become an actor. But destiny brought him into films. However, I won’t say it is the game of destiny, it was rather the choice to become an actor.
The 32-year old actor began his career with the crime-drama film Gangs of Wasseypur assisting the director of the film Anurag Kashyap. The movie came in 2012 and was much liked by cinema lovers. Vicky even had portrayed short roles in two of the productions of Anurag Kashyap.
Vicky’s career Vicky shined with the debut role in Masaan in 2015. He shared screen space with co-actors including Shweta Tripathi, Sanjay Mishra, Pankaj Tiwari, and Richa Chaddha. This movie became the turning point for Vicky by winning IIFA and Screen Awards for the Best Male Debut. In 2016, he played the character of a deranged cop in Raman Raghav 2.0.
You must be knowing Vicky Kausal well as an actor, but are you aware of his early life, career, earnings, etc? If not, then find it today in this article.
|16th May 1988
|Place Of Origin:
|Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|33 years old
|Harleen Sethi, Katrina Kaif (current)
|Total Net Worth:
Vicky Kaushal was born in 1988 on 16th May in Mumbai, Maharashtra to action-director father Sham Kaushal. He also has one brother named Sunny Kaushal, who shares the same profile with him in acting. Vicky’s birthplace is Mumbai, but his family comes from a Punjabi background. In short, his hometown is Hoshiarpur, Punjab.
He calls himself a normal kid who was much into sports and watching movies. However, he took interest in studies also. His favorite sport is cricket that he used to play during his childhood days. Vicky’s father Sham Kaushal was much concerned about the stability in his career. And so he wanted him to pursue engineering in telecommunications and electronics from a reputed university of Mumbai, which was Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology.
His first visit to an IT firm made him realize that he is not made for the usual official job. Vicky considered himself unsuitable for it. His inclination grew more in films and was determined to make his career in this field. He indeed took a job in engineering but not for a long term. Vicky took much interest in accompanying his father on the film sets. And that ignited his passion for acting. And so he became part of theatre and worked under senior actor Naseeruddin Shah.
Vicky also had been part of Kishore Namit Kapoor’s academy and garnered knowledge of acting from here. The experience gave him a golden opportunity to work as an assistant director with Anurag Kashyap for the two sets of his crime drama film Gangs of Wasseypur. The movie came nine years ago. Vicky considered Anurag Kashyap as his mentor with whom he had wonderful memories while working with him.
Vicky had an affair with the actress Harleen Sethi. But as of now, he is linked with Katrina Kaif. There are even rumors about their engagement further. There is no confirmation about when he will be getting married to an actress or someone from outside. So let us hop on to his career.
Vicky began his career with Laal Pencil under Manav Kaul’s production. During the early phase of his career, he appeared in brief roles in films like Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana, Bombay Velvet, and Geek Out. All these films came between 2012 to 2015. His career shined when he made his debut in Masaan.
And so began his string of successful films with Zubaan, Raman Raghav 2.0, Uri: The Surgical Strike, Love Per Square Foot, Lust Stories, Sanju (supporting role), Raazi, Manmarziyaan, and Bhoot: The Haunted Ship Part 1. You might see Vicky Kaushal essaying the role of Sam Manekshaw in the upcoming biopic film directed by Meghna Gulzar. He will also do a biopic on Sardar Uddham Singh also. His other unreleased or yet to come films include multi-starrer film Takht and a superhero-based film The Immortal Ashwathama.
Some Unknown Facts About ‘Uri’ Actor
Some of the unknown facts about Vicky Kaushal is that he is scared of watching horror films not even in the daytime, leave the night time and that too alone. He owns a Mercedes Benz GLC SUV car. Adding on more facts, Vicky is an animal lover and has a pet dog named Shifu. The actor does not compromise on his health. You can call him a fitness freak.
Vicky Kaushal’s Net Worth
As of 2021, $3 million is supposed to be the estimated net worth of Uri actor Vicky Kaushal. He earns his fortune with the number of films he does. Since he is young at 33, his earnings might increase more in the coming decades with upcoming films. After getting honored with prestigious awards, Vicky comes under the list of highest-paid actors.