One of the most talented actors in the Bollywood industry, Vicky Kaushal has proved his mettle time and again on the big screen with his roles in films like Uri: The Surgical Strike, Raazi, Manmarziyaaan, Sanju, Sardar Udham, among others. He enjoys a massive fan following and is quite active on Instagram. He is also a recipient of the National Film Award for best actor.
Born on May 16, 1988 to action director Sham Kaushal and homemaker Veena Kaushal, Vicky finished his schooling from Sheth Chunilal Dabodardas Barfivala High School, Mumbai. He was destined for the stage, having acted in dramas and skits in school.
Vicky Kaushal’s father was keen on his son having a stable career away from show business, hence the Bollywood actor graduated with a bachelor’s degree in electronics and telecommunications. He attended the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mumbai.
Enrolled in Acting Classes
In his second year of college during an industrial visit, Vicky Kaushal realized that he wasn’t cut out for a 9 to 5 life. Vickey then enrolled himself in acting classes at the Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute. He stepped into Bollywood as an Assistant Director to Anurag Kashyap on the set of ‘Gangs of Wasseypur. He then went on to play minor roles in two of Kashyap’s productions.
Vicky Kaushal debuted as the lead actor in ‘Masaan’. Kaushal rose to prominence in 2018 with supporting roles in Raazi and Sanju, two of the highest-grossing Hindi films of the year. In 2019, Kaushal starred as a military officer in the movie ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’ which was a big commercial success.
The Massan actor is now married to actor Katrina Kaif. The two have dated each other for two long years but kept their relationship a hush-hush affair. The two tied the knot on December 9, 2021, in an intimate wedding ceremony in Rajasthan.
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