It's time to blow the candles and cut the cake as Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi celebrates his birthday today, September 3. The Saathiya fame actor has just turned 37.
On this special occasion, we are here to give some interesting details of the Oberoi boy. Not many are aware that this actor ha a little bit of a filmy background. His Punjabi father Suresh Oberoi is a veteran actor in Indian cinemas.
Vivek made his acting debut in Ramgopal Varma's film titled Company. He later gained fame with the films like Saathiya, Yuva and Masti. The actor was even appreciated for his role played in Omkara.
Apart from on screen, the actor is also known to be very passionate about helping the less fortunate. Vivek is associated with the Yashodhara Oberoi Foundation which is operated by his family. This foundation supports many Indians who are in need of dire assistance.
When we recall the time tsunami hit India, the actor proved to be a real life hero when he reconstructed an entire village by building 650 homes, temporary shelters and an orphanage too. Apart from this, Vivek also sponsors surgeries for children who are in desperate need of heart and eye surgeries.
Vivek has also been quite influential on the youth of the country as he was invited the United Nations to be the youth ambassador for India. He is more than just an actor. He is socially responsible and this makes him one of the most active members of the Indian film Industry.
Click on the slide show Vivek's images, relationships, past etc.
Vivek Oberoi was born in Hyderabad to a Tamil mother and a Punjabi father.
The actor was critically acclaimed for his role in the movie Rakht Charitra.
Vivek Oberoi married Priyanka Alva, daughter of Karnataka minister Jeevaraj Alva, in Bangalore.
The Real Hero
Oberoi was awarded the Red and White Bravery Award in 2006 for helping re-build a village which was hit severely by the Tsunami.
Vivek Oberoi acted along with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the movie Kyun ho Gaya Na.
Relationship With Ash
Vivek Oberoi was in a serious relationship with actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. The couple dated for three years and then broke up.
Vivek will next be seen in Grand Masti which is a sequel to his 2004 film Masti.
Films Lined Up
The actor is also has other films such as Sitaarey, Khote Sikkey, Shoot Out Third and Prince II : The Thief Game.
Wish Him Here
We wish Vivek a very happy birthday. Do post your comments to wish the actor.