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Vicky Kaushal

16 May 1988 (Age 31)

Vicky Kaushal Biography

Vicky Kaushal is an Indian film actor known for the award-winning film Masaan.

Vicky's father, Shyam Kaushal who is a Bollywood action director and stunt coordinator who has worked in films like Slumdog Millionaire, 3 Idiots and Bajrangi Bhaijaan among others. His brother Sunny Kaushal, is also associated with the film industry and has been associated as assistant director in movies like Gunday and My Friend Pinto.

Kaushal graduated as an Electonics and Telecommunications engineer in 2009. He had job offers but as he aspired to become an actor, he got involved with theater. He joined an acting workshop under Kishore Namit Kapoor. He went on to do minor roles in films like Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana and Bombay Velvet besides a short film, Geek Out. He kept doing theatre, in the meanwhile, with the groups of Manav Kaul and Naseeruddin Shah among others.

In 2010 he assisted Anurag Kashyap on the two parts of the film Gangs of Wasseypur. Neeraj Ghaywan was also one of the assistant directors in the film. When Neeraj began to work on his film Masaan Kaushal too was called for an audition. According to Neeraj, initially, he had apprehensions about Kaushal doing the role of a small town Banaras boy because he came from a typical Punjabi background. But he got convinced about his ability after watching the audition.

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