Vicky Kaushal
Vicky Kaushal at HT Style Awards.jpg

Kaushal at an event for Hindustan Times in 2019
Born16 May 1988 (age 31)

EducationRajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology
OccupationActor
Years active2012–present
RelativesSunny Kaushal (brother)

Vicky Kaushal (born 16 May 1988) is an Indian actor who works in Hindi films. He is the recipient of a National Film Award and a Filmfare Award, and has appeared in Forbes India‘s Celebrity 100 list of 2019.

Born to the action director Sham Kaushal, Kaushal pursued an engineering degree from the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology. Aspiring to take up a career in film, he assisted Anurag Kashyap in the crime drama Gangs of Wasseypur (2012) and went on to play minor roles in two of Kashyap’s productions. His first leading role was in the independent drama Masaan (2015), which earned him the IIFA and Screen Awards for Best Male Debut, following which he starred as an unhinged cop in Kashyap’s psychological thriller Raman Raghav 2.0 (2016).