Vijay Raaz is one of the well-established actors of the Indian industry. Apart from being an actor, he is a successful director as well as voice over artist too. Vijay is best known for movies Monsoon Wedding (2001), Raghu Romeo (2004), and Run (2004). Check more about actor Vijay Raaz from the article.
Vijay Raaz Age
Actor Vijay Raaz was born on Wednesday, 5 June 1963 (age 57 years old; as of 2020). He was born to the family of Delhi, India.
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|Vijay Raaz Bio-data|
|Real Name||Vijay Raaz|
|Profession||Actor, Director, Voice-over Artist|
|Famous For||1. P. K. Dubey in Monsoon Wedding|
2. Raghu in Raghu Romeo
|Birth date||5 June 1963 (Wednesday)|
|Age||57 years (approx)|
|Debut Appearance||Bollywood: Bhopal Express (1999)|
Tamil: Kaaki Sattai (2015)
Malayalam: Moonson Mangoes (2015)
Bollywood (director): Kya Dilli Kya Lahore (2014)
|Net Worth||Not Known|
|Political Interest||Not Known|
|Height(Approx)||In feet: 6' 0" |
In centimetre: 183 cm
In meter: 1.83 m
|Weight(Approx)||In kilogram: 60 Kg|
In grams: 132 lbs
|Family Background, Education|
|Parents||Name Not Known|
|Born Place||Delhi, India|
|Current City||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|School||Local School of Delhi|
|College||Kirori Mal College, New Delhi|
|Girlfriend, Wife, Marriage|
|Children||Daughter: Tanishka Raaz|
|Favorite Things & Assets|
|Favorite Food||North Indian Food|
|Social Media Accounts|
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Vijay Raaz is a very popular actor, director, and music artist from India. He was born and brought up into the family of Delhi, India. Vijay completed schooling and graduation locally from Delhi. He was always inclined towards the art of acting since childhood.
During college, Vijay Raaz started involving a dramatic society and moved to Mumbai for further career. Actor Naseeruddin Shah saw his performance at NSD and recommended him for Bhopal Express. Thus, Vijay Raaz started his professional acting career with the film Bhopal Express in 1999.
Next, he got a major breakthrough with the role of P.K. Dubey in the film Monsoon Wedding (2001). He also made his appearance in the Malayalam and Tamil films. Throughout career, Vijay made his appearance in more than 80 films. Apart from acting, Vijay had directed several movies too.
Family, Caste & Religion
Actor Vijay Raaz was born on 5th June 1963 into Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. He was brought up by his parents in Delhi, India. There is not much info available about his family, siblings, or other family members.
Vijay Raaz follows Hinduism and holds Indian nationality. In addition, he is a Brahmin by caste. He spent most of her childhood and teenage with his family in Delhi and then moved to Mumbai.
Wife, Marriage & Children
Vijay Raaz got married to Krishna Raaz. His wife is also an actress by profession and has worked in films like Gabbar is Back and Dekh Bhai Dekh. Actor Vijay has one daughter named Tanishka Raaz.
Height (approx): 6′ 0″ Feet Inches
Weight (approx): 60 Kg
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Vijay Raaz was born in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh but brought up in Delhi, India. He completed his schooling locally and then did graduation from P.G.D.A.V. College, University of Delhi.
Vijay was very passionate about acting and drama from a young age. So, he started involving in a dramatic society during college. Next, he moved to Mumbai and started performing at NSD.
A well-known theater artist Naseeruddin Shah spotted him performing at NSD and recommended him to Mahesh Mathai for his film Bhopal Express in 1999. He also bagged a small role in Ram Gopal Verma’s film Jungle.
In 2001, Vijay Raaz received huge appreciation for the acting in the film Monsoon Wedding. He played the role of P.K. Dubey and for which he received a nomination at Zee Cine Awards for best comedian.
From 2001 to 2005, Vijay Raj made his appearance in the many hit Bollywood films such as Company (2002), Paanch (2003), Run (2004), and many others. In 2004, Vijay got nationwide admiration for his lead role in the film Raghu Romeo. He also received National Award for Best Hindi Film.
Acting Career (from 2006)
From 2006 to 2010, Vijay made an appearance in many noted films like Bombay to Goa (2006), Dhamal (2007), Welcome (2007), Delhi 6 (2009), Yeh Mera India (2009) and No Problem (2010).
In 2011, Actor Vijay did an important role in Somayajulu in the Bollywood film “Delhi Belly.” Next, Vijay made his Malayalam debut with film KQ in 2013. He played the role of Don in the film KQ.
From 2014 to 2018, Vijay did acting in the many super hit Bollywood films and some of them are Pocket Gangsters (2015), Sanam Teri Kasam (2016), Dishoom (2016), Lupt (2018), Nawaabzade (2018), Stree (2018) and Soorma (2018).
In 2019, Vijay starred in films like Gully Boy, Photograph, Chopsticks (Netflix film), Dream Girl, and Kanpuriye. He also made his first digital web series debut with Hotstar’s Made In Heaven.
In 2020, Vijay Raaz is a part of films such as Gulabo Sitabo, Waah Zindagi, Kya Masti Kya Dhoom, Toofan, Dahi Cheeni, Sherni, Saali Khushi, Jawani Lay Doobi and many more.
Facts of Vijay Raaz
Does Vijay smoke?: Yes
Does Vijay drinks alcohol?: Not Known
His major hobby includes reading and he loves to read philosophy & spirituality.
In 2005, Actor Vijay Raaz got arrested at Abu Dhabi airport for possession of 25 grams of Marijuana in his handbag.
Actor Vijay has worked in various regional languages such as Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi.
In 2020, Vijay played the main role of ASI officer along with stars Aayushman Khurana, Amitabh Bachchan, and Srishti Shrivastava.
His first play was “Pagal Ghar” and he played the lead role of Inspector in it.
In 2014, Vijay made his first directorial debut film “Kya Dilli Kya Lahore.” In addition, he played the lead role of Rehmat Ali in the film.
As being a voice-over artist, Vijay Raaz gave her voice in several ad-commercial and films.
He is not much active on social media like but is one of the most searched actors on the Internet.
His Instagram is “vijayraazofficial.”