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Vivek Oberoi


Born to a Punjabi father named Suresh Oberoi and a Tamil mother named Yashodhara, Vivek went to Mayo college, Ajmer. Then he studied in New York University, USA. At an actors' practicum in London he was speckled by the director of New York University who took Vivek off to New York, where he finished his Masters Degree in film acting.

Vivek has also worked as a screenplay writer in India. Vivek Anand Oberoi entered this magical world on September 3 in Hyderabad, India. His father, Suresh Oberoi, a highly valued actor in the Indian Film Industry, cherished his son's talent from a very young age. It was Vivek's first presentation as a six year old in a school play that made him realize all he wanted to become was an actor.

Date Of Birth : 3rd September, 1976
Place Of Birth : Hyderabad, Andra Pradesh, India
Zodiac Sign : Virgo

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  • Vivek Oberoi made his debut in Ram Gopal Varma's film names Company which was critically acclaimed at the box office and it was declared as a box office hit.

  • The actor managed to win two awards at the prestigious Filmfare award function, one for Best Debut Actor-male and the other was for the Best supporting actor-male.

  • This film made him an instant hit and took him to a whole new level in the industry of the great Indian Cinema.

Awards:

Vivek Oberoi has got a long list of awards that can be added to his galore.

In the Filmfare Award function he received the award for Best Debut Award for the film Company in 2003 and in the same year he received the second award for the Best Supporting Actor again for Company.

In the Star Screen Award function he was awarded the Star Screen Award for the Most Promising Newcomer - Male for the film Company in the year 2003.

In the Zee Cine Award function he managed to bag two of the prestigious awards for Zee Cine Award Best Male Debut for the film Company and Zee Cine Award Best Actor in a Supporting Role- Male again for the film Company in the year 2003.

In the Bollywood Movie Award function Vivek Oberoi was given the Bollywood Movie Award - Best Male Debut for the film Company in the year 2003 and Bollywood Movie Award - Best Supporting Actor for the film Omkara in the year 2007.

In the Stardust Award function he was honored by being given the award for the Stardust Superstar of Tomorrow – Male for the film in Road and Company in the year 2003 and Stardust Best Supporting Actor Award-male for the film Yuva in the year 2005 and "Standout Performance of the Year" for the film Shootout at Lokhandwala in the year 2008.

In the IIFA Award function he grabbed the IIFA Best Villain Award for the film Shootout at Lokhandwala in the year 2008.

    Yashodhara Oberoi Foundation

  • Project Hope is an organization which was founded by Vivek and his family. The organization had been funding a lot of new projects and follows a lot of programmes that helps the needy poor people.The organization's work includes food supply, fundamental medical assistance, training courses for women, assistance to the elderly and the disabled as well as chief school education for the disadvantaged children. The foundation also helps in creating awareness to the public about the needy people and encourages those who are capable of giving to give it out to the needy ones out there on the streets.

  • Company, Saathiya, Darna Mana HaI, Dum, Yuva, Masti, Kyun! Ho Gaya Na, Kaal, Kisna, Deewane Hue Paagal, Home Delivery: Aapko...Ghar Tak, Pyare Mohan, Omkara, Naksha, Shootout At Lokhandwala, Fool N Final, Mission Istaanbul, Luck By Chance, Prince, Kurbaan, Rakht Charitra are the list of the movies in which the actor has showed his acting skills and has become one of the very well known faces of Bollywood Indian cinema.

  • Vivek Oberoi married Priyanka Alva who is the daughter of the Karnataka Minister Jeevraj Alva, in Banglore on October 29 in the year of 2010. Vivek Oberoi was previously engaged to model Gurpreet Gill but the engagement was wrecked due to unknown reasons. Afterward, he dated actress Aishwarya Rai, but the two also broke up due to some unknown reason.

  • Like any other celebrity actor even his salary is not disclosed to public but he is reportedly being paid a sum of rupees 80 Lakhs for just to perform on a new year eve for a party organizer. However the program has to be cancelled as permission was not granted by police but it is said that still the actor was paid the agreed sum of money.