- Vivek Oberoi
imagesize = 150px
name = Vivek Oberoi
birthdate = Birth date and age|1976|9|3
yearsactive = 2002 – present
location = Hyderabad,
birthname = Vivek Anand Oberoi
filmfareawards = Best Debut for "Company" (2003)
Best Supporting Actor for "Company" (2003)
Vivek Anand Oberoi or Viveik Oberoi (
Hindi: विवेक ओबरॉय), born September 3, 1976is a Bollywood actor.
Vivek Oberoi is the son of
Bollywoodactor Suresh Oberoiand Yashodara. He was born in Chennai, India, India. [ [http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/23794455.cms Times of India] ] He went to Mayo Collegein Ajmer, Mithibai Collegein Mumbai}. Vivek has a Master's Degreein film acting, from New York University.
Vivek Oberoi made his debut in
Ram Gopal Varma's "Company". The film was a critically acclaimed hit. He received Filmfare Awardsfor the "Best Debut" as well as the "Best Supporting Actor" categories. He then starred in the action films, "Road" and "Dum".
He starred alongside
Rani Mukerjiin Yash Raj Films" Saathiya" (2002) directed by Shaad Ali. The film was critically and commercially successful and Vivek gained many accolades. He received Best Actor nominations at various award functions. He also starred in the comic film " Masti" (2004) along with Aftab Shivdasaniand Ritesh Deshmukh"" [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ritesh_Deshmukh] The film was a surprise box office hit, though negatively reviewed. He also starred in the critically acclaimed film " Yuva". His 2005 release " Kaal" (2005) was also successful.
In 2006, he appeared in "Omkara" an adaptation of
Shakespeare's play " Othello". This movie was critically acclaimed in India as well as overseas. He played the character of Kesu based on the character Michael Cassioin the original play.
In 2007, he won acclaim for his role as the gangster
Maya Dolasin the multi-starred " Shootout at Lokhandwala". At first the movie seemed like an average film along with another movie Cheeni Kumbut later both movies turned out to be superhits on the same day. Vivek got Star of the Year Awards for Shootout at Lokhandwala, in Stardust Awardsfrom his father Suresh Oberoi(for first time). Vivek Oberoi was also awarded the Best Villain Award at the IIFA Awards for Shootout at Lokhandwala.
In 2008, Vivek starred in a film called
Mission Istanbulwhich was directed by Apoorva Lakhiaand produced by Ekta Kapoor. They also happened to be shooting together for the 2007 film Shootout at Lokhandwala. Vivek first film in the year 2008, Mission Istanbulwas declared a flop while getting 35%-45% of viewers to watch it.
Vivek Oberoi was previously engaged to model Gurpreet Gill but the engagement had been broken. Soon after, he dated actress
Aishwarya Raibut both have been apart since 2006. Vivek Oberoi is active in volunteer work. He sponsored a village after the Indian Ocean Tsunami. [ [ttp://www.hindu.com/2005/01/02/stories/2005010205990500.htm Vivek Oberoi to adopt Thevanampattinam] The Hindu- January 2, 2005] He also released Tanya Khubchandani and Sandeep Chowta's government approved anti substance abuse documentary.
Filmfare Award Star Screen Award
* 2003 -
Star Screen Award Most Promising Newcomer - Malefor "Company" Zee Cine Awards Bollywood Movie Award
* 2003 -
Bollywood Movie Award - Best Male Debutfor " Company"
* 2007 -
Bollywood Movie Award - Best Supporting Actorfor " Omkara" Stardust Awards IIFA Award
* 2008 -
IIFA Best Villainfor " Shootout at Lokhandwala"
* 2005 - Bravery Award [http://www.hamaraphotos.com/award_search_0_12.html]
* 2005 - Citizen One’ Award for his exemplary contribution to the society.
* 2008 - AXN Best Action Actor in a Negative Role
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