Full Biography of Actor Vivek Oberoi
Vivek Oberoi (born 3 September 1976) is an Indian actor. He made his film debut with Ram Gopal Varma\'s film Company. His performance in the film earned him Filmfare Awards for Best Male Debut and Best Supporting Actor. He has acted in several hit films which includes Saathiya, Masti and Yuva. He also starred in Ram Gopal Varma\'s critically acclaimed film Rakht Charitra.
Born to a Tamil mother and a Punjabi father Suresh Oberoi, a vetran bit-role actor in the Indian Film Industry , Vivek studied in the Mayo College, Ajmer. Thereafter, he attended Mithibai College, Juhu. At an actors\' workshop in London he was spotted by the director of New York University who took Vivek off to New York, where he completed his Masters Degree in film acting. Vivek also worked as a script writer in India.
Oberoi made his debut with Ram Gopal Varma\'s film Company.He received Filmfare Awards for Best Debut as well as Best Supporting Actor. He then starred in the action films, Road and Dum. In Dum, he played the role of a man trying to become a part of Indian police but faces many troubles with a police inspector.
Next, he starred in Saathiya (2002) directed by Shaad Ali. The film was a big hit at the box office and earned him a Filmfare nomination in the Best Actor category. He starred in a comedy Masti (2004). In 2004, he also starred in Yuva . In 2005 he acted the title character in the film Kisna: The Warrior Poet.
In 2006, he appeared in Omkara, an adaptation of Shakespeare\'s play Othello. He played the character of Kesu, based on the character Michael Cassio in the original play. After seeing Oberoi\'s performance, Gulzar congratulated him.In 2007, he acted as the gangster Maya Dolas in the multi-starrer, Shootout at Lokhandwala, In 2008, Oberoi starred in Mission Istanbul, which was directed by Apoorva Lakhia and produced by Ekta Kapoor. He performed to the song Apun Ke Saath, produced for the film by Vikas Kohli, at the 2008 International Indian Film Academy Awards. Vivek Oberoi with Suriya and Priyamani in the press meet Rakta CharitraIn 2009 he co-starred in Kurbaan. He also asked forgiveness from Salman Khan due to the Aishwarya Rai incident.
In 2010, he appeared in Prince, which failed to receive a good response from the audience despite initial box office success. In the same year, he appeared in Ram Gopal Varma\'s Rakht Charitra. Here he played the role of a south India politician Paritala Ravi.
Oberoi is slated to play the lead role in the film, Bloody Paki, that will be directed by Shaad Ali and Shiva and produced by Mani Ratnam. Vivek Oberoi\'s film \'Kismat Love Paisa Dilli\', which released in October 2012, failed to impress the audience and was a box office failure. Vivek produced a film named \"Watch Indian Circus\" in 2011.The film got featured in 16th Busan Film festival which had thousands of people as the audience, in the age group of 16–40 years who voted the Film as the Best and made it win the Audience Choice Award for Best Film from 3000 films worldwide and amongst 380 films screened.In 16 years of the History of Busan, this is the First Indian Film to win this acclaimed and prestigious award. The Film has already received rave reviews from International Critics and reporters from Hollywood Reporter, Variety and Screen International.
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