Name: Vivek Oberoi
Birthday: 3rd September, 1976
Marital Status: Previously got engaged with Gurpreet Gill in 2002 but broke later. Then he married Priyanka Alva, daughter of Karnataka minister Jeevaraj Alva on 29th October 2010.
Awards: The rockstar nicknamed Vivek won Film Fare Best Debut Award (2003) for Company, Film Fare Supporting Actor Award (2003) for Company, Star Screen Award Most Promising Newcomer Male (2003) for Company, Zee Cine Award Best Male Debut (2003) for Company, Zee Cine Best Actor In A Supporting Role Male Debut (2003) for Company, Bollywood Movie Award Best Male Debut(2003) for Company, Bollywood Movie Award Best Supporting Actor (2007) for Omkara, Stardust Superstar Of Tomorrow Male (2003) for Road and Company both, Stardust Best Supporting Actor (2005) for yuva, Stardust Award for “STANDOUT Performance Of The Year” (2008) for Shootout At Lokhandwala, IIFA Best Villain Award (2008) for Shootout At Lokhandwala.
Trivia: Vivek Oberoi is the son of Bollywood actor Suresh Oberoi. The Oberoi son was recently given the award of a Red And White Bravery Award for helping re-build a village which was hit severly by the Tsunami and it was immediately adopted by him. The Oberoi Family together set up the Yashodhara Oberoi Foundation to help those in need. He worked with Project Hope for the relief of the victims of 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami and this earned him Good Samaritan Award from Rotary International.
Biography: Vivek Anand Oberoi attended Mayo College in Ajmer. He is brought up by a combo of Punjabi father and a Tamil mother. He wnt to an actor’s workshop in London and there was chosen by the director of New York University who took Vivek off to New York and there he completed his Masters Degree in film acting. Vivek at his home practised as script writer.
The big break of Prince came with Ram Gopal Varma’s gangstar flick Company (2002). This earned him both fame and award and thus he came to limelight with his next Shaad Ali’s film Saathiya (2002). The film banged the Box Office. His next film was Dum (2003). He also starred in comedy like Masti (2004), off beat movie like Yuva (2004), title character in the film Krishna:The Warrior Poet (2005).
The success of these films bagged him films like Omkara (2006), an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Othello, Shootout At Lokhandwala (2007), Mission Istanbul (2008), Kurbaan (2009), Prince (2010), Rakht Charitra (2010), Kaal (2005), Home Delivery:Apko…Ghar Tak, Pyare Mohan (2006), Darna Mana Hai, (2003), Naksha (2006), Fool N Final (2007), Rakht Charitra 2 (2010).
He gave special appearances in Deewanw Hue Pagal (2005) as a narrator and Luck By Chance (2009).
Vivek Oberoi did Tamil and Telegu films. His Telegu debut was with the Telegu version of Rakta Charitra 1 (2010) and Tamil debut was with the Tamil version of Rakta Charitra 2 (2010).
The Oberoi son produced a film watch Indian Circus (2011). This film won Audience Choice Best Film Award for Busan International Film Festival-Korea, International Children’s Film Festival and 47th Chicago International Film Festival.
His upcoming films are Zilla Ghaziabad, Kismat Love Raisa Dilli, Amma 3D. These fims are expected to release on 2012. The movie Amma 3D would be his English debut. The other films of the star are Krrish 3 and Jayantibhai Ki Love Story are on process of shooting and hoped to release on 2013.
The starlet is both shining in the fields of socialism and silver screen.