Vijay Raaz is an Indian film actor. His breakthrough came when he played the role of Dubeyji in the movie Monsoon Wedding in 2001. In 2014, he debuted as a director with Kya Dilli Kya Lahore.
Early life and career
Raaz was born in Delhi on 17 July 1969. As a student of P.G.D.A.V. College, University of Delhi. he was a part of the dramatic society. He decided to focus on a film career and moved to Mumbai where he bagged a small but significant role in Ram Gopal Varma’s Jungle. Naseeruddin Shah had seen him perform at the NSD and recommended him to Mahesh Mathai for Bhopal Express and to Mira Nair for Monsoon Wedding. After the success of Monsoon Wedding, Raaz received many roles. His first mainstream film cast as the leading actor was Raghu Romeo, a box office success where Raaz depicts the life of a confused lower-class Indian fellow.
Raaz garnered massive recognition for his comedic role in the 2004 film Run. In 2011, he played a ruthless gangster in Delhi Belly. His gruff baritone voice makes Raaz a much sought after Voice-Over artist too. He has lent his voice to various films and ad commercials.
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Physical Stats & More
in centimeters– 183 cm in meters– 1.83 m in feet inches– 6’
in kilograms– 70 kg in pounds– 154 lbs
Bollywood Film (Actor): Bhopal Express (1999) Tamil Film (Actor): Kaaki Sattai (2015) Malayalam Film (Actor): Monsoon Mangoes (2015) Bollywood Film (Director): Kya Dilli Kya Lahore (2014)
Date of Birth
5 June 1969
Age (as in 2019)
Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign
Kirori Mal College, New Delhi
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.)
A flat at Palm Court in Malad West, Mumbai
Reading Books on Spirituality & Philosophy, Travelling
In February 2005, he was arrested at the Abu Dhabi Airport for possession of drugs (25 gm of Marijuana in his hand-baggage).