Vicky Kaushal is undoubtedly one of the most promising and talented actors to appear in the country in recent years. The actor made his debut with the 2015 film Masaan, which has earned him a lot of love and critical acclaim. Since then, Vicky's popularity and fan base have grown significantly, and rightly so, in just a few short years, he has repeatedly demonstrated his acting power on screen. From romance and drama to thriller, Vicky has dabbled in a variety of genres to showcase her skill on celluloid.
Today for Vicky Kaushal's birthday, let's take a look at 6 different roles that the actor has played, which really shows that he is a versatile actor.
6 versatile roles for Vicky Kaushal:
Directing Neeraj Ghwan marks Vicky's debut in the Hindi film industry, and what a great first film to start his film career. Vicky was as beautiful as Deepak Choudhury, a lower-class youth who performs last rites for his loved ones at the Ghat in Banaras. He falls in love with a high-class girl and is heartbroken after her tragic death.
From a sad young man in a serious drama to the supporting role of Kamli, Sanjay Dutt's heartwarming friend, in his autobiography starring Ranbir Kapoor, Vicky really showcased his ensemble as an actor. His performance in Rajkumar Hirani earned him overnight recognition along with numerous awards and accolades.
In Anurag Kashyap's Manmarziyan, Vicky Kaushal played the eccentric Vicky Sandhu, also known as DJ Sands, who has an affair with Rumi (Taapsee Pannu). However, she suffers from a fear of commitment, which leads him to lose Rumi's patience. In an interview, Vicky shared that playing DJ Sands was the "most liberating experience" as an actor. He further said that the character of Vicky Sandow is his alter ego.
In Alia Bhatt's spy thriller Razi, Vicky Kaushal plays Iqbal Syed, a Pakistani army officer who marries Sehmat (Alia). Vicki presented a very accurate portrayal of a man in a military uniform from the neighboring country and, in the process, broke the stereotype of the "rude, smart and extreme" Pakistani military man.
Vicky Kaushal reprised the role of Army Man, this time in Aditya Dhar's URI: The Surgical Strike. Her leading role in Han Singh was inspired by a royal army officer and her performance won a million hearts. It should be noted that each of the characters in her army have a very different tone from each other.
6. Sardar Udham
Vicky Kaushal was last seen in Shojit Sirkar's Sardar Udham, giving the best performance of her career. Kaushal is seen as the rebel Udam Singh, who assassinated Michael Udawir, the Lieutenant Governor of Punjab in British India, and who was responsible for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. Vicki gets deeper into character as he brings Sardar Udham pains and motivations to the screen.
We wish Vicky Kaushal a happy birthday! Let us know in the comments which is your favorite artist of his.