Vivek Anand Oberoi was born on 3 September 1976 and is an Indian actor who mainly works in Hindi cinema, in addition to working in few Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Tamil films.
24 Facts About Vivek Oberoi
Vivek Oberoi was born in Hyderabad, Telangana, to a Punjabi father, Suresh Oberoi, an actor.
Vivek Oberoi made his debut with Ram Gopal Varma's film Company.
Vivek Oberoi then starred in the action films Road and Dum.
In 2006, Vivek Oberoi appeared in Omkara, an adaptation of Shakespeare's play Othello, playing the character of Kesu, based on the character Michael Cassio in the original play.
In 2007, Vivek Oberoi played the gangster Maya Dolas in Shootout at Lokhandwala.
In 2008, Vivek Oberoi starred in Mission Istanbul, directed by Apoorva Lakhia and produced by Ekta Kapoor.
Vivek Oberoi performed to the song Apun Ke Saath, produced for the film by Vikas Kohli, at the 2008 International Indian Film Academy Awards.
In 2009, Vivek Oberoi starred with Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan in Kurbaan, directed by Rensil D'Silva and produced by Dharma Productions.
In 2010, Vivek Oberoi appeared in Prince, which failed to receive a good response from the audience, despite initial box office success.
Vivek Oberoi produced a film named Dekh Indian Circus in 2011.
Vivek Oberoi's film Kismat Love Paisa Dilli, which was released in October 2012, failed to impress the audience and was a box office failure.
Vivek Oberoi dubbed the voice of Electro in the Hindi-dubbed version of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which was released in May 2014.
In 2017, Vivek Oberoi made his Tamil debut in supporting role alongside Ajith Kumar in action thriller film Vivegam.
Vivek Oberoi picked up all the action blocks and combined it with loud background score which will only irk the audience.
Vivek Oberoi worked with YRF banner's film Bank Chor, with Rhea Chakraborty and Riteish Deshmukh.
Vivek Oberoi appeared in Ram Charan starrer Telugu film Vinaya Vidheya Rama, It received negative reviews from critics and became a box-office bomb, which prompted Charan to issue an apology letter.
In 2019, Vivek Oberoi made his Malayalam debut with Mohanlal in Prithviraj Sukumaran's directorial debut, Lucifer, as the main antagonist, Bobby, in which his performance as a villain was well received by critics and the audience.
Vivek Oberoi has featured as a talent judge for three seasons of the reality show India's Best Dramebaaz.
Vivek Oberoi then starred in MX Player series Dharavi Bank alongside Suniel Shetty.
Vivek Oberoi says he dropped Anand when he joined movies out of respect for Vivekananda, as he considered it would be embarrassing romancing and dancing on screen with the name of the monk.
In 2003, Vivek Oberoi claimed that Rai's former boyfriend, Salman Khan, had threatened him.
On 29 October 2010, Vivek Oberoi married Priyanka Alva, daughter of Karnataka minister Jeevaraj Alva, in Bangalore.