:::: Vivek Oberoi Biography
Vivek Oberoi - born September 3, 1976 is an Hindi Film actor. He is the son of actor Suresh Oberoi.
Oberoi made his debut in Ram Gopal Varma’s Company. The film was a critically acclaimed hit and his performance was applauded. He received Filmfare Awards in the Best Debut as well as the Best Supporting Actor category. He then starred in the action films, Road and Dum, in which his performance was appreciated.
He starred alongside Rani Mukerji in Yash Raj Films Saathiya (2002) directed by Shaad Ali. The film was critically and commercially successful and Vivek gained many accolades. He received Best Actor nominations at various award functions. He also starred in the comic film Masti (2004) with Aftab Shivdasani and Riteish Desmukh. The film in spite of negative reviews became a surprise box office hit. He also starred in the critically acclaimed film Yuva, in which he was very much appreciated for his performance. His 2005 release Kaal (2005) was also successful.
In 2006 he appeared in Omkara an adaptation of Shakespeare’s play Othello which was critically acclaimed in India as well as overseas. He played the character of Kesu based on the character Michael Cassio in the original play.
In 2007 he won acclaim for his role as the gangster Maya Dolas in the multi-starred Shootout at Lokhandwala. At first the movie seemed an average film along with with another movie Cheeni Kum but later both movies turned out to be superhits on the same day. Vivek got Star of the Year Awards for Shootout at Lokhandwala,in Stardust Awards from his father Suresh Oberoi(for first time)and so far Vivek is the only one who got an award for Shootout at Lokhandwala but had lots of nominations for the film.
Oberoi was previously engaged to model Gurpreet Gill but the engagement was broken. Soon after, he dated actress Aishwarya Rai but broke up since 2006.Oberoi is active in volunteer work. He sponsored a village after the Indian Ocean Tsunami. He also released Tanya Khubchandani and Sandeep Chowta’s government approved anti substance abuse documentary
2003 – Filmfare Best Debut Award for Company
2003 – Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for Company
2003 – Star Screen Award Most Promising Newcomer – Male for Company
2003 – Zee Cine Award Best Male Debut- Male for Company
2003 – Zee Cine Award Best Actor in a Supporting Role- Male for Company
2003 – Bollywood Movie Award – Best Male Debut for Company
2003 – Stardust Superstar of Tomorrow – Male for Road & Company
2005 – Stardust Best Supporting Actor Award for Yuva
2005 – Bravery Award
2005 – Citizen One’ Award for his exemplary contribution to the society.
2007 – Bollywood Movie Award – Best Supporting Actor for Omkara
2008 – “Standout Performance of the Year” for Shootout at Lokhandwala at the Max Stardust Awards.