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Vivek Oberoi (born 3 September 1976) is an Indian film actor known for his works exclusively in Bollywood. He made his Hindi film debut with Ram Gopal Varma's super-hit Company (2002).
His performance in the film earned him Filmfare Awards for Best Male Debut and Best Supporting Actor. He later featured in several notable films which include Saathiya, Masti, Yuva, Omkara, and Grand Masti. He performed lead antagonist in Krrish 3. He is also starred in biographical films such as Maya Dolas in Shootout at Lokhandwala, Paritala Ravindra in Rakta Charitra, and Muthappa Rai in Rai.
Next, he starred in Saathiya (2002) directed by Shaad Ali. The film was a big hit at the box office and earned him a Filmfare nomination in the Best Actor category. He starred in a comedy Masti (2004). In 2004, he also starred in Yuva . In 2005 he acted the title character in the film Kisna: The Warrior Poet.
In 2006, he appeared in Omkara, an adaptation of Shakespeare's play Othello.zzHe played the character of Kesu, based on the character Michael Cassio in the original play. After seeing Oberoi's performance, Gulzar congratulated him.
In 2007, he acted as the gangster Maya Dolas in the multi-starrer, Shootout at Lokhandwala,
In 2008, Oberoi starred in Mission Istanbul, which was directed by Apoorva Lakhia and produced by Ekta Kapoor. He performed to the song Apun Ke Saath, produced for the film by Vikas Kohli, at the 2008 International Indian Film Academy Awards.
Date of Birth: 03-Sep-1976
Place of Birth: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Profession: Actor, Philanthropist