Vikrant Massey (born 3 April 1987) is an Indian film and television actor. He made his debut on television with Kahaan Hoo Main in 2004. He then had roles in series such as Dharam Veer, Balika Vadhu, Baba Aiso Varr Dhoondo, and Qubool Hai. His debut film was a brief appearance in Lootera, followed by Dil Dhadakne Do and eventually a supporting cast in Half Girlfriend.
He played the protagonist in 2017’s critically acclaimed film A Death in the Gunj directed by Konkona Sen Sharma which earned him a Filmfare Awards nomination in the category of Best Actor – Critics. The actor has main roles in the web-series Mirzapur (2018) ,Criminal Justice (2019) and 2 seasons of Broken But Beautiful. Vikrant Massey also worked with Deepika Padukone in acid attack film called Chhapaak which is based on acid attack survivor Laxmi Agrawal.
Vikrant Massey Early Life:
Vikrant Massey was born on 3 April 1987, to Jolly and Meena Massey in a Roman Catholic family. Belonging to a middle class family, he was brought up in the city of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He has one elder brother named Mohsin Massey. His paternal family follows Christianity.
Massey’s educational background consists of attending St. Anthony’s High School in Versova with further studies being completed from R. D. National College of Arts & Science in Bandra, Mumbai. Being a well-trained dancer, he forayed onto stage with small-time dancing and theatre performances at the age of 7. With support and guidance from his teachers and school principal, he took up performing arts as a career choice at quite a young age. During his leisure period, he enjoys traveling, playing cricket and video games.
Massey is also a trained ballet dancer and has worked with Shiamak Davar, and acted as a choreographer on his show Dhoom Machaao Dhoom.
He played the role of Shyam Madan Singh in the television show Balika Vadhu on Colors TV. He starred in Balika Vadhu with his co-star Vibha Anand which was a success. He later played the lead role in Nikhil Sinha and Rakesh Paswan’s Baba Aiso Varr Dhoondo on NDTV Imagine as Murli, husband of Bharti. He has also acted in Disney Channel India’s Dhoom Machaao Dhoom, Star Plus’s Kahaan Hoon Main which did not go on air and the role of Dharam in NDTV Imagine’s Dharam Veer.
Vikrant portrayed Ayaan Ahmed Khan, one of the lead roles in Zee TV’s series Qubool Hai after replacing Rishabh Sinha.
Massey made his Bollywood debut in Vikramaditya Motwane’s Lootera (2013), along with Ranveer Singh and Sonakshi Sinha. His first lead role was in Konkana Sen Sharma ‘s debut directorial venture A Death in the Gunj. The film as well as his performance won critical acclaim. Rajeev Masand described his performance as heartfelt one. For this performance he received a nomination for Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor.
He has been a part of various television commercials such as Zatak Deo, Cadbury, FINOLEX LED, Nescafe, Khazana Jewels, Samsung Galaxy, Cornetto and Idea 4G.
Massey has also worked in various web series that include Mirzapur, Broken But Beautiful, Criminal Justice an Indian series based on Criminal Justice a British television drama series, adapted for India by Shridhar Raghavan, directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia and Vishal Furia and Made In Heaven a webseries on two wedding planners in Delhi running an agency named Made in Heaven.
As of September 2020, the young actor was last seen opposite Deepika Padukone in; – Meghna Gulzar’s Chhapaak. – and will next be seen in Ginny Weds Sunny opposite Yami Gautam, a film directed by debutant Puneet Khanna and produced by Vinod Bachchan. It will be released on Netflix.
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters– 175 cm
in meters– 1.75 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 9”
|Debut||Film: Lootera (2013) as ‘Devdas Mukherjee’
TV: Kahaan Hoon Main (2004)
Short Film: Un Hazaaron Ke Naam (2009) as ‘Richard Gonzalvis’
Web Series: Rise (2017) as ‘Shrey’
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||• Indian Telly Award for GR8! Face of the Year – Male (2008)
• Zee Rishtey Award for Favourite Bhai for the TV serial “Qubool Hai” (2013)
• Caleidoscope Indian Film Festival Award for Best Performance by a Male Actor for the film “A Death in the Gunj” (2017)
|Date of Birth||3 April 1987 (Friday)|
|Age (as in 2019)||32 Years|
|Birthplace||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|School||St. Anthony’s High School, Mumbai|
|College/University||R. D. National College of Arts & Science|
|Religion||Christianity (Roman Catholic)|
|Hobbies||Dancing, Travelling, Playing Cricket and Video Games, Collecting Perfumes, Shoes, and Sunglasses|
|Relationships & More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Sheetal Thakur (actress)|
|Parents||Father– Jolly Massey
Mother– Aamna Massey
|Siblings||Brother– Mohsin Massey
|Food||Rajma Chawal, Palak Paneer|
|Actor(s)||Ajay Devgn, KK Menon, Irrfan Khan, Pankaj Kapur|
|Film(s)||Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999), Vaastav (1999), Yuva (2004)|
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