Biography

Vijay Raaz is an Indian film actor. His breakthrough hit came when he played the role of Dubeyji in the movie Monsoon Wedding. Since then, Raaz has been cast in small, often comedic roles, in many Hindi movies, often depicting the character of a common man.

Raaz was born and raised in Delhi where he attended Kirori Mal College. While at college he was a part of the dramatic society The Players. He also appeared in plays at the National School of Drama. He decided to focus on a film career and moved to Mumbai where he received a role in Ram Gopal Varma's Jungle. Naseeruddin Shah had seen him perform at the NSD and recommended him to Mahesh Mathai for Bhopal Express and to Mira Nair for Monsoon Wedding. After the success of Monsoon Wedding Raaz received many roles. His first mainstream film cast as the leading actor was Raghu Romeo, a box office success where Raaz depicts the life of a confused lower-class Indian fellow.

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Vijay Raaz is an Indian film actor. His breakthrough hit came when he played the role of Dubeyji in the movie Monsoon Wedding. Since then, Raaz has been cast in small, often comedic roles, in many Hindi movies, often depicting the character of a common man.

Raaz was born and raised in Delhi where he attended Kirori Mal College. While at college he was a part of the dramatic society The Players. He also appeared in plays at the National School of Drama. He decided to focus on a film career and moved to Mumbai where he received a role in Ram Gopal Varma's Jungle. Naseeruddin Shah had seen him perform at the NSD and recommended him to Mahesh Mathai for Bhopal Express and to Mira Nair for Monsoon Wedding. After the success of Monsoon Wedding Raaz received many roles. His first mainstream film cast as the leading actor was Raghu Romeo, a box office success where Raaz depicts the life of a confused lower-class Indian fellow.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Vijay Raaz, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 56

Birthday 1963-06-05

Place of Birth Delhi, India

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • विजय राज़

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Chopsticks
2019 Setters as Nizam
2019 Gun Pe Done as Kamachi
2019 Gully Boy as Aftab Ahmed
2018 Lupt as Dev Shukla
2018 Pataakha as Bechara Bapu
2018 Stree as Shastri
2018 Nawabzaade as Inspector Kathor
2018 Soorma as Harry
2018 102 Not Out as The Narrator
2018 Kaalakaandi as Rahmat
2016 Saat Uchakkey as Jaggi
2016 Dishoom as Khabri Chacha
2016 Santa Banta Pvt Ltd as Arvind Dhariwal
2016 Sanam Teri Kasam as Mustakeen Bhai
2016 Monsoon Mangoes as Prem Kumar
2015 Baankey Ki Crazy Baraat
2015 Second Hand Husband
2015 Kaaki Sattai as Durai Arasan
2014 Kya Dilli Kya Lahore as Rehmat Ali
2014 O Teri
2014 Dedh Ishqiya as Jaan Mohammad
2013 KQ
2012 Ata Pata Lapatta as Munshiji
2012 Daal Mein kuch kaala hai
2012 Gali Gali Chor Hai
2011 Trapped in Tradition: Rivaaz as Manghi
2011 Delhi Belly as Somayajulu
2011 Always Kabhi Kabhi as Professor Agarwal urf Agro
2010 No Problem as Suicidal man
2010 West Is West
2010 Chance Pe Dance as Narrator
2009 Dekh Bhai Dekh as Actor
2009 Barah Aana as Yadav
2009 Delhi-6 as Inspector Ranvijay
2009 Jugaad as Murli
2008 Tandoori Love as Raja
2008 Hari Puttar as Filter
2007 Journey Bombay to Goa as Das
2007 Fool N Final as Abdul Dicky
2007 Anwar as Master Pasha
2004 American Daylight as Pat / Pratap
2004 Hari Om
2004 Yuva as Dablu
2004 Run as Siddharth's friend
2003 Mumbai Matinee as Baba Hindustani
2003 Raghu Romeo as Raghu
2003 Pran Jaaye Par Shaan Na Jaaye as Ganpat
2003 Chura Liyaa Hai Tumne as Chingar
2002 Road as Villager on the Road
2002 Shakti: The Power as Beeja
2002 Lal Salaam as Ghisu
2002 Company as Koda Singh
2001 Monsoon Wedding as Parabatlal Kanhaiyalal 'P.K.' Dubey
2001 Aks as Yeda Yakub
2000 Jungle as Deshu

Directing

2014 Kya Dilli Kya Lahore Director

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