Vinay Pathak in an ordinary actor with an extraordinary acting. He has a successful career in both mainstream and parallel cinema.
Born in 1968, Vinay’s most memorable movies are ‘KhoslaKa Ghosla’, ‘Bheja Fry’ and ‘Dasvidaniya’. He is famous for the role of Bobby in ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’ starring Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharm.
Vinay Pathak : Early Life and Career
Vinay Pathak was born on 12 July, 1968, in Dhanbad, Bihar. He completed his schooling from Vikas Vidyalaya of Ranchi. Further, he attended Allahabad University and Stony Brook University for higher studies.
The talented Pathak is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 65 kg. He is a Cancer by horoscope and Hindu by religion. Besides acting, his hobbies are anchoring and watching cricket matches. He shares great friendship with actor Ranvir Shorey.
At 2006, Pathak tied the knot with Sonika Sahay. Now, he is the father of two daughters, Vasudha and Sharinee.
Caption: Vinay Pathak with Shah Rukh Khan in ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’
Vinay Pathak : Career
During his university days in New York, Pathak acted in many plays. He made his acting debut with ‘Bombay Boys’ in 1998. Next, he appeared in minor role in movies such as ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’ and ‘Jism’
Pathak’s breakthrough performance was in Dibakar Banerjee‘s ‘Khosla Ka Ghosla’. He starred in a leading role in the 2007 movie ‘Bheja Fry’. Critics and audience loved him in the role of a talkative self-promoting singer. It established him in the Bollywood and landed many projects.
Caption: ‘Dasvidaniya’ poster
2008 turned out to be a successful one in Pathak’s life. He played a protagonist in the acclaimed movie ‘Dasvidaniya’. His performance as Amar Kaul, who lives his last few months to the fullest, received much appreciation. Next flick was blockbuster ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’. It brought more name and fame for him.
Pathak worked in many hit movies such as ‘My Name Is Khan’, ‘Chalo Dilli’, ‘Badlapur’ and ‘Island City’. His upcoming project is ‘Dilhire’ featuring alongside Alok Nath. Besides big screen, he worked in many TV series and program. He hosted ‘Cricket Crazy’ with his best buddy, Shorey.
Vinay Pathak : Awards
Pathak’s most celebrated performances were in ‘Bheja Fry’ and ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’. He won Apsara Film Producers Guild Awards for his work in ‘Behja Fry’. Also, he got nominated for IFFA Awards and Filmfare Awards for ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’.
Caption: Vinay Pathak
Vinay Pathak : Net Worth
Pathak has been in the industry for a long time. He made a good sum of money from movie, television, and commercial. Besides acting, he produces movie also. He has endorsed brands like Parle Mango and Kotak Mahindra Bank. Although there is no official report on his income, his total worth should be more than million rupees.