Akshay Oberoi

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Akshay Oberoi
Akshay Oberoi at book launch1.jpg
Born (1985-01-01) 1 January 1985 (age 29)
Occupation Actor
Known for Isi Life Mein

Akshay Oberoi (Punjabi:ਅਕਸ਼ੇ ਓਬੇਰੋਈ)(1 January 1985 is an Indian-American actor of Punjabi origin who made his Bollywood debut in the Rajshri Productions film Isi Life Mein in December 2010.[1][2][3]

Early life and education[edit]

Akshay Oberoi was born on 1 January 1985.[4] He attended Newark Academy for high school and pursued a bachelor's degree in Theater Arts and Economics at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. He also completed acting training in Stella Adler in New York City and then Playhouse West in Los Angeles, where he learned the Meisner technique. During his education, he studied acting under John Astin from The Addams Family.[5] He also studied ballet, jazz and hip-hop dance at Broadway Dance Center. He moved to India and did plays at the famous Prithvi Theatre and received training from Kishore Namit Kapoor.[4][6][7] Oberoi also acted in the 2002 released film American Chai.[8]



On its release "Isi Life Mein" failed to click at the box office, however, Oberoi was lauded by the critics for his work. Taran Adarsh from Bollywood Hungama commented: "The only noteworthy aspect of the film is its lead pair. Akshay Oberoi is talented - no two opinions on that. He has good screen presence, but most importantly, he acts very well." [9] Prathna Tiwari of BollySpice said, "The newcomers definitely are off to a good start. In particular Akshay Oberoi who has great screen presence, delivers his dialogues confidently and also proves to be eye candy for the ladies." [10] Sarita Tanwar of Mid Day noted, “Newcomer Akshay Oberoi is confident and delivers.” [11]


Akshay Oberoi is the son of Krishan Oberoi, nephew of Suresh Oberoi and the cousin of Vivek Oberoi.[7][12] On March 24th 2011, Oberoi married Jyothi Vynatheya at a ceremony at the Hindu Samaj Temple in Mahwah, NJ. Akshay first met Jyothi at Newark Academy.


Year Film Role Notes
2002 American Chai Neel
2010 Isi Life Mein Vivaan
2014 Pizza Kunal Upcoming movie


Year Film Role Notes
2012 MTV Rush Ayush MTV India


  1. ^ "Bollywoodhungama.com". Archived from the original on 24 December 2010. Retrieved 26 December 2010. 
  2. ^ Salman-Vivek fight not my business: Akshay Oberoi
  3. ^ Vali, Aishan (15 DecemberU 2010). "Living his dream". The Hindu (Chennai, India). 
  4. ^ a b "Bollywood Hungama Chat". 
  5. ^ "Times of India". The Times Of India. 29 December 2010. 
  6. ^ "Bollyspice interview". 
  7. ^ a b "Glamgold". 
  8. ^ "Akshay Oberoi". 
  9. ^ Adarsh, Taran (2010-12-24). "Movie Reviews: Isi Life Mein". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 2011-02-19. 
  10. ^ "Isi Life Mein Movie Review". 
  11. ^ "Isi Life Mein - Movie Review". 
  12. ^ "Glamsham". 

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