Vineet with his Camera
22 February 1957
Patna, Bihar, India
|Spouse(s)||Manoranjan Dhaliwal (1998–present)|
Vineet Kumar is a veteran Indian actor, well known for playing negative, comic and character roles. He has done a number of Hindi, English and Telugu films and Television serials. He is sometimes credited as Vinit Kumar, Binit Kumar or Vineeth Kumar also.
Vineet was born in Patna, Bihar. He did his schooling from Patna Collegiate School. He completed his graduation from B.N.College, Patna. He was very active in theatre during his college days in Patna. He went on to join the Indian Peoples' Theatre Association (IPTA), Patna, in 1973. After 14 years of stage work and participating in national politics during the Jayaprakash Narayan Movement, he moved to Delhi to join the National School of Drama where he completed his Masters & Fellowship in Dramatic Arts.
Vineet Kumar currently lives in Mumbai and is married to Manoranjan Dhaliwal who teaches ESL at Princess Noura University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He loves photography and is an amateur photographer as well. He is younger brother of Bihar Cadre IPS officer Sunit Kumar.
He has appeared in a number of Hindi films. These include Drohkaal, Kachche Dhaage, Aks, Yeh Dil, Soch and Shool. Apart from Bollywood movies he has also worked on Hollywood assignments such as Return to Rajapur with Lynn Collins; Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain with Martin Sheen and Mischa Barton. He has also appeared in a number of Telugu, Tamil and Bhojpuri movies. He was the main villain in original Telugu version of Rowdy Rathore – Vikramarkudu.
He has worked with veteran directors like Govind Nihalani, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Prakash Jha and Ram Gopal Varma, among others. Apart from being a well known face on Indian Television, Vineet is well respected by actors and directors of enviable stature.
|2014||Janta V/S Janardan - Bechara Aam Aadmi||Upcoming|
|2014||Manjunath||SP Zaki Ahmad||Release Date – 9 May 2014|
|2013||Club 60||Sinha||Release Date – 6 December 2013|
|2012||Ata Pata Laapata||Hawaldar||Release Date – 2 November 2012|
|2010||City of Gold||Mohan|
|2006||Strings - Bound by faith|
|2006||Dil Se Pooch Kidhar Jaana Hai|
|2003||Ek Din 24 Ghante||Mr. Patel|
|1998||Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa|
|2009||Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain||Choudhury|
|2006||Return to Rajapur||Lal|
Regional language films (Telugu,Tamil and Kannada)
|2010||Rama Rama Krishna Krishna||Pawar||Telugu|
|Year||TV series||Role||Other notes|
|2012||Chidiya Ghar||Sudama||Sab TV – Episodes: 216–222|
|2003||Yeh Public Hai Sab Jaanti Hai|
|2002||Ramkhelawan C.M. & Family||Ramkhelawan C.M.|
|–||Hum Bhi Hain Tumhare|
|–||Ab Aayega Mazaa|
|–||Ek Din Ki Wardi|
- Vineet Kumar's Profile on IMDB
- National School of Drama alumni list of 1989
- Vineet's mantra of success
- Mahurat of Club 60
- Club 60 on IMDB
- Ata Pata Laapata on IMDB
- Ata Pata Laapata Cast and Crew – IMDB
- N, Anjum (7 November 2003). "Run Nandita, run". Rediff. Retrieved 9 April 2009.
- Return to Rajapur – IMDB
- 'Hum Log' to come in a new avtar in Doordarshan
- Hum – A new Hum Log relaunches in Doordarshan’
- Lapataganj's getting ‘real’
- Look who’s throwing attitude
- Lapataganj – Sharad Joshi ki Kahaniyoon ka pata
- Yeh Public hai sab jaanti hai – The Sunday Tribune
- TV serial on Laloo touches a raw nerve