Vijay Varma

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Vijay Varma
A still from Raagdesh.jpg
Vijay Varma playing investigative journalist Jamal Kidwai
Born (1986-03-29) 29 March 1986 (age 34)
OccupationActor
Known forRangrezz
Monsoon Shootout
Gully Boy
Super 30

Vijay Varma is an Indian film actor, who has acted in Telugu and Hindi films.

Early life[edit]

Vijay belongs to a Hyderabad-based family. He applied to FTII and got in, but his parents were opposed to him acting in movies. A friend funded his acting diploma fee and he went to FTII Pune.[1]

Career[edit]

Vijay started his acting journey as a theatre artiste in his hometown Hyderabad. He worked in numerous plays before he decided to move to Pune for two years to get a formal education in acting at FTII. After finishing his post graduate course, he shifted his base to Mumbai in search of acting work. His first acting job was in Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK's short film titled Shor which was highly acclaimed at festivals and won the Best Short Film at the MIAAC festival, New York that year. He also worked in critical acclaimed movie Pink as well[2]

Filmography[edit]

  • All films are in Hindi, unless otherwise noted.
Key
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Notes
2012 Chittagong Jhunku (Subodh Roy)
2013 Rangrezz Pakkya
2014 Gang of Ghosts Robin Hoodda
2016 Pink Ankit Malhotra
2017 Monsoon Shootout Adi
MCA Siva Telugu film
2018 Cheers - Friends. Reunion. Goa Ciggy (Siddharth)
Manto Ansaar Shabnam Dil
2019 Gully Boy Moeen
Super 30 Fugga Kumar (older) Special appearance
2020 Ghost Stories Anthology film
Baaghi 3 Akhtar Lahori
Bamfaad Jigar Fareedi
Yaara Rizwan Sheikh
Hurdang

Web series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2020 A Suitable Boy Rasheed Filming, BBC One series [3]
2018 Cheers-Friends, Reunion, Goa Ciggy YouTube
2020 She Sasya Netflix

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Film Result Ref.
2019 26th Screen Awards Best Supporting Actor Gully Boy Nominated
2020 65th Filmfare Awards Best Supporting Actor Nominated [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vijay Varma -Actor Biography". Archived from the original on 18 August 2018. Retrieved 9 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Hyderabad boy Vijay Varma's Interview".
  3. ^ "BBC - Cast announced for BBC One's A Suitable Boy, the first screen adaptation of Vikram Seth's classic novel - Media Centre". www.bbc.co.uk. Archived from the original on 5 September 2019. Retrieved 6 October 2019.
  4. ^ "NOMINATIONS FOR 65TH AMAZON FILMFARE AWARDS 2020". Filmfare. Archived from the original on 3 February 2020. Retrieved 18 February 2020.

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