Vikrant Massey

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Vikrant Massey
Born (1987-04-03) 3 April 1987 (age 31)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Residence Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Other names sonu
Occupation Actor
Years active 2004—Present

Vikrant Massey is an Indian actor. He is noted for his leading roles in the TV series, Dharam Veer (2008), Balika Vadhu (2009), Baba Aiso Varr Dhoondo (2010), V The Serial (2012) and Qubool Hai (2013) and in Bollywood movies Lootera and Dil Dhadakne Do. He has played the main role in the critically acclaimed 2017 Konkona Sen movie A Death in the Gunj. [1]

Career[edit]

Massey is also a trained ballet dancer and has worked with Shiamak Davar,[2] and acted as a choreographer on his show Dhoom Machaao Dhoom.[citation needed]

He played the role of Shyam Madan Singh in the superhit show Balika Vadhu on Colors TV. He starred in Balika Vadhu with his co-star Vibha Anand which became a big success. He later played the lead role in Nikhil Sinha & Rakesh Paswan's Baba Aiso Varr Dhoondo on NDTV Imagine as Murli, husband of Bharti.[3] He has also acted in Disney Channel India's Dhoom Machaao Dhoom, Star Plus's Kahaan Hoon Main and the role of Dharam in NDTV Imagine's Dharam Veer.

Vikrant charmed the audiences with his portrayal as Ayaan Ahmed Khan, one of the lead role in Zee TV's series Qubool Hai after replacing Rishabh Sinha.[4]

Massey made his Bollywood debut in Vikramaditya Motwane's Lootera (2013), along with Ranveer Singh and Sonakshi Sinha.[1][5]

He has been a part of various television commercials such as Zatak Deo, Cadbury, FINOLEX LED, Nescafe, Khazana Jewels, Samsung Galaxy, Cornetto and Idea 4G.[citation needed]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2013 Lootera Devdas Mukherjee
2014 Switchh Sam
2015 Dil Dhadakne Do Rana Khanna
2017 A Death In The Gunj Shyamal "Shutu" Chatterjee Winner, Caleidoscope Indian Film Festival for Best Actor
Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Actor (Critics)
Nominated, FOI Online Awards (India) for Best Actor In A Leading Role [6]
Half Girlfriend Shailesh Pandey
Lipstick Under My Burkha Arshad
2019 Mental Hai Kya TBA

Television[edit]

Year TV show Role Notes
2004 Kahaan Hoon Main One Episode
2007 Dhoom Machaao Dhoom Aamir Hassan Actor and Choreographer
2008 Dharam Veer Rajkumar Dharam
2009-2010 Balika Vadhu Shyam Madan Singh
2010-2011 Baba Aiso Varr Dhoondo Murli Laal
2012 Gumrah - End Of Innocence Shobit Two Episodes
2012-2013 V The Serial Himself
2013 Qubool Hai Ayaan Ahmed Khan
2013 Yeh Hai Aashiqui Himself (Host)
2014 Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamai Rajeshwar Two Episodes

Short Films[edit]

Year Film Role Co-Star
2009 Un Hazaaron Ke Naam Richard Gonzalvis
2014 Best Girlfriend Karan Kritika Kamra
2015 Local Girlfriend Rachit Rakesh Mohan Ahuja Swati Semwal
2016 35MM As the Producer

Web Series[edit]

Year Film Role Co-Star
2017 Rise[7] Shrey Shishir Sharma
2018 Copy Sid Surveen Chawla, Anupriya Goenka

Awards and nominations[edit]

Television Awards
Year(s) Show Award Category Result Ref.
2008 N/A Indian Telly Awards GR8! Face of the Year - Male Won [8]
2013 Qubool Hai Zee Rishtey Awards Favourite Bhai Won
Film Awards
Year Nominated work Award Category Result Ref.
2017 A Death In The Gunj Caleidoscope Indian Film Festival Best Performance by a Male Actor Won
2018 Filmfare Awards Best Actor (Critics) Nominated [9]
News18 Reel Movie Awards Best Actor Nominated [10]
Films of India Online Awards Best Actor In A Leading Role Nominated [11]
Best Performance by an Ensemble Cast Won
Lipstick Under My Burkha Best Performance by an Ensemble Cast Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "I had no qualms in playing second lead: Vikrant". The Times Of India. 22 June 2013. Retrieved 7 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Vikrant Massey, the dancing star!". The Times Of India. 26 June 2011. Retrieved 7 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Juhi's the best actress: Vikrant Massey". The Times Of India. 10 December 2010. Retrieved 7 July 2013.
  4. ^ "Vikrant Massey tressed for Qubool Hai". The Times Of India. 8 June 2013. Retrieved 7 July 2013.
  5. ^ "Lootera: Did not expect to get noticed, says Vikrant Massey". CNN-IBN. 7 July 2013. Retrieved 7 July 2013.
  6. ^ "FOI Online Awards". FOI Online Awards. Retrieved 2018-01-27.
  7. ^ Cheers! (2017-10-27), Rise | Web Series | S01E01 – The Dream Ride, retrieved 2017-11-04
  8. ^ "GR8! TV Magazine - THE INDIAN TELEVISION ACADEMY AWARDS, 2008". www.gr8mag.com. Retrieved 2018-01-20.
  9. ^ "Critics Best Actor in Leading Role Male 2017 Nominees | Filmfare Awards". filmfare.com. Retrieved 2018-01-27.
  10. ^ "Reel Movie On Screen Awards 2018 | Best Film, Actor, Actress, Director and More". News18. Retrieved 2018-03-21.
  11. ^ "FOI Online Awards". FOI Online Awards. Retrieved 2018-01-20.

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