Vinay Pathak

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Vinay Pathak
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Vinay Pathak Chalo Dilli promotions
Born (1968-07-27) 27 July 1968 (age 50)
OccupationFilm Actor, Television Presenter, Film Producer, Theatre Actor
Years active1996–present
Spouse(s)
Sonika Sahay (m. 2006)
ChildrenVasudha Pathak
Sharinee Pathak

Vinay Pathak (born 27 July 1968) is an Indian actor. He has starred in many films including Khosla Ka Ghosla, Bheja Fry, Island City and Johnny Gaddaar and had a supporting role in high profile movies like Jism and Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi.[1]

Early life[edit]

Pathak was born in Bhojpur district, Bihar, India. He attended the boarding school Vikas Vidyalaya, Ranchi until 1982. After graduating from Allahabad University he moved to USA for higher studies.

Career[edit]

While studying at State University of New York at Stony Brook Pathak had many acting roles, notably in the comedies Khosla Ka Ghosla and Bheja Fry.[2] In 1999, he played the role of Vinny in the television series Hip Hip Hurray. He also produced the film Dasvidaniya, which told the story of a common man bidding farewell before dying.

Along with good friend Ranvir Shorey, he anchored the show OYE. Together they hosted the talk show Ranvir Vinay Aur Kaun?. [3], as well as House Arrest, Duniya Goal Hain and Cricket Crazy. He also teamed up with his friends Ranvir, Suresh Menon, and Gaurav Gera to be a part of a gag-based show The Great Indian Comedy Show .

Pathak starred in a minor role as Inspector Gurpal Badash in a made-for-TV movie Murder Unveiled (2005), featuring the Sikh community in Canada.

Pathak acted in the movies Johnny Gaddaar, Aaja Nachle , Khoya Khoya Chand and Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi.

His next film produced by Pritish Nandy Communications Raat Gayi Baat Gayi, was released in India in December 2009.

Vinay Pathak with Deepak Bhanushali on ONCE MORE STUDIOS location

His was in the film Antardwand.

Personal life[edit]

Vinay Pathak is married to Sonika Sahay.[4] The couple have 2 daughters Vasudha and Sharinee.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Serial Role Language Notes
1997 Margarita Hindi
1998 House Arrest Host/presenter English
1998-2001 Hip Hip Hurray Vincent "Vinnie" George Hindi
2001 Kahani Poori Filmi Hai Host/presenter Hindi
2002 Kyun Hota Hai Pyarrr Professor Hindi
2004-2007 The Great Indian Comedy Show Various characters Hindi
2005 Murder Unveiled Inspector Gurpal Badas English Canadian television film
2007 Ranvir Vinay Aur Kaun? Host/presenter Hindi
2010 Kaam Ka Plot Inspector Hindi Television film
2013 CID Mintoo Hasan Hindi Bajatey Raho Special episode
2013-2014 Har Ghar Kuch Kehta Hai Host/presenter Hindi

Actor[edit]

Year Film Role Director Language Notes
2018 Khajoor Pe Atke Ravinder Harsh Chhaya Hindi
2018 Toba Tek Singh Saadat Hasan Manto Ketan Mehta Hindi
2017 Dark Brew (short) Anil Vadera Akash Goila Hindi
2017 Hanuman Da' Damdaar Popat Sharma Ruchi Narain Hindi Voice role
Animated film
2016 Motu Patlu: King Of Kings Guddu Ghalib Suhas D. Kadav
2015 Gour Hari Dastaan Gour Hari Das Anant Mahadevan Hindi
Kaagaz Ke Fools Purshottam Tripathi Anil Kumar Chaudhary Hindi
Island City Ruchika Oberoi Hindi
Chidiya Bali Mehran Amrohi Hindi
Badlapur Harman Sriram Raghavan Hindi
2013 Bajatey Raho Mintoo Hasan Shashant Shah Hindi
2012 Midnight's Children Hardy Deepa Mehta English Canadian-British film
Fatso! Rajat Kapoor Hindi
Maximum Tiwari Kabeer Kaushik Hindi
2011 Pappu Can't Dance Saala Vidyadhar Acharya Saurabh Shukla Hindi
Tere Mere Phere Jai Dhumal Deepa Sahi Hindi
Bheja Fry 2 Bharat Bhushan Sagar Ballary Hindi
Jo Dooba So Paar Havaldar Tokan Praveen Kumar Hindi
Utt Pataang Ram Sharma / Lucky Sardana Srikanth V. Velagaleti Hindi
Chalo Dilli Mannu Gupta Shashant Shah Hindi
Ek Tho Chance Saeed Akhtar Mirza Hindi Special appearance
2010 Antardwand Madhukar Shahi Sushil Rajpal Hindi
The Film Emotional Atyachar Joe Akshay Shere Hindi
My Name is Khan Jitesh Karan Johar Hindi
2009 Raat Gayi Baat Gayi Amit Saurabh Shukla Hindi
Quick Gun Murugun Chitragupta Shashanka Ghosh English
Straight Mr. Peenu Patel Parvati Balagopalan Hindi
2008 Oh, My God Rajendra Dubey Sourabh Shrivastava Hindi
Dasvidaniya Amar Kaul Shashant Shah Hindi Also Producer
Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi Balwinder "Bobby" Khosla Aditya Chopra Hindi Nominated-Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated-IIFA Award for Best Supporting Actor
Via Darjeeling Inspector Robin Dutt Arindam Nandy Hindi
Mithya Ram Bhai Rajat Kapoor Hindi
Manorama Six Feet Under Sub-Inspector Brij Mohan Navdeep Singh Hindi
2007 Johnny Gaddaar Prakash Sriram Raghavan Hindi
Aaja Nachle Mr. Chojar Anil Mehta Hindi
Bheja Fry Bharat Bhushan Sagar Ballary Hindi Won-Producers Guild Film Award for Best Actor in a Comic Role
Nominated-IIFA Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role
Say Salaam India Mr. Chopra Subhash Kapoor Hindi
2006 Khosla Ka Ghosla Asif Iqbal Dibakar Banerjee Hindi
Mixed Doubles Vinay Rajat Kapoor Hindi
2003 Jism DCP Siddharth Amit Saxena Hindi
2000 Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega Monty Raj Kanwar Hindi
1999 Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam Tarun Sanjay Leela Bhansali Hindi
1998 Fire Guide At Taj Mahal Deepa Mehta Hindi/English Indo-Canadian co-production
Bombay Boys Chaiwalla Kaizad Gustad English

Producer[edit]

Year Film
2008 Dasvidaniya

References[edit]

  1. ^ "My popular image restricts filmmakers, not me: Vinay Pathak". The Indian Express. 2015-07-22. Retrieved 2018-02-10.
  2. ^ "Vinay Pathak ready to show you the funny in Island City". CatchNews.com. Retrieved 2018-02-10.
  3. ^ Laugh Riot, an article from indiantelevision.com
  4. ^ http://www.telegraphindia.com/1060812/asp/weekend/story_6600109.asp

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