Vinay Virmani

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Vinay Virmani
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Vinay Virmani
Born (1985-01-24) January 24, 1985 (age 33)
Years active2008–present

Vinay Virmani (born January 24, 1985) is a Canadian actor. Virmani was born in Brampton and raised in Toronto. After graduating in business from York University,[1] Virmani studied filmmaking and theatre at Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York City.[2] He wrote and starred in the hockey comedy Breakaway (dubbed into Hindi as Speedy Singhs),[3] followed by Dr. Cabbie (2014),[4] where he was a writer, lead actor and producer. Dr. Cabbie broke the Canadian record for audience numbers on opening day.[5] He was next seen in The Steps,[6] which premiered at Toronto International Film Festival in 2015.


In 2011 he co-wrote and starred in Breakaway (dubbed into Hindi as Speedy Singhs).[7][8] Vinay then starred in the Hindi film, David,[9] directed by Bejoy Nambiar. Vinay’s next film was the social comedy Dr. Cabbie, produced by Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and co-starring Big Bang Theory star Kunal Nayyar. The film was released in Canada on 19 September 2014 in 55 cinemas. It earned $350,452 on its opening day at the box office and Dr. Cabbie became the second highest-grossing film in Canada. The film earned $702,000 over the weekend.[10] In the US, the film earned only $225,490. [11]Vinay's next project was The Steps.[12] with Parenthood star Jason Ritter and James Brolin.


Year Title Role Language Notes
2011 Breakaway Rajveer Singh English
2013 David David Hindi
2014 Dr. Cabbie Deepak V. Chopra English
2014 Komagata Maru -- Hindi
2015 The Steps Sam English

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