Vinay Virmani

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Vinay Virmani
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Vinay Virmani
Born (1985-01-24) January 24, 1985 (age 32)
Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actor
Years active 2008–present

Vinay Virmani (born January 24, 1985) is a Canadian actor. Virmani was born 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.

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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] Vinay's next project was 'The Steps'.[11] with Parenthood star Jason Ritter and James Brolin.

Filmography[edit]

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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