Vineet Kumar Singh is an Indian film actor and writer. He played a notable role of Danish Khan in Gangs of Wasseypur. He was born on 15th January 1980 in the holy city of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Vineet Kumar Singh is 40 years of age as in 2020. He was born into an educated family.
After his debut film City of Gold, he appeared in 2 major films: Bombay Talkies and Gangs of Wasseypur. He made his debut as a lead actor with Anurag Kashyap’s Mukkabaaz.
Let’s look at the complete life story of Actor Vineet Kumar Singh.
- Vineet Kumar Singh Physical Stats
- Vineet Kumar Singh Family
- Early Life
- Vineet Kumar Singh Career
- Upcoming Movies
- Awards & Recognition
- Social Media
- Vineet Kumar Singh Wife/Girlfriend
- Vineet Kumar Singh Net worth
- Interests & Passion
- Lesser Known Facts
- Vineet Kumar Singh as Writer
|Name:||Vineet Kumar Singh|
|Viral Name:||Viineet Kumar Singh|
|Birthday(DOB):||15th January 1980|
|Age:||40 years (in 2020)|
|Hometown:||Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh|
|Movies:||City Of Gold, Gangs Of Wasseypur, Mukkabaz and more|
|Current Address:||Mumbai, Maharashtra|
Vineet Kumar Singh Physical Stats
|Height(approx):||In Feet – 6 Feet|
In Cm – 183 cms
In Mtr – 1.83 Mtr
|Weight(approx):||In KG – 75 Kg|
In Lbs- 165 Lbs
|Zodiac Sign:||Vineet Kumar Singh’s Zodiac sign is Capricorn.|
Vineet Kumar Singh Family
He belongs to an educated and academicians family in Varanasi. His father is a mathematician and his elder brother is a lecturer. Vineet’s family consists of his parents, two sisters and his two brothers.
His sister Mukti Singh Srinet is a basketball player and physical education teacher.
|Father:||Name of his father is not available.|
|Mother:||Name of his mother is not available.|
|Brother:||Name of his elder or younger brother is not available.|
|Vineet Kumar Singh Sister:||Mukti Singh Srinet & Tripti Singh|
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He was interested in sports from his school days. He played Basketball on a National level Sub-Junior Category and won many awards for that.
Despite his inclination towards acting, he pursued a career in Medical. He cleared the CPMT Entrance Exam and joined Haridwar Ayurvedic Medical College and Research Centre. Vineet topped in his college and went on to complete his MD (Doctor of Medicine) in Ayurveda from Shri Ayurved Mahavidyalaya in Nagpur.
He didn’t get any moral support from his parents to pursue his passion in acting except his younger brother and Sister. While he was continuing his education at Nagpur, he would come to Mumbai and search for work.
Vineet Kumar Singh Career
His journey started as he won the finals of a talent hunt for actors. Director Mahesh Manjrekaar spotted him and gave him a role in Sanjay Dutt starrer film “Pitaah” in 2002. This film did very poorly at the box office.
After the initial failure, Vineet struggled to get any good roles in films. He started as an assistant/associate Director and assisted Mahesh Majrekar in films like Viruddh and Deh in 2005 and 2007 respectively. He even worked in Bhojpuri and Doordarshan serials.
Vineet worked in Bhojpuri movies like Gori Tere Pyaar Mein and Isaaq. In 2010, he worked in Mahesh Manjrekar’s bilingual movie City of Gold.
Turning Point In his Career
Vineet Kumar’s next film was Gangs of Wasseypur by director Anurag Kashyap in 2012. Vineet played the role of Danish Khan in both parts of the film. It turned out to be a turning point in his career.
After success of Gangs of Wasseypur, he got challenging roles in two films Ugly and Bombay Talkies both in 2013. Both the movies were directed by Anurag Kashyap.
He was cast opposite to Raima Sen in film Bollywood Diaries directed by K.D. Satyam in 2016.
Vineet Kumar Singh’s career took a large leap as he was approached by Director Anurag Kashyap for his film “Mukkabaz” for the lead role. He prepared himself for almost 2 years to portray the role of a boxer. Debutant actress Zoya Hussain was cast opposite to Vineet Kumar Singh in the film. It was released in India in 2018.
Vineet worked in lead roles in films like Daas Dev and Aadhar in 2018 and 2019 respectively. He worked in supporting roles in films like Gold and Saand Ki Aankh in 2018 and 2019 respectively.
Vineet also worked in popular web series like Bard of Blood and Betaal both on NETFLIX.
|2002||Pitaah||Bhola(Thakur’s Youngest Son)||Mahesh Manjrekar|
|2007||Chain Kulii Ki Main Kulii||Sohail||Karanjeet Saluja|
|2008||Jannat||Cricket Captain||Kunal Deshmukh|
|2010||City of Gold||Mohan||Mahesh Manjrekar|
|2012||Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1||Danish Khan||Anurag Kashyap|
|2012||Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2||Danish Khan||Anurag Kashyap|
|2013||Issaq||Bihata (Benvolio)||Manish Tiwary|
|2013||Bombay Talkies||Vijay||Anurag Kashyap|
|2016||Bollywood Diaries||Daman||K.D. Satyam|
|2018||Mukkabaaz||Shravan Singh||Anurag Kashyap|
|2018||Daas Dev||Milan Shukla||Sudhir Mishra|
|2019||Saand Ki Aankh||Dr. Yashpal||Tushar Hiranandani|
|2020||Gunjan Saxena||TBA||Sharan Sharma|
|2020||Thiruttu Payale 2(In Hindi)||TBA||TBA|
Vineet Kumar’s first Web Series was Bard of Blood directed by Ribhu Dasgupta in 2019 on NETFLIX. After the success, he was offered the lead role in Indian Zombie Horror drama BETAAL with Aahana Kumra. The web series was directed by Patrick Graham & Nikhil Mahajan in 2020.
|2019||Bard of Blood||Veer Singh||Emraan Hashmi||NETFLIX|
|2020||Betaal||Vikram Sirohi||Aahana Kumra||NETFLIX|
One of his upcoming movie is “Gunjan Saxena” where he is cast opposite to lead actress Janhvi Kapoor. This film was scheduled to release in March 2020 but did not make it due to COVID-19 situation. It is soon expected to be premier on NETFLIX.
His second project is Hindi remake of the Tamil film Thiruttu Payale 2, in which he will be seen opposite Urvashi Rautela.
Awards & Recognition
|2019||Filmfare Awards||Best Actor(critics Choice)||Mukkaabaz||Nominated|
|2019||Critics’ Choice Film Awards 2019 (CCFA)||Leading Actor (Male)||Mukkaabaz||Winner|
|Vineet Kumar Singh Instagram ID:||His Instagram ID is itsviineetkumar & he has 144 K followers.|
|Vineet Kumar Singh Facebook ID:||His Facebook ID is itsViineetKumar & he has 204 K followers.|
|Vineet Kumar Singh Twitter Handle:||His Twitter handle is @ItsViineetKumar & he has 22.5 K followers.|
Vineet Kumar Singh Wife/Girlfriend
|Vineet Kumar Singh Wife:||N/A|
Vineet Kumar Singh Net worth
|Net Worth:||His Net worth is estimated to be 5 million INR. (approx.)|
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Interests & Passion
|Favourite Star:||Amitabh bachan|
|Passion:||Acting, Working out in Gym|
Lesser Known Facts
- He was featured in the list of 100 Greatest performances of the decade in Indian Cinema by FILM COMPANION.
- Vineet is a pet lover and owns a Tibetan Mastiff dog.
- He owns a DUCATI MONSTER 797 bike.
- Vineet has done TV commercials for Birla Sunlife and 7up Nimbooz .
- He practises yoga on a daily basis with his sister.
Vineet Kumar Singh as Writer
Fro the very beginning we have written that he is a writer. But the question is, has he written anything ?
We intentionally kept it to the last paragraph to create a doubt in our readers mind. Lets look at his writing story.
All of you would be surprised to read that he has written the complete story of his Movie MUKKABAAZ.
He began writing Mukkabaaz, learning from his own experience as a player. Vineet closely watched the story of hockey legend Mohammad Shahid. He looked at his struggles — those who couldn’t find their way up because they couldn’t land in the officials’ good books; the bad conditions they lived, played and practised in.
This incident inspired him to write the script. Singh began training for the lead role and building on his stamina while writing the film. He was clear about doing the role than just giving away the script to any filmmaker. He sent it to Kashyap for feedback who called back to say he will direct with him in the lead.
Vineet Kumar Singh story tells us that age is just a number. Anyone can achieve anything at any point of time if persistence is there. Vineet Kumar Singh made a comeback at the age of 38. He is truly an inspiration for everyone.
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