Who is Vijay Varma?
Vijay Varma is an Indian actor known for his work in movies such as Rangrezz, Pink, Gullyboy, Baaghi 3 and Bumfaad. Most recently he appeared as ‘Hamza‘ in Netflix original movie Darlings, alongside Alia Bhatt. In Darlings he played the character of a whimsical husband who often gets drunk and beat his wife. Who later gets a taste of his own medicine.
Lately, Varma also appeared in web series titled ‘Mirzapur’, ‘A Suitable Boy’, ‘Ok Computer’, and ‘She’ where he awed the audience with his splendid performance.
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Vijay Varma Biography
Vijay Varma was born on 29 March 1986 in a Marwari family in Hyderabad, Telangana. He did his early education from some school in Hyderabad, and later went to Pune to pursue acting course from Film and Television Institute of India (FTII). After finishing his post graduation, he moved to Mumbai in search of work.
|Real Name||Vijay Varma|
|Date of Birth||29 March 1986|
|Age||36 Years (as on August 2022)|
|Place of Birth||Hyderabad, Telangana|
|Current Location||Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|Languages Known||Hindi, English, Telugu|
|Acting Training||FTII, Pune|
|Hobbies and Favorites Stuff||Playing Video Games, Watching Movies|
|Favorite Actor||Amitabh Bachchan|
|Favorite Actress||Manisha Koirala|
|Food Preference||Vegetarian food, Sambar Rice, Maggi|
Body Measurements and Physical Appearance
Vijay Varma is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs around 60kgs. He has got black eyes and fair complexion. If we go through his body measurements his chest is 40 inches, waist is 32 inches and biceps are 14 inches. Varma has maintained his physique by practising yoga and exercising.
|Chest Size||40 inches|
|Waist Size||32 inches|
|Biceps Size||14 inches|
Family and Relatives
Vijay Varma comes from a Marwadi family who have roots in Kishangarh, Jaipur, later settled in Hyderabad. He is the second one out of 3 siblings. His mother’s name is Kanta Varma and father’s name is not known to us. Vijay shares a great bond with his mother and often posts her pictures on Instagram at various occasions.
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Affairs and Dating Information
Vijay Varma is allegedly dating ‘Axone’ movie actress Lin Laishram. Although, the couple has not opened up about their relationship on any public platform. But we managed to find a pic of them dating each other.
Debut and Career
Before getting formal acting training from FTII, Vijay Varma used to do plays in Hyderabad. After finishing his higher education, he moved to Mumbai to become an actor against his family wishes.
After a little struggle in Mumbai, Vijay made his debut from a short film called ‘Shor‘, which was presented on the MIAAC festival at NewYork. The film won the best short film award.
In 2012, Varma made his debut in Bollywood Hindi movie titled ‘Chittagong’, where he played the role of Jhunku. Next year he appeared in Rangrezz as ‘Pakkhya’. After acting in Rangrezz, Vijay had his first fan encounter who appreciated his character in the film.
Later he appeared in several feature films such as:-
- Gang of Ghosts (2014)
- Pink (2014)
- Monsoon Shootout (2017)
- Raag Desh (2017)
- MCA (2017)
- Manto (2018)
- Gully Boy (2019)
- Super 30 (2019)
- Ghost Stories (2020)
- Baaghi 3 (2020)
- Bamfaad (2020)
- Yaara (2020)
- Darlings (2022)
However, Vijay got the major breakthrough from movie Pink. In Pink he played the character of ‘Ankit Malhotra’ who rang Taapsi Pannu and threatens her over the phone call to take revenge of his friend’s lost eye.
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In a recently released film ‘Darlings’, Varma gave splendid performance that proved his mettle in the acting world. While other co-actors such as Alia and Shefali Shah also acted superbly in the film. After the release of the film viewers have left their witty comments on Varma’s twitter handle. Some of them are below:-
Awards and Nominations
- Vijay Varma got nominated at 26 Screen Awards for Best Supporting Actor in Gully Boy.
- He also got nominated at 65th Filmfare Awards for Best Supporting Actor in Gully Boy.
Lifestyle and Luxury
Despite having a middle class background Vijay Varma’s hard work has bought him all the luxury, such as big car and a spacious apartment at 7 bunglows, Mumbai.
Facts about Vijay Varma
- Vijay Varma gave first audition for movie ‘3 Idiots’ but got rejected.
- His role in Gully Boy required driving, therefore he learnt driving within a month, which was a big challenge in itself.
- His family didn’t want him to be an actor. Therefore he joined FTII secretly, Interestingly, his friend paid his acting fees for 2 years.
- After seeing the performance of Vijay in Pink, Amitabh Bachchan complimented him and gifted him a bouquet of flowers.
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Salary and Net Worth
Based on Vijay Varma’s years of experience, work profile and brand value, his net worth is estimated at around 4-5 crore Indian rupees. He earns sizeable income from movies and web series.