Who is Vineet Kumar Singh?

Vineet Kumar Singh is an actor born on 28 August 1978 in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. He is a qualified Medical Practitioner having Bachelors degree in Ayurveda from RA Poddar Medical College, and MD in Ayurveda from Govt. Medical College, Nagpur. Vineet is a critically acclaimed actor, who got nominated for the Filmfare award for his performance in Anurag Kashyap’s directional movie ‘Mukkabaaz’, released in 2018. In this movie, Vineet played the role of the aspiring boxer. Prior to shoot, He went through rigorous training to get into the skin of the character.

Vineet Kumar Singh is also known for his role as Danish Khan in web series Gangs of Wasseypur. Apart from that, he also appeared in Netflix original series Bard of Blood (2019) and Betaal (2020). Most recently his new web series Rangbaaz Darr Ki Rajneeti is streaming on Zee5 OTT Platform. In Rangbaaz he is playing the character of a goon turned politician ‘Haroon Shah Ali Baig‘, which is inspired from the life of Bihar’s politician Mohammad Shahabuddin.

Vineet Kumar Singh Biography

Real NameVineet Kumar Singh
Nick NameVineet
ProfessionActor, Medical Practitioner (Ayurveda)
Date of Birth28 August 1978
Age44 Years (as on August 2022)
Birth PlaceVaranasi, Uttar Pradesh
NationalityIndian
HeightIn Inches – 5’10” ( 5 Feet 10 Inches)
In Metre – 1.55 m
In Centimetres – 155 cms
WeightIn Kilograms – 68 Kgs
In Pounds – 149 lbs
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Body Measurements (in Inches.)Chest – 40 inches
Waist – 32 inches
Biceps – 14 inches
Sexual OrientationStraight
Zodiac SignGemini
ReligionHinduism
HometownVaranasi, Uttar Pradesh
Current LocationMumbai, Maharashtra
Languages KnownHindi, English
Education (College)Bachelor Degree in Ayurveda from RA Poddar Medical College
MD in Ayurveda (Doctor in Medicine) from Govt. Medical College, Nagpur.
TheatreNo
Hobbies and Favorites StuffPlaying Basket Ball, Reading, Writing
Favorite ActorIrrfan Khan
Favorite ActressAlia Bhatt
Favorite MoviesCity of Gold
Food PreferenceVegetarian Food

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Body Measurements and Physical Appearance

Vineet Kumar Singh is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs around 68kgs. If we look at his body statistics his chest size is 40 inches, waist is 32 inches and biceps are 14 inches. He has got great physique which he achieved by following calculated diet and gymming.

Height5 feet 10 inches
Weight68 Kgs
Chest Size40 inches
Waist Size32 inches
Biceps14 inches

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Family and Relatives

Vineet Kumar Singh was born in a Hindu Kshatriya family. His father was a mathematician and professor at Udai Pratap Autonomous College, Varanasi, and his mother was a homemaker. Vineet’s younger sister Mukti Singh Srinet (aka Tripti Singh) is a gold medalist in Bachelor and Master of Physical Education. On top of that, she has done Ph.D in Philosophy in 2017. Speaking of her profession, she is a writer and an assistant professor. Vineet also has a brother, whose name is not known to us.

FatherName Unknown, Mathematician and Professor
MotherName Unknown, Homemaker
SisterMukti Singh Srinet (aka Tripti Singh)
BrotherName Unknown

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Affairs and Dating Information

Vineet Kumar Singh has married his long time girlfriend turned wife ‘Ruchiraa Gormaray’ in 2021.

Vineet Kumar Singh with his wife Ruchiraa Gormaray
Vineet Kumar Singh with his wife Ruchiraa Gormaray

Debut and Career

After completing his education, Vineet Kumar Singh came to Mumbai to participate in Superstars Talent Hunt, judged by Mahesh Manjrekar. Which he won, therefore Mahesh gave him his first break in Hindi Bollywood film. At the age of 24, he made his debut from Sanjay Dutt’s starrer movie Pitaah, released in 2002. However, the movie could not do much at the box office. In 2003, Vineet took a break and started assisting Mahesh Manjrekar, he assisted Mahesh in couple of projects such as Viruddh (2005) and Deh.

In the beginning of 2007, Vineet left the assistant’s director job and started focusing on acting. Despite having good acting skills, luck did not favour him and his work in several movies went unnoticed.

List of Movies from 2002 till 2011

  • Hathyar (2002)
  • Chain Kulii Ki Main Kulii (2007)
  • Jannat (2008)
  • City of Gold (2010)
  • Ami Subhash Bolchi (2011, Bengali Film)

In 2012, director Anurag Kashyap casted him in ‘The Gangs of Wasseypur‘ (1&2) as Danish Khan, where his work was noticed and he got some recognition. Subsequently, he signed 5 movies Isaaq, Short, Bombay Talkies, Ugly, Gori Tere Pyaar Mein but the roles in these movies were not promising and he was still struggling for the big break.

The major break through in his career came in 2018, when he approached Anurag Kashyap with a movie script of Mukkabaaz, and he accepted it with a condition that Vineet has to get himself trained as a boxer, along with that, he suggested little modifications in the script.

After the movie got released, critics and audience applauded his performance. Later the movie was presented at the Toronto and Mumbai Film Festival. Vineet got nominated for the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor.

Following year, Vineet Kumar Singh played Milan Shukla in Daas Dev, which garnered a lot of appreciation.

Other Films List : 2018 – 2020

  • Gold (2018)
  • Saand Ki Aankh (2019)
  • Aadhar (2019)
  • Gunjan Saxena : The Kargil Girl (2020)

Most recently, Vineet seems more inclined towards OTT, he recently appeared in web series titled ‘Rangbaaz Darr ki Rajneeti’, alongside Aakanksha Singh, the series is streaming on Zee5 app. Other actors in Rangbaaz in pivotal roles are Rajesh Tailang, Vijay Maurya, Geetanjali Kulkarni and Prashant Narayanan.

Awards and Nominations

  • Vineet Kumar Singh won FOI online awards as a ‘Best Actor in a Lead Role’ for Mukkabaaz.
  • He won Critics Choice Film Awards as a ‘Best Actor’ for Mukkabaaz.
  • He is a recipient of Iconic Gold Award.

Facts about Vineet Kumar Singh

  • He wanted to join NSD but could not do it due to family pressure.
  • He is a co-writer of film Mukkabaaz, directed by Anurag Kashyap.
  • He took boxing training for 2 years for Mukkabaaz.
  • Vineet had to sell Tv, Furniture and other household items so that he can afford boxing training in Patiala.
  • During his boxing training he got several bruises over his eyes, damaged his face and even broken his ribs.
  • He has been a National level Basket Ball player.
  • During his initial days of his career, he faced a lot of hardships in Mumbai. After getting broke, he had to spent nights without food.
  • He is big fan of cricketer Ms Dhoni and has written a song for him.

Salary and Net Worth

Based on his experience, Vineet Kumar Singh’s net worth would be around 10-12 crore in Indian rupees. Reportedly, he charges upto 60 lakh rupees for a film. His per day budget for web series is around 35-40k rupees.

Social Media Accounts

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