Birthday Boy Vivek Oberoi: 3rd September – Know your Star
Birthday Boy Vivek Oberoi celebrates his birthday today on September 3rd. As a part of Know your star, we present you with a small bio-writeup about Vivek and his Bollywood life and wishing Vivek Oberoi a very happy birthday. Born in “the city of Nawabs”: Hyderabad, to Punjabi father Suresh Oberoi, an ace Bollywood character actor and a Tamil mother Yashodhara Oberoi, Vivek surprises his fans by speaking several languages. Vivek studied at Mayo College, Ajmer and then attended Mithibai College, Juhu. He completed his Master’s degree in film acting from New York. Oberoi made his debut with RGV’s Company and received Filmfare Awards for Best Debut and Best Supporting Actor. In 2002 he starred in Saathiya directed by Shaad Ali which was a huge box office hit and earned him a Filmfare nomination in the Best Actor category and after that he carried his journey with a bucket full of marbles, e.g. Road, Dum, Masti, Yuva, Omkara, Shootout at Lokhandwala, Mission Istanbul to name a few and the show is going on and on….
Oberoi has also done the great work of philanthropist with his sleeves full on and was awarded the Red and White Bravery Award in 2006 for helping re-build a village severely hit by the Tsunami. Married to the daughter of Karnataka Minister Jeevaraj Alva, the Oberoi couple is blessed with a son, Vivaan Veer Oberoi.