Vijay Raaz Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Movies, Biography & More

Vijay Raaz born is an Indian film actor, Comedian, and Director. He Was born on June 5, 1963, in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. His hometown is in Delhi, India, and Sun sign is Gemini. His breakthrough came when Vijay acted the role of Dubeyji in the movie Monsoon Wedding in the year 2001. In the year 2014, Raaz debuted as a director with Kya Dilli Kya Lahore.

Vijay Raaz

Early Life

Vijay Raaz is also known for his work in Tamil and Malayalam cinema. He was a student of Kirori Mal College, in New Delhi, graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.). during his college days, he was a part of dramatic society – The Players and decided to build his career in acting so in 1998, he moved to Mumbai after working as a theatre artist for 10 years. He likes Traveling, and Reading Books on Spirituality and Philosophy. His favorite Actor is ‘Naseeruddin Shah.’

Biography & Wiki

Vijay Raaz Age, Biography & Wiki
Real Name Vijay Raaz
Nickname Vijay
Profession Actor, Comedian, Director
Debut Bollywood Film (Actor)-Bhopal Express (1999)

Tamil FIlm (Actor)-Kaaki Sattai (2015)

Malayalam Film (Actor)-Monsoon Mangoes (2015)

Bollywood Film (Director)-Kya Dilli Kya Lahore (2014)

Language Known Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam & English
Date Of Birth 5 June 1963
Age (as in 2020) 57 Years
Birthplace Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Hometown Delhi, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hinduism
Star Sign/ Zodiac Sign Gemini
Vijay Raaz Height & Physical Overview
Height in Centimetres 183 cm
Height In Meters 1.83 m
Height in Inches 6′ 0″
Weight in Kilograms 68 kg
Weight in Pounds 150 lbs
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Family & Relatives
Father Not Known
Mother Not Known
Sister Not Known
Brother Not Known
Vijay Raaz Girlfriends, Affairs, and Marital Status
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Wife Krishna Raaz
Children Daughter-Tanishka Raaz
Education and School, College
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.)
School Not Known
College/University Kirori Mal College, in New Delhi, India
Favorite Things and Like & Dislike
Favorite Actors Naseeruddin Shah
Favorite Food Not Known
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Hobbies Reading Books on Spirituality & Philosophy, Traveling
Favorite color Black, Blue, White
Favorite Sport Cricket
Car Collection Not Known
Favorite Holiday Destination Goa, Manali, Dubai
Salary (approx) Not Known
Net Worth (approx) $40 million

Physical Attributes

Vijay Raaz has a healthy physique and he is 6 feet 0 inches (183 cm) tall. Describing more about body fitness his weight is around 68 Kg (150  lbs). Vijay Raaz always keeps himself fit and he is very health Conscious. He has a nice hairstyle and got Black hair and Dark Brown Eyes.

Vijay Raaz

Family Background and Relationship

He is married to ‘Krishna Raaz,’ and has a daughter named ‘ Tanishka Raaz.’ There is no much information available about his family.

Vijay Raaz


Vijay joined the Sakshi Kala Manch in Mandi House, Delhi, where he worked for a few years after that he started working at the National School of Drama (NSD) in New Delhi. ‘Pagal Ghar’ was his first play in which he played the role of an Inspector. He debuts in Bollywood with ‘Bhopal Express’ in 1999, for which, Naseeruddin Shah recommended him to the director, Mahesh Mathai. And also to the filmmaker, Mira Nair for the film ‘Monsoon Wedding’ (2001), after watching him a Girish Karnad’s play ‘Agni Aur Barkha,’ where he played the role of a 90 years old person. In 2004, he got his first lead role as Raghu in the film ‘Raghu Romeo’.

Vijay Raaz

The film Awarded by the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi. Raaz is popular for his comic role and got massive recognition for his comedic role by the film Run in 2004. he was recently featured in Bollywood films like- Stree and Gully Boy, Dream Girl, Gulabo Sitabo, and will be seen in Chopsticks, and Waah Zindgi. In 2014, he made his debut as a Director with the Bollywood film Kya Dilli Kya Lahore. He is a voice artist with his gruff baritone voice, He has lent his voice to various films and ad commercials.

Contact and Social Media Information

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Him

  • Does Vijay drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Does Vijay Smoke? Not Known
  • He was a member of the dramatic society – The Players in his College (Kirori Mal ) in New Delhi, India
    To pursue his career in acting and Bollywood, Vijay followed the famous Sakshi Kala Manch in Mandi House, Delhi, India where Raaz worked for some years.
  • Later, Raaz started working at the National School of Drama (NSD) in New Delhi, India, on a salary of Rs 12,000 per month.
  • His first play was ‘Pagal Ghar,’ in which he performed the role of an inspector and It was admired by the viewers.
  • In the year 1998, Vijay went to Mumbai, Maharashtra, India after 10 years of working as a theatre artist including 4 years at NSD in New Delhi.
  • Naseeruddin Shah suggested him to the director, Mahesh Mathai for the movie ‘Bhopal Express’ (in the year 1999) and to the filmmaker, Mira Nair for the film ‘Monsoon Wedding’ (in the year 2001), after watching him in a Girish Karnad play ‘Agni Aur Barkha,’ in which Vijay acted the character of a 90-year-old person.
  • Raaz became a household name after performing the Character of P. K. Dubey in the movie ‘Monsoon Wedding’ (in the year 2001).

More Facts About Him

  • Vijay got his first lead role in the year 2004 in the movie ‘Raghu Romeo’ as Raghu. The movie got the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi.
  • He is popularly known for his comic roles.
  • Vijay has worked in films of various languages like Hindi, Tamil, and Malayalam
  • In the year 2014, Raaz made his directorial debut with the movie ‘Kya Dilli Kya Lahore.’ Vijay played the lead role of Rehmat Ali in this film.
  • Vijay Raaz has also worked as a voice-over artist and has lent Viajy’s voice in several ad commercials and movies.

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