Vikrant Massey is an Indian television and film actor. He made his debut on television with Kahaan Hoo Main in 2004. Vikrant rose to fame by playing the role of ‘Shyam Madan Singh’ in national channel Colors TV’s serial “Balika Vadhu.” However, he gained much popularity by the character of “Bablu Pandit” in the famous Mirzapur web series.
Quick Info –
|Full/Real name||Vikrant Massey|
|Birthday & Age||3 April 1987, 33 years as 2020|
|Wife (Name)||Sheetal Thakur (actress)|
|Weight (Approax)||65 Kg (143 lbs)|
|Hight (Approax)||5′ 9″ (175cm)|
|Figure Measurements (Approax)||–|
|Networth||$1 Million (~7 Crores)|
|Debut||Film: Lootera (2013) as ‘Devdas Mukherjee’|
TV: Kahaan Hoon Main (2004)
Short Film: Un Hazaaron Ke Naam (2009) as ‘Richard Gonzalvis’
Web Series: Rise (2017) as ‘Shrey’
Vikrant Massey Biography, Wiki, & Early Life
Vikrant Massey was born on 3 April 1987 in a Roman Catholic family. His parents Jolly and Meena Massey Belongs to a middle-class family who lives in a 1-BHK flat. He was brought up in the city of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He forayed onto the stage with small-time dancing and theatre performances at the age of 7.
Massey’s educational background consists of attending St. Anthony’s High School in Versova. Furthermore, education being completed from R. D. National College of Arts & Science in Bandra, Mumbai. Vikrant took up performing arts as a career choice at quite a young age, by the support and guidance from his teachers and school principal. His school teachers curated his desire to become an actor. Might be they identified his acting talent and thought that he would go far ahead in performing arts.
His debut in the television serial show is Kahaan Hoon Main (2004). Massey is also a trained ballet dancer and has worked with Shiamak Davar. He acted as a choreographer on Disney Channel’s musical comedy-drama “Dhoom Machaao Dhoom”. He rose to fame by the role of Shyam Madan Singh in the television show Balika Vadhu on Colors TV. Massey starred in Balika Vadhu with his co-star Vibha Anand which was a success.
Alongside this, he appeared as ‘Rajkumar Dharam’ in the television drama “Dharam Veer.” Moreover, Vikrant appeared in TV shows like “Baba Aiso Varr Dhoondo,” “Qubool Hai,” and “Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamai.”
After the 5 years in the television industry. He made his first film debut in the cinema industry with Ranveer Singh and Sonakshi Sinha starrer “Lootera” (2013) as ‘Devdas Mukherjee’. He was good in this movie and attractive the many eyeballs. Vikrant has the acting talent and he keeps experimenting with many unconventional roles. Playing the shy ‘Shutu’ in “A Death in the Gunj,” a male chauvinist ‘Arshad’ in “Lipstick Under My Burkha,” and a suave ‘Rana’ in “Dil Dhadakne Do.”
He also started to appear in many web series as he features in the web series “Rise” as ‘Shrey.’ However, he also appeared in many more web series that we talk about further. But his most famous web series is Mirzapur as a Bablu pandit along with stars like Ali Fazal, Divyendu Sharma, Shweta Tripathi, Pankaj Tripathi. Subsequently, with Rasika Dugal & Harshita Gaur, Sheeba Chaddha, Manu Rishi Chadha, Amit Sial, Anjum Sharma, Rajesh Tailang.
Vikrant has also appeared in several short films including “Un Hazaaron Ke Naam,” “Best Girlfriend,” “35MM,” and “Detour.”
Apart from the television and films, he also appeared in the TV commercials of many brands like “Zatak Deo,” “Cadbury,” “Nescafe,” “Khazana Jewels,” and “Samsung Galaxy.”
On being asked about playing a quintessential hero in Bollywood, Vikrant says,
“Being a quintessential hero has never been my aspiration. I keep telling myself that only my performance should speak for me. With all due respect, I don’t think that having eight-pack abs or 21-inch biceps matter. What matters is how closely you justify what’s written on paper. And if people can connect with that, and if you are able to convey the right message to people, that’s the biggest reward. Being socially and morally real, and adapting to the changing times, is very important.”
Personal Life and Education
|School||St. Anthony’s High School in Versova|
|College||R. D. National College of Arts & Science in Bandra, Mumbai.|
Vikrant Massey Age, Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
|Age||33 years (as a 2020)|
|Height||5′ 9″ (175cm)|
|Body Type||Slim Fit|
Vikrant Massey Wife, Girlfriends, and Family
|Father in Law||–|
|Mother in Law||–|
|Best Friend||Kushal Punjabi|
In November 2019, Vikrant got engaged to Sheetal Thakur (actress) after dating her for about 4 years. Confirming the news to an entertainment website, the actor said,
“Yes, we had a very small private function. I would talk about marriage and everything but at the right time.”
Vikrant Massey Net Worth and Salary
According to topplanetinfo, Vikrant Massey’s net worth is $1 million as of 2020. When this converted to INR, is over Rs 7 crores.
Vikrant Owned Vehicles
He owns a Ducati bike.
Awards and Achievements
- Indian Telly Award for GR8! Face of the Year – Male (2008)
- Zee Rishtey Award for Favourite Bhai for the TV serial “Qubool Hai” (2013)
- Caleidoscope Indian Film Festival Award for Best Performance by a Male Actor for the film “A Death in The Gunj” (2017).
- Massey has featured on the covers of many magazines like SMARTlife Magazine.
Lesser-known Facts About Vikrant
- Vikrant Massey was born into a middle-class family in Mumbai.
- He grew up in a Roman Catholic family in a 1-BHK flat in Mumbai.
- Vikrant developed an interest in acting and dancing at a very young age.
- Vikrant used to do small skits and plays in his school days.
- His teachers identified his acting talent and often used to say that he would go greatly forward in the field of performing arts.
- He is a trained ballet dancer.
- Vikrant follows a non-vegetarian diet.
- Vikrant is an enthusiastic dog lover and often shares his pictures with dogs on his Instagram account.
- Vikrant shared during an interview that a bride once ran away from her wedding and disturbed the shooting of his film just to meet him. He further added that when she was barred from meeting him she created a scene and left the sets of the film only when she was allowed to meet him.
Favorites and Hobbies
|Hobby||Traveling, Listening Music, playing cricket and video games|
|Food||Rajma Chawal, Palak Paneer|
|Actor||Ajay Devgn, KK Menon, Irrfan Khan, Pankaj Kapur|
|Films||Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999), Vaastav (1999), Yuva (2004)|
|2015||Dil Dhadakne Do||Rana Khanna|
|2017||A Death In The Gunj||Shyamal “Shutu” Chatterjee||Winner, Caleidoscope Indian Film Festival for Best Actor|
|Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Actor (Critics)|
|Half Girlfriend||Shailesh Pandey|
|Lipstick Under My Burkha||Arshad|
|2019||Ramprasad Ki Tehrvi|
|Cargo||Prahastha||Released on Netflix|
|Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare||Pradeep||Released on Netflix|||
|Ginny Weds Sunny||Sunny||Released on Netflix|
|Yaar Jigri dagger||TBA|
|Haseen Dillruba dagger||TBA|
|2007||Dhoom Machaao Dhoom||Aamir Hassan||Actor and Choreographer|
|2008||Dharam Veer||Rajkumar Dharam|
|2009-2010||Balika Vadhu||Shyam Madan Singh|
|2010-2011||Baba Aiso Varr Dhoondo||Murli Laal|
|2012||Gumrah – End Of Innocence||Shobit||Two Episodes|
|2012-2013||V The Serial||Himself|
|2013||Qubool Hai||Ayaan Ahmed Khan|
|2013||Yeh Hai Aashiqui||(Host)|
|2014||Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamai||Rajeshwar||Two Episodes|
|2009||Un Hazaaron Ke Naam||Richard Gonzalvis|
|2014||Best Girlfriend||Karan||Kritika Kamra|
|2015||Local Girlfriend||Rachit Rakesh Mohan Ahuja||Swati Semwal|
|2016||35MM||As the Producer|
|2018||Copy||Sid||Surveen Chawla, Anupriya Goenka|
|2018||Mirzapur||Vinay ‘Bablu’ Pandit||Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal||Amazon Prime Video|
|Broken But Beautiful||Veer||Harleen Shethi||ALTBalaji|
|2019||Made in Heaven||Nawab Khan (cameo appearance)||Arjun Mathur||Amazon Prime Video|
|Criminal Justice||Aditya||Jackie Shroff, Pankaj Tripathi||Hotstar|
|Broken But Beautiful – Season 2||Veer||Harleen Shethi||ZEE5 and ALTBalaji|