Vicky Kaushal is an Indian actor. Kaushal graduated as an electronics and telecommunications engineer in 2009 from Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology ,Mumbai. He had job offers but as he aspired to become an actor, he got involved with theatre. He joined an acting workshop under Kishore Namit Kapoor. He went on to do minor roles in films like Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana and Bombay Velvet besides a short film, Geek Out. He kept doing theatre, in the meanwhile, with the groups of Manav Kaul and Naseeruddin Shah among others.
In 2010, he assisted Anurag Kashyap on the two-part film Gangs of Wasseypur. Neeraj Ghaywan was also one of the assistant directors in the film. His other films are Masaan, Zubaan, Raman Raghav 2.0, Love per Square Foot etc.