Vir Das, a popular comedian in India has more than years of magic, not only on stage for his comedy sketches, but he also ventured into comedy and starred in two hit films, among them Namastey London and Delhi Belly. The comedian-turned-actor has also worked with Bollywood stars like Shahid Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Saif Ali Khan and Imran Khan. Well, when it comes to the entertainment industry, such diversions into related fields are neither strange nor new, as they are common in the industry. Let’s review the success of this Indian star and also explore his personal life.
Vir Das short bio
The Bollywood actor and comedian was born on May 31, 1979 in Dehradun, but he is said to have spent his early days in Africa as a student at the Indian Language School in Lagos, Nigeria, before transferring to the Lawrence School, Sanawar. He attended college at Knox College, Illinois, where he received a bachelor’s degree in economics and theater. In Knox, Vir was part of the Sigma Nu fraternity unit which is called Delta Theta Chapter.
Vir Das began his acting career during his Knox days with his first appearance in Brown Men Can’t Hump which was shown at the Harbach Theater. Vir also won the Richter Fellowship for Drama and the Colton Performance Award for Outstanding Work, from his Knox College, which allowed him to improve his method acting skills at Harvard.
The comedian who also writes and directs some of his works made his debut at Habitat Center’s sixth center in India, titled Brown Men Can’t Work, Not Just For Members, Weary Of Things! and Viragra. In addition to this, he could have since 2003, Vir Das also hosted comedy shows on channels such as Zoom and Zee Sports which was replaced by TEN Action+. He has worked with SAB TV and CNN-IBN where he is the show’s main anchor. Now not show.
As his notoriety grew, Vir Das caught the attention of filmmakers in India and he appeared in several films over the years in small roles. In 2007 he was featured in the 2007 movie, Namastey London and in 2010 he was in the hit movie Badmaash Society alongside movie stars like Shahid Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Mayang Chang.
He was also in the popular comedy Delhi Belly which came out in 2011 and over the years his success with small roles has landed him several other roles with his recent appearance in the 2017 Sabaash Naidu films in which he has played Indian Embassy receptionist and Patel Ki Punjabi Shaadi where he was cast as Monty Tondon.
What is Vir Das net worth?
The famed comedian and actor is doing well Well, when it comes to his finances, sources say: He’s paid generously for his shows, movie appearances, and events. As of 2018, he has a net worth of over $1 million.
This talented comedian not only makes people laugh, he also rose to prominence as the first Indian comedian to have a comedy special on Netflix after the release of A Broad Understanding on April 25, 2017.
Vir Das also featured Variety’s list of 10 comics to watch in June 2017 which was a milestone in his acting career. In 2011, he was nominated for Best Actor in a Film award from Filmfare for the movie Belly Of Delhi.
Is Vir Das married? wife
The comedian is a happily married man who has Shivani Mathur, the event’s director since 2014, has been married to his daughter for 5 years, before getting married in a private wedding held in Sri Lanka on October 24, 2014.
Their guest list numbered around 100 guests. With their close friends and most of them also being comedians, they livened up the event by performing a variety of skits, as well as Vir, who performed a song he wrote for his wife on stage.
Following the announcement of their low-key wedding, the couple informed the public about the planned reception for their Mumbai colleagues. Their honeymoon getaway was scheduled for May 2015.
Body details: height
The handsome comedian stands at a height of 5 feet and 6 inches and he has a weight of 65 kg which is around 143 pounds. Vir Das is also known for his striking black eyes and his black hair color which he styles fashionably.