Vikrant Massey: Biography

All you need to know about Half Full actor Vikrant Massey.

Mahima Maniar

September 30, 2020

Entertainment

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Vikrant Massey is one of the finest Indian actors in the Bollywood industry. He is well-known for the emotions that he portrays in his movies and his dialogue delivery that strikes a chord with the viewers. His acting trajectory from the small screen to the big screen has been a successful one.

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Early Life And Family

Vikrant Massey was born on 3 April 1987, to Jolly and Meena Massey in a Roman Catholic family. He has one elder brother named Mohsin Massey.

Vikrant attended St. Anthony’s High School in Versova and completed his further studies from R. D. National College of Arts & Science in Bandra, Mumbai. Massey has been trained as a ballet dancer under the reputed choreographer Shiamak Davar. He took up performing arts and forayed onto the stage with dancing and theatre performances at the age of seven. The actor enjoys travelling, playing cricket and video games.

He is engaged to his long-time girlfriend Sheetal Thakur.

Career:

Vikrant Massey made his debut on television in 2004 with Kahaan Hoo Main. Vikrant is a trained dancer, and first appeared on Dhoom Machao Dhoom as a choreographer in 2007 and then in Dharam Veer (2008) and Balika Vadhu (2009-10).

He has also been a part of Baba Aiso Varr Dhoondo (2010-11), Gumrah – End Of Innocence (2012), V The Serial (2012-13) and Qubool Hai (2013). He hosted the show Yeh Hai Aashiqui in 2013 and appeared in a small role in Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamai in 2014.

Vikrant has bagged roles in extraordinary movies, showcasing his acting prowess. He starred as Ranveer Singh’s best friend in the 2013 film Lootera. He has featured in movies with an ensemble of brilliant actors like Switchh (2014), Dil Dhadakne Do (2015) and in 2017 with movies like A Death In The Gunj, Half Girlfriend, Lipstick Under My Burkha and Half Full (2020).

He played a prominent role in Ramprasad Ki Tehrvi (2019) and has movies like Chhapaak, Cargo and Dolly Kitty Aur Wo Chamakte Sitare in his kitty for the year 2020. His upcoming movies include Ginny Weds Sunny, Yaar Jigri and Haseen Dillruba, giving the viewers a lot to look forward to.

 

 

The versatile actor has also starred in many short films. Some of the films include Un Hazaaron Ke Naam (2009), Best Girlfriend (2014) and Copy (2018).

He has been a part of various television commercials such as Zatak Deo, Cadbury, FINOLEX LED, Nescafe, Khazana Jewels, Samsung Galaxy, Cornetto and Idea 4G.

Vikrant has portrayed exceptional roles in outstanding web series like Rise (2017), Mirzapur (2018), Broken But Beautiful (two seasons) (2018 and 2019) Made In Heaven, and Criminal Justice in 2019.

Awards:

Vikrant Massey has won the following awards:

2008: Indian Telly Awards Gr8! Face Of The Year

2013: Zee Rishtey Awards for Favourite Bhai (Qubool Hai)

2019: Critic Choice Short Series Award (Best Actor Comedy/Romance) (Broken But Beautiful)

The actor was also nominated for:

2018: Filmfare Awards for Best Actor (Critics) (A Death In The Gunj)

Actors Worked With

Ranveer Singh

Bhumi Pednekar

Kalki Koechlin

Deepika Padukone

Pankaj Tripathi

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