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Viineet Kumar

Not to be confused with actor Vineet Kumar.

Vineet Kumar Singh (born 28 August 1981) is an Indian film actor and writer known for his strong portrayal of an aspiring boxer Shravan Kumar Singh in Mukkabaaz (2018). A M.D. in Ayurveda from Government Ayurved College, Nagpur, Vineet began his acting career at the age of 21 with the movie Pitaah (2002). After few series of performances in his early career including the 2010 film City of Gold, he got noticed for his role in films like Bombay Talkies and Gangs of Wasseypur. His role in Ugly and the portrayal of the character Milan Shukla in the film Daas Dev won him appreciation. He made his debut as lead actor in the 2018 Anurag Kashyap film Mukkabaaz for which he won two awards.

Vineet Kumar Singh
Born (1981-08-28)28 August 1981 (age 40)
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor, writer
Years active2002–present

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Kumar was born in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh on 28 August 1981. He was interested in sports and played Basketball on a National level. His father is a mathematician. Though Kumar wanted to join the National School of Drama, he could not pursue the same due to parental pressure and social norms. He is CPMT qualified and topper from his Medical College. He is a licensed medical practitioner, having attained his Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery degree from RA Podar Medical College and MD (Doctor of Medicine) in Ayurveda from Government Medical College and Hospital, Nagpur.

Kumar came to Mumbai to participate in Superstars Talent Hunt. After winning the competition, actor-director Mahesh Manjrekar, who was one of the judges gave him a role in the Sanjay Dutt starrer Pitaah. The film was received poorly and Singh faced trouble getting further roles. He then worked as an associate / assistant director for Mahesh Manjrekar in films like Viruddh (2005) and Deh. In 2007, Singh left direction to focus solely on acting. After doing a few Bhojpuri serials and insignificant roles in films like Gori Tere Pyaar Mein and Isaaq, he got his break in the Hindi-Marathi bilingual City of Gold (2010). It was after film, he was cast by director Anurag Kashyap for the role of Danish Khan in Gangs of Wasseypur. He then acted in Ugly and Bombay Talkies (2013). His role in Ugly got him his first Screen nomination for Best Supporting Actor. He also appeared in Birla Sunlife and 7up Nimbooz commercials. Kumar was seen opposite Raima Sen in the 2016 Film Bollywood Diaries, directed by K.D. Satyam. In the 2018 film Mukkabaaz, the actor played the role of a boxer. Kumar trained hard for two years to prepare himself as the protagonist of this Anurag Kashyap film. Kumar also won huge appreciation for his role of Milan Shukla in the film Daas Dev, directed by Sudhir Mishra. Kumar has appeared in Akshay Kumar-starrer Gold (2018). In 2018, Singh was signed as the main lead with Prithvi Hatte in Aadhaar directed by Suman Ghosh and produced by Manish Mundra's Drishyam Films which deals with the government's controversial Aadhaar program.

In 2019, Kumar had a supporting role in Saand Ki Aankh. His upcoming projects include the biopic Gunjan Saxena co-starring Janhvi Kapoor, scheduled to release in March 2020. and a Hindi remake of the Tamil film Thiruttu Payale 2, in which he will be seen opposite Urvashi Rautela.

In the Critics Choice Film Awards 2019, Kumar received the Best Actor (male) award for his role in Mukkabaaz. He was nominated for Best Actor (Critics) award in the 64th Filmfare Awards for the film Mukkabaaz.

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Year Film Role Notes
2002 Pitaah Bhola
2002 Hathyar Aslam
2007 Chain Kulii Ki Main Kulii Sohail
2008 Jannat Cricket team captain
2009 Me Shivajiraje Bhosale Boltoy Dubey,Taxi Driver Marathi film
2010 City of Gold Mohan
2011 Ami Shubhash Bolchi Dubey (neighbour taxi driver) Bengali film
2012 Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 1 Danish Khan 2012 Cannes Film Festival (Director's Fortnight)
2012 Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2 Danish Khan 2012 Cannes Film Festival (Director's Fortnight)
2013 Issaq Bihata (Benvolio)
2013 Shorts Lallan Segment Shor South Asian International Film Festival Winner. IFFLA (Grand Jury Award-Best Short)
2013 Bombay Talkies Vijay Segment Murabba Cannes Film Festival special screening.
2013 Ugly Chaitanya 2013 Cannes Film Festival (Director's Fortnight.)
2013 Gori Tere Pyaar Mein
2016 Bollywood Diaries Daman
2018 Mukkabaaz Shravan Singh Screened at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival and the 2017 Mumbai Film Festival.
Nominated—Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor
2018 Daas Dev Milan Shukla
2018 Gold Imtiaz
2019 Saand Ki Aankh Dr. Yashpal
2019 Aadhaar Pharsua
2020 Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl Dileep Singh
Year Film Role Director Notes
2019 Bard of Blood Veer Singh Ribhu Dasgupta Netflix series
2020 Betaal Vikram Sirohi Patrick Graham, Nikhil Mahajan Netflix series
Year Award Category Show Result
2018 FOI Online Awards Best Actor in a Leading Role Mukkabaaz Won
2019 Filmfare Awards Best Actor (Critics) Nominated
Critics’ Choice Film Awards Best Actor Won
Screen Awards Best Actor (Critics) Nominated
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Viineet Kumar
Viineet Kumar Language Watch Edit Not to be confused with actor Vineet Kumar Vineet Kumar Singh 1 born 28 August 1981 is an Indian film actor and writer known for his strong portrayal of an aspiring boxer Shravan Kumar Singh in Mukkabaaz 2018 A M D in Ayurveda from Government Ayurved College Nagpur Vineet began his acting career at the age of 21 with the movie Pitaah 2002 2 3 4 5 After few series of performances in his early career including the 2010 film City of Gold he got noticed for his role in films like Bombay Talkies and Gangs of Wasseypur His role in Ugly and the portrayal of the character Milan Shukla in the film Daas Dev won him appreciation 6 He made his debut as lead actor in the 2018 Anurag Kashyap film Mukkabaaz for which he won two awards 7 Vineet Kumar SinghBorn 1981 08 28 28 August 1981 age 40 Varanasi Uttar Pradesh IndiaNationalityIndianOccupationActor writerYears active2002 present Contents 1 Early life 2 Career 3 Filmography 4 Web Series 5 Awards and nominations 6 References 7 External linksEarly life EditKumar was born in Varanasi Uttar Pradesh on 28 August 1981 8 9 10 He was interested in sports and played Basketball on a National level 11 His father is a mathematician Though Kumar wanted to join the National School of Drama he could not pursue the same due to parental pressure and social norms 12 He is CPMT qualified and topper from his Medical College He is a licensed medical practitioner having attained his Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery degree from RA Podar Medical College and MD Doctor of Medicine in Ayurveda from Government Medical College and Hospital Nagpur 9 13 14 Career EditKumar came to Mumbai to participate in Superstars Talent Hunt After winning the competition actor director Mahesh Manjrekar who was one of the judges gave him a role in the Sanjay Dutt starrer Pitaah 15 The film was received poorly and Singh faced trouble getting further roles He then worked as an associate assistant director for Mahesh Manjrekar in films like Viruddh 2005 and Deh 16 17 In 2007 Singh left direction to focus solely on acting After doing a few Bhojpuri serials and insignificant roles in films like Gori Tere Pyaar Mein and Isaaq he got his break in the Hindi Marathi bilingual City of Gold 2010 It was after film he was cast by director Anurag Kashyap for the role of Danish Khan in Gangs of Wasseypur He then acted in Ugly and Bombay Talkies 2013 18 19 20 His role in Ugly got him his first Screen nomination for Best Supporting Actor He also appeared in Birla Sunlife and 7up Nimbooz commercials Kumar was seen opposite Raima Sen in the 2016 Film Bollywood Diaries directed by K D Satyam In the 2018 film Mukkabaaz the actor played the role of a boxer 21 22 Kumar trained hard for two years to prepare himself as the protagonist of this Anurag Kashyap film Kumar also won huge appreciation for his role of Milan Shukla in the film Daas Dev directed by Sudhir Mishra 23 24 25 26 Kumar has appeared in Akshay Kumar starrer Gold 2018 27 28 In 2018 Singh was signed as the main lead with Prithvi Hatte in Aadhaar directed by Suman Ghosh and produced by Manish Mundra s Drishyam Films which deals with the government s controversial Aadhaar program 29 In 2019 Kumar had a supporting role in Saand Ki Aankh His upcoming projects include the biopic Gunjan Saxena co starring Janhvi Kapoor scheduled to release in March 2020 30 31 and a Hindi remake of the Tamil film Thiruttu Payale 2 in which he will be seen opposite Urvashi Rautela 32 In the Critics Choice Film Awards 2019 Kumar received the Best Actor male award for his role in Mukkabaaz 33 He was nominated for Best Actor Critics award in the 64th Filmfare Awards for the film Mukkabaaz 34 Filmography EditKey Denotes films that have not yet been releasedYear Film Role Notes2002 Pitaah Bhola2002 Hathyar Aslam2007 Chain Kulii Ki Main Kulii Sohail2008 Jannat Cricket team captain2009 Me Shivajiraje Bhosale Boltoy Dubey Taxi Driver Marathi film2010 City of Gold Mohan2011 Ami Shubhash Bolchi Dubey neighbour taxi driver Bengali film2012 Gangs of Wasseypur Part 1 Danish Khan 2012 Cannes Film Festival Director s Fortnight 2012 Gangs of Wasseypur Part 2 Danish Khan 2012 Cannes Film Festival Director s Fortnight 2013 Issaq Bihata Benvolio 2013 Shorts Lallan Segment Shor South Asian International Film Festival Winner IFFLA Grand Jury Award Best Short 2013 Bombay Talkies Vijay Segment Murabba Cannes Film Festival special screening 2013 Ugly Chaitanya 2013 Cannes Film Festival Director s Fortnight 2013 Gori Tere Pyaar Mein2016 Bollywood Diaries Daman2018 Mukkabaaz Shravan Singh Screened at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival and the 2017 Mumbai Film Festival 35 Nominated Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor2018 Daas Dev Milan Shukla2018 Gold Imtiaz2019 Saand Ki Aankh Dr Yashpal 36 2019 Aadhaar Pharsua 29 2020 Gunjan Saxena The Kargil Girl Dileep SinghWeb Series EditYear Film Role Director Notes2019 Bard of Blood Veer Singh Ribhu Dasgupta Netflix series2020 Betaal Vikram Sirohi Patrick Graham Nikhil Mahajan Netflix seriesAwards and nominations EditYear Award Category Show Result2018 FOI Online Awards Best Actor in a Leading Role Mukkabaaz Won2019 Filmfare Awards Best Actor Critics NominatedCritics Choice Film Awards Best Actor WonScreen Awards Best Actor Critics NominatedReferences Edit Vineet Kumar Singh Twitter Retrieved 31 December 2020 Joshi Namrata 8 January 2018 After 17 years of struggle Vineet Kumar lands the lead role in Mukkabaaz The Hindu ISSN 0971 751X Retrieved 18 July 2021 Mukkabaaz Trailer Vineet Kumar Singh is the Mike Tyson of Uttar Pradesh in this Anurag Kashyap film 7 December 2017 Singh Suhani 11 January 2018 Actor Vineet Kumar Singh takes a shot at Bollywood fame with Anurag Kashyap flick India Today Retrieved 20 February 2020 Aadhaar has the caliber to win millions of hearts Viineet Kumar talks about his next Retrieved 20 February 2020 Shrivastava Vipra 29 December 2014 Anurag Kashyap pulled me out of darkness Ugly actor Vineet Kumar India Today Retrieved 18 July 2021 Kaushal Sweta 16 January 2018 Mukkabaaz actor Vineet Kumar My friends were opening hospitals and I was eating less to afford train tickets Hindustan Times Retrieved 18 July 2021 Chatterjee Saibal 12 September 2017 Vineet Kumar Singh lands knockout punches in Mukkabaaz Outlook Retrieved 30 January 2021 a b Vineet Kumar Singh s desi knockout The Indian Express 4 February 2018 Retrieved 30 January 2021 I have spent in the bylanes of the city says Singh 39 vineetkumar s 24 August 2020 Thank you RedChilliesEnt Tweet Retrieved 30 January 2021 via Twitter Mumbai PTI Mukkabaaz actor Vineet Kumar Singh talks about his Bollywood struggle The Indian Express Vineet Kumar Singh recalls struggling years 27 December 2014 Joshi Namrata After 17 years of struggle Vineet Kumar lands the lead role in Mukkabaaz The Hindu Srivastava Abhishek Vineet Kumar Singh on what it took to execute Anurag Kashyap s gritty sports drama First Post Kaushal Sweta Vineet Kumar My friends were opening Hospitals and I was eating less to afford train tickets Hindustan Times Shapiro Dev 16 July 2013 SHORTS Interview with Vineet Kumar Singh Selig Film News Shetty Shakti There is no such thing as a camp Vineet Kumar Singh Midday IANS Interview The Times of India Archived from the original on 10 July 2013 Retrieved 7 July 2013 Pareira Priyanka Struggler by Choice The Indian Express Singh Anvita Vineet Kumar Singh Before Mukkabaaz five movies where the actor proved his mettle The Indian Express Seta Keyur 18 years of struggle was more painful than training for Mukkabaaz Vineet Kumar Singh Cinestaan Retrieved 13 December 2019 Vineet Kumar Singh underwent extensive training for Mukkabaaz Mid Day 8 December 2017 Retrieved 3 February 2021 Before Mukkabaaz Here s Cheering for Vineet Singh the Actor TheQuint 27 December 2017 Retrieved 3 February 2021 Vineet Kumar Singh underwent extensive training for Mukkabaaz Retrieved 13 December 2019 IANS 16 September 2017 Not scared of any boxer now actor Vineet Kumar Singh Business Standard India Retrieved 3 February 2021 Bains Pahull 19 September 2017 The sweet science of Mukkabaaz mint Retrieved 3 February 2021 Irani Shaheen 14 January 2018 Exclusive Vineet Kumar Singh speaks about his struggles Mukkabaaz and Gold Deccan Chronicle Retrieved 3 February 2021 Mukkabaaz Vineet Kumar Singh has his eyes set on gold Free Press Journal Retrieved 3 February 2021 a b Mukkabaaz actor Vineet Kumar Singh on his upcoming film It will have an interesting take on Aadhar card First Post 29 June 2018 Retrieved 17 May 2019 ANI 29 August 2019 Janhvi Kapoor s first look as Gunjan Saxena from The Kargil Girl will bowl you over Sify Retrieved 13 December 2019 Kargil Girl first poster Janhvi Kapoor gives wings to her ambition in Gunjan Saxena biopic see pic Hindustan Times 29 August 2019 Retrieved 13 December 2019 Urvashi Rautela to star opposite Vineet Kumar Singh in Hindi remake of Tamil film Thiruttu Payale 2 India Today 1 November 2019 Retrieved 13 December 2019 Critics Choice Film Awards 2019 complete winners list Alia Bhatt Mukkabaaz actor Vineet Singh win big See pics Hindustan Times 22 April 2019 Retrieved 16 December 2019 Vineet Kumar Singh Critics Best Actor in Leading Role Male Nominee Filmfare Awards filmfare com Retrieved 16 December 2019 Anurag Kashyap s Mukkabaaz to open Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Fest The Statesman 8 September 2017 Gera Sonal 23 October 2019 Saand Ki Aankh Review A compelling feminist statement with a few flaws India TV Retrieved 23 October 2019 External links EditViineet Kumar at IMDb Retrieved from https en wikipedia org w index php title Viineet Kumar amp oldid 1051915673, wikipedia, wiki, book,

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