Vivekanand Oberoi (born September 3, 1976) is an Indian actor who is most known for his work in Hindi cinema celebrates his 45th birthday. With Ram Gopal Varma's Company (2002), he made his film debut, winning two Filmfare Awards.
Oberoi debuted with Ram Gopal Varma's production company.  He was nominated for two Filmfare Awards: Best Debut and Best Supporting Actor. Following that, he appeared in the action movie Road and Dum.
In 2002, he starred in Shaad Ali's film Saathiya. The film was a box office triumph, earning him a Filmfare nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role. He starred in the comedy Masti and the political thriller Yuva in 2004. In 2005, he starred in Kisna: The Warrior Poet as the title role. In 2006, he starred as Kesu in Omkara, a film adaption of Shakespeare's play Othello, based on the role of Michael Cassio from the original play. Gulzar thanked Oberoi after seeing his performance.
In the 2007 film Shootout at Lokhandwala, he plays mobster Maya Dolas.  Oberoi featured in Apoorva Lakhia's Mission Istanbul, which was produced by Ekta Kapoor and directed by Apoorva Lakhia. At the 2008 International Indian Film Academy Awards, he sang to the song Apun Ke Saath, which was produced for the film by Vikas Kohli.
Oberoi has a supporting part in the film Kurbaan in 2009. In 2010, he starred in Prince, which, despite its initial box office success, failed to elicit a positive response from the audience. In the same year, he starred as Telugu politician Paritala Ravi in Ram Gopal Varma's film Rakht Charitra. Kismat Love Paisa Dilli, a film directed by Vivek Oberoi and released in October 2012, failed to impress the audience and was a box office flop.
In 2011, Vivek produced the film Dekh Indian Circus. The film was exhibited at the 16th Busan Film Festival, where it won the Audience Choice Award for Best Film out of 3000 entries from across the world and 380 films total. This is the first Indian film to win the award in Busan's 16-year history. International critics and reporters from The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, and Screen International have already praised the film. In the Hindi-dubbed version of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which was released in May 2014, Oberoi dubbed the voice of Electro.
Oberoi collaborated with Rhea Chakraborty and Riteish Deshmukh in the YRF banner's film Bank Chor.
Oberoi made his Malayalam debut with Mohanlal in Prithviraj Sukumaran's directorial debut, Lucifer, in which he played Bobby, the major antagonist, and earned positive reviews from reviewers and the audience.
For three seasons of the reality show India's Best Dramebaaz, he served as a talent judge. In the film PM Narendra Modi, he played India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Oberoi's full first name, Vivekanand,, is derived from the Hindu monk Swami Vivekananda, whom his father and grandfathers were devotees.  He claims that he discarded Anand when he went into cinema out of respect for Swami Vivekananda, believing that romancing and dancing on screen with the monk's name would be embarrassing.  Oberoi dated Aishwarya Rai, his Kyun! Ho Gaya Na... co-star. Oberoi said that Rai's former boyfriend, Salman Khan, had threatened him in 2003, and the two broke up soon after.
Oberoi married Priyanka Alva, the daughter of Karnataka minister Jeevaraj Alva, in Bangalore on October 29, 2010. They have a son and a daughter together.
Kareena Kapoor is credited for inspiring him to eat a vegetarian diet.
Karrm Infrastructure Pvt Ltd Oberoi's company has gifted 25 flats in Maharashtra's Thane area to the families of Central Reserve Police Force officers slain in action. Vivek has donated approximately ₹3 million and assisted in the raising of approximately ₹25 million.
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