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Vijay Varma is an Indian actor who works predominantly in Hindi films and series. He graduated from the Film and Television Institute of India, before finding recognition with the notable crime drama Pink. This was followed by supporting roles in Middle Class Abbayi, Gully Boy and Baaghi 3. He has since garnered critical acclaim for featuring in several streaming projects like Mirzapur, Darlings, Dahaad, Kaalkoot and Jaane Jaan. His first acting job was in Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK’s short film titled Shor which was highly acclaimed at festivals and won the Best Short Film at the MIAAC festival, in New York that year. He also worked in the critically acclaimed movie Pink. His performance in Gully Boy is regarded as one of the “100 Greatest Performances of the Decade” by Film Companion.

Birth Name

Vijay Varma

Nickname

Vijay

Profession

Actor, and Theatre Artist

Nationality

Indian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Vijay Varma was born on the 29th of March 1986, in Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

Age

He’s currently 38 years old.

Sun Sign

Aries

Ethnicity

Asian

He has Indian ancestry.

Religion

Hinduism

Education

Vijay Graduation in Acting from the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune.

Family Details

  • Father – Unknown (Handicraft Business)
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Manoj  (Older Brother), Shobha (Older Sister)

Marital Status

Single

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Girlfriend / Spouse

Vijay Varma has dated –

  • Tamannaah Bhatia – In June 2023, the Indian actress Tamannaah Bhatia confirmed that the rumours about her dating Vijay were true. They became a couple while they were working together on the movie ‘Lust Stories 2.’ In an interview, Tamannaah confirmed her relationship with Vijay.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 11 inches
  • In centimeters – 180 cm
  • In meters – 1.80 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 70 kg
  • In Pounds – 154 lbs

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

He wears a size 11.5 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Vijay became known as an Indian actor who came into the spotlight thanks to his roles in the films Pink, Monsoon Shootout and Rangrezz. He earned a 2018 South Indian International Movie Award nomination for MCA Middle Class Abbayi. Vijay was featured in the 2012 movie Chittagong alongside actor Manoj Bajpayee. His fans have supported him on Instagram where he posts lifestyle photos for more than 1.3 million followers.

Film Debut

In 2008, Varma had his first film onscreen role in the movie, Shor as Ramesh and he made his theatrical film debut as Ankit Malhotra in the thriller movie, Pink (2016).

Television Debut

In 2018, Vijay landed his first role in television by appearing as Ciggy in the series, Cheers-Friends, Reunion, Goa.

Vijay Varma Net worth

Vijay Varma has an estimated net worth of $6.5 million dollars as of 2024.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Vijay Varma

  • Vijay was born and brought up in a Marwari Hindu family settled in Hyderabad, Telangana. After completing his BCom, he joined a theatre group in Hyderabad, India.
  • Varma started his acting journey as a theatre artist in his hometown Hyderabad. He worked in numerous plays before he decided to move to Pune for two years to get a formal education in acting at FTII.
  • He shifted his base to Mumbai in search of acting work. His first acting job was in Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK’s short film titled Shor which was highly acclaimed at festivals and won the Best Short Film at the MIAAC festival, in New York that year.

  • Varma worked in the critically acclaimed movie Pink. He is known for his critically acclaimed roles and for portraying the bad guy on screen.
  • He also acted in many Hindi films such as  Manto (2018), Gully Boy (2019), and Bamfaad (2020). His performance in Gully Boy is regarded as one of the “100 Greatest Performances of the Decade” by Film Companion.
  • Vijay has also acted in a few Hindi web series such as Cheers-Friends, Reunion, Goa (2018; YouTube), A Suitable Boy (2020; NNC One and Netflix), She (2020; Netflix), Mirzapur (2020; Amazon Prime Video), and OK Computer (2021; Hotstar).
  • Apart of acting he has been featured on the cover page of magazines like Tabloid and Reverie. Vijay has also walked the ramp in many popular fashion shows.
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