|Akshay Oberoi Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||January 1, 1985|
Akshay Oberoi is an American actor and theatre artist who has been cast in a variety of movies which include American Chai, Isi Life Mein, Pizza, Fitoor, Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga, Piku, Laal Rang, Thar, Kaalakaandi, Gurgaon, Bombairiya, Madam Chief Minister, Junglee, Love Hostel, State of Siege: Temple Attack, Judaa Hoke Bhi, Dil Hai Gray, Gaslight, Mama’s Boys, #Gadhvi, Chhote Nawab, and others. In addition to that, he has also been a part of web shows like Inside Edge, It’s Not That Simple, Bar Code, Illegal, The Test Case, Selection Day, High, Hum Tum And Them, Flesh, Illegal 2, MTV Rush, Local Girlfriend, Feels Like Home, and Dil Bekaraar.
Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey, United States
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Akshay Oberoi received his middle school and high school education at Newark Academy, a coeducational private day school located in Livingston, Essex County, New Jersey. Later on, he attended Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and pursued a bachelor’s degree in Theater Arts and Economics.
He also received acting training at Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York City and learned the Meisner technique at Playhouse West in Los Angeles. Additionally, he has been trained in ballet, jazz, and hip-hop dance at Broadway Dance Center as well as received training from acting teacher Kishore Namit Kapoor in India.
Actor, Theatre Artist
- Father – Krishan Oberoi (Businessperson)
- Siblings – Rishabh Oberoi (Older Brother) (Businessperson)
- Others – Anand Sarup Oberoi (Paternal Grandfather), Suresh Oberoi (Paternal Uncle) (Actor, Politician, Dubbing Artist), Vivek Oberoi (Cousin) (Actor), Meghna Oberoi (Cousin), Neha Uberoi (Cousin) (Former Professional Tennis Player, Fitness Blogger), Shikha Devi Uberoi (Cousin) (Former Professional Tennis Player), Diya (Cousin), Nikita (Cousin) (Professional Tennis Player), Nimita (Cousin)
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
74 kg or 163 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Akshay Oberoi has dated –
- Jyothi Vynatheya (2011-Present) – He tied the knot with Jyothi Vynatheya (a strategy consultant with Dalberg Global Development Advisors) on March 24, 2011. The duo first met at Newark Academy and they were blessed with their first child, a son named Avyaan, in April 2017.
Race / Ethnicity
Akshay Oberoi Facts
- He made his first film appearance as Neel in the 2001 comedy-drama film American Chai.
- He made a cameo appearance as Aniket in the 2015 Hindi-language comedy-drama film Piku, starring Deepika Padukone, Amitabh Bachchan, and Irrfan Khan.
- Alongside Randeep Hooda, Rajneesh Duggal, Pia Bajpai, Meenakshi Dixit, and Shreya Narayan, Akshay Oberoi co-starred as Rajesh Dhiman (a youngster who is in love with a fellow student Poonam) in the 2016 Hindi-language black comedy crime drama Laal Rang.
- Akshay Oberoi co-starred as Nikki Singh (the troublesome son of the rich real estate tycoon Kehri Singh) in the 2016 neo-noir thriller film Gurgaon. He received critical acclaim for his work in the movie and Maggie Lee of Variety stated, “Oberoi oozes bad-boy s*xiness, injecting physical potency into Nikki’s loose-canon behavior.” Film Campion‘s Rahul Desai said, “Oberoi’s light-eyed cold-bloodedness lends credence to Gurgaon‘s volatility in a way that lets the film take any unresolved direction it chooses to.”
- In 2020, he was ranked #31 on “The Times Most Desirable Men” list.
- He brought to life the character of Indramani “Indu” Tripathi (Tara’s former boyfriend and enemy who left her) in the 2021 Hindi-language political drama film Madam Chief Minister, starring Richa Chadda in the lead role.
- In 2021, Akshay Oberoi started playing the role of Rohit Shanbagh (captain of the Indian Cricket Team) in the 3rd season of the sports-drama streaming television series Inside Edge.
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