Vishal Kotian is an Indian film and television actor who has entertained the audience a lot with his stellar performances in the TV and film industry. Although he had entered the TV industry a long time ago, he first got popularity from Big Magic’s popular comedy shows Har Mushkil Ka Hal Akbar Birbal. After completing his formal education, he appeared in several TV shows which brought him a lot of fame and popularity. Currently, he is appearing in Colour’s TV reality show BIGG BOSS season 15.
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Full / Real Name
Date of Birth
13 February 1985
36 (as of 2021)
Dagdi Chawl, Mumbai Maharashtra
Fatima High School, Mumbai
University or College
Narsee Monjee College of Commerce, Mumbai
Post-Graduation in MBA
TV show, Dil Vil Pyar Vyar (1998)
Interest & Hobbies
Working Out & listening to Music
Morphology of Vishal Kotian
Personal Life of Vishal Kotian
Vishal was born on 13 February 1985 in Dagdi Chawl, Mumbai. This place was such that there were no resources to get any proper education. He came from a poor family and even his family can not afford 2 times meals properly. He did his schooling at Fatima High School. After this, he continued his studies and completed his graduation from Don Bosco College. In an interview, he also revealed that when he was just 12 years old, he used to sell Salman Khan movie tickets in black outside the cinema hall Satyam Shivam Sundaram to pay for his school fees. During his college studies, he worked on his body and made a model-like body with his hard work. At the age of 18, he also won the Manhunt contest. After graduating from commerce, Kotian obtained an MBA degree in marketing from Narsee Monjee College of Commerce. After getting his post-graduation degree, he got attracted to modeling and started his career in modeling in the year 1998. Later he tried his hand in acting where he got success.
Relationships and Affairs
Vishal is still unmarried, but he is in a relationship with actress Payal Vijay Shetty.
Career Path of Vishal Kotian
Vishal made his debut in the TV industry with the serial Dil Vil Pyaar Vyaar in which he played the role of Vishal. This serial was telecasted on Sony TV in the year 2002. Before this, Kotian had worked in many hit shows of the ’90s. He worked in many TV serials like Family No. 1 (1999), Shri Adi Manav (2001), Pyaar Mein Twist (2011), CID, and Ssshhhh….Koi Hai (2001).
He played the character of Suriya in the Hollywood film The Deadly Disciple (2001) He made his Bollywood debut with the movie Don Muthu Swamy (2008).
He played Hanuman in the serial Devon Ke Dev Mahadev. After this, He worked in Mahabharata (2014), Ravana in Vighnaharta Ganesh (2019), and Akbar Ka Bal Birbal (2020).
In the year 2014, he was seen playing for Delhi Dragon’s team in the Box Cricket League (BCL). Now, currently, he is being seen as a contestant in Colour’s TV, BIGG BOSS season 15.
Favorite and Beloved Things
Chicken and Mutton
Salman Khan and Hrithik Roshan
Facts About Vishal Kotian
- Vishal has been active in the acting industry since 1998.
- At 17, Vishal was an athlete in his college, so he had a good body. His friends once sent his photos for Glad rags, and he started gaining fame from there.
- Vishal has featured in many television commercials of the famous brands of different domains.
- Kotian took part in the MFMR health initiative being taken by the Maharashtra government. He was honored with a certificate for his work.