Words matter. These are the best Vicky Kaushal Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I was always active on stage – taking part in dance competitions, skits, and plays.
I was an industry kid but was never brought up like one.
It’s a reality that you get boxed and stereotyped, but I am not afraid of that. It’s my quest as an actor to explore different territories.
I feel there’s a constant sense of happiness and gratefulness in me.
I don’t take very calculated decisions. I just follow my heart.
Working with Anurag sir was always a dream. He is the person I started my journey with.
Be it in school, society, or college, I just wanted to be on stage and used to love performing.
My dad has always inspired me.
Me and my brother Sunny never had the enthusiasm of visiting a film set or going to a screening or attending parties and meeting actors.
Giving auditions is a great exercise. They will provide you with a script, and you prepare in 10 minutes. And you perform in front of 100 other people.
Love hasn’t changed, and it never will, no matter what kind of a society we become.
Anurag sir and I have had a beautiful journey as human beings.
I feel lucky to be able to work with such great filmmakers on such wonderful stories.
Whenever a relationship doesn’t go on the right path, it affects me in some form, but it hasn’t spoilt anything for me.
A hero could be anyone who does something heroic, irrespective of the gender.
My father said he will always support me but just not as an action director. It is a deal between both of us. He is an inspiration because he is a self-made man. I want to set that same example for my kids. I will fight it out.
‘Zubaan’ is the first film I had signed as a lead. It was an opportunity I was waiting for, coming at a time when I was getting shortlisted for roles but was unable to make the final cut.
One rule which applies to every role is that you have to surrender yourself to the director with an empty slate.
I talk out of experience that relationships don’t get messy; it’s our heads that are messy. People’s expectations and beliefs screw up relationships.
Subconsciously, there was always an actor inside me. But while growing up, it was a very normal childhood because my dad never got films to the dining table and never discussed films.
I look for stories that are different because that is how I will grow as a performer.
For me, the story must be the hero of the film. The screen space or the length of my role does not matter.
When I told my father that I wanted to join the film industry, he asked me if I was sure about it, as acting is a very insecure profession. He also asked me if my reason to join the same profession like him was to have an easy road. I said no.
When you get to work with a good director, an actor’s job gets reduced to half.
I would want to believe that every film I do turns out to be the turning point of my career.
When you get an opportunity to work in good films like ‘Raazi,’ it boosts your confidence to know that good filmmakers are willing to work with you.
I will give my best to the job always.
I did not have any inclination towards cinema. The atmosphere at home was not filmy, and we would never discuss anything related to films.
As an actor, if you want to explore something new inside you, you need to do something different that you don’t do in your regular life. You need to think in a different way. It is my duty to think like the character that I am given and believe in his mindset; only then I will be able to portray it.
My father would schedule meetings over breakfast. Film-makers such as Rakesh Roshan and Prakash Jha have seen me as a child run around the house.
Love is not complicated; people are, and that is changing the perception of love.
It is probably the best validation, the best compliment: that when somebody says you are getting good things in life, and you deserve this.
The best thing is to enjoy the process that can lead you either to success or to failure.
I am a tikka lover.
I just want to grow as an actor and work with good directors.
I don’t label films or actors, and labelling means setting boundaries. Why do you want to do that to art?
I know that in Bollywood, there is this constant talk on which actor’s film is minting how much money, but we are living in a time where the focus is shifting from ‘actor’s responsibility’ to the result of a great team work. I believe filmmaking is about that.
Nobody can negate the fact that there is a section – not only in media but in every field – which indulge in wrong things.
We are conditioned to believe that the hero is always a man, but it might not necessarily be so.
Expectations don’t scare me because I have worked towards them. I want people to expect better things from me with every film. I never want to be in a position where they don’t expect anything from me. I want to be in a position where if they are expecting sun from me, at least I will be able to reach the moon.
I can’t cook to save my life. I’m a disaster.
I wasn’t the star-obsessed person. I never wanted to meet stars at film sets.
For me, a film is a film, and I just want to be part of good stories to grow as an actor.
We tend to say that some films are made for multiplex audience and some for single-screen theatres.
My dad met my mom just once before their marriage.
Acting between action and cut is temporary. The result is permanent.
When you take this journey of becoming an actor, there are only destinations – one, where people give you that limelight and expect the world from you, and two, they don’t know who you are, and they don’t care what you are doing. You have to choose where you want to go.
My job is to give my best, and where my journey would take me is something that I have left to God. I am not much of a planner; I am more of a doer.
I feel there’s a halo around me, a constant sunshine wherever I go.
The biggest validation comes from my parents, because they know me in and out.