Rohit wrote on Aug 11 2008 7:11PM
Vinay Pathak is an Indian actor and a theatre person. He got his first break in Deepa Mehta directed “Fire” in 1996, where he played the role of a guide at Taj Mahal. Later he got another short role in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam” as Monty.
Pathak started off with bit roles before being noticed for his role in the comedy Khosla Ka Ghosla. Soon after that, his stellar performance in the comedy Bheja Fry won him rave reviews. Along with friend and co-star Ranvir Shorey, he was the host of the successful talk show Ranvir, Vinay aur Kaun? which aired on Star TV. Ranvir Shorey and he hosted a show called "Nokia Football crazy" on ESPN-STAR during the 2006 World Cup in Germany. He also starred in the critically acclaimed movie Johnny Gaddaar and in the Madhuri Dixit hit movie Aaja Nachle. His work in Khoya Khoya Chand, made by the acclaimed director Sudhir Mishra, has been appreciated. Bheja Fry was his first hit in which Vinay got to showcase his talent to the best. And later he was also praised for his performances in Johnny Gaddar and Khoya Khoya Chand. His recent release Rajat Kapoor’s “Mithya” starring Ranvir Shorey in lead role did well in the box-office. He is also making a guest appearance in Quick Gun Murugan.