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Biography for Akshay Oberoi

Akshay Oberoi

Birthdate: 1 January 1985

Birth Place: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Height in feet: 5 Feet 10 Inches

Sun Sign: Capricorn

Occupation: Bollywood Actor

Marital Status: Single

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Akshay Oberoi born 1 January 1985 in Lucknow, India is a Indian film actor of Punjabi origin.


He attended Newark Academy for high school and pursued a bachelor's degree in Theater Arts and Economics at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. He also completed acting training in Stella Adler in New York City and then Playhouse West in Los Angeles, where he learned the Meisner technique.

Akshay studied acting under John Astin from The Addams Family. He also studied ballet, jazz and hip-hop dance at Broadway Dance Center. He moved back to India and did plays at the famous Prithvi Theatre and received training from Kishore Namit Kapoor. Oberoi also acted in the 2002 released film American Chai.

Family Background

Akshay's father, Krishan Oberoi, is the brother of the actor Suresh Oberoi and thus uncle of Vivek Oberoi. He is married to Jyothi Vynatheya on 24 March 2011, a South Indian girl based in the USA. Akshay first met Jyothi at Newark Academy.

Acting Career

Oberoi started his career by working at the famed Prithvi Theatre in Juhu with Makrand Deshpande. Starting with backstage work, Makrand noted his passion and offered him a part in "Miss Beautiful". He made his film debut with in 2010, 'Isi Life Mein' and recently featured in film 'Pizza' 2014.

In 2012, he played the lead role in Bejoy Nambiar's MTV Rush. A dream role for someone who's just about a film old, Pizza 3D has Oberoi in almost every frame and must say, he has done a decent job. He is present working for the upcoming film 'Fitoor' this film directed by Abhishek Kapoor and produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur.

It stars Aditya Roy Kapoor and Katrina Kaif in lead roles and Aditi Rao Hydari will be seen as younger version of yesteryears actor Rekha actor Akshay Oberoi will play as Aditi's love interest. The film will hit the screens on December 25, 2015.

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