The famous actor Vicky Kaushal recently made an appearance on Into the Wild with Bear Grylls where he opened up about his engineering background. He said that during his industrial visit in his second year of college he felt an inner calling towards pursuing acting as his career. Further, he says that the office is not his cup of tea and he always knows that he belonged somewhere else other than the corporate background.
On being asked by Bear Grylls on his show that if his father and action director Sham Kaushal always wanted him to become an actor, on which Vicky said, “Actually, I have been an engineering student and he was very happy seeing his kid become an engineer. Because nobody in my family before me has ever done a 9 to 5 job where they get monthly paychecks, where they get weekends off so they can plan family time.”
He further added, “In the second year of my graduation, the faculty took me to an industrial visit to show us what the future is like and how companies work and all that, and I went there, and till that time I was actually a rat in the race. But the day I went there I saw people working over there in front of computers, I just couldn’t feel that and for the first time in my life I just was very sure of something that I don’t belong here.”
Vicky Kaushal made his debut in Bollywood from the movie Masaan which has been directed by Neeraj Ghaywan in 2015. The film also garnered a lot of love from the audiences and Vicky Kaushal became a well-known name in the film industry. But it was
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