Vicky Kaushal: Do You Know The Actor Can't Bear To Watch Horror Films?

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Vicky Kaushal recently won the National Award for his performance in the movie Uri: The Surgical Strike. We bring you 5 lesser-known facts of the Uri actor

Written By Kashyap Vora | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Not only is Vicky Kaushal the heartthrob for millions across the country, but he is also a National award-winning actor. Vicky Kaushal is on a roll these days, and he has been a part of some record-breaking films like Uri: The Surgical Strike, Raazi, and Sanju. Vicky’s role in Raazi as Iqbal Syed made a lot of girls fall in love with him, which soon turned into them going gaga about Vicky after his back-to-back impressive performances. Thus, below are some lesser-known facts that those who call themsleves Vicky Kaushal fans should certainly know.


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5 lesser-known facts about Vicky Kaushal

1)     Swimming is not his cup of tea

Vicky reportedly has admitted that he has hydrophobia, due to which he could not learn swimming. Despite being hydrophobic, he attempted to learn swimming once but failed miserably as he could not get rid of his phobia and the swimming classes turned out to be a disaster for him.

2)     Vicky and Sunny Kaushal both were approached for Gold

Vicky is very fond of his younger brother Sunny Kaushal. He and his brother were approached for playing a role in the movie Gold. Both Sunny and Vicky also auditioned for the film, but Vicky could not take up the role due to other commitments. His brother bagged the role in the film. Also read: Vicky Kaushal Shares 'Bhangra Paa Le' Movie Poster; Trailer Out Now

3)     He was 16 when he first swore in front of his dad

Vicky and his father reportedly got into an altercation with a 40-year-old intoxicated man who tried to disrespect and misbehave with Kaushal’s father. The Uri actor could not resist and smacked the person on his face using cuss words when he was 16 years old.

4)     He smoked 5 packets of cigarettes a day while prepping for a film

Despite being a non-smoker, Vicky started smoking to get into the character of ACP Raghavan Singh, who is shown to be a chain smoker in the film Raman Raghav 2.0. Vicky started smoking five packets of cigarettes a day one month before shooting started. Also read: Bhoot Part One: Vicky Kaushal Announces The Wrap Of The Film's Shoot

5)     He cannot stand horror movies

Vicky will be next seen in a horror film titled Bhoot: A Haunted Ship, but he himself cannot watch horror films.  He has admitted to being a fattu and most of the time avoids watching horror movies. Also read: Vicky Kaushal Says He Almost Turned Down Uri, Was Busy Filming Raazi



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