Kunal Vijaykar is a celebrated person in North India. He is a noted director, actor and a television show presenter. He is a Mumbaiwala, who studied at St. Mary’s school and then completed his graduation from the college, Sir JJ Institute of Applied Art, in Mumbai. Kunal stepped before the camera for the first time by acting in a commercial. He then went on to do several endorsements for both big and small brands. The fame he attained through advertisements, made many directors and production houses look at him. He was cast in a few supporting roles in Hindi movies such as Duplicate (1998), Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon (2003),
(2005) and a few more.
Kunal was last seen as a journalist in the blockbuster movie Ghajini, in the year 2008. After that appearance he was seen in the multi-lingual movie Little Zizouand, the Hindi flick Fruit and Nut, in the year 2009. Kunal also debuted as a director and a screenplay writer through the film Fruit and Nut. The movie was a flop and was criticized for the embarrassing humor content in it.
Kunal is very successful doing television shows and has a constant place in a few channels like CNN-IBN and Times Now. He is currently doing a travel cum food show, named as The Foodie, in which he goes to the length and breadth of the country and tastes the food special in that region. He also does a mockery show, The Week That Wasn't, accompanied by the famous comedian
that is aired on CNN-IBN. The show was enjoyed by everyone and recently, in the year 2015, it completed 450 episodes.
In the year 2011, Kunal took another avatar as a columnist, by writing the article Funda mental, every fortnight on the Week Magazine. Another feather added to his cap, is the book he has penned recently about food, called as ‘Made in India.'