Vijay Maurya is an actor whose main area of work is Hindi and Marathi cinema. He was born and brought up in Mumbai. He graduated from Patkar College in Mumbai and started as a marketing executive in Magus Marketing. Prior to his acting career, he also worked for City Bank Credit Cards. Maurya began his acting career when he enrolled himself in a workshop conducted by
. Mr. Maruya was an integral part of Prithvi Theatre for as long as sixteen years. He worked there from the year 1993 to 2008.
He worked in 14 original plays that have been staged over 2500 times. His mentionable acts include
, Airawat, Solah Saal Akaash, Jungle Ke Paar, Laila, and Sa Hi Besura. The play Sa Hi Besra, which was first produced in 2007, is still running successful shows. Maurya acted in critically acclaimed films like Anurag Kashyap’s Black Friday and Nishikanth Kamath’s
Mumbai Meri Jaan
. He is also an award-winning playwright. He jointly won National Film Award for writing the original screenplay of the movie Chillar Party.
He is the director of a feature film in Marathi under the banner of ‘Neha Rajpal Productions’. He is also writing the screenplay and dialogues of this romantic comedy with Yogesh Vinayak Joshi. The film is expected to be released in 2015.