Vivaan Shah is an Indian Film actor. He was born on 11th January, 1990, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He is the youngest son of the cine actors
. Not only his parents, but also his grandmother
were from the same industry. She was a noted Gujarati director and actress. Therefore Vivaan Shah’s lineage is a well known one in the cinema industry. His older brother,
is a musician and an actor.
Vivaan Shah completed most of his formal education from The Doon School, Dehradun. He had graduated from school, in the year 2009. He has a major in English Literature and History from Jai Hind College. He was very reluctant about joining films, as he did not want to do what was expected from him. He wanted to do something different, which was more academic and research oriented. But he changed his goals once he met director Vishal Bhardwaj.
His first movie was ‘
7 Khoon Maaf
’, for which he was selected from amongst a large group of experienced actors. He was only 21 years of age at that time. He in fact replaced
Saif Ali Khan
, for the three movie deal with director Vishal Bharadwaj. In his debut movie, he played the character of
, which was a pivotal and one of the lead roles. His second movie was
Happy New Year
, directed by
, in which he played Rohan Singh. The Third movie was
where he essayed the role of Tony. In his upcoming project called, "
", he will be seen along with
, for the second time.
Shah Family Tree (Infographic Family Tree)