Vijay Kashyap is a very talented veteran actor, who has worked in many Hindi movies and television serials. In 1984, he was seen in epic movie Gandhi, which was based on the biography of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. He also played Dr. Bhatt in Mahesh Bhatt’s Flimfare Award winning movie Saraansh, which released in 1984. In 1991, he worked in movie Diksha which was based on Jnanapith Dr. U. R. Anantha Murthy’s story Ghattasharddha. He played the character of Manjunath in this movie. This film won National Award for the Best Hindi Film in 1991. In 1993, he acted in Italian-French-British movie ‘Little Buddha’. 

In Hindi television, he played a Bengali neighbor in a popular TV show ‘Yeh Jo Hai Jindagi’, which aired on Doordarshan in the year 1984. He was also seen as Tenali Rama on Doordarshan. In Sony TV’s serial Babul Ka Aangan Chootey Na, he appeared as Purendu Joshi. He was also a part of Sridevi starrer comedy series Malini Iyer (2004) on Sahara One. Recently, he was seen playing the role of Kritika Kamra’s father Col. Yograj Verma in famous TV serial Kuch Toh Log Kahenge on Sony TV. He played Bhaiji in SAB TV’s comedy show Gunwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. In 2015, he will be seen in a children’s movie “ Take It Easy”.