New Delhi, April 16 : Bollywood filmmaker Ram Gopal Verma recently announced his upcoming venture that will see Vivek Oberoi in lead role on the micro-blogging site Twitter.
The 54-year-old director posted snaps of the 39-year-old actor in sinister look and wrote, "Launching my new film 'Rai' The Greatest Gangster Ever on May 1st Vivek Oberoi will be playing the title role."
Verma further revealed that the flick will be extensively shot in Mangalore, Banglore, Mumbai, Dubai and London.
New Delhi, Nov 4 : Vivek Oberoi was recently spotted at Juhu Beach, Mumbai, along with the volunteers of Cancer Patient Aid Association (CPAA) as part of the ' Swachh Bharat Campaign '.
The 38-year-old actor came out to clean the beach as has been very open about his support to PM Narendra Modi and his endeavor's.
New Delhi, Oct 7 : Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi along with designer Maheka Mirpuri's foundation MCan and Tata Memorial Hospital organized a special fashion show to raise funds for cancer patients.
Speaking on the occasion, Vivek thanked everyone present for their support and said, "What I love about this night is that and all of you who made this possible is that all of us in this room have lost someone we love, all of us. Me, Mahika and all of you people, someone you care about."
New Delhi, May 31 - Vivek Oberoi along with BEST started the 'No Tobacco day' campaign to commemorate 'World No Tobacco Day' in Mumbai recently.
Mumbai, May 29 : Actor Vivek Oberoi has been named the brand ambassador of Zeel Rainwear, an Indian brand that has unveiled its latest range of rainwear for men, women and children for the monsoon.
The company, part of N. Z. Seasonal Wear, showcased its latest advertising campaign featuring the actor, 37, on the occasion.
Mumbai, May 27 : Actor Vivek Oberoi met country's 14th Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his swearing-in ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi Monday and found the latter a humble person.
“Such an honour for me today (Monday) to meet Narendra Modi and shake his hand on the day he became PM! Still so humble and warm! Unforgettable day,” the “Krrish 3” actor tweeted.
He also shared his experience when he met Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Mumbai, May 13 - After tasting success last year with back-to back hits "Grand Masti" and "Krrish 3", actor Vivek Oberoi is being cautious in choosing scripts.
Vivek's career graph was on a downfall post 2007 release "Shootout At Wadala", but the two films of 2013 gave him a new lease of life in the Hindi film industry.
Mumbai, April 20 : Indulging in superhero films is not a cake walk, says Vivek Oberoi and adds that inflated budgets restrict the endeavours of filmmakers.
The 37-year-old had his stint with superhero film "Krrish 3", in which he played a villain opposite Hrithik Roshan in the title role. The successful franchise of "Koi... Mil Gaya" and "Krrish" was directed and produced by Rakesh Roshan.
Mumbai, April 18 : Vivek Oberoi shot in "48 to 50 degrees" in Rajasthan for Sher, but now the action thriller's release has been blocked by "legal" issues. The actor says it is "very disappointing" to see your hard work going down the drain.
Directed by Soham Shah, "Sher" also features Huma Qureshi.
"It's very disturbing. I have worked very hard for 'Sher'," Vivek told IANS.
New Delhi, March 11 - In a film career spanning a decade, Vivek Oberoi has essayed diverse roles and tasted both successes and failures on the big screen, but he says the joy of social work and supporting charitable causes for others' happiness is far more fulfilling an award or reward for him.
Mumbai, Nov 9 : Actor Vivek Oberoi is happy following the super success of "Krrish 3", especially because his father, veteran actor Suresh Oberoi, has praised his work.
"My father told me, 'I am very proud of you for being so brave. Being a hero, you accepted the role of a super villain and that too opposite a superhero like Krrish, a favourite in India'," the 37-year-old said here Friday at a special screening of "Krrish 3" for children.
Mumbai, Nov 5 : Actor Vivek Oberoi is overwhelmed with the response fetched in by "Krrish 3" and his character of Kaal in the sci-fi superhero film.
Vivek plays super villain Kaal opposite to Hrithik's character of superhero Krrish in the film that has crossed over Rs. 100 crore mark within four days of its release.
"I am over the moon now. I am so happy," Vivek told reporters Monday at Chandan theatre here. He was accompanied by Hrithik.
Mumbai, Nov 4 : Actor Vivek Oberoi, who is basking in the success of "Krrish 3", reveals that "super bhaiya" is the best compliment he has got so far for playing villain 'Kaal' in the movie.
Directed by Rakesh Roshan, "Krrish 3" stars Hrithik Roshan as the superhero and it has earned Rs. 72.7 crore within the first three days of its release.
New Delhi, Oct 18 : The success of 'Grand Masti' was celebrated in a grand way by the makers, cast and crew of the film at a suburban hotel in Mumbai.
Speaking at the occasion, Vivek Oberoi expressed his joy of the 100 crore rupees success , while thanking the audience for their love and support.
Mumbai, Oct 17 : He judged the first season of "India's Best Dramebaaz" and now actor Vivek Oberoi is gearing up for the second instalment of the reality show.
Apart from Vivek, director Anurag Basu and actress Sonali Bendre will also join the the judges panel. All three had judged the first season of the show.
Mumbai, Sep 21 : Actor Vivek Oberoi, who will be seen as a villain named Kaal in the forthcoming film "Krrish 3", says bad characters have always attracted him. He especially likes Kaal.
"Bad characters have always attracted every actor and it is so enjoyable to play a negative shade or character," Vivek, who earlier played negative in films like "Shootout at Lokhandwala", said in an interview.
Mumbai, Sep 16 : Actor Vivek Oberoi, who is basking in the success of "Grand Masti", is happy that despite being panned by the critics, the adult comedy has been accepted by the audiences.
For him, the most cherishing fact is that despite having bold content, men and women equally liked the film.
Mumbai, Sep 12 : Actor Vivek Oberoi says a ban or stay should not be imposed on a film once it is cleared by the Central Board of Film Certification because it translates into trouble for filmmakers as well as actors.
He was reacting to the Punjab and Haryana High Court stay on the release of his adult-comedy "Grand Masti" in the two states. The film is slated for a Sep 13 release.
Chandigarh, Sep 10 : The Punjab and Haryana High Court Tuesday ordered a stay on the release of Hindi film "Grand Masti" in theatres in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh.
The film was scheduled for release across India Sep 13.
A lawyer had petitioned the court that the film contained vulgar dialogues and obscene content.
He said the movie promos were degrading to women, and that the content of the film was indecent.
Mumbai, Aug 13 : Vivek Oberoi, who will be seen as as one of the leads in forthcoming adult comedy "Grand Masti", was initially nervous about the audience's response to the film's promos, but heaved a sigh of relief after getting overwhelming response.
New Delhi, July 10 : Shooting the climax scene for the movie "Grand Masti" was truly a fun-filled experience for actors Vivek Oberoi, Riteish Deshmukh and Aftab Shivdasani, who were too amused with the dialogues to give the act their best shot.
The comedy-drama, a sequel to the 2004 film "Masti", is said to have been topped with a double dose of humorous and funny dialogues.
Mumbai, May 6 : The shooting for "Grand Masti", a sequel to 2004 hit sex-comedy "Masti", is over. Vivek Oberoi, who plays one of the male leads in it, says he will miss the team.
"And it's a wraaaaaap! I'm going to miss you guys and the fun times we had on the sets," Vivek shared the news through his tweet.
"Grand Masti" also stars Riteish Deshmukh and Aftab Shivdasani and all three were part of the original.
Mumbai, March 25 : Vivek Oberoi says media should be cautious and report more about an actor's films rather than his personal life.
Film: 'Zila Ghaziabad'; Directed by: Anand Kumar; Starring: Sanjay Dutt, Vivek Oberoi, Paresh Rawal, Arshad Warsi, Chandrachur Singh, Ravi Kishan, Divya Dutta; Rating:**1/2
Wasseypur's gangs never had it so good. Seeing the glorious guttural outflow of blood, bullets and profanities in "Zila Ghaziabad" one could safely assume, Wasseypur is safe. So is the other release this week.
New Delhi, Feb 6 : `Saathiya' star Vivek Oberoi and his wife Priyanka Alva have become proud parents of a baby boy.
The 36-year-old actor, who got married to Alva in 29 October 2010, broke the news to his fans via Twitter.
"Today is the most special day of my life! Priyanka and I welcomed our little angel into our world, a beautiful, healthy, divine baby boy!" he tweeted.
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