Vikramjeet Virk is an Indian Actor and Model from Haryana. He started his career with modeling and later moved to television and movies. Virk has worked in multi-languages movies like Hindi, Malayalam, Punjabi, and Telugu. In 2011, Best Actor in a Negative Role Zee Rishtey Awards.
Vikramjeet was born on 19 July 1984 to Sukhwant Singh Virk and Harjinder Kaur Virk in Tharwa Majra village, Karnal, Haryana.
He did his schooling at Khalsa Sen Sec School And S.D. Sen Sec School, Karnal, and completed his graduation from Delhi University, New Delhi.
He belongs to a Punjabi Sikh family of farmers. As an athlete, he represented Haryana in national youth kabaddi championships & played basketball and volleyball for school and state competitions.
Despite his humble background, Virk says he had dreamed of becoming a model since his school days in Haryana as his friends thought Virk had the physique to be one.
In 2003, Virk moved to Delhi to pursue his graduation from Delhi University and it was at this time he started his modeling career.
He took his first step in the world of fashion on 19 July 2003 and got his first assignment at ‘Lakme India Fashion Week’.
He went on to do many projects with noted fashion photographers as well as some music videos.
Virk who is a devout Sikh says that to choose to model as his career was a tough one as it meant he would have to cut his hair which is against to religious beliefs of Sikhs and also because his parents were against it.
Virk got his first Bollywood break when he bagged his first assignment with renowned director, Ashutosh Gowarikar’s ”Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey”.
He was then roped in for a Malayalam movie opposite veteran actor Mohanlal in Casanovva, directed by Roshan Andrews.
After the Casanova movie, he got the role of Mahmud of Ghazni in ”Shobha Somnath Ki” historical show for Zee TV.
Virk’s portrayal was widely applauded and received his first award for his performance in the series and bagged the Best Actor in Negative Role (Best Khalnayak) Award of 2011 in Zee Rishtey Awards.
Later, he did three more TV shows as Kaalkey in Jai Jag Janani Maa Durga (2012), Banasura in Devon Ke Dev…Mahadev (2014) and Triloki in Maharakshak Aryan (2014).
Virk then went on to do two projects in Tollywood, Heart Attack, and Bhimavaram Bullodu, where he played the characters Makarand Kamatti and Vikram respectively.
He also worked in Punjabi movies like Yaraan Naal Baharaan 2, Ik Sandhu Hunda Si, and Thana Sadar.