Actor

Vijay Kumar is a long-standing member of the film and media industry. A member of the British Actors Equity, BECTU & alumni of London School Of Acting. Having started in his early days as an actor in theatre productions, Vijay then moved on to becoming a fully fledged actor appearing in a number of feature films in Bollywood, such as: Gangster, Main Solah Baras Ki, Master, King of Bollywood and Love U Mr Kalakaar. Vijay also played a comic role in the hit TV series Dekh Bhai Dekh. During Vijay's career as an actor, he was always involved in presenting, whether it was on air or TV. Vijay had amassed a large following with his featured show on BBC and Asian Sound Radio in the early 2000s. Vijay still however had not satisfied his creative flow and took up the chance to be the Director, Writer and Producer of his own short films. Vijay has gone on to create over 5 short films since 2003, many of which have been featured in film festivals such as: Cannes Film Festival,  Ekotop Film Festival, JIFF India, Wirral International Film Festival and the Edinburgh Film Festival.

TV & Theatre

  • Parvarish (2008)
    + Exec. Producer: Nadira Babbar (Ekjute), Director: Vijay Kumar
  • Better Safe Than Sorry (2007)
    + Producer: John Mcbride, Director: Tim Royle
  • Unwanted Bride (2006)
    + Producer: Planet Productions, Director: Vijay Kumar
  • Going for the Green (2002)
    + Director & Producer: Charlie Stuart (Scottish TV)
  • Chicken Karma (2002)
    + Director: Emma Farrel
  • Bombay Beauty (2001)
    + Producer: Planet Productions, Director: Vijay Kumar
  • Look Back in Anger - Theatre (1999)
    + Director & Producer: Amit Sinha
  • Liver Birds (1996)
    + Director & Producer: BBC Television
  • Tram Track Tragedy - Theatre (1996)
    + Director & Producer: Val Sanders
  • Dekh Bhai Dekh (1993)
    + Producer: Jaya Bachchan, Director: Anand Mehendroo
  • Carry on Biff (1992)
    + Director & Producer: Peter Smith
  • Aaj Ki Biwi (1991)
    + Producer: Cineface Productions, Director: Ajay Kumar
  • Look Back in Anger - Theatre (1987-88)
    + Director & Producer: Colin Roper
  • Kitney Naye Kitney Purane - Theatre (1983)
    + Director & Producer: A.K Chatterjee
  • Gorian Ranna Da Shoukeen - Theatre(1981-82)
    + Director & Producer: B-K Sood

Films

Vijay Kumar has starred in the following films:

  • 8119 Miles (2016)
    + Director: Joe Eshwar
  • Vagatore Mixer (2014)
    + Director: Suneil Anand
  • Love U Mr Kalakaar (2011)
    + Director: S. Manasavi
  • The King of Bollywood (2004)
    + Director: Piyush Jha
  • Master (2001)
    + Director: Suneil Anand, Production House: Navketan Films
  • Main Solah Baras Ki (1998)
    + Director: Dev Anand, Production House: Navketan Films
  • Gangster (1994)
    + Director & Producer: Dev Anand
  • Taqdeer Ke Rang (1991)
    + Director: Ashok Mann
  • Sau Crore (1991)
    + Director: Dev Anand
  • Roti Ki Keemat (1990)
    + Director: Ramesh Ahuja

Filmography

Gangster

Master

Main Solah Baras Ki

King of Bollywood

Roti Kee Keemat

Love U Mr Kalaakar

Sau Crore

8119 Miles

Dekh Bhai Dekh

Dekh Bhai Dekh

Vagator Mixer

Takdeer Ka Rang