Vivek Oberoi was born in Hyderabad to veteran actor Suresh Oberoi and his homemaker wife Yashodhara. His father belongs to Amritsar and is a Punjabi Khatri while his mother is a Tamilian from the city of Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. Vivek has a flair for languages and can speak Punjabi, Hindi, Tamil, English, Telugu, Gujarati and Marathi fluently. He studied in Mayo College in Ajmer and attended an actor’s workshop in London. It was here that he was spotted by the director of the New York University. Vivek then moved to the US where he completed his Masters Degree in acting. He made his Bollywood debut with Ram Gopal Verma’s film ‘Company’ in 2002.