|Vinay Rai Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||September 18, 1979|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Vinay Rai is an Indian actor, model, and former rugby player who has predominantly worked in the Tamil film industry. His film credits include Thupparivaalan, Unnale Unnale, Serndhu Polama, Vaana, Jayamkondaan, Modhi Vilayadu, Dam 999, Mirattal, Doctor, Onbadhule Guru, Endrendrum Punnagai, Aranmanai, Oh My Dog, Aayirathil Iruvar, Nethraa, Iruvar Ullam, and Etharkkum Thunindhavan.
Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Actor, Model, Former Rugby Player
- Father – He is a businessperson.
- Mother – She is a bank worker.
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
70 kg or 154.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Vinay Rai has dated –
- Vimala Raman
Race / Ethnicity
Salt and Pepper
A beauty spot under his lips
Vinay Rai Facts
- He started his career as a commercial model.
- Vinay Rai played rugby for the Bangalore Rugby Football Club (B.R.F.C) and was part of the Indian squad that toured Bahrain in 2001.
- In 2007, he made his acting debut by co-starring as Karthik (a fun-loving civil engineer) in the Tamil-language romantic musical film Unnale Unnale. This role got him nominated for a Vijay Award in the “Best Debut Actor” category.
- He made his Telugu-language film debut as Abhiram (the only son of Uma and Babji) in the 2008 romantic drama film Vaana, a remake of the 2006 Kannada-language film Mungaru Male.
- Vinay Rai brought to life the character of Vinay Shankaran in the 2011 English-language 3-D science fiction disaster film Dam 999, based on the award-winning short documentary DAMs – The Lethal Water Bombs and the Banqiao dam disaster of 1975. His co-stars for the film included Ashish Vidyarthi, Joshua Fredric Smith, Rajit Kapur, Vimala Raman, and Linda Arsenio.
- He co-starred as John Richardson Holcha/Devil (a man who runs a travel agency and is responsible for killing Naveen’s dog Nemo) in the 2017 Tamil-language action thriller film Thupparivaalan. For this performance, Vinay was nominated for a Filmfare Award for “Best Supporting Actor – Tamil”.
- Alongside Arun Vijay, Arnav Vijay, and Mahima Nambiar, Vinay Rai co-starred as Fernando in the 2022 Tamil-language children’s comedy-drama film Oh My Dog.
Featured Image by Vinay Rai / Instagram