Does Vicky Kaushal smoke?: No.Does Vicky Kaushal drink alcohol?: Yes.Vicky was born into a middle-class Punjabi family with roots in Hoshiarpur, Punjab.His father came to Mumbai in 1978, and after years of struggle and hard work, he became a famous action director in Bollywood as well as Hollywood.Vicky was born and raised in chawls of Malad in Mumbai when his father used to be a stuntman.Since his childhood, he has been a die-hard fan of Hrithik Roshan. Vicky Kaushal childhood pic with Hrithik Roshan.He had the acting skills from his childhood and he used to participate in dramas, skits, and annual day functions in his school. Vicky Kaushal childhood pic at a school function.During his teenage years, he used to be an introvert, shy and skinny guy. Vicky Kaushal in younger days.During his 2nd year of college, he went to a company for an industrial visit, where he realized that he wont be able to do a 9 to 5 job. Then, despite getting selected for a job, he refused the offer to pursue his passion for acting.He initially assisted Anurag Kashyap in Gangs of Wasseypur (2010), where he met Masaan (2015) director Neeraj Ghaywan, who advised him to do theatre. Soon after, he got involved with theatre and worked as a theatre artist and did plays with theatre groups like Naseeruddin Shahs Motley and Manav Kauls Aranya..