Vir Das Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriends, Biography, Movies List, Controversies and More!!
Vir Das(31 May 1979) is an Indian comedian, actor and comedy musician. After started a career in standup comedy, Das moved to Hindi cinema starring in films like Delhi Belly, Badmaash Company and Go Goa Gone. In 2017, Vir entered the international stage with his Netflix special Abroad Understanding. Das has performed in approximately 35 plays, over 100 stand-up comedy shows, eight TV shows, two movies and six comedy specials. He has written comedic columns for Femina, Maxim, Exotica, DNA and Tehelka. In 2019, he begins his debut in American television with the television series, Whiskey Cavalier. Vir Das was born in Dehradun. He was raised in Nigeria and studied at the Indian Language School in Lagos, Nigeria, as well as at The Lawrence School, Sanawar and Delhi. Vir has taken a bachelor's degree from Knox College, Illinois in Economics and Theatre with a concentration in performance. Das is the brother of Knox's Delta Theta chapter of Sigma Nu fraternity. After completing graduation from Knox, Das was accepted into the Stanislavsky Program of the Moscow Arts Theatre. He married his girlfriend of five years, Shivani Mathur, in October 2014.

Vir Das Controversies:
Affairs: Like many other actors, he never involved in affair controversies. He dated Shivani Mathur and married her.
Police Complaint about his comment: During his stand up comedian, he commented on Dr. Abdul Kalam. Then one person got offended and filled police complain against Vir.
Trevor Noah comment: Trevor Noah in his show commented that if India and Pakistan battle happens it will most entertaining. Also, he said in between war Indian soldier will do Bollywood dance. After this in reply Vir said, "Noah should make fun of this type of sensitive issue, but now he should be ready for the response!!".
Outsider: Vir always represents him as an outsider. This is a controversy subject in media.
Comment on CAA: After the CAA(Citizenship Amendment Act) passed from Rajya Sabha. Then Jamia protests got started against CAA which turned into violence and police took action. For this Vir opposed government and police by his Tweet.
Racism: He shared his experience in Prague by tweet. He said "Cafe Cafe.... don't really like serving brown people. We sat down and got ignored. They called out six times, ignored us. I was with my parents. We left. Help spread the word so they know we exist and can be treated equally?". Shortly after Vir tweet, he got a call from the cafe owner who offered an apology on behalf of his staff for their offensive behavior.
Defending White people in Bollywood: He defended white people's characters in Bollywood. By showing his anger about white people's character in Bollywood he said in his tweet "While America takes a look at Apu and the consciousness of how Indians are portrayed in American media. Maybe we take a look at how we treat white characters, specifically female in almost every single Bollywood movie......ever?".