Vishal Kotian Biography

About Vishal Kotian

Vishal Kotian is known for his bang-on comic timing and ingenious sense of humour.

He began his acting career with various comedy shows like Family No.1, Dil Hai Phir Bhi Hindustani, and Pyaar Mein Twist. 

Apart from comedy shows, he has also featured in various notable drama serials like Aisa Des Hai Mera, Devon Ke Dev…Mahadev, and Mahabharat.

His performance as ‘Birbal’ in the serial Har Mushkil Ka Hal Akbar Birbal alongside Kiku Sharda, was a highlight of his career which consolidated him as one of the best on-screen actors with impeccable comic sense.

He will be appearing in the Bigg Boss Season 15 as a contestant alongside Donal Bisht, Shamita Shetty, Simba Nagpal and Nishant Bhat.

Biography of Vishal Kotian

Name: Vishal Kotian

Known For: Played the role of ‘Birbal’ in the TV serial “Har Mushkil Ka Hal Akbar Birbal

Date of Birth of Vishal Kotian: 13 February 1985

Age of Vishal Kotian: 36 Years (as of 2021)

Height of Vishal Kotian: 187 cm, 1.87 m, 6’ ft 2’’ in

Weight of Vishal Kotian: 80 kg (170 lbs) 

Body Measurements of Vishal Kotian: 42-34-14

Eye Colour: Black

Hair Colour: Black

Zodiac Sign/Star Sign: Aquarius

Known Languages: English and Marathi

Religion: Hindu

Profession: Actor

Net Worth of Vishal Kotian: $1.5 Million (approx.)

Favourite Hobbies: Gyming and Playing Cricket

Marital Status: Unmarried 

Nationality: Indian

Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Currently Living: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Interesting Facts About Vishal Kotian

1. Vishal hails from Mumbai and has completed his education from one of the premier institutes of India named Narsee Monjee College of Commerce, Mumbai.

2. He is known for his portrayal of comic roles in serials like Dil Hai Phir Bhi Hindustani, Har Mushkil Ka Hal Akbar Birbal, and Akbar Ka Bal Birbal. Audiences highly enjoy his rib-tickling performances and consider it as a stress buster.

3. He takes pride in his gym routine and spends numerous hours working out to remain fit and muscular.

3. He also starred in movies like The Deadly Disciple and Don Muthu Swami which stars actors like Mithun Chakraborty, Hrishitaa Bhatt, and Mohit Raina in the lead roles.

4. He also appeared in various mythological TV serials like Devon Ke Dev…Mahadev, Mahabharat, and Vighnaharta Ganesh. His performances highlighted his versatility and showed his true acting potential.

5. Kotian has even featured in off-beat serials other than his usual comedy shows, like CID and Ssshhhh…Koi Hai.

6. In an interview, he announced his engagement. But, refrained from revealing the name of his girlfriend and kept it a secret from the media.

7. His journey in the upcoming season of Bigg Boss will be a treat for his fans, as his sense of humour and witty replies will leave everyone in splits.

Movies/TV Serials of Vishal Kotian


  • The Deadly Disciple (2001)
  • Don Muthu Swami (2008)

TV Serials

  • Dil Vil Pyar Vyar (1998)
  • Family No.1 (1999)
  • Dil Hai Phir Bhi Hindustani (2005)
  • Shree Adi Manav (2009)
  • Devon Ke Dev…Mahadev (2013)
  • Mahabharat (2014)
  • Har Mushkil Ka Hal Akbar Birbal (2014)
  • Akbar Ka Bal… Birbal (2020) 

Social Media Profiles of Vishal Kotian

Facebook: vishal.kotian.9

Instagram: @vishaalkotian

Education/Qualification of Vishal Kotian

School: Fatima High School, Mumbai

High School: Don Bosco College, Matunga, Mumbai

College: Narsee Monjee College of Commerce, Mumbai

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