Omi Vaidya Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Omi Vaidya is an American actor known for his character of Chatur Ramalingam from the film 3 Idiots. He has also worked as an editor and a director for various short films. Omi has been a part of projects in Hollywood and Bollywood as well. He started doing small roles after graduating from college. His first performance was in the series Arrested Development followed by The Office and Bones. He got his breakthrough in the film 3 Idiots in 2009. He had actually auditioned for the role of one of the idiots but later got selected for the role of the NRI that was not actually written. Omi has a huge social media fan base with more than 300k followers on Twitter.

Sun Sign



Mumbai, India



He is managed by Ankita Kasbekar.

Girlfriend / Spouse

Omi has dated –

  1. Minal Patel (2009-Present) – Omi is married to Minal who is a Ph.D. in public health. They became parents to a son on June 24, 2015. During the shooting of films like Desi Boyz and Players, he and his wife were in a long-distance relationship. She was completing her Ph.D. in Los Angeles, while, Omi was shooting for Hindi films in India.

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

He has a comic face.

Brand Endorsements

Omi has been associated with various brands such as –

  • Sony Playstation Portable (2007)
  • Kraft Macaroni & Cheese (2005)
  • KFC



Best Known For

Playing the character of Chatur Ramalingam, a nerdy engineering student in the film 3 Idiots in 2009

First Film

He made his feature film debut as Mukesh in Internet Date in 2004.

First TV Show

He made his TV show debut on Arrested Development as Rav Nadir in 2005.

Omi Vaidya Favorite Things

  • Singer –
  • Food – Potato Chips
  • Hobbies – Playing Tennis, Board Games, Eating exotic food, Watching a film or a TV show
  • TV Shows – Seinfeld, Modern Family
  • Books – Never Let Me Go
  • Movie – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Travel Destinations – Tahiti, Cook Islands, New Zealand

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Omi Vaidya Facts

  1. He has been an anchor for shows like Centum U Bright Minds and Chhote Ustaad.
  2. He was raised in Los Angeles and used to come to India for vacations.
  3. On one of his visits to India, Omi auditioned for the role in 3 Idiots.
  4. His parents are Maharashtrians.
  5. He has appeared in a Punjabi song called Kurti in 2006.
  6. He played the role of Sadiq on the famous series The Office.
  7. Omi has a documentary film made on him titled Big in Bollywood that released in 2011.
  8. He has worked as an editor for many films.
  9. Ramayana and Mahabharata are his favorite eras.
  10. Connect with him on and .

Featured Image by Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY-3.0


Facts of Omi Vaidya

  • Gender Male
  • full nameOmi Vaidya
  • nicknamesOmi
  • birthplaceYucca Valley, California, United States
  • Date of Birth January 10, 1982
  • Age 42 years 6 months
  • Horoscope Capricorn
  • Lucky Number 4
  • Lucky Stone Topaz
  • Lucky Color Brown
  • Best Match for Marriage Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus
  • ethnicity / ethnic backgroundMarathi
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionHinduism
  • net worth$500 thousand
  • professionActor, Director, Editor, Writer, and Television Presenter
  • weight68 kg or 150 lbs
  • height5 ft 4½ in or 164 cm
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • body type / buildAverage
  • high schoolLos Angeles County High School
  • collegeNew York University
  • favorite moviesCharlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • favorite tv showSeinfeld, Modern Family
  • favorite booksNever Let Me Go
  • favorite foodPotato Chips

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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