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Vicky Kaushal is an Indian actor who works in Hindi films. He is the recipient of a National Film Award and a Filmfare Award, and has appeared in Forbes India's Celebrity 100 list of 2019.
Virgil Abloh is an American designer, entrepreneur, and DJ who has been the artistic director of Louis Vuitton's men's wear collection since March 2018. Abloh is also the chief executive officer of the Milan-based label Off-White, a fashion house he founded in 2012.
Venus Ebony Starr Williams is an American professional tennis player. A former world No. 1 in both singles and doubles, Williams is generally regarded as one of the all-time greats of women's tennis and, along with younger sister Serena Williams, is credited with ushering in a new era of power and athleticism on the women's professional tennis tour.
Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin is a Russian politician and a former intelligence officer who has served as President of Russia since 2012, previously being in the office from 1999 until 2008. He was also Prime Minister of Russia from 1999 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2012.
Victoria Pedretti is an American actress. She had her breakthrough portraying Eleanor "Nell" Crain Vance in the Netflix horror series The Haunting of Hill House (2018), for which she received a Saturn Award nomination. She currently stars as Love Quinn in the Netflix thriller series You (2019–present), and starred as Danielle "Dani" Clayton in the follow-up series The Haunting of Bly Manor (2020), the latter of which earned her a Critics' Choice Super Award nomination.
Virat Kohli is an Indian cricketer and the current captain of the India national team. A right-handed top-order batsman, Kohli is regarded as one of the best contemporary batsmen in the world. He plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL), and has been the team's captain since 2013. Kohli is consistently rated as one of the top-ranked batsmen in the world, according to the ICC Player Rankings. Among Indian batsmen, Kohli has the best ever Test rating, ODI rating and T20I rating.
Vincent van Gogh
Vincent Willem van Gogh was a Dutch post-impressionist painter who posthumously became one of the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art. In a decade, he created about 2,100 artworks, including around 860 oil paintings, most of which date from the last two years of his life. They include landscapes, still lifes, portraits and self-portraits, and are characterised by bold colours and dramatic, impulsive and expressive brushwork that contributed to the foundations of modern art. He was not commercially successful, and his suicide at 37 came after years of mental illness, depression and poverty.
Mark Sinclair, known professionally as Vin Diesel, is an American actor, filmmaker, and singer. One of the world's highest-grossing actors, he is best known for playing Dominic Toretto in the Fast & Furious franchise.
Vanessa Anne Hudgens is an American actress, singer and producer. After making her feature film debut in Thirteen (2003), Hudgens rose to fame portraying Gabriella Montez in the High School Musical film series (2006–2008), which brought her significant mainstream success. The success of the first film led Hudgens to acquire a recording contract with Hollywood Records, with whom she released two studio albums, V (2006) and Identified (2008).
Valérie Pécresse is a French politician who has been serving as President of the Regional Council of Île-de-France since 2015. She was previously a member of the National Assembly, Minister for Higher Education and Research (2007-2011) and Minister of the Budget (2011-2012). She was also the Government's spokeswoman.
Kim Tae-hyung, also known by his stage name V, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, and actor. He is a vocalist of the South Korean boy group BTS.
Valentino Rossi is an Italian professional motorcycle road racer and multiple MotoGP World Champion. Rossi is one of the greatest motorcycle racers of all time, with nine Grand Prix World Championships to his name – seven of which are in the premier class. Rossi is also the only road racer to have competed in 400 or more Grands Prix. He has ridden with number 46 his entire career, including the years when he was defending his title. He also owns the Sky Racing Team VR46 which participates in the Moto2 and Moto3 classes.
Vera Ann Farmiga is an American actress, director, and producer. She began her professional acting career on stage in the original Broadway production of Taking Sides (1996). Farmiga made her television debut in the Fox fantasy adventure series Roar (1997), and her feature film debut in the drama-thriller Return to Paradise (1998).
Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known by his alias Lenin, was a Russian revolutionary, politician, and political theorist. He served as the head of government of Soviet Russia from 1917 to 1924 and of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1924. Under his administration, Russia, and later the Soviet Union, became a one-party Marxist–Leninist state governed by the Soviet Communist Party. Ideologically a Marxist, he developed a variant of it known as Leninism.
Venkatesh Rajasekaran Iyer is an Indian cricketer who plays for Madhya Pradesh and Kolkata Knight Riders in Indian Premier League. He made his Twenty20 debut against Railways cricket team at Holkar Stadium in March, 2015. He made his List A debut against Saurashtra cricket team at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in December, 2015. He made his first-class debut for Madhya Pradesh in the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy on 6 December 2018.
Vinod Dua is an Indian journalist who worked in Doordarshan and NDTV India.
Von B'Vsean Miller Jr. is an American football outside linebacker for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). Miller played college football at Texas A&M, where he earned consensus All-American honors and was awarded the Butkus Award as the most outstanding college linebacker in the nation. He was drafted by the Broncos second overall in the 2011 NFL Draft. Considered among the best defenders in the league, he is an eight-time Pro Bowl selection, receiving second-team All-Pro honors as a rookie. At the conclusion of the 2015 NFL season, Miller was named Super Bowl MVP after the Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50. He has also appeared on season 22 of the American television show Dancing with the Stars.
Volker Lechtenbrink is a German television actor and singer.
Vanessa Joy Lachey is an American television personality, beauty queen, fashion model, television host and actress. She was named Miss Teen USA in 1998. She has been a New York-based correspondent for Entertainment Tonight and hosted Total Request Live on MTV. She has starred in two network sitcoms, and has hosted various competition and reality shows through the 2010s and 2020s.
Vicente Carrillo Fuentes
Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, commonly referred to by his alias El Viceroy, is a Mexican suspected drug lord and former leader of the Juárez Cartel, a drug trafficking organization. The cartel is based in Chihuahua, one of the primary transportation routes for billions of dollars' worth of illegal drug shipments entering the United States from Mexico annually. He was one of Mexico's most-wanted drug lords until his capture in 2014.
Vir Das is an Indian comedian, actor and comedy musician. After beginning a career in standup comedy, Das moved to Hindi cinema starring in films like Delhi Belly, Badmaash Company and Go Goa Gone. In 2017, he entered the international stage with his Netflix special Abroad Understanding. Das has performed in approximately 35 plays, over 100 stand-up comedy shows, 18 films, eight TV shows and six comedy specials. He has written comedic columns for Femina, Maxim, Exotica, DNA and Tehelka. In 2019, he made his debut in American television with the television series, Whiskey Cavalier.
Vasyl Anatoliyovych Lomachenko, more commonly referred to as Vasiliy Lomachenko, is a Ukrainian professional boxer. He is a former world champion in three weight classes, having held the WBO featherweight title from 2014 to 2015; the WBO junior lightweight title from 2016 to 2017; and the unified WBA (Super), WBC, WBO and Ring magazine lightweight titles between 2018 and 2020.
Valery Borisovich Garkalin is a Soviet and Russian theater and film actor, People's Artist of the Russian Federation (2008), Professor of GITIS.
Vishal Kotian is an Indian film and television actor.He is also participating in Bigg Boss 15.
Victor-Marie Hugo was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. During a literary career that spanned more than sixty years, he wrote abundantly in an exceptional variety of genres: lyrics, satires, epics, philosophical poems, epigrams, novels, history, critical essays, political speeches, funeral orations, diaries, letters public and private, as well as dramas in verse and prose.
Vishal Garg is the chief executive officer of mortgage lending company Better.com. He also co-founded the student loan company MyRichUncle.
Captain Vikram Batra, PVC was an officer of the Indian Army, awarded with the Param Vir Chakra, India's highest and most prestigious award for valour, for his actions during the 1999 Kargil War.
Vinay Rajkumar is an Indian actor who works in Kannada cinema. The grandson of actor Rajkumar and son of film producer and former actor Raghavendra, he made his debut as a lead actor in 2014 with Siddhartha.
Vinícius José Paixão de Oliveira Júnior, commonly known as Vinícius Júnior or Vinícius Jr, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a winger for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Brazil national team.
Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel, popularly known as Sardar Patel, was an Indian politician. He served as the first Deputy Prime Minister of India. He was an Indian barrister, and a senior leader of the Indian National Congress who played a leading role in the country's struggle for independence and guided its integration into a united, independent nation. In India and elsewhere, he was often called Sardar, meaning "chief" in Hindi, Urdu, and Persian. He acted as Home Minister during the political integration of India and the Indo-Pakistani War of 1947.