Vishal Batra

Vishal Batra (born 9 September 1974; Age: 46 years) is a popular Retail business head, media face, Internet personality, and social media star from Himachal Pradesh, India. He is famously known in the country as the twin brother of Kargil martyr Vikram Batra. 


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Who is Vishal Batra?

Vishal Batra (Vikram Batra Brother) Photo

Vishal Batra Wikipedia:- Vikram Batra got martyred on 7 July 1999 in the Kargil war. Let me tell you that Vikram was also awarded the most prestigious Param Vir Chakra award. Apart from this, a biopic is also made on the bravery of Vikram Batra. 

Vishal is working as a Retail Business Head in ICICI bank for the last 3 years. Apart from this, he has experience of around 20 years of Retail Banking and Financial Services. Scroll down to the article to get more details about Vishal Batra Wiki, Birth Date, Parents, Siblings, Biography, Wife, Children, Age, Profession, Jobs, Family, Ted Talk Video, Salary, Net worth & More. 

Vishal Batra’s Biography, Wiki (Birthday & Education)

Bio – Vishal Batra took birth on 09 September 1974 in Palampur, Himachal Pradesh, India. He was born few minutes before his twin brother Vikram Batra. Let me tell you that Vishal is 46 years old as of 2020. 

Childhood image of Vishal Batra with Vikram BatraChildhood image of Vishal Batra (left) with Vikram Batra (right)

According to his IMDB profile, he has attended Kendriya Vidyalaya, Palampur for his senior secondary education. In 1992, he enrolled himself in the University Campus, Summer hill, Shimla for his Bachelor’s degree in Commerce. 

Captain Vikram Batra Wife Dimple Cheema PhotoVishal Batra, Captain Vikram Batra & his Girlfriend Dimple Cheema (College Picture)

After completing his graduation, Batra studied for a Master’s in Finance & Control (MFC) in 1996. He and his brother participated in many competitions in his school and college time. 

7/7/99-7/7/21…it’s been 22 years The indomitable spirit, courage and valour shown by you is unparalleled. No wonder enemy feared the young Shershah in U coz you led from from front to annihilate them completely. Either I would hoist a tricolour or b wrapped in it n u did both.

— Vishal Batra (@vishalbatra1974) July 7, 2021

Everything About Vikram Batra’s Brother – Vishal Batra Wiki (Bio, Trivia)

Vishal Batra wikiVishal Batra Bio/ Wiki
Full Real NameVishal Batra.
Date of Birth9 September 1974.
Age (as of 2020)46 years old.
Place of BirthPalampur, Himachal Pradesh, India.
ProfessionRetail business head at ICICI Bank.
Net worthINR 3-4 Crores (approx.).
Zodiac SignVirgo.
EducationBachelor in Commerce.
Masters in Finance and Control.
SchoolKendriya Vidyalaya, Palampur.
Alma materUniversity Campus, Summer hill, Shimla.
Eye ColorDark Brown. 
Height (approx.)In Feet Inches: 5′ 7″.
In Meters: 1.70 m.
In Centimetres: 170 cm.
Weight (approx.)In Kilograms: 64-69 kg.
In Pounds: 141-152 lbs.
Hair ColorBlack.
Hair LengthShort. 

Vishal Batra’s Family & Caste (Siblings & Parents)

Vishal Batra parentsVishal Batra’s father Girdhari Lal Batra & mother Kamal Kanta Batra

Vishal is the son of Girdhari Lal Batra (father) and Kamal Kanta Batra (mother). His father is a principal of a government school. Kamal Kanta Batra is a school teacher. Vishal’s parents have always supported him to continue his career in banking. 

Vishal Batra and his brotherVikram Batra and his brother Vishal Batra

Batra has two elder sisters. The name of his one sister is Seema Batra Sethi. Both of his sisters are married and well-settled in their house. Let me tell you that Vishal is the twin brother of Vikram Batra. Vishal is a few minutes elder to Vikram. Vishal follows the Hinduism religion and belongs to the Khatri caste. 

ParentsFather: Girdhari Lal Batra.
Mother: Kamal Kanta Batra.
SiblingsSister: Seema Batra Sethi.
Twin Brother: Vikram Batra.
Vishal Batra with his sisterVishal Batra with his sister Seema Batra Sethi

Who is Vikram Batra? Kargil War Hero

Vikram Batra was a well-known Indian Army officer. He fought very bravely in the battle of Kargil and was martyred in the end. He becomes the inspiration for many other soldiers. Vikram was also awarded the award of Param Vir Chakra, which is the most prestigious award. He is also known as ‘Sher Shah’ for his bravery. 

Vishal Batra brother Vikram BatraKargil War Hero – Vikram Batra (Indian Soldier)

Vikram Batra’s Biopic ‘Shershaah’

Vikram Batra biopic ShershaahVikram Batra’s biopic ‘Shershaah’

Let me tell you that a biopic has been made on the brave work of Vikram named ‘Shershaah’. In this film, the role of martyr Vikram is played by Famous and versatile actor Sidharth Malhotra. Most of the scenes of the story and personal life of Vikram are dictated by Vishal Batra. 

Dimple Cheema Real PhotoDimple Cheema Real Photo

The biopic is directed by Vishnuvardhan. The role of Vikram’s girlfriend named Dimple Cheema is played by Kiara Advani. Sidharth Malhotra played a double role in the film because Vikram and Vishal are the twin brothers. 

Vishal Batra with Siddhart MalhotraBatra with Actor Sidharth Malhotra

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Vishal Batra’s Wife, Children & Personal Life

Vishal Batra with his niece Aadya BatraVishal Batra with his niece Aadya Batra

Vishal Batra is a bit reserved about his personal life. He has not disclosed anything about his marriage. No information is available about his wife and children. Moreover, he has also not posted images with them on his social media account. 

Let me tell you that he is very close to his sisters and niece. He often shares the images with his niece named Aadya Batra.

Dimple Cheema (Vikram Batra Fiancée) PhotoDimple Cheema (Vikram Batra Fiancée) Photo

Professions, Career & Past Jobs 

After completing his master’s degree, Vikram Batra’s brother joined TATA Finance Limited located in New Delhi as an executive. He worked as executive marketing for the retail assets. 

Vishal Batra past jobs

Vikram Batra’s Sibling worked for around 1 year and left the job at TATA. Later, he joined IDBI Bank Limited in August 1999. He was recruited as Customer Service Manager. He mostly deals with the problems of the customers and always tries to solve them as early as possible. 

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Business Head at ICICI Bank 

As per his LinkedIn profile, he worked in ICICI Bank Limited, London, the UK as a Wealth Manager in 2001. After working for almost 2 years, he was promoted to Branch Operations Manager. Moreover, he also served the position of Manager of NRI Services for 6 months only. Let me tell you that in 2006, Vishal was appointed as a Branch Manager. 

Vishal Batra careerVishal is Retail Business Head at ICICI Bank

He managed the retail book size of INR 300 Crores. Apart from this, he served as Regional Manager and Regional Head of New Delhi ICICI bank. From 2011-2018, he worked as Zonal Head. In addition to this, since 2018, he is serving the position of Retail Business Head in ICICI Bank. 

What is Vishal Batra’s Net worth & Salary?

Vishal Batra is getting a good amount of money from his vast career. He would be earning around INR 2-3 lakh salary per month (approx.) from his work at ICICI bank. According to an estimate, his net worth is expected to be around INR 3-4 Crores approximately. 

Vishal Batra net worth Vishal Batra Net worth, Salary, House & Wealth Stats

8 Facts You Must Know About Vishal Batra

Vishal likes to go to different places especially Kargil for a visit.In August 2020, he met a famous cricketer named MS Dhoni and also shared the stage with him. Vishal Batra loves travelingBatra loves travelingAccording to his Instagram account, he often plays cricket in his free time. Vikram Batra’s twin brother likes to eat fast food such as burgers, fries, and pizzas with his niece. Vishal Batra often plays cricketVishal Batra often plays cricketVishal has a pet dog with which he goes on a walk. In an interview, he said that he never thought that Vikram would never come back from Kargil. Vishal Batra and his pet dogVishal and his pet dogVikram Batra’s brother loves cycling with his friends. He mostly goes on a road trips. He said:- 

No plan, No map, No GPS. This ride is to move the soul and enjoy the moment….and in the middle of nowhere, you find yourself”

Vishal Batra likes cyclingVishal Batra likes cycling

Social Media Profile(s)

Instagram: @batra7478Twitter: @vishalbatra1974Linkedin: @vishal-batraInstagram: Not Found

Vishal Batra’s Ted Talk Interview 

In September 2017, Vishal has given an interview at Ted Talk. He explained almost everything about his brother. Batra added that his brother had a moto that ‘Dil Maange More’. Moreover, he said that he talked to him through letters. 

FAQ About Vishal Batra

Q. 1 Who is Vishal Batra?

Ans. Vishal Batra is an Indian Retail Business Head of ICICI and twin brother of Vikram Batra.

Q. 2 How old is Vishal Batra?

Ans. 46 years old (as of 2020).

Q. 3 Who is Vishal Batra’s Brother?

Ans. Captain Vikram Batra.

Q. 4 What is the profession of Vishal Batra?

Ans. He is the Retail Business Head of ICICI.

Q. 5 What is Vishal Batra’s Net Worth?

Ans. His net worth is INR 3-4 Crores approximately.

Q. 6 When did Vishal Batra Birthday?

Ans. 9 September 1974.

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