The name, by which people know him in Mumbai, is Vidur. His real name is Kamal Nayan Chaturvedi. During his "Chanakya" days,...
The name, by which people know him in Mumbai, is Vidur. His real name is Kamal Nayan Chaturvedi. During his "Chanakya" days, he was known as Kamal Chaturvedi. When he was writing for films and television serials, his name used there was Vidur Kamal Nayan.
Deoria, a small district in U.P., is his birth place. He was born in the family of advocates and farmers.
Vidur a.k.a. Kamal Nayan Chaturvedi did his post graduation in English Literature from Allahabad University, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh in 1974.
He came to Mumbai in 1989 and became an acting trainer. As a free lancer, he was associated with various acting institutes in MumbaiI, Pune, Nashik and Bengaluru. In 2012 , after 22 years of constant evolution and incessant quest for excellence as Private / Personal Coach and Freelance Trainer, Vidur thought to incorporate his theory " The Process " [ ????????? ] in his training . With this aim he established Vidur Acting Institute in Mumbai on September 21 , 2012 .
He has written two books till date. In 2004, he co-authoured a book, "SWAYAM VADYA SWAYAM VADAK". It is the first book on acting in Hindi. Then in 2008, he wrote a booklet of diction for his students. It is titled "BHASHA AUR UCHCHARAN“.