Born in 1978 in Chandigarh, Shri Vijay Kumar’s journey in theatre started from slum colony in Chandigarh. Shri Vijay Kumar started his own theatre group ‘Mask Theatre’ in 1999 and directed several plays including Dil Ka Mamla Hai, FIR, Zor Ka Ghatka Dhire Se, No Marks No Tension, Rejection Ki Devi, Bhagwan Ka Chakar, and Bache Aur Bhagwan. He has participated in the festivals in India and Pakistan and conducted productions oriented theatre workshops in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Haryana and Punjab. Now-a-days Shri Vijay Kumar is working with slum children. Shri Vijay Kumar receives Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar for direction.