Indians love an OTT wedding ceremony – and its Bollywood stars even more so. Actress Katrina Kaif – hailing from the UK, born in Hong Kong and of Indian descent – is getting married on December 9, and her celebrations are sure to be impressive. The shocking news made major headlines in India when it first broke, as the 38-year-old star kept her romance with 33-year-old rising actor, Vicky Kaushal, on the down low. So who is Kaushal, and how did the two meet and keep their relationship a secret? His films have made over US$150 million Kicking off his career as an assistant director for Gangs of Wasseypur , Kaushal went on to make his acting debut as the lead of film Masaan in 2015. In only three short years, he then appeared in 2018’s two biggest blockbuster films – Raazi and Sanju , which made over US$100 million in total. 6 secrets from Isha Ambani’s US$100 million wedding Success followed as he played a lead role in action film Uri: The Surgical Strike a year later. The film earned over US$49 million at the box office and landed Kaushal India’s national film award for best actor. Kaushal has a slew of new Bollywood films coming up and appeared recently with Bear Grylls on his Discovery+ original show Into the Wild . His younger brother is also an actor Vicky’s foray into Bollywood was mostly thanks to his father Shyam, who worked as an action director and stunt coordinator for many years. His younger brother Sunny’s decision to become an actor was also influenced by their father. Sunny went on to garner fame as well after starring in Gold (2020) opposite Akshay Kumar. He will be seen next in Mili (2022) with Bollywood star Janhvi Kapoor. In an interview with The Indian Express , the youngest Kaushal shared that Vicky advised him not to “pretend anything in the industry” and to “just be yourself”. He’s hydrophobic and believes in ghosts When asked about his phobias, the engineering student-turned-actor described himself as hydrophobic and confessed his “biggest fear is to be stranded alone on a boat in the middle of the ocean. That would scare the hell out of me,” according to Times of India . Inside the fabulous life of Aishwarya Rai’s daughter, Aaradhya Bachchan Meanwhile, in a promotional behind-the-scenes video for his horror film Bhoot: The Haunted Ship (2020), the actor said that he believes ghosts exist and was hesitant to do the film at first. He’s cashing in from endorsements Thanks to his growing number of hit films, Kaushal has become one of the most sought-after celebrity endorsers in India. From Havells India’s grooming products, to fashion retailer Reliance Trends and Abu Dhabi Tourism, the actor is cashing in between US$265,000 to US$400,000 per brand endorsement, reports India’s Economic Times . What’s his net worth then? According to Times of India , the Punjabi star has a reported net worth of around US$3 million (22 crore rupees) – a modest amount in contrast with his fiancée Kaif’s, which is around US$30 million (220 crore rupees), according to Times of India. The Kaushal and Kaif love story View this post on Instagram A post shared by vicky and katrina ✨👑 (@truly.vickat) During an appearance on Koffee with Karan in 2018, Kaif gushed that she would “look good with Vicky Kaushal on screen”. There was speculation that the two were dating in 2019 after a photo of them out for dinner went viral, but they remained discreet about their relationship. The next hint came after Kaushal jokingly “proposed” to Kaif at an award show in 2019. The final clue came earlier this year after actor Harshvardhan Kapoor confirmed their relationship in an interview, quipping, “Am I going to get in trouble for saying this? I don’t know. I think they’re quite open about it.” Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal get a 100 crore offer from an OTT giant for their wedding footage for streaming purpose. pic.twitter.com/qBV0YtFVHT — 𝗳𝗶𝗹𝗺𝘆𝗻𝗲𝘄𝘀𝗻𝗲𝘁𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸 (@Filmynews11) December 6, 2021 While neither actor has actually confirmed nor denied their wedding, local media sources believe that the couple will get married at the royal palace , Six Senses Fort Barwara, in Rajasthan’s Sawai Madhopur district. The lavish wedding will reportedly be a private affair with a no-phone policy, and guests were made to sign an NDA, reports Bollywood Life. How Hardik Pandya and the Ambani family are closer than you think Kaushal and Kaif were seen leaving Mumbai for Jaipur on December 6. Meanwhile, their Bollywood friends Neha Dhupia, Mini Mathur and Kabir Khan were also photographed outside both the Mumbai airport, and later at the Jaipur airport, reports Hindustan Times . Want more stories like this? Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .