Vikram Chatwal: The 'playboy' hotelier who became a doting dad, ex-husband

Nov 01, 2018, 18:00 IST
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    Hotelier Vikram Chatwal was born in 1971 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, later his family moved to Canada in the 1970s. From there they shifted to New York in the 1980s. Vikram Chatwal is of Sikh heritage and was also part of a Sikh camp in New York. That is where he learned to recite the prayers.

    Vikram Chatwal has captioned this picture as: In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with my cousin sister Saveira. #haileselassierules #familybondsovercontinents #oldschooldomination

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    Vikram Chatwal studied at the United Nations International School, New York and further at the Wharton School of Business. He graduated in 1993

    UNIS class of 1990. Usual banditos. #ahmedabdulsabor (RIP) #turbanswag #oldscoolstyle #blessedbrothers

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    Vikram Chatwal's father Sant Singh founded numerous hotel brands including The Chatwal, Dream Hotels, Time Hotels and Unscripted Hotels. The chain of hotels operate in the United States and other global destinations

    In the pic: Remember the times @goligogo77 #timjeffries #february2006issue #mumbaiindians #friendswithbenefits

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  • Vikram Chatwal: The 'playboy' hotelier who became a doting dad, ex-husband

    In April 2014, Vikram Chatwal's father Sant Singh Chatwal allegedly pleaded guilty to charges of illegal campaign contributions to three federal candidates, including former US President Bill Clinton. He was arrested by the FBI,s fined $500,000 and sentenced to probation and community service

    In pic with friends: Halloween 1997 @teresacijalourenco @nataneboudreau @cjronson @santedorazioofficial #theboldandthebeautiful #theworldisfilledwithpimpsandhoes #we’lljusttalkaboutthoseiknow

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    After graduating from Wharton in 1993, Vikram Chatwal decided not to pursue family business and began working at Morgan Stanley

    in pic: Michellle my belle, son les mots qui-viens très bien ensemble, très bien, ensemble @santedorazioofficial @schererforever #vogueitalia

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    He also pursued a career in modelling and became the first Sikh model to get featured on the cover of Vogue amagazine

    In pic: Visiting India with Angela Lindvall #holisticliving #indiancircuit #satnaamwaheguru

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    In 2001, Vikram Chatwal turned producer for Hollywood films and made his debut with Zoolander starring Ben Stiller

    In pic: Matthew Taylor Mellon R.I.P. distinguished gentleman, a dear friend, a loving family man. His conquests were daring and charismatic both professionally and personally. I love you forever.

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    He has also starred in Bollywood films such as Ek Ajnabee, Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd., Karma, Confessions and Holi

    In pic: Brothers for Ever @rampal72 #rocknrollas #ironhide #allacrosstheworld

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  • Vikram Chatwal: The 'playboy' hotelier who became a doting dad, ex-husband

    In 1999 at age 28, Chatwal joined his family business and opened a luxury hotel in New York named Time Hotel. He had six hotels which were operated under his company Vikram Chatwal Hotels

    In picture: Chatwal with his father, mother, Safira and Vivek at the Beachhouse Cabana chez Dream Downtown #parentswhosnap #summeractivity2016 #ogoodnesstoseetheeflourishingasidethepool

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  • Vikram Chatwal: The 'playboy' hotelier who became a doting dad, ex-husband

    Vikram Chatwal was labelled 'Playboy' apparently because of his crazy and eccentric lifestyle as well as his relations with women.

    Vikram Chatwal posted this candid photo with a friend during a party #gettinraided #pumaschool #itstuesdaybitches #oldfashionedsnog

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  • Vikram Chatwal: The 'playboy' hotelier who became a doting dad, ex-husband

    According to a television program on BBC, he was named as one of the most eligible bachelors in the world.

    My dear friend Nebi Koç and her book launch #BosphorousPrivate #exclusivelaunchparty #turksdoitbetter @nebi4

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  • Vikram Chatwal: The 'playboy' hotelier who became a doting dad, ex-husband

    In February 2006, Vikram Chatwal got married to model Priya Sachdev. It was one of the most talked about lavish weddings. The wedding spanned across 3 cities with over 600 people in attendance from around 26 countries. Notable guest who attended their wedding were Lakshmi Mittal, Bill Clinton, Naomi Campbell and others. The couple have a daughter named Safira

    In pic:The Fam Independence Day 2015 @safirachat @priyajsachdev #familyhouserules #symbioticconnections #muchlovetogive #longdistancerelationship

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    Vikram Chatwal with ex-wife Priya Sachdev, daughter Safira and Former President of the United States Bill Clinton. He captioned it: The Chatwal Hotel 2010 #williamjeffersonclinton #familyunitadventures #myladiesarethebest @safirachat @priyajsachdev

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    Vikram Chatwal may have parted ways with Priya Sachdev but they ensure they spend time together with their daughter Safira. He captioned this photo: Our pretty little family unit. Priya Ma, Safira bb, & Vikram Daddy! @priyajsachdev @safiraschat #ourfamilyruleshard #positivevibrationsalways #mydaughterisbetterthanyours #summeractivity2016

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  • Vikram Chatwal: The 'playboy' hotelier who became a doting dad, ex-husband

    Vikram Chatwal posts quite a few adorable photos along with his daughter. He captioned this cute pic: Safira Baby @safirachat @priyajsachdev #mybooboobaby #proudfatherscoalition #allsmileshere

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    Vikram Chatwal enjoying some dinner time with his daughter Safira. The caption reads: Dinner at Omen with Safira #daughterswhoruledad #reasonforallsmiles #justfortadsandbits

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    Vikram Chatwal shared this adorable selfie with his little daughter. He captioned this: My little princess @safiraschat #nothinbutlove #mydaughterisbetterthanyours #greatenergyalways

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    Vikram Chatwal shared this photo along with his daughter who is seen on a horseback. He captioned the photo: The Chopper to Polo at Mashomack #friendswithbenefits #daddydaughterride #caringforthefuture @safiraschat @brucecolley

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    Vikram Chatwal with fashion photographer Dabboo Ratnani and some friends

    Good friends on Fathers Day. @dabooratani @aggarwal_ro @akankshamalhotra #friendswithbenefits #fathersday #dreamdowntown

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  • Vikram Chatwal: The 'playboy' hotelier who became a doting dad, ex-husband

    In 2010, Vikram Chatwal expanded his hotel chains despite an economy crunch. He expanded his hotels in New York, Miami and other places overseas

    Ladies who lunch @katharinadamm #stambroise #brunchwithtruffles #aldante

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  • Vikram Chatwal: The 'playboy' hotelier who became a doting dad, ex-husband

    In 2013, Vikram Chatwal was engaged to Spanish model Esther Canadas but they split a month later.

    In a picture with David Blaine: Happy Birthday David Blaine @davidblaine #goldeneyejamaica #30yearsfromnowwerestillontop #bestbros

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  • Vikram Chatwal: The 'playboy' hotelier who became a doting dad, ex-husband

    Apparently, Vikram Chatwal has dated a list of women which also rumoured to include models Kate Moss and Gisele Bundchen. According to rumours, he has also dated Lindsay Lohan

    In pic: With Milla Jovovich at Hotel Du-Cap @millajovovich #friendswithbenefits #zoolanderoldschool #lambchopsextraordinaire

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  • Vikram Chatwal: The 'playboy' hotelier who became a doting dad, ex-husband

    Vikram Chatwal has a list of friends in Hollywood and the music industry and often chills out with them. Here seen with Hollywood stars Steven Dorff and Charlotte McKinney

    @stevendorff16 @charlottemckinney @cuixmalamexico #friendswithbenefits #atoptheworldsview #paintingcasitarojo

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    Vikram Chatwal with supermodel Naomi Campbell

    He captioned it: Happy Birthday my dear @iamnaomicampbell!! A true savior for our planet! #graciousness #greatfriends #caringforthefuture

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  • Vikram Chatwal: The 'playboy' hotelier who became a doting dad, ex-husband

    In April 2015, Vikram Chatwal was caught at Fort Lauderdale and charged with drug trafficking

    In picture friend Maya: With my dearest @mayaroundtheworld #friendswithbenefits #allsmiles #somethingsneverchange

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  • Vikram Chatwal: The 'playboy' hotelier who became a doting dad, ex-husband

    In 2016, Vikram Chatwal was arrested for allegedly trying to torch two small dogs outside his SoHo condo. Chatwal posted a $50,000 bail and walked out of Manhattan criminal court. He was charged with animal torture, criminal mischief and reckless endangerment for the October 7 attack on Wooster St. near Grand St. The dogs suffered minor injuries when their fur was burned, officials said

    Friends for life @pinkycifu #unisforlife #angelofhearts #lookingood

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  • Vikram Chatwal: The 'playboy' hotelier who became a doting dad, ex-husband

    Vikram Chatwal shared a throwback photo with a friend and captioned it: Good times to be had again @kimharounianzaga @debrapeltz #alwaysandforever #greatfriendships #muchlove

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    Vikram Shared this photo with a female friend and captioned it saying: Blast from the past @saharbiniaz my great friend #missuniversecanada2012

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    Vikram Chatwal with his friend and model Heidi Klum and his daughter Safira pose for a selfie

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    Vikram Chatwal shared this photo with socialite Nicky Hilton and captioned it: Miami 2010 #dreamhotelmiami #rooftoprumpunch #casualcourteous @nickyhilton

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    Vikram Chatwal shared this Throwback photo from 1998 with socialites Paris Hilton and Nicky Hilton with the caption: @parishilton @nickyhilton #dvfshow #donteverchangebb #amomentis #killinit

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  • Vikram Chatwal: The 'playboy' hotelier who became a doting dad, ex-husband

    Vikram Chatwal shared this photo with some of his friends and captioned it: #poloisforbounty #cannes2014 #raconteursupplyco #friendswithomshantibenefits #thegoodtonic #myhelicopterheadoryours #lavidaesbella @lalvani @ladyvictoriahervey

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    Vikram Chatwal shares a throwback photo and captions it: @keefwasheretoo @emilwilbekin VIBE MAGAZINE OLD SCHOOL #oneloveforever #cocktailhourchampagne #muchlovetogive

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About The Gallery

Ethiopia-born Vikram Chatwal is a profound American hotelier as well as an actor. From marriages to films to his business as well as controversies, Vikram Chatwal has probably seen it all. We look at his life's through his Instagram pictures

 

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