Vijay, is an Indian actor who featuring mainly in Tamil Movies. He is well known as Ilaya Thalapathy of Indian Cinema and one of the top paid celebrity of the country. He has won three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, seven Vijay Awards and two Edison Awards. Check out below for Actor Vijay Age, Wiki, Height, Caste, Biography, Wife, Daughter, Family, Net worth and more.
Vijay Wiki, Age, Caste, Biography, Height, Family
|Real Name||Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height in m||1.78 m|
|Height in Feet Inches||5′ 10″|
|Weight in Kg||73 kg|
|Date of Birth||22 June 1974|
|Birth Place||Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|Current City||Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|Parents||Father – S.A. Chandrasekhar
Mother – Shoba Chandrasekhar
|Son/Daughter||Jason Sanjay, Divya|
|Relatives||Vikranth (cousin), S.N. Surendar (playback singer)|
Vijay Earlier Life & Family
Vijay was born on 22 June 1974 in Chennai. His parents, S.R. Chandrasekhar (father) is a popular Tamil film director and Shoba Chandrasekhar (mother) is a reputed playback singer.
He had a sister, Vidhya, who died when she was two years old. Vidhya’s death affected Vijay very much. It has been said by his mother that Vijay, who was very talkative, naughty and hyperactive as a child, became silent after Vidhya’s death.
Vidhya Chandrasekhar’s story is depicted in the 2005 film Sukran, where Vijay played an extended cameo. He currently engages in social service in the name of Vidhya. His cousin, Vikranth, is also a film actor, while his uncle, S. N. Surendar, is a playback singer and voice actor.
He spent his childhood days in Chennai. He was studied in Balalok Matriculation Higher Secondary School at Virugambakkam and went on to pursue a degree in Visual Communications from Loyola College. But, he was interested to act in films. He also loves to drive car, so he learned car driving at the age of just 13.
Vijay was married to Sangeetha in London. He has two children – a son (Sanjay) and a daughter (Divya). His son and daughter were did a cameo role in Vettaikaran and Theri movies respectively.
Vijay Interesting Facts:
Vijay made his acting debut as lead actor under the age of eighteen with Naalaiya Theerpu (1992).
Vijay appeared alongside Vijayakanth in Sendhoorapandi (1993).
In 1994, he appeared in Rasigan which became a successful venture He had lead roles in films like Deva, and Rajavin Parvaiyile where he co-starred with another actor Ajith Kumar.
Vijay did some hit movies in 1990’s.
In late 2003, Vijay transformed from a romantic hero to an action hero with the action-romance flick.
His Thirumalai was considered a turning point in Vijay’s career.
Movies like Poove Unakkaga, Kadhalukku Mariyadhai, Kushi, Friends, Thirumalai, Ghilli, Pokkiri, Nanban, Thuppakki,Theri set new record in box office.
Vijay has won three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, seven Vijay Awards and two Edison Awards. Vijay is also a playback singer and has sung a couple of songs for his movies.
List of Awards Received: Cinema Express Award, Roja Duke’s Best Actor, Dinakaran, Superstar of Tomorrow Awards, Vikatan Award, Techofes Award, Gaana Awards, Techofes Award.
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