Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar is the full name of Tamil Actor Vijay, is an Indian actor, singer, and philanthropist who predominantly works in Tamil cinema and other south Indian films.
He was born on 22 June 1974 in Madras (Chennai), Tamil Nadu in a Tamil Christian family. His father S. A. Chandrasekhar is a Tamil film director(Christian) and his mother Shoba Chandrasekhar is a playback singer(Hindu).
Vijay did her acting debut as a lead actor in the 1992 film Naalaiya Theerpu. He is one of the highest-paid actors in India. He won numerous awards such as eight Vijay Awards by Star India, three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards by the Government of Tamil Nadu, and a SIIMA Award.
|Full Name||Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar|
|Occupation/Profession||Actor, Producer, Playback Singer|
|Date of Birth (DOB)||22-06-1974|
|Age (as in 2022)||448|
|Birth Place||Chennai, India|
Physical Stats (approx)
|Height||In centimeters- 179|
In feet inches- 5’10’’
|Weight||74 Kg 158 Lbs|
|Body Measurement (approx)||Chest- 40 inches|
Waist- 32 inches
Biceps- 14 inches
|Education||Fathima Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Kodambakkam, Chennai Tamilnadu, India|
Balalok Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Virugambakkam, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India,
Loyola College, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India (Dropped Out)
|Address||Chennai, Tamilnadu, India|
|Hobbies||Dancing, Singing, Watching Movie|
|Favorite food||Chicken Briyani|
|Favorite actor||Kamal Haasan, Amitabh Bachchan, Rajnikanth|
|Favorite Film / TV Show||Not Known|
|Favorite Color||Blue and Black|
|Favorite Destination||London and Los Angeles|
Vijay Actor Movies
|1985||Naan Sigappu Manithan||Vijay|
|1987||Sattam Oru Vilaiyattu||Raja|
|1988||Ithu Engal Neethi||Vijay|
|Kadhalukku Mariyadhai||Jeevanandham (Jeeva)|
|1999||Thulladha Manamum Thullum||Kutty|
|Minsara Kanna||Kannan (Kasi)|
|Madhurey||Maduravel IAS (Madhurey)|
|2007||Pokkiri||Sathyamoorthy IPS (Thamizh)|
|Azhagiya Tamil Magan||Guru, Prasad|
|2008||Kuruvi||Vetrivel (Velu, Kuruvi)|
|2009||Villu||Pugazh, Major Saravanan|
|Vettaikaaran||Ravi (“Police” Ravi)|
|2012||Nanban||Kosaksi Pasapugazh (Panchavan Parivendan)|
|Thuppakki||Captain Jagadish Dhanapal|
|2013||Thalaivaa||Vishwa Ramadorai (Vishwa Bhai)|
|Kaththi||Kathiresan (Kaththi), Jeevanandham|
|2016||Theri||D. C. P. Vijay Kumar IPS (Joseph Kuruvilla, Dharmeshwar)|
|Mersal||Vetri, Dr. Maaran, Vetrimaaran|
|2019||Bigil||Michael Rayappan (Bigil), Rayappan|
|2021||Master||John Durairaj (JD)|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Vijay
- Vijay’s fan called him Thalapathy.
- Vijay’s family was a lower-middle-class family and his mother Shoba used to earn ₹100 rupees daily by singing in concerts, the day she sings only Vijay and his family had food, other days they stayed without food.
- Vijay had a sister Vidya, who died when she was two years old which affects him greatly. He was very talkative, naughty, and hyperactive as a child but became calm after his sister’s death.
- In her memory, Vijay named his production house, V.V Productions, which stands for Vidhya-Vijay productions.