Vijay Height Weight Bra Size Age Biography Family Wiki Net Worth, Affairs, Marriage & much more. C. Joseph Vijay (born 22 June 1974) is an Indian film actor and playback singer who works in Tamil cinema. He is one of the highest paid actors in the industry, and is referred to by fans and media as Thalapathy (commander).
Aged ten, his first role was in the drama Vetri (1984); he continued to perform as a child artist in films until Ithu Engal Neethi (1988), directed by his father S. A. Chandrasekhar. He then featured as the lead in Naalaiya Theerpu (1992), again directed by his father. He received his breakthrough in the film Poove Unakkaga (1996), which was directed by Vikraman. As of 2018, he has acted in 62 films as a lead actor and won numerous awards including three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, one Cosmopolitan Award, one Indiatoday Award, one SIIMA Award, eight Vijay Awards, three Edison Awards, two Vikatan Awards and one National Award UK.
As a playback singer, Vijay has sung over thirty songs in his films, starting with “Bombay City” (1994), also garnering European attention for his song “Selfie Pulla” in 2014. He is also praised for his dance moves in his films.
Early life and family
Vijay was born on 22 June 1974 as Joseph Vijay in Madras (now Chennai). His father S. A. Chandrasekhar is a Tamil film director and his mother Shoba is a playback singer and carnatic vocalist. He had a sister Vidhya, who died when she was two years old. His sisters death affected Vijay greatly; according to his mother, Vijay, who was very talkative, naughty and hyperactive as a child, became silent after Vidhya’s death. Vidhya’s story is depicted in the 2005 film Sukran, in which Vijay played an extended cameo.
He is a Roman Catholic, and received his first Holy Communion at a church in Chennai. Initially attending Fathima Matriculation Higher Secondary School at Kodambakkam, he later joined Balalok Matriculation Higher Secondary School at Virugambakkam and went on to pursue a degree in Visual Communications from Loyola College. He eventually dropped out as he was more interested in acting.
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Vijay married a fan, Sangeetha Sornalingam, a Hindu Sri Lankan Tamil whom he met in the United Kingdom, on 25 August 1999. They have two children, a son Jason Sanjay born in 2000 in London and a daughter Divya Shasha born in 2005 in Chennai. Jason Sanjay made a cameo appearance with his father in Vettaikaaran (2009) and Divya Shasha portrayed a small role as her father’s pre-teen daughter in Theri (2016).
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- All films are in Tamil, unless otherwise noted.
As an actor
|1984||Vetri||Vijay||S. A. Chandrasekhar|
|1984||Kudumbam||Unknown||S. A. Chandrasekhar|
|1985||Naan Sigappu Manithan||Unknown||S. A. Chandrasekhar|
|1986||Vasantha Raagam||Vijay||S. A. Chandrasekhar|
|1987||Sattam Oru Vilayaattu||Raja||S. A. Chandrasekhar|
|1988||Ithu Engal Neethi||Unknown||S. A. Chandrasekhar|
|1992||Naalaiya Theerpu||Vijay||S. A. Chandrasekhar|
|1993||Sendhoorapandi||Vijay||S. A. Chandrasekhar|
|1994||Rasigan||Vijay||S. A. Chandrasekhar|
|1995||Deva||Deva||S. A. Chandrasekhar|
|1995||Rajavin Parvaiyile||Raja||Janaki Soundar|
|1995||Vishnu||Vishnu (Krishna)||S. A. Chandrasekhar|
|1996||Coimbatore Mappillai||Balu||C. Ranganathan|
|1996||Vasantha Vaasal||Vijay||M. R.|
|1996||Maanbumigu Maanavan||Sivaraj||S. A. Chandrasekhar|
|1997||Kaalamellam Kaathiruppen||Kannan||R. Sundarrajan|
|1997||Once More||Vijay||S. A. Chandrasekhar|
|1998||Ninaithen Vandhai||Gokulakrishnan||K. Selva Bharathy|
|1998||Nilaave Vaa||Siluvai||A. Venkatesh|
|1999||Thulladha Manamum Thullum||Kutty||Ezhil|
|1999||Endrendrum Kadhal||Vijay||Manoj Gyan|
|1999||Nenjinile||Karunakaran||S. A. Chandrasekhar|
|1999||Minsara Kanna||Kannan (Kasi)[a]||K. S. Ravikumar|
|2000||Kushi||Shiva||S. J. Surya|
|2000||Priyamaanavale||Vijay||K. Selva Bharathy|
|2001||Badri||Badri||P. A. Arun Prasad|
|2003||Vaseegara||Bhupathy||K. Selva Bharathy|
|2003||Pudhiya Geethai||Sarathi||K. P. Jagan|
|2005||Sukran||Sukran||S. A. Chandrasekhar|
|2007||Pokkiri||Sathyamoorthy (Thamizh)||Prabhu Deva|
|2007||Azhagiya Tamil Magan||Guru, Prasad||Bharathan|
|2008||Pandhayam||Himself||S. A. Chandrasekhar|
|2009||Villu||Pugazh, Saravanan||Prabhu Deva|
|2010||Sura||Sura||S. P. Rajkumar|
|2012||Nanban||Kosaksi Pasapugazh (Panchavan Parivendan)||S. Shankar|
|2012||Rowdy Rathore||Himself||Prabhu Deva|
|2012||Thuppakki||Jagadish Dhanapal||AR Murugadoss|
|2013||Thalaivaa||Vishwa||A. L. Vijay|
|2014||Jilla||Shakthi||R. T. Neason|
|2014||Kaththi||Kathiresan, Jeevanandha||AR Murugadoss|
|2015||Puli||Marudheeran, Pulivendhan||Chimbu Deven|
|2016||Theri||Vijay Kumar (Joseph Kuruvilla, Dharmeshwar)||Atlee Kumar|
|2017||Mersal||Vetri, Maaran, Vetrimaara||Atlee Kumar|
|2018||Sarkar||Sundar Ramasamy||AR Murugadoss|
As a producer