Vijay Biography: Age, Son, Wife, Family, First Movie, Height & More

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Here, you can find about a Tamil actor Vijay. Vijay Biography is in detail. You can find the list of his movies, personal life, achievements and many more.

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Vijay Biography

Who is Vijay?

Vijay is a hardworking, outstanding and a deserving actor. He is also called Ilayathalapthy. His real name is Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar. Vijay was born on 22nd in the month of June and in the year 1974 and his zodiac sign is Cancer.

Now, He is almost 46 years old. He was born in Chennai, India and He likes to do stunts and also fond of dancing and singing.

NameJoseph Vijay Chandrasekhar
Date of birth22-06-1974
Age45 years
Height5 feet 10 inches(178 cm)
Weight73 kilograms
Birth PlaceChennai, India
Mother TongueTamil
ProfessionActor, Producer and singer

Fathima Matriculation Higher Secondary School Balalok Matriculation Higher Secondary School.
CollegeLoyola College, Chennai.
Education QualificationDropout
Zodiac SignCancer
HobbiesStunts, dancing and singing
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack

Vijay, before getting into the industry

Vijay was born in Chennai, India. His schooling till 12th class in Fathima Matriculation Higher Secondary School and Balalok Matriculation Higher Secondary School.

And He is a dropout of Bachelor Degree in Visual Communications from Loyola College, Chennai, India.

He stepped into films with the help of his father S.A.Chandrasekhar who is a film director and His first debut movie as a child artist was at the age of ten, Vetri(1984), which was directed by his father.

Vijay Biography age

He acted in many films as a child artist, Vasantha Raagam(1986), Sattam Oru Vilayaattu(1987), Naan Sigappu Manithan(1985) and Ithu Engal Neethi(1988).

His debut movie as the main lead actor was Naalaya Theerpu, which was released in the year 1992. He has never failed his fans with his acting.

Favourite ColorBlue and Black
Favourite ActorAmitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan
Favourite MoviesNot known
Favourite ActressSimran
Favourite FoodChicken Biryani
Favourite destinationsLondon and Los Angeles
Favourite sportTennis

Vijay Biography: Movies List

Just scroll down to see the list of the films Vijay has done!

He has done around 65 films. The script selection of this hero is always on point. He never lets his fans down. He has inspired a large audience with his acting.

  • Vetri
  • Kudumbam
  • Vasantha Raagam
  • Sattam Oru Vilayattu
  • Ithu Engal Neethi
  • Naalaiya Theerpu
  • Sendhoorapandi
  • Rasigan
  • Deva
  • Rajavin Parvaiyile
  • Vishnu
  • Chandralekha
  • Coimbatore Mappillai
  • Poove Unakkaga
  • Vasantha Vasal
  • Maanbumigu Maanavan
  • Selva
  • Kaalamellam Kaathiruppen
  • Love Today
  • Once More
  • Nerrukku Ner
  • Kadhalukku Mariyadhai
  • Ninaithen Vandhai Priyamudan
  • Nilaave Vaa
  • Thulladha Manamum Thullum
  • Endrendrum Kadhal
  • Nenjinile
  • Minsara Kanna
  • Kannukkul Nilavu
  • Kushi
  • Priyamaanavale
  • Friends
  • Badri
  • Shahjahan
  • Thamizhan
  • Youth
  • Bhagavathi
  • Vaseegara
  • Puthiya Geethai
  • Thirumalai
  • Udhaya
  • Ghilli
  • Madhurey
  • Thirupaachi
  • Sachein
  • Sukran
  • Sivakasi
  • Aathi
  • Pokkiri
  • Azhagiya Tamil Magan
  • Kuruvi
  • Pandhayam
  • Villu
  • Vettaikaaran
  • Sura
  • Kaavalan
  • Velayudham
  • Nanban
  • Rowdy Rathore
  • Thuppakki
  • Thalaivaa
  • Jilla
  • Kaththi
  • Puli
  • Theri
  • Bairavaa
  • Mersal
  • Vetri
  • Sarkar
  • Bigil

Produced 2 films

  • Nanbargal
  • Innisai Mazhai
Vijay Biography children

Vijay Achievements and Awards

Asianet Film Awards

Most popular Tamil actor-2010

Vijay Awards

Superstar of Tomorrow -2006

Pokkiri/Azhagiya Tamil Magan-

Entertainer of the year

Vettaikaaran- favourite hero

Nanban- entertainer of the year

Thuppakki- favourite hero and song

Jilla/Kaththi- entertainer of the year

Mersal – favourite hero

Edison Awards

Velayudham- best actor

Superstar Rajini Award

Theri-Mass hero

Mersal – Mass hero

Theri- Best entertainer

Kadhalukku Mariyadhai-best actor

MGR award-2000

Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum-best actor

Mersal-Best of Asian Cinema

Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards

Nanban/Thuppakki- best actor

Mersal- best actor

Techofes Awards

Thuppakki-best actor

Thalaivaa- favourite actor

Mersal- favourite actor Best entertainer

Cosmopolitan Awards

Nanban/thuppakki-best actor

Madras club Awards

Ghilli – best actor

Behind Woods Gold Medals

Kaththi- best actor- male

People’s choice actor- male

The Samrat of South Indian Box Office-2016

Theri-People’s choice actor- male

Vijay’s Upcoming Movies

Currently, Vijay has two movies lined up for release.

Thalapathy, directed by Sudha Kongara, will be released this year. The exact date has not yet been announced.

Master, directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, will be released this year. The date has been postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak in the country. The movie will be released in Telugu as well.

Vijay’s Personal life

Vijay’s Family details are here below:-

FatherS.A. Chandrasekhar
MotherShoba Chandrasekhar
WifeSangeeta Sornalingam
ChildrenDaughter-Divya Saasha Son-Jason Sanjay

Vijay’s father is a filmmaker and his mother is an excellent singer.


Relationship Status: Married

Vijay married Sangeeta Sornalingam on 25th of August, 1999. His wife is a Hindu British Sri Lankan.

Religion: Christianity

Income of Vijay

Salary: 30 crore per film

Net worth: $56 million

Social Media Profiles




He does not have an official Instagram account.

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