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Vijay is an Indian Actor and a Playback Singer who predominantly works in the Tamil cinema Industry. He is commonly referred to as “Ilaya Thalapathy” or “Thalapathy“. Vijay has acted in a few of his father’s movies as a child artist. In the year 1992, he made his lead in the movie “Nalaiya Theerpu” which was directed by his father. His first successful movie as a lead is “Poove Unakaka” which was released in the year 1996. He is one of the most popular actors in the Tamil cinema industry. His 65th project is “Beast” directed by Nelson Dilipkumar. He became an internet sensation after Thalapathy 66 titled revealed as Varisu, directed by Vamshi and is a Tamil-Telugu bilingual.

Vijay was born on 22nd June 1974 to S.A.Chandrasekhar and Shoba. He was born and brought up in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He did his schooling at Balalok Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Virugambakkam. After completing his schooling, he pursued his graduation in the field of Visual Communication at Loyola College. Thalapathy Vijay is married to Sangeetha Sornalingam and is blessed with a girl (Divya Saasha) and a boy (Jason Sanjay).

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He made his acting debut at the age of 10 in the movie Vetri (1984) as a child artist. After this movie, he acted in various movies as a child artist. He made his lead entry in the movie “Nalaiya Theerpu“. There were many objections to Vijay and many complained about his look. He took everything positively. In the year 1996, he broke all the shutters through his movie “Poove Unakaka” which was the first breakthrough for him as a lead actor.

From the year 1996, he started gaining more fans. His hard work and determination lead him to success. Vijay fans never lead him down. He started to build himself a space in Tamil Cinema Industry and now he is one of the lead actors in Kollywood. He tops the list with box office histories and a huge fan base. Apart from acting, Vijay is also a great dancer. Many actors appreciate him for his dancing skills.

Biography

NameVijay
Real NameJoseph Vijay
NicknameIlayathalapathy, Thalapathy
ProfessionActor
Date of BirthJune 22, 1974
Age48 (as of 2022)
Zodiac signYet to be updated
FamilyFather: S. A. Chandrasekhar
Mother: Shoba
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNA
WifeSangeeta Sornalingam
ChildrenJason SanjayDivya Saasha
ReligionChristian
Educational QualificationVisual Communications
SchoolBalalok Mat. Hr. Sec. School, Virugambakkam, Chennai
CollegeLoyola College, Chennai
HobbiesDancing, Reading, and singing
Birth PlaceChennai, Tamil Nadu
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu
Current CityChennai, Tamil Nadu
NationalityIndian

Official Social Profiles

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Movies

YearFilmRole(s)Notes
1984VetriVijayChild artist
1984KudumbamNaradaChild artist
1985Naan Sigappu ManithanVijayCameo intro song appearance as a child artist
1986Vasantha RaagamVijayUncredited role as a child artist
1987Sattam Oru VilaiyattuRajaChild artist
1988Ithu Engal NeethiVijayUncredited role as a child artist
1992Naalaiya TheerpuVijay
1993SendhoorapandiVijay
1994RasiganVijay
1995DevaDeva
1995Rajavin ParvaiyileRaja
1995VishnuVishnu (Krishna)[a]
1995ChandralekhaRahim
1996Coimbatore MappillaiBalu
1996Poove UnakkagaRaja
1996Vasantha VaasalVijay
1996Maanbumigu MaanavanSivaraj
1996SelvaSelvan
1997Kaalamellam KaathiruppenKannan
1997Love TodayGanesh
1997Once MoreVijay
1997Nerrukku NerVijay
1997Kadhalukku MariyadhaiJeevanandham (Jeeva)
1998Ninaithen VandhaiGokulakrishnan
1998PriyamudanVasanth
1998Nilaave VaaSiluvai
1999Thulladha Manamum ThullumKutty
1999Endrendrum KadhalVijay
1999NenjinileKarunakaran (Karuna)
1999Minsara KannaKannan (Kasi)[a]
2000Kannukkul NilavuGautham
2000KushiShiva
2000PriyamaanavaleVijay
2001FriendsAravind
2001BadriBadri
2001ShahjahanAshok
2002ThamizhanSurya
2002YouthShiva
2002BagavathiBhagavathi
2003VaseegaraBhupathy
2003Pudhiya GeethaiSarathi
2003ThirumalaiThirumalai
2004UdhayaUdhayakumaran (Udhaya)
2004GhilliSaravanavelu (Velu)
2004MadhureyMaduravel IAS (Madhurey)
2005ThirupaachiSivagiri (Giri)
2005SukranSukranExtended cameo appearance
2005SacheinSachein
2005SivakasiMuthappa (Sivakasi)[a]
2006AathiAathi
2007PokkiriSathyamoorthy IPS (Thamizh)[a]
2007Azhagiya Tamil MaganGuru, Prasad[b]
2008KuruviVetrivel (Velu, Kuruvi)
2008PandhayamHimselfSpecial appearance
2009VilluPugazh, Major Saravanan[b]
2009VettaikaaranRavi ("Police" Ravi)
2010SuraSura50th film.
2011KaavalanBhoominathan
2011VelayudhamVelu (Velayudham)
2012NanbanKosaksi Pasapugazh (Panchavan Parivendan)[a]
2012Rowdy RathoreHimselfHindi film; special appearance in the song "Chinta Ta"
2012ThuppakkiCaptain Jagadish Dhanapal
2013ThalaivaaVishwa Ramadorai (Vishwa Bhai)
2014JillaShakthi IPSPartially reshot in Telugu with the same title
2014KaththiKathiresan (Kaththi), Jeevanandham[b]
2015PuliMarudheeran, Pulivendhan[b]
2016TheriD. C. P. Vijay Kumar IPS (Joseph Kuruvilla, Dharmeshwar)[a]
2017BairavaaBairavaa
2017MersalVetri, Dr. Maaran, Vetrimaaran[c]
2018SarkarSundar Ramaswamy
2019BigilMichael Rayappan (Bigil), Rayappan[b]
2021MasterJohn Durairaj (JD)
2022BeastVeera Raghavan
2023VarisuTBA

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Honors

  • Kalaimaamani – 1998
  • Honorary doctorate – Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute – 2007
  • Most Trusted Indian Personality – 2019
  • Best International Actor 2018 awarded in the UK

National Film Awards UK

  • 2018 – Best Actor for Mersal – Nominated
  • 2018 – Best Foreign Language Film for Mersal – Won

International Festival Screenings

BIFAN Awards Korea

  • 2018 – Best of Asian Cinema for Mersal – Won

Shanghai International Film Festival

  • 2011 – Screened in China for Kaavalan – Won

Hainan International Film Festival

  • 2018 – Screened in China for Mersal – Won

Indian Movie Week Japan

  • 2020 – Screened in Japan for Sarkar – Won

Grand Rex France

  • 2018 – Screened in France for Sarkar – Won

Tamil Nadu State Film Awards

  • 1997 – Best Actor for Kadhalukku Mariyadhai – Won
  • 2000 – MGR Award for Thulladha Manamum Thullum – Won
  • 2005 – Best Actor (Special Prize) for Thirupaachi – Won

Star India Awards

YearNominee / workAwardResult
2006Superstar of TomorrowSuperstar of TomorrowWon
2007Pokkiri / Azhagiya Tamil MaganEntertainer of the YearWon
2007PokkiriFavourite HeroNominated
2008KuruviFavourite HeroNominated
2009VettaikaaranFavourite HeroWon
2010SuraFavourite HeroNominated
2011VelayudhamFavourite HeroNominated
2012Nanban / ThuppakkiEntertainer of the YearWon
2012ThuppakkiFavourite HeroWon
2012ThuppakkiFavourite SongWon
2012ThuppakkiBest ActorNominated
2013ThalaivaaFavourite HeroWon
2014Jilla / KaththiEntertainer of the YearWon
2014KaththiFavourite HeroNominated
2014KaththiFavourite SongNominated
2014KaththiBest ActorNominated
2018MersalFavourite HeroWon
2018MersalBest ActorNominated

South Indian International Movie Awards

YearNominee / workAwardResult
2012ThuppakkiBest ActorNominated
2012ThuppakkiBest Male Playback Singer (for Google Google)Nominated
2014KaththiBest ActorNominated
2016TheriBest EntertainerWon
2016TheriBest ActorNominated
2017MersalBest ActorNominated
2019BigilBest ActorNominated

Edison Awards

YearNominee / workAwardResult
2011VelayudhamBest ActorWon
2011VelayudhamSuper Star Rajini AwardWon
2012ThuppakkiBest ActorNominated
2014KaththiBest ActorNominated
2015PuliMass HeroNominated
2016TheriMass HeroWon
2017MersalMass HeroWon

Behindwoods Gold Medals

YearNominee / workAwardResult
2014KaththiBest Actor in a Lead Role — MaleWon
2014KaththiPeople's Choice Actor — MaleWon
2016The Samrat of South Indian Box OfficeThe Samrat of South Indian Box OfficeWon
2016TheriPeople's Choice Actor — MaleWon

Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards

  • 2012 – Best Actor for Nanban/Thuppakki – Won
  • 2017 – Best Actor for Mersal – Won

Asianet Film Awards

  • 2010 – Special Awards for Most Popular Tamil Actor – Won

Techofes Awards

  • 2012 – Best Actor for Thuppakki – Won
  • 2013 – Favourite for Thalaivaa – Won
  • 2017 – Favourite Actor for Mersal – Won
  • 2017 – Best Entertainer for Mersal – Won

Cosmopolitan Awards

  • 2012 – Cosmopolitan People Choice Awards for Best Actor for Nanban/Thuppakki – Won

Kumudam Awards

  • 2014 – Special Award for People Choice Superstar Award – Won

Indiatoday Awards

  • 2018 – Special Award for Tamil Nadu Best Actor – Won

Dinakaran Awards

  • 2004 – Best Actor for Ghilli – Won

Madras Club Awards

  • 2004 – Best Actor for Ghilli – Won

Mathrubhumi Film Awards

  • 2007 – Best Tamil Actor for Pokkiri – Won

FilmToday Awards

  • 2004 – Best Actor for Ghilli – Won

Roja Duke’s Film Awards

  • 1998 – Best Actor for Kadhalukku Mariyadhai – Won

Cinema Express Awards

  • 1992 – New Face for Naalaiya Theerpu – Won

Isaiaruvi TV Awards

  • 2007 – Best Hero for Pokkiri – Won
  • 2009 – Favourite Actor for Vettaikaran – Won

Ghana Music Awards

  • 2013 – Popular Song of the year for Vaanganna Vannakanganna – Won

Variety India Awards

  • 2011 – Hero of the Year for Kaavalan/Velayudham – Won

Zee Cine Awards

  • 2020 – Favourite Hero for Bigil – Won

Filmfare Awards South

YearNominee / workAwardResult
2007PokkiriBest ActorNominated
2012ThuppakkiBest ActorNominated
2014KaththiBest ActorNominated
2014KaththiBest Playback Singer - Male (for Selfie Pulla)Nominated
2016TheriBest ActorNominated
2017MersalBest ActorNominated
2018SarkarBest ActorNominated

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Fans Club

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8 Comments

8 Comments

  1. Lokesh

    July 23, 2018 at 10:50 PM

    Thalapathi…vijay Anna

  2. Yoganath

    July 23, 2018 at 9:51 PM

    Tamilzhanda

  3. Thalabathy Kanna

    July 23, 2018 at 5:37 PM

    Joshap Vijay for mersal

  4. Irwin Raj Kumar

    July 23, 2018 at 5:36 PM

    illayathalapathy Vijay super anna

  5. Shanmugasundaram

    July 22, 2018 at 5:45 PM

    Joseph Vijay merseal

  6. Srithar

    July 22, 2018 at 2:49 PM

    IllayaThalapathy Vijay (mersal)

  7. A.udhayakumar

    July 22, 2018 at 11:04 AM

    Ilayathalapathy vijay( mersal)

    • Anand

      July 23, 2018 at 8:51 AM

      Vijay annd super Vijay Vijay

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