Actor Vijay – Profile
Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar or simply Vijay is a famous south indian film actor who predominantly acts in Tamil movies. He started his journey in the industry as a child artist from the movie Vetri, directed by his father S.A. Chandrasekhar. He is present in the industry from 1984.
Biography : Vijay was born and brought up in Madras (Chennai), Tamil Nadu. He was from a family of film personalities, his father Mr. S.A. Chandrasekhar was a famous director & actor in Tamil film industry while his mother Mrs. Shobha Chandrasekhar was a playback singer. Vijay was very interested in film field since his father was in the industry, so he could enter into films during his childhood. He did his primary education from a reputed institute near his home and completed schooling from Balalok Matriculation HSS, Chennai.
Vijay had taken the admission for the Visual Communication course in Loyola College, Chennai. But he dropped the course and pursued for his dream in acting. Later he debuted as a lead actor with the movie Naalaya Theerppu, directed by his father Chandrasekhar and which was released in 1992. Later he had gifted many hit films to industry and now Vijay is one of the top order actors in South India.
Vijay got married with Sangeetha Sornalingam in 1999, now they have two children. The elder one is a son ‘Sanjay’ and the second one is daughter ‘Divya’.
Vijay made his debut in the industry as a child actor with the film Vetri, directed by his father S.A. Chandrasekhar and which was released in 1984. Vijaykanth, Viji and Raja were in the lead roles in this venture. Here Vijay presented an uncredited child character. Later he appeared (as child artist) in the films of his father such as Kudumbam (1984), Naan Sigappu Manithan (1985), Vasantha Raagam (1986), Sattam Oru Vilayattu (1987), Ithu Engal Neethi (1988) etc.
He started his journey as a lead actor with the movie Naalaiya Theerpu, written and directed by Chandrasekhar. Vijay’s mother Shoba produced this movie under the banner of V.V. Creations. Keerthana, Srividya, Radharavi and Sarath Babu were in the lead cast along with Vijay. It was an action drama film and Vijay made a good opening with this movie.
He got a breakthrough in his acting career after appearing in the movie Poove Unakkaga, directed by Vikraman and which was released in 1996. Sangita, Anju Aravind, Charle and Nagesh were in the lead roles along with Vijay. The film got a tremendous response from the audience and was a big hit in that year. The performance of Vijay was excellent and got many positive response from the viewers. Kadhalukku Mariyadhai, Thulladha Manavum Thullum, Kushi are his other notable works, which helped him to became popular among the audience as a romantic hero.
Later he had changed his style from usual romantic type to action based films – Puthiya Geethai (2003), Thirumalai (2003), Ghilli (2004), Thiruppachi (2005), Sachein (2005), Sivakasi (2005), Aadhi (2006), Pokkiri (2007), Kuruvi (2008) etc. He became one of the top actors in Kollywood during this time. He is a playback singer too ad had sung the songs for the films Rasigan (1994), Deva (1995), Badri (2001), Thuppakki (2012) etc.
He has won the Tamil Nadu State film Award for best actor in two times – Kadhalukku Mariyadhai (1997) and Thiruppachi (2005). Vijay received an honorary doctorate from DR. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute in 2007.
Date of birth and age : Jayasurya was born on 22nd June 1974 and he is 43 years old as on 2017.
Education and qualifications : Will update soon.
Filmography – Movie List
|Naan Sigappu Manithan||1985|
|Sattam Oru Vilayaattu||1987|
|Ithu Engal Neethi||1988|
|Thulladha Manamum Thullum||1999|
|Azhagiya Tamil Magan|
|Udalum Intha Uyirum||Naalaiya Theerpu||1992|
|Chandira Mandalathai||Nilaave Vaa|
|Vannanilavae Vannanilavae||Ninaithen Vandhai|
|Mississipi Nadhi Kulunga||Priyamanavale||2000|
|Oru Ponnu Onnu||Kushi|
|Mercury Poove||Pudhiya Geethai||2003|
|Nenjam Oru Murai||Vaseegara|
|Kelamal Kaiyile||Azhagiya Tamizh Magan||2007|
|Yaar Indha Saalai|
|Yeppa Maama Treatu|
|Eena Meena Teeka|