Joseph Vijay (Actor) Biography, Personal Life, Physical Statistics, Education, Luxuries, Income & More

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Joseph Vijay (Actor) Biography, Personal Life, Physical Statistics, Education, Luxuries, Income & More

Joseph Vijay is an Indian actor and playback singer who works in Tamil cinema. Vijay initially appeared as an uncredited child artist in films under his father S. A. Chandrasekhar’s direction, starting with Vetri (1984) to Ithu Engal Neethi (1988). He also made his debut under his father’s direction as a teen-age lead actor in Naalaya Theerpu (1992), but his first victorious film as lead actor was Poove Unakkaga (1996), which was directed by Vikraman. Till now, he has acted in 61 movies as a lead actor and has won 40 awards including three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, one Cosmopolitan Award, one India today Award, eight Vijay Awards, three Edison Awards, and two Vikatan Awards and was listed for one National Award UK. Vijay as a playback singer has sung around 31 songs to date, starting with Bombay City (1994) to Papa Papa (2017).

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Personal Life

Name: Joseph Vijay
Nickname:
Ilayathalapthy
Profession: Actor, Producer and singer
DOB:
June 22, 1974
Age:
41
Birth Place:
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Nationality:
Indian
Religion:
Hindu
Home Town:
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Home Address:
Not known
Best Friends: Not known
Hobbies: Stunts, dancing, singing

Profession

Debut Work: Naalaya Theerpu(1992)
Movies: Naalaya Theerpu (1992), Vetri (1984) and Poove Unakkaga (1996)
TV Serials: Not applicable

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Physical Statistics

Height: 178 centimetres
Weight:
73 kilograms
Body:
Chest Measurements: 38 Inches, Waist Measurements: 29 Inches, Bicep Measurements: 14 Inches
Hair Color:
Black

Family

Marital Status: Married
Wife:
Sangeeta Sornalingam
GF: Not applicable
Kids: Two
Father:
S. A. Chandrasekhar (Filmmaker)
Mother: Shoba Chandrasekhar (Singer)
Relatives: Late Vidhya (Sister)

Education

School: Not known
College (Graduation):
Loyola College, Chennai
College (Post-Graduation):
Not Attended
Educational Qualification:
Dropped out

Luxuries

Cars: Rolls Royce, BMW, Audi
Bikes:
Not Known
House:
property in Mumbai and Chennai

Income

Movies: 20 Crore (estimate)
TV Shows: Not Known
Net Income: $21 million (estimate)

Likes/ Dislikes

Film: Mr India, Andaaz Apna Apna, Barfi, Lock Stock & Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch, Shawshank Redemption, City of God, A Fish Called Wanda
Actor:
Amitabh Bachchan, Rajanikanth and Kamal Haasan
Actress:
Simran
Song
: Not known

More Information and Facts about Joseph Vijay

  • Vijay is referred to by the media as Thalapathy (commander).
  • He dropped out his Bachelor’s Degree of Visual Communications at Loyola College, Chennai to become an actor.
  • Vijay received an voluntary doctorate from the M.G.R Educational and Research Institute (Dr. M.G.R University) in 2007 for his hand-outs to the cause of the poor and browbeaten through social welfare activities.
  • He has been the brand ambassador of major giants like Coca-Cola, Chennai Super Kings, Sunfeast, Jos Alukkas and Tata Docomo.
  • He was nominated for UK National Award 2018  for the best Best Supporting Actor for Mersal and won many favourite  actor  for Pokkiri, Velayudham,sura and many more,
  • He was nominated for best actor in Filmfare Awards South for most  of his movies and even in South Indian International Movie Awards.

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