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INTERESTING FACTS about Vijay

Actor Name : Vijay ( Joseph Vijay)

Family : Father-S.A.Chandrasekharan,
Shobha Chandrasekharan,

wife- Sangeetha, Son- Sanjay.
Date of birth : 22-June1974
First Film : Naalaiya Theerppu in Tamil

Biography

# Tamil actor Vijay is a great fan of Super star Rajinikanth. He says that none can replace his place in cinema.

# While shooting for “Pokiri” he undergone a minor operation due to irritation and swelling in his eyes. Suddenly he was hospitalised and operated. He recovered after couple of weeks of rest.

# One of his fan committed suicide as he couldn’t get ticket for the fist day show of blockbuster “Thiruppachi”.Vijay went to his house and consoled his parents. Later he requested his fans to refrain from such activities.

# The actor on his birthday presented free books and notebooks for 50 thousand poor students. On his birthday he prefers social service to celebrations in star hotels.

# He entered the Tamil film industry as a child artist.

# The actor made his tamil film debut with “Naalaya Theerpu” in 1992 which was flop.

# He came to limelight after his first blockbuster “Poove Unakkaga” in 1996.

# The tamil actor won the title of ” Ilayathalapathy ” from his affectionate fans. “Ilayathalapathy” literally means “Young General”. The same title is used in his films.

# It was reported that he is planning to start a Charitable Trust in his sister’s name. Through that he is planning to help poor children in continuing their studies.

# Dr. MGR University awarded “Honorary Doctorate” for the Tamil actor Vijay, recognising his contribution for the film industry.

# His father, S. A. Chandrasekar is a popular film director.

# His mother Shobha Chandrasekar is an accomplished playback singer.

# His sister “Vidhya” died when she was just two years.

# He married Sangeetha on 25th August 1999.

# The actor won Tamil Nadu state’s Best Actor award for “Kadhalukku Mariyadhai” in 1997.

# He also won Tamil Nadu state’s “Kalaimamani award” in 1998.


Awards

Kalaimamani award in 1998, Tamil nadu state Best Hero award in 1997 for Kaadhalukku Mariyadhai.
VijayJoseph Vijay Chandrasekhar is an Indian film actor. Vijay began his career doing minor roles as a child artist in the Tamil cinema industry, while also attending a theatre for stage plays, to follow his dream to act.

After five years of minor and unnoticed roles in Tamil language films, he gained Indian cinema’s attention in 1996 by playing the role of Raja in Poove Unakkaga. His first blockbuster and since then Vijya has acted in over forty Indian films, with his main intention being Tamil language ventures, earning him the prestigious title of Ilayathalapathy in 1996.Actor Vijay

The title name is now mentioned in the credits of all his projects. Vijay is currently the third most popular Indian actor of Tamil origin in the world after, senior actors, Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth.

He comes from a family which has strong experience in the film industry. S. A. Chandrasekar, his father, is a popular director and mother Shobha is an accomplished playback singer. He performs predominantly in leading roles in high-budget and major studio films, ranging from romantic comedies and drama to science fiction and action thrillers.

His most popular films include Poove Unakkaga in 1996, Kadhalukku Mariyadhai in 1997, Ghilli in 2004, and Pokkiri in 2007. Vijay made his debut as a child artiste in the film, Vetri. His first film, as hero, was Naalaya Theerpu. Vijay hit films like Poove Unakkaga, Love Today, Nerrukku Ner, Once More, Kadhalukku Mariyadhai, Ninaithen Vandhai, Endrendrum Kadhal and Thulladha Manamum Thullum have, one after the other, helped him to establish himself as the next Tamil Super Star.

Vijay has also appeared in several commercials like Coca-Cola & Sunfeast Milky Magic Biscuit. Vijya is the youngest actor to have won the MGR award from the Tamil Nadu Government and Kalaimamani award. Vijya latest hits include Khushi, Priyamanavale, Madhurey, Ghilli and Vijyas last venture Pokkiri, directed by Prabhu Deva, is declared a blockbuster in Tamil Nadu and Kerala.



Filmography

Nalaya Theerpu, Dec 4th, 1992

Senthoorapandi, Dec, 1993
Rasigan, 1994
Deva , Feb, 1994
Rajavin Parvailae, 1995
Vishnu, 1995
Chandralekha, 1995
Coimbatore Mapple, Jan 14th, 1996
Poove Unakkagha, Feb 15th, 1996
Vasantha Vasal, 1996
Manbumigu Manavan, 1996
Selvaa , Dec, 1996
Kalamelam Kathiruppen, Jan 14th,1997
Love Today, May 1997
Once More, Jun 4th, 1997
Neeruku Ner, Sep 5th, 1997
Kadalukku Mariyadhai, Dec 19th, 1997
Ninaithen Vandai, Apr 10th, 1998
Priyamudan, Jun 12th, 1998
Nilaave Vaa, Augt 14th, 1998
Thulladhamanamum Thullum, Jan 29th, 1999
Endrendrum Kaadhal, Mar 05th, 1999
Nenjinile, Jun 25th, 1999
Minsara Kanna, Sep 09th, 1999

Kanukkul Nilavu, Jan 14th, 2000
Kushi, May 19, 2000
Priyamanavale, Nov 26th, 2000
Friends, Jan 14th, 2001
Badri, Apr 16th, 2001
Shahjahan, Nov 14th, 2001
Tamizhan, Apr 14th, 2002
Youth, July 19th, 2002
Bagavathi, Nov 04th, 2002
Vaseegara, Jan 15th, 2003
Pudhiya Geethai, 2003
Thirumalai, Oct 24th, 2003
Udhaya, Mar 28th, 2004
Ghillli, Aprl 17th, 2004
Madurey, Aug 27th, 2004
Thirupachi, Jan 14th, 2005
Sachien, April 14th, 2005
Sivakasi,July 20, 2005
Aadhi, December 27, 2005
Pokkiri, January 14, 2007
Azhagiya Thamizh Magan, November 8th, 2007
Kuruvi, May 3rd, 2008
Villu, Jan 12th, 2009
Vettaikaran 18 December 2009 
Suraa 30th April 2010