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He’s an Indian Film Actor, Playback Singer, Philanthropist & Dancer who’s a highest paid performer & famous because of his work in Tamil Cinema. His lovers refer him with the title of Thalapathy.
|Other Name:||Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar, C. Joseph Vijay, Thalapathy, Ilaya Thalapathy|
|Other Professions:||Dancer Philanthropist Playback Singer|
Vijay Biography, Relationship & Career
Vijay’s dad S.A. Chandrasekhar was a renowned filmmaker and his mother was a classical and playback singer Shobha Chandrasekhar. Vijay began his acting career in 1992 as a major actor, in his father’s production movie, Nalaya Thearpu. After some other movies, he worked with Vijayakanth in Sadhuruapandi movie. This movie made Vijay popular in the interior areas of Tamil Nadu.
Vijay won his first successful movie in 1996 as the Vikraman-directed movie Poove Unkaga, which helped Vijay to set Tamil movies as an emerging star. In 1997, he starred in the Sunrise movie Nerrukku Ner Alongside Sun Shiv Kumar. This movie was created by Mani Ratnam. Following this, he acted in Fazil led Kadhalukku Mariyadhai. Kadhalukku Mariyadhai was considered a blockbuster movie and this movie gave Vijay the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor of the year.
His next movie was Kusshi, the 2000 super hit movie After this, films like Prianimanwala, Friends, again attracted success. Thirumalai broke his string of unsuccessful films in 2003, where Vijay is viewed with a new face. Published in 2004, Ghilli is regarded as one of Vijay’s biggest hits. Directed by Dharani, it was a remake of the Telugu movie Okkadu, and the movie lasted for 200 days in theaters in Tamil Nadu. After the launch of Thirumalai, Vijay’s first failed picture was Aathi, which premiered in 2006. This movie has been a challenging box at the box office. Later that year, he declared that the Pokkiri film, which was directed by Prabhu Deva and has been released in 2007. Pokkiri got the exact same success as Ghilli, where Vijay had a chance to behave in another style. This led Vijay into M.G.R. Honorary doctorate was granted from the University.
The year 2009 began with the action movie Villoo, which was directed by Prabhu Deva, who was eager to work with him later Pokkiri. In 2012, he also signed the A. R. Murugadoss directed film Thuppakki ( an action thriller movie ). This movie became the thirst highest grossed earning film in Tamil to enter the 100 crores club. Even this was Vijay’s career’s first-ever greatest commercial hit film of all time. In 2013, he had been blessed to work again with action thriller films producer ace director AR Murugadoss for the movie Kaththi starring Neil Nitin Mukesh and Samantha Ruth Prabhu. This movie became 2014, the greatest grossed earning movie at the Tamil box office concerning collections.
In 2016, he also signed the Atlee headed picture There alongside Amy Jackson and Samantha Ruth Prabhu. It was a hugely successful movie and became the second-highest earner movie with a significant selection of Rs 172 crores in the Box office window and also the 2016 year’s greatest earner too.
He had an elder sister called Vidhya Chandrasekhar. On 25-08-1999, he married Sangeetha Sornalingam and the couple has a son called Jason Sanjay and a daughter called Divya Shasha.