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Ilayathalapathy Vijay

Vijay was born to a famous Tamil film producer and director S. A. Chandrasekhar. His career geared up when he acted in Ghilli, one of the biggest blockbuster in Tamilnadu. He has won awards such as the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor and Dinakaran Best Actor Award. Vijay was given an Honorary doctorate title in 2007 for his social ... See full bio »

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Known For

Thuppakki Jagadish
Kaththi Kathiresan / Jeevanantham
Nanban Panchavan Parivendhan / Kosaksi Pasapugazh
Velayudham Velayudham


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 2016 The Spark
Vijayakumar (as Vijay)
 2015 Puli
Maru Dheeran / Puli Vendhan (as Vijay)
 2014 Policewala Gunda 2
Shakthi (as Vijay)
 2014 Kaththi
Kathiresan / Jeevanantham (as Vijay)
 2014 Jilla
Shakthi (as Vijay)
 2013 Thalaivaa
Vishwa Bhai (as Vijay)
 2012 Thuppakki
Jagadish (as Vijay)
 2012 Rowdy Rathore (segment "Chinta ta") (as Vijay)
 2012 Nanban
Panchavan Parivendhan / Kosaksi Pasapugazh (as 'Ilayathalapathi' Vijay)
 2011 Velayudham
Velayudham (as Vijay)
 2011 The Bodyguard
Boominathan (as Vijay)
 2010 Shark
Sura (as Vijay)
 2009 Vettaikaran
Ravi (as Vijay)
 2009 Villu
Pugazh / Major Saravan / Lucky (as Vijay)
 2008 Kuruvi
Vetrivel (as Vijay)
 2007 Azhagiya Tamizh Magan
Guru / Prasad (as Vijay)
 2007 Pokkiri
Tamil (as Vijay)
 2006 Aathi
Aathi (as Vijay)
 2005 Thirupaachi
Sivagiri (as Vijay)
 2005 Sivakasi
Sivakasi / Muthappa (as Vijay)
 2005 Sukran (as Vijay)
 2005 Sachein
Sachein Singhania (as Vijay)
 2005 Aadhi Naath (as Vijay)
 2004 Khatarnak Khiladi
Madurey (as Vijay)
 2004 Madurey
Madureyvel (as Vijay)
 2004 Ghilli
Saravana Velu (as Vijay)
 2003 Udhaya
Udhaya (as Illayathlapathy Vijay)
 2003 Pudhiya Geethai
Sarathy (as Vijay)
 2003 Vaseegara
Bhoopathy (as Vijay)
 2003 Ek Dumdaar the Powerful (as Vijay)
 2002 Bagavathi
Bagavathi (as Vijay)
 2002 Youth
Shiva (as Vijay)
 2002 Thamizhan
Surya (as Vijay)
 2001 Friends
Aravind (as Vijay)
 2001 Badri
Badri (as Vijay)
 2000 Kannukkul Nilavu
Gautham Prabhakar (as Vijay)
 2000 Kushi
Shiva (as Vijay)
 2000 Priyamanavale (as Vijay)
 1999 Thulladha Manamum Thullum
Kutty (as Vijay)
 1998 Ek Aur Sikander (as Vijay)
 1997 Kaadhalukku Mariyaadai (as Vijay)
 1997 Once More
 1997 Nerukku Ner
Vijay (as Vijay)
 1996 Poove Unakkaga (as Vijay)
 1995 Raajavin Paarvayile
Vijay (as Vijay)
 1995 Vishnu
Vishnu (as Vijay)
 1995 Jeeta (as Vijay)
 1995 Raasaiyya (as Vijay)
 1994 Shobhavin Rasigan
Vijay (as Vijay)
 1992 Naalaiya Theerpu
Vijay (as Vijay)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Vijay Chandrasekhar | Ilyathalapathi | 'Ilayathalapathi' Vijay | Illayathlapathy Vijay | Joseph Vijay | Vijay


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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