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Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar (born 22 June 1974), known mononymously as Vijay, is an Indian actor, dancer, playback singer and philanthropist who works predominantly in Tamil cinema and also appeared in other Indian languages films. Referred to by fans and media as "Thalapathy" (commander), Vijay is the highest paid actor in Tamil cinema. He has ... See full bio »

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Known For

Thuppakki Jagadish Dhanapal
(2012)
Mersal Vetrimaaran / Maaran / Vetri
(2017)
Master John 'JD' Durairaj
(2021)
Kaththi Kathiresan / Jeevanantham
(2014)

Filmography

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 2022/II Beast (announced)
 2021 Master
John 'JD' Durairaj (as Thalapathy Vijay)
 2019 A.R. Rahman: Bigil Bigil Bigiluma (Video short)
Joseph Vijay
 2019 Bigil
Rayappan / Michael Rayappan (Bigil)
 2018 Sid Sriram & Jonita Gandhi: OMG Ponnu (Video short)
Joseph Vijay
 2018 Sarkar
Sundar Ramasamy
 2017 Mersal
Vetrimaaran / Maaran / Vetri
 2017 Bairavaa
Bhairava
 2016 Theri
Vijayakumar / Joseph Kuruvila / Dharmeshwar
 2015 Puli
Maru Dheeran / Puli Vendhan
 2014 Kaththi
Kathiresan / Jeevanantham
 2014 Jilla
Shakthi
 2013 Thalaivaa
Vishwa
 2012 Thuppakki
Jagadish Dhanapal
 2012 Rowdy Rathore (segment "Chinta ta")
 2012 Nanban
Panchavan Parivendhan / Kosaksi Pasapugazh (as 'Ilayathalapathi' Vijay)
 2011 Velayudham
Velayudham
 2011 Kaavalan
Boominathan
 2010 Sura
Sura
 2009 Vettaikaaran
Ravi
 2009 Villu
Pugazh / Saravanan
 2008 Pandhayam
Guest Appearance
 2008 Kuruvi
Vetrivel
 2007 Azhagiya Tamizh Magan
Guru / Prasad
 2007 Pokkiri
Sathyamoorthy (Thamizh)
 2006 Aathi
Aathi
 2005 Sivakaasi
Sivakasi / Muthappa
 2005 Sachien
Sachein Singhania
 2005 Sukran
Sukran (as Special Appearance)
 2005 Thirupaachi
Sivagiri
 2004 Madurey
Madureyvel
 2004 Ghilli
Saravana Velu
 2004 Udhaya
Udhayakumaran (as Illayathlapathy Vijay)
 2003 Thirumalai
Thirumalai
 2003 Pudhiya Geethai
Sarathy
 2003 Vaseegara
Bhoopathy
 2002 Bhagavathy
Bagavathi
 2002 Youth
Shiva
 2002 Tamizhan
Surya
 2001 Shahjahan
Ashok
 2001 Badri
Badri
 2001 Friends
Aravind
 2000 Priyamanavale
Vijay
 2000 Kushi
Shiva
 2000 Kannukkul Nilavu
Gautham Prabhakar
 1999 Minsara Kanna
Kannan (Kasi)
 1999 Nenjinile
Karunakaran
 1999 Endrendrum Kadhal
Vijay
 1998 Nilaave Vaa
Siluvai
 1998 Priyamudan
Vasanth kumar
 1998 Ninaithen Vandhai
Gokulan Krishnan
 1997 Respect for Love
Jeevanantham (Jeeva)
 1997 Nerukku Ner
Vijay
 1997 Once More
Vijay (as Ilayathalapathy Vijay)
 1997 Love Today
Ganesh (as Vijay)
 1997 Kaalamellam Kaathiruppen
Kannan
 1996 Selva
Selva
 1996 Maanbumigu Maanavan
Sivaraj
 1996 Vasantha Vaasal
Vijay
 1996 Poove Unakkaga
Raja
 1996 Coimbatore Mappillai
Balu
 1995 Chandralekha
Rahim
 1995 Vishnu
Vishnu (Krishna)
 1995 Rajavin Parvaiyile
Raja
 1995 Deva
Deva
 1994 Rasigan
Vijay
 1993 Sendhoorapandi
Vijay
 1992 Naalaiya Theerpu
Vijay
 1988 Ithu Engal Neethi
Child Artist
 1987 Sattam Oru Vilayattu
Child artist
 1986 Vasantha Ragam
Child Artist
 1985 Naan Sigappu Manithan
Child artist
 1984 Kudumbam
Child Artist
 1984 Vetri
Child Artist
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Alternate Names:

Special Appearance | Vijay Chandrasekhar | Ilyathalapathi | 'Ilayathalapathi' Vijay | Ilayathalapathy Vijay | Illayathlapathy Vijay | Joseph Vijay | Thalapathy Vijay | Vijay

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)

Spouse:

Sangeetha Sornalingam  (2 children)

Children:

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Parents:

S.A. Chandrashekhar | Chandrasekhar, Shoba | Chandrasekar, Shobha

Relatives:

Chandrasekhar, Vidhya (sibling)
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Trivia:

His mother Shobha Chandrasekar is an accomplished playback singer. See more »

Trademark:

Good singer See more »

Nickname:

Thalapathy See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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