Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar, better known as Vijay is an Indian film actor, producer and playback singer who stars in the Tamil films and fondly called as Ilayathalapathi by his fans. He has appeared in more than 50 Tamil films and earned accolades, including Tamil Nadu State Film Awards with a significant following in Kerala and has been described as one of the successful stars of Kollywood.
Vijay started his career as a child actor in the film Vetri. Later made his debut as a lead actor in the film ‘Naalaya Theerpu’, both of which were directed by his father. His career geared up when he acted in Ghilli, one of the biggest blockbuster in Tamilnadu and appear in commercially successful films like ‘Pokkiri‘, ‘Thuppakki‘, ‘Thalaivaa‘ and ‘Kaththi‘.
Vijay was awarded the ‘Doctor Honoris Causa’ by Dr. MGR University for his social service and also won awards such as the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor and Dinakaran Best Actor Award. He has been the brand ambassador of major giants like Coca-Cola, Chennai Super Kings, Sunfeast, Jos Alukkas and Tata Docomo.
The actor’s latest release ‘Theri’ turning out to be a blockbuster and still holding onto multiple screens. The shooting of his upcoming flick‘Vijay 60‘ directed by Bharathan is presently going on in Hyderabad and the schedule will go on until June 25 without a break. So Vijay will be at work with his ‘Vijay 60‘ team on his birthday.
Today Vijay turns 42, on this gracious occasion thetelugufilmnagar.com wishes him a very Happy Birthday and prosperous future ahead.