Vishal (born as Vishal Krishna Reddy) is an Indian actor and producer who predominantly works in Tamil Cinema. He is equally famous to the Telugu audience through his dubbed films. Vishal hails from a Telugu speaking family, that got settled in Tamilnadu. His father GK Reddy is a famous producer and his older brother Vikram Krishna is a former actor and producer. As a teenager, he assisted former hero Arjun in the direction department for Jaihind movie.
After completing Vishal Communications from Loyola College, Chennai, Vishal joined as an assistant director to Arjun again for the movie Vedham, Arjun spotted the hidden talent in Vishal and advised to him be an actor. Taking Arjun’s advice seriously, Vishal took up acting and debuted as a hero with Chellame, that got dubbed in Telugu as Prema Chadaranagam. His next film Sandakozhi, which was dubbed in Telugu as Pandem Kodi was a huge hit gaining him the much-needed fanfare and helped him to rise to stardom. The actor’s only direct Telugu movie till date is Salute.
Vishal is currently serving as General Secretary of the Nadigar Sangam, a South Indian Artistes’ Association (SIAA).