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Vijay Thalapathy Age, Height, Education, Family, & Favourite things

Vijay Thalapathy

Vijay is a popular film actor and playback singer in Tamil industry. Actor Vijay’s full name is Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar & his nickname is Thalapathy (called by media and fans) & Ilayathalapathy. As a child actor, he played several uncredited, small roles in films produced by his father. In the following years, he began appearing in lead roles in mixed films including Kushi, Thulladha Manamum, Love Today, etc.

Today Vijay is the highest-paid actor and has a strong fan following across the world due to his acting as a charismatic film star. Vijay has been honored with several awards, such as eight Vijay Awards presented by Star India, SIIMA Awards, and three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards given by the Government of Tamil Nadu. Despite Thalapathy Vijay age, he becomes more appealing and charming as an actor with time.

Biography: Vijay Thalapathy Age, Height, Boyfriend Or Husband, and Family

About Vijay Wiki
Actor Vijay Date of Birth 22 June 1974
Education VISCOM, Dropped Out Of CollegeLoyola College, Chennai
American International School, Chennai
Occupation Actor, Politician, Singer, Film producer
Residency Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Vijay Family
Father’s Name S. A. Chandrasekhar (Producer)
Mother’s Name Shoba Chandrasekhar
Sister’s Name Late Vidhya Chandrasekhar
Brother’s Name None 
Vijay’s Relationships
Wife Sangeetha Sornalingam
Girlfriends (in the past) Not Found
Vijay Body Measurement
Height 1.78 M
Weight 73 to 75 kg
Body Measurements (approx) Chest: 38 Inches, Waist: 29 Inches, Biceps: 14 Inches

Vijay Thalapathy

Vijay Wiki/Bio: 

  • Actor Vijay Original Name/Full Name: Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar, Thalapathy Vijay, Joseph Vijay
  • Profession/Occupation: Actor, Film producer, Politician, Singer 
  • Nick Name: Ilayathalapthy
  • Actor Vijay Age 2024: 49
  • Vijay Date Of Birth/Birthday: 22 June 1974 
  • Mother Tongue: Tamil
  • Vijay Religion/Caste: From father’s side: Roman Catholic, From Mother’s Side: Hindu
  • Actor Vijay Wife: Sangeetha
  • Actor Vijay Children: Jason Sanjay, Divya Sasha
  • Nationality: Indian  
  • Zodiac/Sun Sign: Cancer
  • Birth Place: Madras, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Home Town: Tamil Nadu
  • Residence: Chennai


Vijay Thalapathy Body Measurement:

Vijay Thalapathy Body Measurement

  • Vijay Height in centimeters: 178 cm
  • Height in Feet Inches: 5’ 10”
  • Weight in Kilograms: 75 kg
  • Weight in Pounds:   165 lbs
  • Waist Size:  29 Inches
  • Chest Size:  38  Inches
  • Eye Colour:   Black
  • Hair Colour:  Black


Vijay Thalapathy: Education & Qualifications

Vijay first did his schooling at Fathima School in Kodambakkam and then went to Balaloka School in Virugambakkam. He began studying for a Bachelor’s degree in Visual Communication at Loyola College, Chennai. While studying in college, he met his fellow actors like Karthik Raja, Yuvan Shankar Raja, Surya Shivakumar, and Vishnuvardhan.

Vijay Thalapathy Family 

Vijay Thalapathy family

As mentioned earlier Vijay actor Date of Birth is June 22, 1947, he was born in a family in which his father was S.A. Chandrashekhar, a film director and producer, and his mother, Shoba Chandrashekhar, was a playback singer. 

Vijay Thalapathy: Personal Life | Her Girlfriend, Wife, and Affairs

As of 2024, Vijay’s age is 49. He married a Sri Lankan Tamil girl named Sangeetha on 25 Aug 1999. She gave birth to two children – Jason Sanjay, her son, was born on 26 August 2000 in London and Divya Sasha, her daughter, was born on 9 September 2005 in Chennai.


Vijay Actor Movies and Filmography 

In 2021, Vijay acted in Master Filmography as a lead role. He also acted in Beast Filmography in 2022. In 2023, he has done numerous movies, such as Leo, Varisu, and Vaarasudu.  The upcoming movie of Actor Vijay is Thalapathy 69 directed by Vetri Maaran and Greatest of All Time directed by Venkat Prabhu.

Also Read: Vijay Movies List

Below are all the films and filmography in which Vijay acted:

Year Title Language(s)
2023  Varisu  Tamil
Vaarasudu Telugu 
Leo Tamil
2022 Raw Bollywood
Beast Telugu
Beast Tamil
2021 Master  Telugu 
Master  Tamil
Master Bollywood, Kannada 
2019 Whistle  Telugu
Bigil  Tamil
2018 Sarkar Tamil
Sarkat Telugu
2017 Mersal Tamil
Bairavaa Tamil


Vijay Awards and accolades 

Vijay received the Kalaimaamani in 1998 by the Tamil Nadu Government. For his achievements in the Tamil Industry, he also got an honorary doctorate through Dr MGR Education Institute in 2007. After a huge gap, in 2017, Vijay received the Best International Actor award in the UK for his appearance in Mersal as an actor. Vijay is known for his charming looks and acting, which helped him to earn numerous other awards.  

Vijay and his Favorite things…

  • Favorite Actor:  Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth
  • Favorite Actress: Madhuri Dixit, Simran 
  • Color: Blue, Black
  • Favorite Place: London, Los Angeles
  • Hobbies: Dancing, Singing, Doing stunts
  • Favorite Movie: Annamalai

Vijay’s Wealth and Earnings:

The net worth of Vijay actor is more than Rs 420 crore. It is noteworthy that he earned Rs 100 crore from the film Beast and Rs 120 crore to Rs 150 crore from the film Varisu. According to rumors, he is set to earn Rs 200 crore in 2023 to become one of the highest-paid actors in India.

Some Interesting facts about Vijay hero you will know:

  • Vijay actor started his acting career as a child actor, appearing in the Movie Vetri in 1984. At that time, he was 10 years old.
  • Being a big fan of Rajinikanth actor, he got inspired to establish a career in acting. 
  • Vijay left this education to become an actor when he was studying Visual Communications at Loyola College, Chennai.
  • In 2012 and 2013, Vijay was included in the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list.
  • Vijay watched his favourite movie Annamalai more than 30 times. 
  • Within a very short period of time, about 6 years after entering the cinema industry, he received the Kalaimamani, which is Tamil Nadu’s highest award in the field of arts.
  • He introduced more than 20 directors to the Tamil movie industry. 
  • Actor Vijay gives priority to social work and on this birthday he handed out free books to financially weaker students instead of celebrating in hotels.
  • In 2023, Vijay was ranked 8th in the list of Asia’s top celebrities by Easter Eye magazine. Surprisingly, he is the only person from the Tamil industry to feature in this list.
  • He has a massive fan base not only in India but all over the world, especially in Japan, China, France, and the UK. His some movies have been broadcast in eight countries and five continents. 

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