Joseph Vijay


Personal Info

  • Birth Name: Joseph Vijay
  • Date of Birth: June 22, 1974
  • Residence: Madras, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Height: 5′ 10¾″


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 …

‘Thalapathy’ Vijay is considered to be the next big thing from Tamil Cinema. An electrifying screen presence, impeccable comic timing, and his trademark dance, make millions of fans go gaga for him. Vijay debuted with this father’s directorial venture ‘Naalaya Theerpu’. His first breakthrough film was ‘Poovae Unnakaga’, which was a blockbuster. Vijay’s Ghilli is the first south Indian movie to collect more than 50 crores from the domestic box office after Indian and Padayappa. It was the movie, Pokkiri, that made him the favorite of masses. AR Murugadoss’ military drama ‘Thuppaki’ catapulted Vijay into the big league. He then acted in the social drama ‘Kaththi’ which was critically acclaimed and considered his best movie till date.