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|Original/Real Name||Vijaya Gurunatha Sethupathi|
|Profession/Occupation||Actor, Producer, Screenwriter, Singer, Lyricist|
|Birthplace||Rajapalayam, Tamil Nadu , India|
|Age (as in 2020)||42years (as of 2020)|
|Date of Birth||16 January, 1978|
|Hometown||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Capricorn|
|Current career status||Active|
|Height (Centimeters)||175 cm (5’09”)|
|Weight (Kilograms)||65 kg|
|Body Measurements||Chest– 39 inches
Waist- 33 inches
Biceps- 12 inches
Family, Relatives & Siblings
|Brother’s name||Not Known|
|Sister’s name||Not Known|
Marital Status, Affairs, Boyfriends, Kids & Relationship
Education Qualification and Schooling/College
|School||MGR Higher Secondary School, Kodambakkam, Chennai|
|College/ University||Dhanraj Baid Jain College, Chennai|
|Educational Qualification||Bachelors of Commerce|
Favorite Things and Likes & Dislikes
|Favorite Food||Tamil Traditional Food|
|Favorite Perfume||Not Known|
|Favorite Actor||Rajnikant, Kamal Hassan|
|Favorite Color||Blue, Black|
|Favorite Designer||Not Known|
|Favorite Pet||Not Known|
|Favorite Cricketer||Not Known|
|Favorite Destination||Not Known|
|Salary||3-4 crore per film|
|Net Worth||$6 Million|
|Official Website||Not Known|
|E-Mail Address||Not Known|
|Phone Number||Not Known|
|House Address||Not Known|
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Early Life and Career:
- Vijay first appeared in the 2004 Tamil movie M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi in a minor role. He debuted as a lead role in the 2010 Tamil film Thenmerku
- His breakthrough roles in films like Pizza (2012) and Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom (2012) made him very popular.
- He also acted in a television serial called Penn in 2006.
- He has featured in a few commercial and print ads.
- In 2013 he was first seen in the crime comedy Soodhu Kavvum in which he plays the role of a forty year old kidnapper.
- In 2014, his films Rummy and Pannaiyarum Padminiyum were released.
- In 2015, his first movie as a producer Orange Mittai got released directed by Biju Vishwanath.
- Other than these he had done many movies Kadhalum Kadandhu(2016), Karuppan(2016), Vikram Vedha(2017), Oru Nalla Naal Paathu Solren(2018), Aandavan Kattalai(2019), Super Deluxe(2019).
- He has won Norway Tamil Film Festival short film competition for Best Actor in 2012.
- 8th Vijay Awards for Best Actor in movie Soodhu Kavvum in 2013.
- Norway Tamil Film Festival Awards for Best Actor in movie Dharma Durai in 2016.
- Filmfare Award for Best Actor for movie Vikram Vedha in 2017.
- Indian Film Festival of Melbourne for Best Actor for movie Super Deluxe in 2019.
- Filmfare Awards for South in movie ‘96 in 2019.
In 2020, he starred in Ka Pae Ranasingam starring Aishwarya Rajesh.
Here are some interesting, lesser known facts about Vijay Sethupathi:
- He worked in a series of odd jobs like salesman, cashier and phone booth operator for pocket money in his college days.
- After graduation he decided to move to Dubai and work as an accountant to support his family.
- Soon he realized that his future is in acting so he joined Chennai based theatre group koothu-P-Pattarai as an accountant and an actor.
- He acted in many movies and short films in small supporting roles and then in 2012 he was cast by director S.R. Prabhakaran in a lead negative role in his movie Sundarapandian.
- He learned dancing from choreographer Saravanan.
- In 2015, he launched his own production company as ‘Vijay Sethupathi Productions’. Orange Mittai was his first venture, which marked his debut as a screenwriter and lyricist.
- He named his son Surya in the remembrance of his friend who died during his school days.