This community is for all Vijay fan's. Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar (born 22 June 1974), best known by his mononym Vijay, is an Indian film actor and playback singer who works in the Tamil film industry. He has appeared in more than 50 films and earned accolades, including Tamil Nadu State Film Awards.
The son of film director and producer S. A. Chandrasekhar and playback singer Shoba Chandrasekhar, Vijay initially appeared as a child actor in a number of his father's films, starting with Vetri (1984), and later made his debut as a lead actor in Naalaya Theerpu(1992), also film by his father. The family drama Poove Unakkaga (1996) marked a turning point in his career and he then went on to appear in commercially successful films like Pokkiri (2007), Thuppakki (2012)Kaththi (2014) and Theri (2016). Bairavaa is also successfull film in 2017. Vijay 61 will be directed by Atlee.
Vijay is a Roman Catholic by birth, and took his Holy Communion at a Chennai church. He had a sister Vidhya, who died at the age of two years. His father S. A. Chandrasekhar is a popular film director and his mother Shoba Chandrasekhar is a popular playback singer and carnatic vocalist. Vijay married a Sri Lankan Tamil, Sangeetha Sornalingam on 25 August 1999.They have two children, a son Sanjay born in 2000 in London, and a daughter Divya born in 2005 in Chennai. Jason Sanjay made a cameo appearance with his father inVettaikaaran (2009) and Divya portrayed a small role as her father's daughter in Theri(2016).Vijay is the nephew of playback singer and voice actor S. N. Surendar. His cousin Vikranth is also an actor.