Name: Ilayathalapathy Vijay
Full Name: Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar
Date Of Birth: 22 June, 1974
Place Of Birth: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Married to: Sangeeta Sornalingam
Eye Color: Brown
Height: 5 feet 10 inches
Occupation: Tamil film actor, playback singer and promotional model
Education Qualification: Balalok Matriculation Higher Secondary School in Virugambakkam, Chennai and Secondary studies at Loyola College in Chennai
Father’s Name: S. A. Chandrasekhar ( Film producer and director)
Mother’s Name: Shobha Chandrasekhar (Carnatic singer)
Son’s Name: Jason Sanjay
Daughter’s Name: Divya Saasha
Debut movie: Naalaiya Theerppu
Famous Movies: Poove Unakkaga, Kadhalukku Mariyadhai, Thulladha Manamum Thullum, Khushi, Priyamaanavale, Sachien, Kaavalan
Latest Movie: Nanban
Upcomimg Movies: Thuppakki, Yohan: Adhyayam Ondru
After playing a child's role in his father movie, Vijay signed his first male lead movie Naalaiya Theerppu. In 1996, Vijay became romantic film star after doing the Poove Unakkaga. Later, movies like Thirumalai, Ghilli, Thirupaachi, Sivakasi, Pokkiri, Kaavalan and Velayudham were the commercially biggest hits and Vijay got title of action hero for his tremendous performances in the movies.
In year 2012, Vijay's 3 idiots, remake Nanban alongside Jeeva, Srikanth and Ileana D’cruz released to housefulls. Nanban has one of blockbuster movie, which has supposed to have broken the first day box-office collection record of Bollywood Hindi movie 3 idiots of Aamir Khan.
Tamil Nadu State Film Best Actor award for the movie Kadhalukku Mariyadhai.
Special Prize for Best actor for movie Thirupaachi.
Entertainer of the Year Award for movie Pokkiri and Azhagiya Tamil Magan.
Favorite Hero Award for movie Vettaikaaran.
Dinakaran Best Actor Awards for movie Ghilli.
Best Popular Tamil Actor Award at Asianet Film Awards.
In 2002- Vijay became brand ambassador for Coca Cola.
In 2008- Vijay was chosen as the star ambassador for the Indian Premier League cricket team Chennai Super Kings.
Vijay would be seen for the first time for an Ad with Tata Docomo.