Joseph Vijay is an Indian film actor, playback singer, producer and a spokesperson for several companies in India. In 1984, he started his film career as a child artist in the film 'Vetri', which w
Joseph Vijay is an Indian film actor, playback singer, producer and a spokesperson for several companies in India. In 1984, he started his film career as a child artist in the film 'Vetri', which was directed by his father. After this he started his film career with the film Nalaya Theerpu (1992). He acted in many action and romance films. During his career in the Chennai film industry, he was nominated for a Filmfare Award and won three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards. As a playback singer, Vijay has sung thirty songs in his films, starting with "Bombay City" (1994). He gained global attention for his song "Selfie Pulla" (2014). Apart from her acting and singing career, she is also praised for her dance moves in her films.
Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar was born on 22 June 1974 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. His full name is Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar. Apart from this, he is also known as Ilayathalapthy. His father's name is S.A. Chandrashekhar, who is a film producer and director and his mother's name is Shobha Chandrashekhar and she is a classical and playback singer. He also had a sister named Vidya Chandrashekhar, who died at the age of two.
Vijay was married on 25 August 1999 to Sri Lankan Tamil Sangeetha Sornalingam based in London. They have two children, a son named Jason Sanjay who was born in London in 2001 and a daughter named Divya Sasha, born in 2005 in Chennai.
Vijay completed his schooling from Balaloka, Virugambakkam in Chennai and did a course in visual communication at Loyola College, Chennai. But he left his studies midway to become an actor.