- June 22, 1974
- Chennai , India
Vijay -Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar known as Ilayathalapathy Vijay is a most popular and lovable actor in the entire tamil industry.Vijay is also a singer and philanthropist. Vijay has sung in many movies of his. Vijay has acted as a child artist in many of tamil movies in which his father has acted too Vetri (1984). He performed as a leading actor in Naalaya Theerpu (1992) which his dad directed it. He has immense contibution to tamil film industry through his commercial and blockbuster hits , those films were peoples favorites - Ghilli (2004),Kadhalukku Mariyadhai (1997),Friends (2001), Kushi (2000),Kaththi (2014) ,Thuppakki (2012),Thulladha Manamum Thullum (1999), Thirumalai (2003), Pokkiri (2007), Nanban (2012) and Theri (2016). Vijay is from a talented background , his dad S. A. Chandrasekhar is a movie director and his mom Shoba Chandrasekhar is a carnatic vocalist and a playback singer. Vijay is married to a london based girl Sangeetha Sornalingam and has a son and daughter .His son appeared with his father in Vettaikaaran (2009) and daughter appeared recently in Theri(2016). Actor has won Tamil Nadu State Film Awards , two Edison Awards and seven Vijay Awards. Ilayathalapathy Vijay is also an amazing dancer of tamil movie industry. There is no such movie of his where vijay hasnt danced for , every movie has amazing song with a energetic dance steps.