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Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar (born 22 June 1974), known professionally as Vijay, is an Indian actor and singer who works predominantly in Tamil cinema. He is among the highest-paid actors in India and has featured in Forbes India's Celebrity 100 list on seven occasions.
He has played the lead in 66 films and the International Business Times framed him as a "consistent performer". Referred to as Thalapathy (transl. Commander), Vijay has a significant following internationally. He has won several awards, including an Osaka Best Actor Award and a South Indian International Movie Award.
Vijay was born Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar on 22 June 1974 in Madras (now Chennai), Tamil Nadu. His father S. A. Chandrasekhar is a Tamil film director and his mother Shoba Chandrasekhar is a playback singer and carnatic vocalist.
Initially attending Fathima Matriculation Higher Secondary School at Kodambakkam, Vijay later joined the Balalok Matriculation Higher Secondary School at Virugambakkam and went on to pursue a degree in Visual Communications from Loyola College. While studying, at the age of 18, he asked his father if "he would launch him".
Varisu as Vijay Rajendran
Beast as Veeraraghavan
Master as John 'JD' Durairaj
Bigil as Rayappan / Michael Rayappan (Bigil)
Sarkar as Sundar Ramasamy
Mersal as Vetrimaaran / Maaran / Vetri
Bairavaa as Bhairava
Theri as Vijayakumar / Joseph Kuruvila / Dharmeshwar
Kaththi as Kathiresan / Jeevanantham
Jilla as Shakthi
Thalaivaa as Vishwa
Thuppaki as Jagadish Dhanapal
Nanban as Panchavan Parivendhan
Velayudham as Velayudham
Pokkiri as Sathyamoorthy
Ghilli as Saravana Velu
Udhaya as Udhayakumaran