Vijay Deverakonda, an Indian actor who works in the South Indian Cinema industry, with dashing looks and great acting skills. Vijay has majorly worked in a Tollywood industry. He is a great, amazing and handsome actor who is also a film producer and a businessman. Vijay was born in a city named Achampet located in Telangana, India on 9th May, 1989. People also call him ‘Vijju’ as a nickname. He is surely and undoubtedly an outstanding and deserving actor to work with and work on in a movie. Vijay likes to play some music instruments and has a love to travel during his own leisure time. Vijay’s height is 6 feet and weight around 70 kgs.
Under this article, we will talk about Vijay Deverakonda’s personal life, family background, early life & education, movies done by him, career and much more. So let’s get started with the facts and things about an amazingly talented, handsome and good-looking actor, Vijay.
Early life and education background
Vijay was born in a small district of Telangana named Achampet. His fathers’ named is Govardhana Rao, who’s a television director. His mothers’ name is Madhavi Deverakonda and she’s a businesswoman, an owner of ‘Speak easy’ place in Hyderabad and also, she was a personality developer and soft skills trainer. Vijay has a younger brother named Anand, who is doing well in his job in Deloitte in the US.
Vijay has done his schooling that is his 10th in Puttaparthi which is in Andhra Pradesh, a school named ‘Sri Satyasai School’. He has also mentioned that he credits about his polite and charm behavior and for polishing his acting skills to his school. Then after he want to Hyderabad for his higher schooling in Little Flower Junior college and for his bachelor’s degree, Bcom from Badruka College of Commerce. While pursuing his bcom, Vijay use to skip his classes and to go to the theater workshops. He used to love to play roles in dramas’ and skits thru which he has got so many opportunities to do a film now.
Vijay deverakonda has always been very mysterious about his private life. It always kept that he loves keeping his private things a secret. There are not so many rumors related to his personal life but there were a few. According to some sources, Vijay was said to be involved romantically with his own co-star named, Rashmika Mandanna.
Also, back in 2018, Vijay posted a picture with a girl named, Virginie from Belgium. She is also a popular TV actress and has appeared in many scenes of ‘Pelli Choopulu’. Also there were some pictures which were spread over on social media that Virginie was also close to Vijay’s family, not only him. But as the time passed, she turned out to be rumored girlfriend but then the actor, Vijay revealed that he is single as for now.
Career or Professional life background
Vijay started to pursue acting as a career in his college days only, he use to act in his college dramas such as Ingenium Dramatics or Sutradhar. He has performed in many plays in his college life and made a very big named in his theatre circle of college. He has also done a short film with a brief stint and acted and directed the same short film named as Madam Merena.
In 2011, Vijay finally had a brief and great role in a rom-com movie named ‘Nuvvila’ under which his role was of a cricketer named Vishnu and the movie was directed by Ravi Babu. Then after in 2012, he auditioned and got selected for a supporting role actor in a movie by Shekar Kammula, named as Life is Beautiful. And then in 2015, Vijay had his first instant fame shot in a movie named Yevade Subramanyam by Nag Ashwin under which his role was an energetic guy who believed in living his life to the fullest, the role name was Rishi. He was then instantly turned out to be everyone’s favorite and got a great number of followers. He was called as a promising find for a Telugu Cinema.
Then after, Vijay has another sensational hit movie in 2016 named as Pelli Choopulu, it was his first lead role movie, directed by Tharun Bhascker. This movie surely changed his life upside-down in the Telugu cinema industry. He has also won a national award for the same. Vijay was an unforgettable star as he completely surprised the audience with his role and got nominated for IIFA and Film fare awards under the category of Best actor.
In 2017, Vijay had 2 block master and amazing hit movies. Firstly, it was Dwaraka, which was produced by Super Good Films, a prestigious production house. Secondly, it was ‘Arjun Reddy’. Vijay’s Arjun Reddy was an unforgettable role and who hasn’t watched it?? His role was a medical student who has anger management issues. His role was totally a bad-ass young man. The youth a.k.a the teenagers loved his role and started following his like madly.
Afterwards, Vijay was starred in Mahanati movie by Nag Ashwini, it was a biopic on Savitri, a legendary actress. He was working on 2 other movies as well, the first one was named as Taxiwala and the second one was Geetha Govindam, the movie which he co-starred with Rashmika Mandanna. The movie went on to be his one of the biggest grossers even in Telugu.
After then, in 2018, he signed for his first Tamil-Telugu film named NOTA by Anand Shankar. It was his debut into the Kollywood industry. He also signed for another movie named Dear Comrade which was his second movie with his co-star, Rashmika Madanna.
His upcoming or last year film names:
Currently, he has announced 2 movies only:
- Puri Jagannadh’s film Fighter will be released this year, in 2020. The specific date has yet to be determined. Vijay Devarakonda and Ananya Panday, a Bollywood actress, appear in the film.
- This year, Anand Annamalai’s film Hero will be released.
Vijay’s profile in-short:
|Full Name||Vijay Sai Devarakonda|
|Age (as in 2021)||32 years|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday||9 May 1989|
|Net Worth||20 crores|
|Debut||Nuvilla(2011, Telugu), Mahanati(2017-Tamil)|