Vijay Sethupathi Biography

Vijay Sethupathi Biography: Vijay Sethupathi is a B. Com graduate. He worked as an accountant before making his career in acting. Read on to know other lesser-known facts about the actor. The 42-year-old actor’s first movie in a negative role was ‘Sundarapandian’. Directed by S. R. Prabhakaran, the movie also featured M. Sasikumar and Lakshmi Men. Vijay Sethupathi has carved a niche for himself with his acting par excellence.

Vijay Sethupathi Biography/Wiki

  • Real Name: Vijay Gurunatha Sethupathi
  • Date of birth: 16-01-1978
  • Birth Place: Rajapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Mother Tongue: Tamil
  • Profession: Actor, Producer, singer, screenwriter and lyricist
  • Religion: Hindu
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Nationality: Indian
  • Hobbies: Writing and singing

Vijay Sethupathi Family

  • Father’s Name: Kalimuthu
  • Mother’s Name: Saraswathi
  • Brother’s Name: Not Known
  • Sister’s Name: Not Known
  • Son: Surya
  • Daughter: Shreeja
  • Wife: Jessie Sethupathi

Vijay Sethupathi Girlfriends, Wife, Affairs

  • Girlfriend: Not Known
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: Jessie Sethupathi

Vijay Sethupathi Height, Weight and Body Measurements

  • Height in Centimeters: 175 cm
  • Height in Meters: 1.75 m
  • Height in Feet Inches: 5′ 9”
  • Weight: 65kg
  • Body Measurement: 39-33-12
  • Chest Size: 39 inches
  • Waist Size: 33 inches
  • Biceps Size: 12 inches
  • Eye Colour: Black
  • Hair Colour: Black

Vijay Sethupathi Educational Qualifications

  • School: MGR Higher Secondary School, Kodambakkam, Chennai Little Angels Mat HR Sec School
  • College: Dhanraj Baid Jain College, Chennai.
  • Education Qualification: Bachelor of Commerce(

Vijay Sethupathi Favorite Things

  • Favourite Color: Blue and Black
  • Favourite Actor: Prabhu Deva, Rajinikanth and Dhanush
  • Favourite Movies: Madagascar Series, Mullum Malarim(1978), Johnny(1980) and 16 Vayathinile(1977)
  • Favourite Actress: Simran
  • Favourite Food: Tamil Traditional Food
  • Favourite destination: South India
  • Favourite Director: M.Manikandan and Mani Ratnam

Vijay Sethupathi Social Media Profile

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Vijay Sethupathi Awards

Unknown Facts About Vijay Sethupathi

  • According to reports, Vijay Sethupathi was a below average student. Besides study, he did not have any interest in sports or any extra curricular activities.
  • Besides doing some odd jobs in India, he had to move to Dubai to take care of his three siblings. The reason behind shifting to Dubai is he was offered four times more than that he was earning in India.
  • While staying in Dubai, Vijay met a woman named Jessie and they two dated before getting married in 2003.
  • After returning to Indian in 2003, he joined a marketing company that dealt with readymade kitchens when he saw Koothupattarai’s poster. He recalled director Balu Mahendra remarking that he had a “very photogenic face”, and motivated him to pursue a career in acting.
  • Before begging a lead role in movies, Vijay played a small role in TV serials or short films. The names of short films are Thuru, Maa Thavam, Kadhalithu Paar, The Angel and more.
  • Vijay Sethupathi’s first movie as a lead actor was ‘Thenmerku Paruvakaatru’. Written and directed by Seenu Ramasamy, Thenmerku Paruvakaatru won three National Film Awards.
  • His first movie in a negative role was ‘Sundarapandian’. Directed by S. R. Prabhakaran, the movie also featured M. Sasikumar and Lakshmi Men.
  • In his 10-year acting career, Vijay has worked in over 25 movies as a lead actor. Besides acting, he also produced three movies namely Orange Mittai, Junga and Merku Thodarchi Malai.

Vijay Sethupathi Achievements and Awards

Vijay Awards

  • Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom-Best actor
  • Soodhu Kavvum- best actor
  • Vikram Vedha- best actor

Norway Tamil Film Festival Awards

  • Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom- best actor
  • Dharma Durai- best actor

South Indian International Movie Awards

  • Pizza -best actor

Tamil Nadu State film awards

  • Sundarapandian-best villain

Big FM Tamil Entertainment Awards

  • Pizza-entertainer of the year

Asiavision Awards

  • Dharma Durai- best actor

Ananda vikatan cinema Awards

  • Vikram Vedha- best villain male
  • Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom- best male rising star

Behind Woods Gold Medals

  • Soodhu Kavvum -best acting performance
  • Idharkuthane Aasaipattai Balakumara-best acting performance.

Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

  • Super Deluxe-best actor

Filmfare South Awards

  • 96- best actor
  • Vikram Vedha- best actor


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