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John Vijay Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Facts, Family

John Vijay Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 80 kg
Date of Birth November 20, 1976
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Eye Color Dark Brown

John Vijay is an Indian actor who has mainly worked in Tamil films along with some Malayalam, Telugu, Hindi, and Kannada films. Over the years, he has been a part of a variety of films which include the likes of Oram PoBillaKoPoi Solla Porom, Raavanan, ThalaimaganAngadi TheruBale Pandiya, ThillalangadiVaAanmai Thavarael, Vanthaan VendraanMouna GuruKalakalappuEtho Seithai EnnaiSamarDavidMoondru Per Moondru KaadhalTheeya Velai Seiyyanum Kumaru, Neram, Pattathu YaanaiAinthu Ainthu AinthuVidiyum Munn, Vaayai Moodi PesavumThirudan Police, Vellaikaara DuraiEnakkul Oruvan2 States, Rombha Nallavan Da NeeSakalakala Vallavan, Bhamakalapam, Adi Kapyare KootamaniSolo, Thiru.Vi.Ka.PoongaDummy TappasuAzhagu Kutti Chellam, Peigal JaakkirathaiSaagasamKo 2Gajakesari, KabaliBayam Oru PayanamComrade In America, NambiarKadalaiVeera SivajiVaigai ExpressKootathil OruthanEnbathettu (88), Thappu ThandaThupparivaalan12-12-1950SoloUlkuthuKaathadiIruttu Araiyil Murattu Kuththu, Iravukku Aayiram KangalSemma Botha AagatheyBig Brother, Ramarao On Duty, Cobra, Kadaikutty SingamVanjagar UlagamDavid, PattinapakkamSaamy 2, Iyobinte Pusthakam, Samsaaram Aarogyathinu HaanikaramWaltair Veerayya, Anantham, Kaatteri, Pichaikkaran 2, Mr. LocalVandiSangathamizhanZombie, ThiravamIrandam Ulagaporin Kadaisi Gundu, 50/50, Bhoomi, Sarpatta Parambarai4 SorryAgaduThuneri, EnemyTake DiversionDedh Ishqiya, The WarriorrYugiKarungaapiyamBachelor Party, AdrishayamThe Warriorr, and Prithvi.

Born Name

John Vijay

Nick Name

John

John Vijay as seen while smiling for the camera at LUXE cinemas in Chennai, Tamil Nadu during the KO2 movie show
John Vijay as seen while smiling for the camera at LUXE cinemas in Chennai, Tamil Nadu during the KO2 movie show (yjenith / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, India

Nationality

Indian

 

Education

John Vijay studied at Caldwell Higher Secondary School in Tuticorin. Afterward, he got enrolled at Loyola College, a private Catholic higher education institution run by the Society of Jesus in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He completed his Master of Science degree in Visual Communication.

Occupation

Actor

Build

Average

John Vijay as seen in an Instagram post in March 2023
John Vijay as seen in an Instagram post in March 2023 (John Vijay / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm

Weight

80 kg or 176.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

John Vijay has dated –

  1. Madhavi Elangovan – He is married to Madhavi Elangovan and the duo has been blessed with a son.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Usually sports a mustache

John Vijay as seen while posing for a picture in May 2023
John Vijay as seen while posing for a picture in May 2023 (John Vijay / Instagram)

John Vijay Facts

  1. He co-starred as Pichchai (son of Gun) in the Tamil-language black comedy film Oram Po in 2007. John Vijay’s performance in the film was described by critics as a “scene stealer, his antics bring the house down”.
  2. In 2010, he played Inspector Suryaprakash in the Kannada language action drama film Prithvi. The film’s lead cast included Puneeth Rajkumar, Parvathy, and Avinash.
  3. Along with Indrajith Sukumaran, Prithviraj Sukumaran, Kalabhavan Mani, Asif Ali, Rahman, Vinayakan, and Ashish Vidyarthi, John Vijay co-starred as Prakash Kamath (a vengeful underworld don) in the 2012 Malayalam-language black comedy gangster film Bachelor Party. The film is adapted from Johnnie To’s 2006 Hong Kong film Exiled.
  4. He appeared as Ranade Bhau in the 2013 Hindi-language crime film David, starring Vikram, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Vinay Virmani, Jiiva, Tabu, Monica Dogra, Lara Dutta, and Isha Sharvani.
  5. In 2014, he was cast as a Police Officer in the black comedy film Dedh Ishqiya. A sequel to Ishqiya (2010), the film stars Arshad Warsi, Naseeruddin Shah, Madhuri Dixit, Huma Qureshi, and Vijay Raaz.
  6. John Vijay brought to life the character of Ameer (Kabali’s sidekick/trusted aide) in the 2016 Tamil-language action drama film Kabali, starring Rajinikanth, Radhika Apte, and Sai Dhanshika.
  7. He played the role of ACP Prasad in the 2016 Telugu-language action film Shankara, a remake of the 2011 Tamil film Mouna Guru.
  8. In 2022, he was seen as SP Joshua in the action film The Warriorr.
  9. John Vijay was cast as Abdullah (Michael’s assistant) in the 2023 Telugu-language action film Waltair Veerayya, starring Chiranjeevi, Ravi Teja, Shruti Haasan, Catherine Tresa, Bobby Simha, and Prakash Raj. The film became one of the highest-grossing Telugu films of 2023.
  10. He has served as the chief of H2O, an advertising agency with an office in Nungambakkam.
  11. John Vijay has worked as the head program director of Radio One FM.

Featured Image by yjenith / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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