|Vijay Antony Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 3 in|
|Date of Birth||July 24, 1975|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Vijay Antony is an Indian music composer, playback singer, musician, actor, film editor, lyricist, audio engineer, film producer, director, and dubbing artist who has mainly worked in Tamil cinema. Over the course of his career, he has been a part of a number of films which include the likes of Kizhakku Kadalkarai Salai, Dishyum, TN 07 AL 4777, Salim, Aval Peyar Thamizharasi, Naan, Naan Avanillai, Haridas, Vettaikaaran, Angadi Theru, Vedi, India Pakistan, Pichaikkaran, Yaman, Nambiar, Saithan, Kanagavel Kaaka, Yuvan Yuvathi, Mupparimanam, Annadurai, Kaali, Traffic Ramasamy, Thimiru Pudichavan, Velayudham, Kodiyil Oruvan, Kolaigaran, Tamilarasan, Sattam Oru Iruttarai, Pichaikkaran 2, Kolai, Sukran, Uthama Puthiran, Madha Gaja Raja, Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakkam, Iruvar Mattum, Mariyadhai, Rasikkum Seemane, Sattapadi Kutram, Pasumpon Thevar Varalaru, Ninaithale, Pandhayam, Kadhalil Vizhunthen, Aavi Kumar, A Aa E Ee, Ninaithale Inikkum, and Iruvar Ullam.
Frances Antony Cyril Raja
Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, India
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Music Composer, Playback Singer, Musician, Actor, Film Editor, Lyricist, Audio Engineer, Film Producer, Director, Dubbing Artist
- Siblings – He has a younger sister.
- Others – Samuel Vedanayagam Pillai (also known as Mayavaram Vedanayagam Pillai) (Great-Grandfather) (Civil Servant, Poet, Novelist, Social Worker)
6 ft 3 in or 190.5 cm
84 kg or 185 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Vijay Antony has dated –
- Fatima Vijay Antony – He is married to Fatima Vijay Antony and she gave birth to their 2 daughters – Meera Vijay Antony and Laara Vijay Antony. Meera committed suicide at the age of 16 in their home in Chennai on September 19, 2023.
Race / Ethnicity
Usually sports a beard
Vijay Antony Facts
- He was 7 years old when his father committed suicide and Vijay was then raised by his mother.
- When he embarked on a career in the entertainment industry, he decided to use the stage name “Agni” but the name was then changed to “Vijay” by S. A. Chandrasekhar who had commented that Agni was not lucky and christened him after his son Vijay.
- In 2009, Vijay Antony co-starred as “Police” Ravi in the Tamil-language action film Vettaikaaran. This role won him the Vijay Award for “Favourite Hero”.
- He has composed jingles for advertisements and became the first Indian to win a Cannes Golden Lion award as he bagged the award for the “Nakka Mukka” commercial (for The Times of India) in the “Best of Music” category in 2009.
- Along with Siddharth Venugopal, Rupa Manjari, and Anuya Bhagvath, Vijay Antony co-starred as Karthik (a psychopathic killer) in the Tamil-language crime thriller film Naan in 2012. Additionally, Vijay Antony also served as the film’s composer and was nominated for “Best Music Director”, “Best Debutant Producer”, and “Best Male Debutant” at the 2nd South Indian International Movie Awards.
- He brought to life the character of Adv. Karthik in the Tamil-language romantic comedy film India Pakistan in 2015.
- Alongside Arundhati Nair, Vijay Antony co-starred as Dinesh/Sharma (School Head Master) in the Tamil-language action thriller film Saithan in 2016.
- He made a cameo appearance as the man reading the bibliography of Traffic Ramasamy in the 2018 Tamil language biographical drama film Traffic Ramasamy, starring S. A. Chandrasekhar, Rohini, Prakash Raj, Livingston, and Ambika.
- Alongside Aathmika and Divya Prabha, Vijay co-starred as Vijayaraghavan (Arulmozhi’s son who is a caring teacher living in Kombai) in the 2021 Tamil-language political masala film Kodiyil Oruvan.
- As a singer, Vijay Antony has worked on songs from many movies like Saathikadi from Sukran; Machakani and Kaakha Kaakha from Naan Avan Illai; Naaka Mukka, Thozhiya, Kadavul Padaitha, and Unakkena Naan from Kadhalil Vizhunthen; Poove Poove and Naan Unnai Paarkum from Rasikkum Seemane; Palayankottai from Aval Peyar Thamizharasi; O My Angel and Kola Kuthu from Yuvan Yuvathi; and Poochandi from Sattam Oru Iruttarai.
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