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Vijay Raghavendra Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family

Vijay Raghavendra Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 69 kg
Date of Birth May 26, 1979
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Hair Color Black

Vijay Raghavendra is a popular Indian actor, director, singer, and television presenter from Sandalwood who entertained audiences as a child actor in highly-celebrated Kannada films like Chinnari Mutha (1993), Kotreshi Kanasu (1994), and Sangeetha Sagara Ganayogi Panchakshara Gavai (1995). Furthermore, he found success as a lead actor in such films as Ninagagi (2002), Khushi (2003), Rishi (2005), Kallarali Hoovagi (2006), Kaaranji (2009), Sevanthi Sevanthi (2006), Shivayogi Sri Puttayyajja (2016), Chowka (2017), to name a few.

Born Name

Vijay Raghavendra

Nick Name

Chinnari Mutha (The Golden Boy)

Vijay Raghavendra as seen taking a selfie in 2018
Vijay Raghavendra as seen taking a selfie in 2018 (Vijay Raghavendra / Facebook)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India





Actor, Director, Television Presenter, Singer


  • Father – S. A. Chinne Gowda (Producer, Film Distributor)
  • Mother – Jayamma (Film Producer)
  • Siblings – Sriimurali (Younger Brother) (Actor)
  • Others – Vidya Neelakantapuram (Sister-in-law), Shiva Rajkumar (Older Cousin Brother) (Actor, Producer, Television Presenter), Raghavendra Rajkumar (Cousin Brother) (Actor, Singer, Producer), Puneeth Rajkumar (Younger Cousin Brother) (Actor, Philanthropist, Playback Singer, Television Presenter, Producer) (Died in 2021 from Cardiac Arrest), Dr. Parvathamma Rajkumar (Paternal Aunt) (Producer, Distributor), Dr. Rajkumar (Paternal Uncle) (Parvathamma’s Husband) (Actor, Singer)


Movie Soundtrack






5 ft 7 in or 170 cm


69 kg or 152 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Vijay has dated –

  1. Spandana Vijay (2007-2023) – The Kaasina Sara (2023) actor tied the knot with a Tulu-speaking girl named Spandana on August 26, 2007. Spandana’s father was the former assistant commissioner of police, B. K. Shivaram. The couple was parents to a son named Shourya. However, after 15 years of wedded bliss, Spandana died from cardiac arrest on August 7, 2023, while vacationing with her family in Bangkok. Her untimely death came just a few weeks shy of their 16th wedding anniversary.
Vijay Raghavendra as seen smiling in a picture with his wife and son in 2020
Vijay Raghavendra as seen smiling in a picture with his wife and son in 2020 (Vijay Raghavendra / Facebook)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Cute looks
  • Charming smile

Brand Endorsements

Vijay has endorsed brands such as –

  • Ideal Ice Cream
  • TeachAids



Vijay Raghavendra as seen in 2013
Vijay Raghavendra as seen in 2013 (TeachAids / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Vijay Raghavendra Facts

  1. He received the National Award for ‘Best Child Artist’ at the 42nd National Film Awards for his stirring performance as Kotra in the 1994 film, Kotreshi Kanasu.
  2. He got his nickname Chinnari Mutha after his breakout role in the 1993 National Award-winning film of the same name. The movie made an overnight star out of Vijay and earned him the ‘Best Child Actor’ award at the 1993-94 Karnataka State Film Awards.
  3. In 2013, he participated in Bigg Boss Kannada 1 as one of the show’s contestants and emerged as the winner of the reality show in June 2013 by defeating the runner-up, art director Arun Sagar.
  4. Vijay shares his birth date with other prominent Hollywood celebrities such as Stevie Nicks, Lenny Kravitz, Helena Bonham Carter, Lauryn Hill, Elisabeth Harnois, Genie Francis, Hank Williams Jr., Scott Disick, Niomi Smart, John Wayne, Aaron Chalmers, Aileen Christine, Brandi Cyrus, and many others.
  5. He worked with his cousin brother, the legendary actor Puneeth Rajkumar in the films Parashuram (1989) and Chalisuva Modagalu (1982).
  6. Vijay put on the director’s hat for the first time in the black comedy film, Kismath (2018). Moreover, he also acted and co-produced the film under his production company Spandana Srushti, but the film failed to leave its mark at the box office.

Featured Image by Vijay Raghavendra / Facebook

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