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Chennai: Actor Vijay is going to celebrated his birthday on June 22nd. Vijay told his fans not to celebrated his birthday on June 22nd due to corona pandemic and he wants his fans to stay safe. But Vijay fans are started celebrating his birthday now itself.
Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar (born 22 June 1974), known mononymously as Vijay, is an Indian actor, dancer, playback singer and philanthropist who works in Tamil cinema. Referred to by fans and media as “Thalapathy” (commander), Vijay is the highest paid actor in Tamil cinema.By 2017, he became the second-highest grossing actor in Tamil cinema history, behind veteran Rajinikanth.
As of 2019, Vijay has acted in 64 films as a lead actor and won numerous awards, including eight Vijay Awards, three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, and a SIIMA Award. He received an honorary doctorate from the Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute of the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University in 2007 for his contributions to social welfare and in honour of his achievements in the film industry. He has been included seven times in the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list, based on the earnings of Indian celebrities.
Vijay was born on 22 June 1974 as Joseph Vijay in Madras (now Chennai), Tamil Nadu. His father S. A. Chandrasekhar is a Tamil film director and his mother Shoba is a playback singer and carnatic vocalist. He had a sister Vidhya, who died when she was two years old. His sisters death affected Vijay greatly; according to his mother, Vijay, who was very talkative, naughty and hyperactive as a child, became silent after Vidhya’s death.
In her memory, Vijay named his production house, V.V Productions, which stands for Vidhya-Vijay productions.This shows how much love he still holds for his departed sibling. Vidhya’s story is depicted in the 2005 film Sukran, in which Vijay played an extended cameo.
Initially attending Fathima Matriculation Higher Secondary School at Kodambakkam, he later joined Balalok Matriculation Higher Secondary Schoolat Virugambakkam and went on to pursue a degree in Visual Communications from Loyola College. He eventually dropped out as he was more interested in acting.
Vijay married a fan, Sangeetha Sornalingam, a Sri Lankan Tamil whom he met in the United Kingdom, on 25 August 1999. They have two children, a son Jason Sanjay born in 2000 in London and a daughter Divya Shasha born in 2005 in Chennai. Jason Sanjay made a cameo appearance with his father in Vettaikaaran (2009) and Divya Shasha portrayed a small role as her father’s pre-teen daughter in Theri (2016).
On 5 February 2020, the Income Tax Department raided Vijay’s residence in Chennai and inquired about potential tax evasion, regarding his investment in immovable properties, which he inherited from the production studio AGS Entertainment.
It was reported that actor Vijay and AGS Entertainment producer Anbu Cheliyan were suspected of undisclosed payments, alleged tax fraud and nearly ₹65 crore was seized by the officials from Cheliyan’s residence. Vijay was investigated while he was busy shooting for his upcoming film Master in Cuddalore.
On March 12, The I-T department said that nothing significant was found during the raid and Vijay has paid all the necessary taxes. Member of the parliament, Dayanidhi Maran accused the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party of politically targeting actor Vijay through IT raids because he was critical of the BJP.