Vijay Deverakonda is an Indian Actor and a Singer, popular in Telugu film industry. He is well-known for his role as Dr. Arjun Reddy Deshmukh in the Telugu film Arjun Reddy, which was released in 2017. Let’s find out some more exciting facts about Vijay and his life.
Vijay Deverakonda was born on 9 May 1989 (Age 31; in 2020) in Achampet, Telangana, India. His real name is Deverakonda Vijay Sai. He did his schooling from C Sri Sathya Sai Higher Secondary School, Puttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh, and Little Flower Junior College, Hyderabad. He attended Badruka College of Commerce and Arts, Hyderabad, to pursue a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours.
Vijay made her film debut in the Telugu Flim Nuvvila in 2011. Vijay is also known to the industry as a singer. He Gained massive fan-following within and beyond the Telugu film industry after the release of film Arjun Reddy.
Vijay Deverakonda Family, Education, and Caste
Vijay Deverakonda belongs to the Velama caste.
Vijay Deverakonda is born to a Telugu-speaking Hindu Family. His father, Devarakonda Govardhan Rao is a renowned actor and a TV serial and ad-film director. His mother, Deverakonda Madhavi, is a homemaker. He has a younger brother, Anand Devarakonda, who is also a film actor.
Girlfriend and wife of Vijay Deverakonda
Rumours were spread, that he was in a relationship with Virginie and Izabelle Leite
He was, often, romantically linked to of his co-actor Rashmika Mandanna due to their On-Screen Chemistry between both. But Vijay denied it.
Vijay Deverakonda Career
Vijay made his acting debut in 2011 with the Telugu Film “Nuvvila” Debut.
Next, he played a supporting role in Yevade Subramanyam as “Rishi.” The film earned him a Nandi Awards for Special Jury Award – Telugu 2016. 2016, he played the lead in Pelli Choopulu earned him a good name as an actor, and it was turned out hit at the box office.
In 2017, he starred in the romantic drama “Arjun Reddy,” in which he played the role of a high-functioning alcoholic surgeon who has anger management problems. Arjun Reddy made him an overnight star and gained a huge fan following. Arjun Reddy remade in Hindi as Kabir Singh.
His film Geetha Govindam released in 2018, created a record in the Telugu film industry, with ₹130 crore collection worldwide. Apart from being an actor, he is also a singer and has sung a song like What The F.
Some of his worked films are ‘Life Is Beautiful‘ (2012), ‘Pelli Choopulu‘ (2016), ‘Arjun Reddy‘ (2017), ‘Geetha Govindam‘ (2018), ‘Taxiwaala‘ (2018), ‘Dear Comrade‘ (2019), ‘World Famous Lover‘ (2020).
Vijay Deverakonda interesting facts
- Vijay Deverakonda directed a short film Madam Meerena in just five hours.
- On his birthday, he gifted to his fans by sent three trucks full of ice cream to help them deal with the heat of the sun.
Vijay has as own clothing brand titled ‘The Rowdy Club,’ as he affectionately refers to fans as ‘Rowdies.’
- His film, Pelli Choopulu, went on to win the 64th National Film Awards in the category Best Feature Film in Telugu.
- Vijay sang the brand anthem, “I am You- I am the ROWDY you” for his clothing label.
Vijay Deverakonda Controversy
Telangana Congress Senior Leader V. Hanumantha Rao teared down the Kissing posters on the buses and walls. Posting this image, Vijay Devarakonda commented in a satirical manner, “Thatayya, Chill.”
Vijay Deverakonda talks about actor Parvathy’s comment on his film ArjunReddy and also slams social media trollers during an interview at IFFI.
- Pawan Kalyan, Mahesh Babu are his Favourite Actors
- His Favourite Hollywood Films- Godfather, Schindler’s List
- Konstantin Sergeievich Stanislavski is his Favourite Author
- He likes Hyderabad Dum Biryani
- His Favourite Singer is Sid Sriram
- He likes to spend his holiday in Kerala
- His Favourite sport is cricket
Nandi Awards– Special Jury Award – Telugu– 2015 –Yevade Subramanyam
Filmfare Awards South– Best Actor – Telugu– 2017- Arjun Reddy
Zee Telugu Golden Awards-Golden Awards for Best Actor 2017- Arjun Reddy
Behindwoods Gold Medal -The South Indian Sensation 2017- Arjun Reddy
Zee Telugu Golden Awards- Favourite Actor- 2018-Geetha Govindam
Hindustan Times India’s most stylish 2019 Awards -Hottest stylista – 2019
SIIMA Film Awards -Best Actor (Critics) – TeluguGeetha Govindam -2019
SIIMA Film Awards – Popular Celebrity on Social Media – 2019