Vijay Devarakonda is an Indian Actor and a Producer, 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.
Along with being an actor, he is also a film producer and a businessman. Deverakonda was featured by Forbes India in their 30 Under 30 list of 2019. According to Google’s annual report, he was the most searched South Indian actor in 2019.
Vijay Devarakonda Biography & Wiki
|Vijay Devarakonda Full Name||Deverakonda Vijay Sai|
|Debut Movie||Telugu Film– Nuvvila (2011)|
Tamil Film– Nadigayar Thilagam (2018)
|Vijay Devarakonda Height||In Centimeter- 180 cm|
In Meter- 1.80 m
In Feet- 5’11”
|Weight||In Kilogram- 75 kg|
In Pound- 165 lbs
|Body Measurement||Chest- 42 Inches|
Waist- 32 Inches
Biceps- 14 Inches
|Date Of Birth||9 May 1989|
|Vijay Devarakonda Age (2022)||33 Years|
|Birthplace||Achampet, Telangana, India|
|Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign||Taurus|
|Home town||Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
|School||Sri Sathya Sai Higher Secondary School, Puttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh|
Little Flower Junior College, Hyderabad
|College/University||Badruka College Of Commerce and Arts, Hyderabad|
|Educational Qualification||B.Com (Hons.)|
|Vijay Devarakonda Girlfriend||Virginie (Rumour)|
Izabelle Lette (Rumour)
Rashmika Mandanna (Rumour)
|Parents||Father- Deverakonda Govardhana Rao (TV Director)|
Mother- Deverakonda Madhavi (Proprietor of Speakeasy in Hyderabad)
|Sibling||Brother- Anand Devarakonda |
|Food||Hyderabadi Dum Biryani, Mango|
|Movies||Hollywood- Godfather, Schindler’s List|
|Vijay Devarakonda Net Worth||4 Million USD|
Family, Early Life and Education
Devarakonda Vijay Sai was born on 9 may 1989 at Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (now Telangana) to Govardhan Rao and Madhavi. His family hails from Thummanpeta village of erstwhile Mahbubnagar district (now Nagarkurnool). His father was a small television serial director who quit doing them due to lack of success.
Deverakonda studied in Sri Sathya Sai Higher Secondary School (a boarding school) till 10th grade. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He has a younger brother, Anand, who is also an actor.
Vijay Devarakonda Career
Devarakonda made his debut with the Ravi Babu-directed romantic comedy Nuvvila (2011). He later appeared in Sekhar Kammula’s Life is Beautiful in a minor role. He was introduced to Nag Ashwin, who later cast him in a supporting role for the 2015 film Yevade Subramanyam alongside actor Nani.
Deverakonda’s first lead role was in Pelli Choopulu, a romantic coming-of-age film directed by Tharun Bhascker. The film became commercially successful and won the Best Feature Film in Telugu and the Filmfare Award for Best Film – Telugu at the 64th National Film Awards.
His next film Arjun Reddy received praise and criticism alike for being very bold and radical. Vijay’s portrayal as a self-destructive, short-tempered, and alcoholic surgeon received critical
acclaim, and won him awards like the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu.
He then starred in Mahanati, a biographical film around the life of actress Savitri.
In 2019, Deverakonda was seen in Bharat Kamma’s Dear Comrade, a romantic action drama, alongside Rashmika Mandanna.
In 2020, he acted in the romantic drama World Famous Lover opposite Raashi Khanna, Catherine Tresa, Aishwarya Rajesh, and Izabelle Leite.
As of April 2021, his Hindi–Telugu bilingual film Liger is under production. The film is being directed by Puri Jagannadh and produced by Karan Johar.
In March 2022, Devarakonda has announced his upcoming film JGM which is being directed by Puri Jagannadh, which is scheduled to release on 3 August 2023.
Some Facts About Vijay Devarakonda
- He was the brand ambassador of food delivery app Zomato. On 15 October 2018, Deverakonda launched his fashion brand Rowdy Wear. Later, in 2020 Rowdy Wear was launched on Myntra.
- Vijay had directed a short film called Madam Meerena in just five hours! The astonishing part is that it was done for a film festival, a challenge the actor took upon himself.
- Vijay is also the first South Indian actor to cross 5 million followers on Instagram despite joining the social media app only in 2018. Now, he has a strong following of over 15 million netizens. Given his good looks and boyish charm, it certainly is no surprise.
- Vijay’s film Arjun Reddy went on to become one of his most accomplished films and his fame grew immensely with it. The Hindi remake titled Kabir Singh also became a blockbuster with Shahid Kapoor in the lead. Vijay apparently never watched Kabir Singh because he had put his heart and soul while acting in Arjun Reddy. However, he had also mentioned being happy for the success of Kabir Singh.