Arun Vijay: The Talented Actor, Stunt Coordinator, and Playback Singer
Arun Vijay is an Indian actor, playback singer, and stunt coordinator who has been active in the Tamil film industry since 1995. He is the only son of veteran film actor Vijayakumar, and his movies like Yennai Arindhal, Bruce Lee – The Fighter, Kuttram 23, Chekka Chivantha Vaanam, and more have made him famous. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at Arun Vijay’s life, career, and achievements.
Arun Vijay, whose real name is also Arun Vijay, was born on November 19, 1977, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He is 46 years old as of 2023 and is a Scorpio. Arun’s father is Vijayakumar, a veteran film actor, and his mother is Muthukkannu. He also has a step-mother, Manjula, and five sisters: Kavitha Vijayakumar, Anitha Vijayakumar, Vanitha Vijayakumar, Pritha Vijayakumar, and Sridevi Vijayakumar.
Arun Vijay is married to Aarathi Mohan, and they have two children, a son named Arnav Vijay and a daughter named Purvi. Arun is a Hindu by religion and completed his graduation. He attended Don Bosco Matriculation Higher Secondary School in Egmore and Loyola College in Chennai.
Arun Vijay had a desire towards acting since childhood. He also developed a strong interest in watching his father during film shoots. His father encouraged him to join classes for extracurricular activities such as dancing, swimming, skating, and horse riding. Arun started receiving movie offers when he was in tenth grade, but his father desired him to finish his schooling before acting in films.
Arun made his debut with the Tamil movie Murai Mappillai in 1995, in which he played the lead role of Raja. He then went on to act in several Tamil films, including Priyam, Kathirunda Kadhal, Ganga Gowri, Thulli Thirintha Kalam, Kannaal Pesavaa, Anbudan, Pandavar Bhoomi, and Mutham.
In 2022, Arun Vijay was featured in an untitled web series directed by Arivazhagan. He is also a licensed skydiver from the United States Parachute Association.
Arun Vijay has acted in several Tamil movies, and some of his notable performances include:
Yennai Arindhal, released in 2015, was directed by Gautham Menon and starred Ajith Kumar, Trisha Krishnan, and Anushka Shetty. Arun Vijay played the role of Victor Manohar, a villain, and received several awards for his performance.
Bruce Lee – The Fighter
Bruce Lee – The Fighter was a Telugu film released in 2015, directed by Srinu Vaitla and starred Ram Charan and Rakul Preet Singh. Arun Vijay played the role of Deepak Raj, a villain, in this movie.
Kuttram 23 was a Tamil action thriller film released in 2017, directed by Arivazhagan. Arun Vijay played the lead role of Vetrimaaran IPS in this movie.
Chekka Chivantha Vaanam
Chekka Chivantha Vaanam was a Tamil crime thriller film