Vijay Antony

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Vijay Antony
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Vijay Antony in Salim
Born (1975-07-24) 24 July 1975 (age 39)
Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu
Occupation Music Composer, Actor, Playback Singer, Producer
Years active 2004–present
Website
www.vijayantony.com

Vijay Antony (Born 24 July 1975) is an Indian Music Composer, Playback Singer and an Actor in the Tamil Film Industry.He began his career as a Music Composer.Then he made his acting Debut in "Naan" which earned commercial success.

Biography and career[edit]

Vijay Antony was born on 24 July 1975, in Nagercoil Tamil Nadu, India).

Vijay Antony's interest in music composition and lyric writing blossomed when he was 21. He obtained a degree from the Trinity College London and set up his own in-house studio called Audiophiles.

His debut as a music director came was in the movie Dishyum.

He is the first Indian to win the 2009 Cannes Golden Lion for the Nakka Mukka commercial (for The Times of India) in the Best of Music category. Nakka Mukka raised his fame and that song was played in the 2011 Cricket World Cup.[1]

His debut as an actor was in the Tamil movie Naan. He is the first music director to venture out as an actor.

His latest venture as an Actor and Music Director is in the movie "Salim" which is produced in three languages (Tamil,Telugu and Hindi). Both the movie and songs were well appreciated. "Mascara Pottu" song voiced by Vijay Antony himself became a viral hit. And the movie proved to be a huge commercial success.

Now he is acting in the movie India Pakistan for which shooting is taking place now.

Filmography[edit]

Music director[edit]

Year Title Other Languages Notes
2005 Sukran
2006 Iruvar Mattum
2006 Dishyum Dishum Dishum (Telugu)
2007 Ninaithale
2007 Naan Avanillai Songs only
Nominated, Filmfare Best Music Director Award (Tamil)
2008 Pandhayam
2008 Kadhalil Vizhunthen Nominated, Filmfare Best Music Director Award (Tamil)
2008 Budhivanta (Kannada) Remake of Naan Avanillai
2008 Pasumpon Thevar Varalaru Documentary film
2009 A Aa E Ee
2009 TN 07 AL 4777 Special Appearance "Aathi Sudi"
2009 Mariyadhai
2009 Ninaithale Inikkum Nominated, Filmfare Best Music Director Award (Tamil)
2009 Puthiya Thalapathi Mahatma (Telugu)
2009 Vettaikkaaran Puliveta (Telugu) Winner, Vijay Award for Favourite Song – Chinna Thamarai
Nominated, Vijay Award for Best Music Director
2010 Rasikkum Seemane
2010 Kanagavel Kaaka
2010 Angadi Theru Shopping Mall (Telugu)
2010 Aval Peyar Thamizharasi
2010 Uthama Puthiran
2011 Sattapadi Kutram
2011 Yuvan Yuvathi Dear (Telugu)
2011 Velayudham
2011 Vedi
2012 Naan Nakili (Telugu)
2012 Bullet Raja Daruvu (Telugu)
2012 Sattam Oru Iruttarai
2013 Haridas
2013 Madha Gaja Raja
2013 Iruvar Ullam
2014 Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakkam Composed only one song "A for Azhagirukku"
2014 Salim

Upcoming Projects[edit]

Year Title Other Languages Notes
2014 Nambiar Filming[2]
2014 Thirudan Filming[3]

Singer[edit]

Year Song Film Notes
2005 "Saathikadi" Sukran
2006 "Dailamo",
"Bhoomikku"
Dishyum
2007 "Machakani",
"Kaakha Kaakha"
Naan Avan Illai
2008 "Naaka Mukka",
"Thozhiya",
"Kadavul Padaitha",
"Unakkena Naan"
Kadhalil Vizhunthen
2009 "Menaa Minukki",
"Kannivedi"
A Aa E Ee
2009 "Mere Priya",
"Allah"
Ninaithale Inikkum
2009 "Aathichudi" TN 07 AL 4777
2010 "Poove Poove",
"Naan Unnai Paarkum"
Rasikkum Seemane
2010 "Palayankottai" Aval Peyar Thamizharasi
2010 "Usumalarase" Uthamaputhiran
2011 "Edhedho" Sattapadi Kutram
2011 "O My Angel"
"Kola Kuthu"
Yuvan Yuvathi
2011 "Ichu Ichu" Vedi
2011 "Sonna Puriyathu" Velayudham
2012 "Usumalarese"
"Rajulla"
Daruvu Telugu
2012 "Ulaginil"
"Thappellam"
Naan
2012 "Poochandi" Sattam Oru Iruttarai
2013 "Thumbakka" Madha Gaja Raja
2013 "Thirumbi Vaa" Biriyani
2014 "Onnuna Rendu" Aindhaam Thalaimurai Sidha Vaidhiya Sigamani
2014 "Mascara Pottu" Salim

Actor[edit]

Year Film Roles Notes
2012 Naan Karthik (Mohammed Salim)
2014 Salim Mohammed Salim
2014 India Pakistan Filming
2015 Thirudan Filming
2015 Saitaan Filming
2015 Pichaikkaaran Filming

References[edit]

  1. ^ "TOI wins India its first Gold Film Lions at Cannes – Times of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 28 June 2009. Retrieved 18 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Srikanth is Nambiar!". Sify. 17 May 2013. Retrieved 17 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "First look of Vijay Antony's 'Thirudan' – The Times of India". The Times of India. 

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