Vijay Antony

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Vijay Antony
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Vijay Antony in January 2014
Born (1975-07-24) 24 July 1975 (age 39)
Arrikkarankattur , Erode, 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 actor in the Tamil Film Industry.He began his career by Music composer.Then he made his acting Debut as a Film actor in "Naan" Which earned commercial success and turned Vijay Antony as an Actor.[1]

Biography and career[edit]

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 in Chennai.[2]

His debut as a director of music in the movie industry came with Dishyum and was followed by Sukran.[3]

These successes led to further work as a music director. He was 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.[4]

His debut as an actor was in the Tamil movie Naan. He is the first music director to venture out as an actor.[5][6]

Vijay Antony was born on 24 July 1975, in Arrikkarankattur village (which is located in Erode, Tamil Nadu, India). He has one daughter. He is now busy with his latest venture as actor in Salim which is said to be produced in three languages (Tamil,Telugu and Hindi)[7]

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
2012 Haridas
2013 Madha Gaja Raja
2013 Iruvar Ullam
2014 Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakkam Composed only one song "A for Azhagirukku"

Upcoming Projects[edit]

Year Title Other Languages Notes
2014 Salim Film

[8]

2014 Nambiar Filming[9]
2014 Thirudan Filming[10]

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

Actor[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Metro Plus Tiruchirapalli : Musician and a mentor". Chennai, India: The Hindu. 1 September 2007. Retrieved 18 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Malathi Rangarajan (21 July 2012). "Arts / Cinema : The bird, and now the elephant". Chennai, India: The Hindu. Retrieved 18 August 2012. 
  3. ^ Sreedhar Pillai, TNN 10 September 2008, 12.18am IST (10 September 2008). "SAC's token of thanks to Vijay Antony –". Times of India. Retrieved 18 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "TOI wins India its first Gold Film Lions at Cannes – Times of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 28 June 2009. Retrieved 18 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "Naan movie review: Wallpaper, Story, Trailer at Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 1 January 1970. Retrieved 18 August 2012. 
  6. ^ Malathi Rangarajan (18 August 2012). "Arts / Cinema : Naan: I for intelligence". Chennai, India: The Hindu. Retrieved 18 August 2012. 
  7. ^ M-Suganth (5 August 2013). "Vijay Antony to release his next film in three languages – Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 30 August 2013. 
  8. ^ "Shot Cuts: Viswaroopam 2 in August?". The Hindu (Chennai, India). 12 April 2013. 
  9. ^ "Srikanth is Nambiar!". Sify. 17 May 2013. Retrieved 17 May 2013. 
  10. ^ "First look of Vijay Antony's 'Thirudan' – The Times of India". The Times of India. 

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