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|Spouse(s)||Capt. E. Chandrasekhar|
Viji Chandrasekhar is an Indian film actress. She has appeared in several Tamil films in the female lead role while she has also featured in television serials. She is the younger sister of actress Saritha.
The actress made her debut as Rajinikanth's sister in the 1981 comedy film Thillu Mullu. She went on to perform supporting roles in films including K. Balachander's Paarthale Paravasam (2001) as the sister of Raghava Lawrence, while in Mani Ratnam's Aaytha Ezhuthu (2004), she played the sister of Krishna's character. In 2012, she played Nirmala, a vegetable vendor affected by bipolar disorder in Lakshmi Ramakrishnan's Aarohanam, and won critical acclaim for her performance. A critic from Sify.com noted "in an author backed role, Viji Chandrasekhar steals the show as she is the pivot around which the film revolves."
|2012||Aarohanam||Nirmala||Tamil||Nominated-SIIMA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated-Vijay Award for Best Actress
|2013||Madha Yaanai Koottam||Sevanamma||Tamil|
|2014||Ilamai Oonjal Aadukirathu||Tamil||Filming|
|1991||Muppadu Kodi Mugangal||Doordarshan|
|1998||Theekul Veiral||Jaya TV|
|Nunipullum avasarakavargalum||Raj TV|
|1999||Kudumbam orukoil||Vijay TV|
|2013||Ajantha Fine Awards||Best Actress||Aarohanam||Won|
|Edison Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|Best Actress (Special Jury)||Won|
|Maha Fine Awards||Character Award (Female)||Won|
|Tamil Nadu Cinema Kalai Mandram||Special Jury Award||Won|
|V4 Entertainer||Best Supporting Role||Won|
|7th Annual Vijay Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|2nd South Indian International Movie Awards||Best Actress in a Supporting Role||Pending|
- 'Aarohanam' was challenging, didn't do homework: Viji. Deccan Chronicle (2012-10-26). Retrieved on 2013-11-21.
- Viji hopes for a dream run in films. The New Indian Express. Retrieved on 2013-11-21.
- I didn't do homework for 'Aarohanam': Viji Chandrasekhar. Ibnlive.in.com (2012-10-25). Retrieved on 2013-11-21.
- Movie Review : Aarohanam. Sify.com. Retrieved on 2013-11-21.