John Vijay

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John Vijay
Tamil Actor John Vijay at LUXE cinemas, Chennai (cropped).jpg
John Vijay at LUXE cinemas, Chennai, 2016
Born (1976-11-20) 20 November 1976 (age 40)
India
Occupation Actor
Years active 2006 - present
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Spouse(s) Madhavi Elangovan

John Vijay (born 20 November 1976) is an Indian Tamil film actor, who plays supporting roles.[1] He mostly plays the role of a comedy, villain in Tamil films.[2][3] He has also worked in a few Malayalam, Telugu, Hindi and Kannada films.

Career[edit]

John Vijay did his M.Sc in Visual Communication from Loyola College. Vijay also works as the head programme director of Radio One FM. John is the chief of 'H2O', an advertising agency with its office at Nungambakkam.[4]

Pushkar and Gayatri, who were his juniors in the Visual Communications course in Loyola College, offered him a role in their directorial debut Oram Po.[5] His performance as "Sun of Gun" in the film was described by critics as "scene stealer, his antics bring the house down".[6][7]

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Madhavi Elangovan, daughter of ex-MP Mr. TKS Elangovan of the DMK on 21 January 2011.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
2006 Thalaimagan Tamil
2007 Oram Po Son of Gun Tamil
Billa Cameo Tamil
2008 Poi Solla Porom Johny Tamil
2010 Raavanan Hemanth Shankar Tamil
Angadi Theru Director Tamil
Prithvi Inspector Kannada
Bale Pandiya Pasupathy Tamil
Thillalangadi Aadhi Tamil
Va King,
Parattai Prince
Tamil
2011 Ko Himself Tamil Special appearance
Aanmai Thavarael 'Andhra' Prasad Tamil
Vanthaan Vendraan Training coach Tamil
Mouna Guru Marimuthu Tamil
2012 Kalakalappu Dharmarajan Tamil
Bachelor Party Prakash Kamath Malayalam
Etho Seithai Ennai Kumar Tamil
Madirasi Devaraman Malayalam
2013 Samar Manohar Tamil
David Ranade Bhai Tamil
David Hindi
Moondru Per Moondru Kaadhal Elango Tamil
Neram Kattai Kunju Tamil
Theeya Velai Seiyyanum Kumaru Military Colonel Tamil Guest appearance
Pattathu Yaanai Daya Tamil
Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu Tamil Special appearance
Vidiyum Munn Lankan Tamil
2014 Dedh Ishqiya Hindi
Vaayai Moodi Pesavum Nuclear Star Boomesh Tamil
Samsaaram Aarogyathinu Haanikaram Malayalam
Gajakesari Rana Kannada
Iyobinte Pusthakam Ganapathy Iyer Malayalam
Thirudan Police Maravattai Tamil
Vellaikaara Durai Vatti Varadhan Tamil
2015 Enakkul Oruvan Lucia Drug Dealer Tamil
Rombha Nallavan Da Nee Tamil
Sakalakala Vallavan Tamil
Adi Kapyare Kootamani Adhishta Lakshmi's Father Malayalam
2016 Azhagu Kutti Chellam Tamil
Peigal Jaakkirathai Tamil
Saagasam 'Chain' Jaipal Tamil
Ko 2 Police Commissioner Santhanapandian Tamil
Kabali Ameer Tamil
Nambiar Police Officer Tamil
Bayam Oru Payanam Tamil
Shankara Telugu
Kadalai Businessman Tamil
Veera Sivaji Tamil
2017 Papparapaam Jalagandeswar Tamil Post- production
Asurakulam Tamil Delayed
Kaathadi Malayalam Filming
Comrade In America Malayalam Filming

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