Vijay Antony

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Vijay Antony
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Vijay Antony in Salim
Born (1975-07-24) 24 July 1975 (age 40)
Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu
Occupation Music composer, actor, playback singer, producer
Years active 2004–present
Website www.vijayantony.com

Vijay Antony is an Indian music composer, playback singer and actor working in the Tamil film industry.

Career[edit]

Vijay Antony( Antony Cyril Raja) was born in Nagercoil, Kanya Kumari District and studied in St.Xavier's Higher Secondary School, Palayamkottai,Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India. He obtained a degree from the diophiles.[1][2]

He made his debut as a Music Director in the 2005 film Sukran, directed by S. A. Chandrasekhar.

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.[3]

In 2012, he made his acting debut, enacting the lead role in the thriller film Naan. His next venture as an actor and music director was Salim, in which he portrayed the same character from Naan;[4] both Naan and Salim were sleeper hits.[5] India Pakistan, his next release, a romantic comedy, was the first film he starred in but did not compose music for.[5] He has acted in Pichaikkaran, collaborating with his Dishyum director Sasi.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Actor[edit]

Year Film Roles Notes
2006 Kizhakku Kadalkarai Salai Himself Cameo appearance
2009 TN 07 AL 4777 Himself Cameo appearance in "Aathichudi" song
2012 Naan Karthik (Mohammed Salim)
2014 Salim Mohammed Salim
2015 India Pakistan Karthik
2016 Pichaikkaran Arul Selvakumar
2016 Saithan Post production
2016 Yeman Filming
2016 Nambiar Himself Cameo appearance in "Aara Amara" song (Post production)
2016 Hitler In production
2016 Thirudan In production
2016 Naan 3 Pre-production

Music director[edit]

Year Film 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), Kadhalil Vizhunthen
2008 Budhivanta (Kannada) Remake of Naan Avanillai
2008 Pasumpon Thevar Varalaru Documentary film
2009 A Aa E Ee
2009 Mahatma
2009 TN 07 AL 4777
2009 Mariyadhai
2009 Ninaithale Inikkum Nominated, Filmfare Best Music Director Award (Tamil)
2009 Puthiya Thalapathi Mahatma (Telugu)
2009 Vettaikaaran 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 1 song ("A for Azhagirukku")
2014 Salim
2015 Nambiar Soundtrack released, film in production[7]
2015 Aavi Kumar
2016 Pichaikkaran

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 "Edhirthu nil" Biriyani Composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja
2014 "Onnuna Rendu" Aindhaam Thalaimurai Sidha Vaidhiya Sigamani Composed by Simon
2014 "Mascara Pottu" Salim
2016 "Nooru Samigal" Pichaikkaran
2016 "Lovukku logic ille" Nayyapudai Composed by Tajnoor

Television[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vijay Antony : Filmography". bollywoodlife.com. Retrieved 31 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Vijay Antony, birth place". dosthana.com. Retrieved 31 March 2016. 
  3. ^ "TOI wins India its first Gold Film Lions at Cannes – Times of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 28 June 2009. Retrieved 18 August 2012. 
  4. ^ Sudhir Srinivasan. "Same character different movie". The Hindu. 
  5. ^ a b Vishal Menon. "I’m not a good actor: Vijay Antony". The Hindu. 
  6. ^ "No one will want to play a beggar in a film, but I did". The Times of India. 
  7. ^ "Srikanth is Nambiar!". Sify. 17 May 2013. Retrieved 17 May 2013. 

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