Vijay Antony

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Vijay Antony
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Vijay Antony in Salim
Born Template:Birth date and age40
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. Vijay Antony is growing rapidly in Tamil film industry. Not only as Music director but also as a successful actor, while his skills as a Musician is well know in Nakka Mukka. The Naan actor has a manged to win many hearts showcasing his talent as an actor with his first film Naan and his second film Salim doing well at the box office, everyone's attention is now on his next film as an actor. First two films begin an action triller, has third is touted to be a Comedy entertainer with an eye catching title ,India Pakistan has manged to created decent expectation, having expressed his desire to-do different kinds of the roles. The composer turned actor is all set to star in his next venture which is titled pichaikkaran. The film will directed by Sasi (director). Vijay Antony will also produce under his banner and scoring the Music for the film.[1][2]Sasi (director) who introduced Vijay Antony as a music director in his film Dishyum

Biography and career[edit]

Vijay Antony was born on 24 July 1975, in Nagercoil at 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.[3]

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.

His latest film India Pakistan released on may 8 2015. It became an hit.This film's success marked his hatrick success as an actor.

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
2015 Nambiar Filming[4]
2016 Thirudan Filming[5]
2015 Pichaikkaran Filming

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
2014 "Onnuna Rendu" Aindhaam Thalaimurai Sidha Vaidhiya Sigamani
2014 "Mascara Pottu" Salim

Actor[edit]

Year Film Roles Notes
2009 TN 07 AL 4777 Himself Cameo appearance in "Aathichudi" song
2012 Naan Karthik/Mohammed Salim
2014 Salim Mohammed Salim
2015 India Pakistan Karthik
2015 Nambiar Himself Cameo appearance in "Aala Amara" song
2015 Pichaikkaran Filming
2016 Thirudan Filming
2016 Shaithaan Filming
2016 Hitler Filming

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