Short Biography

Vijay Gurunatha Sethupathi was born on 16 January 1978, Rajapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India. He is an Indian film Actor, Producer, Lyricist, Screen Writer, Playback Singer and Dialogue Writer who works mostly in Tamil cinema. He is best known for his performance in films like  Sundarapandian,  Pizza,  Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom, Pannaiyarum Padminiyum and  Dharma Durai to name a few.  

Other Name: Vijay Gurunatha Sethupathi Kalimuthu
Other Professions:

Film Producer


Dialogue Writer

Playback Singer


Television Actor

Appearance: Tamil

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Vijay Sethupathi Complete Bio & Career

After completing his graduation he went to Dubai for a job but was not happy with his job and so he returned to India in 2003. He recalls that a photographer stated that he had a “very photogenic face”, and persuade him to pursue an acting career. Sethupathi was one of the actors among several others who went to director Selvaraghavan’s to audition for his gangster film Pudhupettai in 2006 and it was he who was picked to play Dhanush’s friend in the film. 
After doing lots of side roles he finally appeared in his first lead role in Ramasamy’s film Thenmerku Paruvakaatru in 2011. The following year, marked as a decisive point in Sethupathi’s career; all his three releases in 2012 were commercial & critical successes, which resulted in a rise in his fan following. His first film released in 2012 was Sundarapandian in which he featured as the lead villain and then portrayed the lead roles in the directorial debuts of Balaji Tharaneetharan and Karthik Subbaraj, the comedy film Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom and the thriller film Pizza, respectively. Over the years, he established himself as one of the top most south Indian actors. He had an outstanding 2019 in which,  he had 10 releases including his Malayalam debut film Marconi Mathai. He was recently seen in blockbuster Telugu film Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy. He wascast alongside legendary actor Chiranjeevi in this film. He will be next seen in Uppena, and Thalapathy 64.
In addition to acting, he has also written dialogues, produced films and has also done playback singing as well. He has also served as a narrator of films like Kattappava Kanom, Ippadai Vellum, and Thiruttu Payale 2.

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Vijay Sethupathi Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Kalimuthu and Saraswathi and has a sister named Jayshree. He married his girlfriend Jessy Sethupathi in 2003 with whom he has a son Surya Sethupathi and a daughter Shreeja Sethupathi.

Life’s Important Dates Of Vijay Sethupathi

Body Measurements

Chest Size 39
Biceps Size 13
Waist Size 33
Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Rajapalayam , Tamil Nadu
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
School MGR Higher Secondary School, Kodambakkam, Chennai
College Dhanraj Baid Jain College, Chennai.
Qualification B.Com degree
Hobbies Singing, Writing
Marital Status Married
Debut Tamil – Gokulathil Seethai (1996)
Telugu – Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy (2019)
Malayalam – Marconi Mathai (2019)
Best Movies Vikram Vedha(2017), Sethupathi (2016), Naanum Rowdy Dhaan (2015),Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom (2012), Soodhu Kavvum (2013)
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Red,Black
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actress Anushka Shetty
Favorite Actor Rajinikanth
Favorite Food Curry Rice.

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Vijay Sethupathi

  • He named his son Surya in the remembrance of his friend who died during his school days.
  • He has also been associated with a lot of humanitarian work.
  • He won Norway Tamil Film Festival Awards for his performance in the film Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom in the year 2012.

Vijay Sethupathi Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

44 years, 4months,
13 days
old age Vijay Sethupathi will turn 45 on 16 January, 2023.
Only 7 months,
17 days,
21 hours,32 minutes has left for
his next birthday.

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