Arun Vijay is an Indian Tamil film actor. Formerly he was known as Arun Kumar. He is the only son of Legend film actor Vijayakumar. Arun Vijay started his career in the Tamil film industry in 1995.
Arun Vijay was born on 19th November 1977 in Chennai, Tamilnadu. He is 43 years old as in 2020.
Arun Vijay Age, Height & Personal Stats
|Viral Name:||Arun Vijay|
|Born:||19th November 1977|
|Age:||43 years (in 2020)|
|Profession:||Tamil Film Star|
|Hometown:||Chennai, Tamilnadu, India|
|Current Address:||Chennai, Tamilnadu, India|
|Height:||In feet – 5 Feet 8 Inches|
In cm – 173 cms
In Mtr.- 1.73 mtr
|Weight:||In Kg- 70 Kg|
In lbs- 154 lbs
Arun Vijay Family
- Arun Vijay was born to legendary actor Vijayakumar and his first wife Muthukannu.
- Arun’s stepmother was actress Manjula Vijayakumar. She played lead roles in over 100 films in the 1970s.
- Arun has two elder sisters Kavitha and Anitha. Kavitha has acted in a single Tamil film named Coolie in 1995.
- He has three step-sisters Vanitha, Preetha and Sridevi.
- Vanitha Vijayakumar has appeared in Tamil, Malayalam, and Telugu language films. She got divorced twice and preparing for her 3rd marriage to Peter Paul in June 2020.
- Preetha Vijayakumar is a Film actress in the Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu film industries. She was the leading actress from 1998 to 2002. She is married to Tamil Film director Hari.
- Sridevi Vijaykumar has appeared in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada language films. She started her career as a child artist in Rickshaw Mama. She is married to Rahul and they have a daughter.
Arun Vijay Education
- School: Arun studied at Don Bosco Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Egmore, Chennai.
- College: Arun has done his higher studies from Loyola College, University Of Madras, Chennai.
Arun Vijay Wife
Arun Vijay married Aarathi Mohan in 2006. Aarathi is the daughter of film producer Dr N. S. Mohan. She is a post-graduate in Psychology. Arun and Aarathi have a daughter, Purvi and a son, Arnav Vijay.
Arun Vijay on Social Media
|Facebook:||His Facebook ID is Arun Vijay Actor Official. He has 620 K followers.|
|Instagram:||Arun’s Instagram account is arunvijayno1. He has 1.5 million followers.|
|Twitter:||His Twitter Id is @arunvijayno1. he has 1.6 million followers on it.|
Arun Vijay Film Career
Arun Vijay’s debut movie was Murai Mappillai directed by Sundar C in 1995. It was released under the banner of Anbalaya Films. Arun was only 18 years when he signed this film. Newcomer Kirthika cast opposite to Arun in this movie.
- Arun worked in many successful films after his debut. But he had a bad phase between 2002 to 2008. He did 5 films in this period but none made it to a success in the Box office.
- In 2006, Arun Kumar changed his name to Arun Vijay, hoping that a new name would bring better luck for him. He then started working with his father-In-Law’s production house. He gave 3 back to back hit movies Malai Malai, Manjaa Velu, Thadaiyara Thaakka in 2009, 2010 and 2012 respectively.
- Arun Vijay debuted in Telugu through the film Bruce Lee – The Fighter in the year 2015. It was directed by Sreenu Vaitala under the banner of DVV Entertainments.
- Arun made his Kannada debut as the lead actor through the movie Chakravyuha in 2016. Directed by M Saravanan with Sunshine Creations banner.
- Arun also worked in Hindi Movie SAAHO in 2019 with Superstar Prabhas as a lead actor.
Arun Vijay Production Studio
Arun launched his own production company In Cinemas Entertainment (ICE) in 1st September 2015. The mission of the company was to identify and provide an opportunity to ambitious and talented youngsters.
Company’s first production venture was Kuttram 23, a medical crime thriller directed by Arivazhagan. It was released on 3rd March in 2017.
|2020||Sinam||R. Pari Venkat SI|
Arun Vijay Movies List
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Hobbies & Passion
|Hobbies:||Fitness Enthusiast, Cycling, Boxing|
|Pets:||He is a Pet lover and has a dog.|
Awards & Recognitions
|1995||Filmfare Awards South||Best Male Debut – South||Murai Mappillai|
|2016||Edison Awards||Edison Award for Best Villain||Yennai Arindhaal|
|2016||South India International Movie Awards||SIIMA Award for Best Actor in a negative role||Yennai Arindhaal|
|2016||Norway Tamil Film Festival Awards||Norway Tamil Film Festival Award for Best Villain||Yennai Arindhaal|
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