Indian film actor and producer Vijay Deverakonda is known predominantly for his works in Telugu cinema. He debuted in 2011 with Ravi Babu’s romantic comedy Nuvvila, but he gained recognition with his supporting role in the coming-of-age drama Yevade Subramanyam.
|Full Name||Deverakonda Vijay Sai|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 180 cm|
|in meters- 1.80 m|
|in feet inches- 5’ 11”|
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 75 kg|
|in pounds- 165 lbs|
|Body Measurements (approx.)||- Chest: 42 inches|
|- Waist: 32 inches|
|- Biceps: 14 inches|
|Debut||Telugu Film: Nuvvila (2011)|
|Tamil Film: Nadigaiyar Thilagam (2018)|
|Awards||For the Telugu film 'Arjun Reddy' (2017), he won the following awards:|
|• Zee Telugu Golden Award for Best Actor|
|• 65th Filmfare Award South for Best Actor - Telugu|
|• Behindwoods Gold Medal - The South Indian Sensation|
|Date of Birth||1989-05-09|
|Age (as in 2019)||30 Years|
|Birthplace||Achampet, Telangana, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Taurus|
|Hometown||Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
|School||• C Sri Sathya Sai Higher Secondary School, Puttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh|
|• Little Flower Junior College, Hyderabad|
|College||Badruka College of Commerce and Arts, Hyderabad|
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor of Commerce with Honours (B.Com.(Hons))|
|Controversies||• In April 2018, he posted a picture of actress Savitri on Twitter with the caption, “What a cool chick”. This comment didn't go well publicly, and some of the fans of Savitri slammed him for his comment. In reply, he slammed those who trolled him for his comment.|
|• In July 2018, he went into a controversy after the song "What The F" from his film "Geetha Govindam" was released; as it hurted the sentiments of people. Later, he decided to withdraw the song from YouTube.|
|Relationships & More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||• Virginie (Rumour)|
|• Izabelle Leite (Rumour)|
|Parents||Father- Deverakonda Govardhana Rao (TV Director)|
|Mother- Deverakonda Madhavi (Proprietor of Speak Easy in Hyderabad)|
|Siblings||Brother- Anand Deverakonda (Works with Deloitte in USA)|
|Favourite Food||Hyderabad Dum Biryani, Mango|
|Favourite Actors||Pawan Kalyan, Mahesh Babu|
|Favourite Films||Hollywood- Godfather, Schindler's List|
|Favourite Author||Konstantin Sergeievich Stanislavski|
|Favourite Singer||Sid Sriram|
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Some Lesser Known Facts About Vijay Deverakonda
- Does Vijay Deverakonda smoke?: No
- Does Vijay Deverakonda drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Vijay Deverakonda started his acting career in 2011 by playing the role of Vishnu in the Telugu film ‘Nuvvilla.’
- He was seen with his rumoured girlfriend “Virginie” in the national award-winning Telugu film ‘Pelli Choopulu’ (2016).
- He also directed a Telugu short film ‘Madam Meerena’ (2014).
- Vijay fondly calls his fans as ‘Rowdies.’
- In 2017, Hyderabad Times listed him as the second-most desirable man in Tollywood.
- In 2018, he portrayed the role of Vijay Anthony in the biographical film ‘Mahanati,’ which was based on the real-life story of the late actress, Savitri.
- Vijay has also worked in “Arjun Reddy” (2017), “Geetha Govindum” (2018), “NOTA” (2018), “Taxiwaala” (2018) among others. His movie “Arjun Reddy” was remade in Bollywood and titled “Kabir Singh;” the film starred Shahid Kapoor.
- During the shoot of the Tamil-Telugu bilingual movie “NOTA,” Vijay performed a 3-page dialogue in Tamil in a single take.
- Deverakonda also launched a clothing range under the name “The Rowdy Club.”
- He turned into a singer for his film “Geetha Govindam.” However, due to some issues, the song recorded by him was not incorporated in the film. However, he sang the song for his clothing line.
- When he was in college, he used to act in plays; the first play in which he performed was “Sherlock Holme.” He also joined an institute called “Sutradhar.”