Vijay Sethupathi Wiki, Bio, Age, Profile, Wife, Girlfriend, Images | Full Details

Vijay Sethupathi Wiki, Bio, Age, Profile, Wife, Girlfriend, Images | Full Details

Vijay Sethupathi Wiki, Bio, Age, Profile, Wife, Girlfriend, Images | Full Details : Vijay Sethupathi is one of the leading versatile actors in India, he appears in Telugu Films, and he acted in many hit movies, he is one of the most talented, leading, and highest-paid actors in the Indian Film Industry.

He was born 1978 on January 16, and he received many honorary awards like National Film Award, Tamilnadu State Award, and Filmfare South Award for his talent in acting, the ease and naturality in his acting will attract every viewer, and he fits every single role.

A background artist now became one of the leading actors in India, this simple actor works in several Indian languages like Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, and Malayalam but primarily works for Tamil Film Industry.


Early Life

Vijay Gurunatha Sethupathi was born in 1978 on January 16 in a small village Rajapalayam in Tamilnadu, when he was in Sixth standard his family moved to Ennore Chennai.

His father Kalimuthu worked as a civil engineer and his mother Saraswathi is a homemaker, he is the third child to his parents he has three siblings one elder brother, a younger brother, and a younger sister.

He did his schooling at MGR Higher Secondary School in Kodambakkam, and Little Mat. Hr. In secondary school, he was not good at studies, not even any other activities like sports or extracurricular activities.

Later he studied at Dhanraj Baid Jain College, he got his bachelor’s degree in Commerce, he did many part-time jobs as a salesman, storekeeper, and many other jobs while he was studying for his pocket money coz he didn’t want to bother his family for his personal expenses.

After completing his Degree he went to work in Dubai as an accountant, he wanted to settle in Dubai forever, but see now where he is, after working for a few days he didn’t feel good in Dubai so he return to his home town Chennai India.

After returning from Dubai he need to work for himself but it took time to choose the right work for him a few days later he got the idea to start an interior decorating business so he started that business with his friends.

Things were going well he thought that he settled in that business but at some point, he thought that something was missing in his life, he wanted something unique which gives him satisfaction.

So he tried to enter into movies but his family situations were holding him back from movies he never withdraw his attention towards movies he kept trying to get good opportunities to step into movies.

He used to go to auditions but they didn’t satisfy with his acting they use to reject him every single by saying that there is no grace in acting, but he never considered their words and he kept trying for good opportunities.

One of the Tamil Directors Balu Mahindra re-approached Sethupathi that he has a good photogenic face and encouraged him towards films but the thing is the director never gave him an opportunity to work in his films.

Personal Life


When he was working in Dubai as an accountant he met his wife Jessie on social media, and they liked each other and fell in love after he returned from Dubai he got married to Jessie.

This couple gave birth to a son Surya Sethupathi and a daughter Shreeja Sethupathi, he named his son Surya, it was his childhood best friend’s name who died in his childhood.

Sethupathi Son also made his debut as a child artist in Nanum Rowdy Dhaan, and Sindhubaadh currently his kids are concentrating on their studies, while his wife Jessie is a homemaker.


Name: Vijay Gurunatha Sethupathi.

Hometown: Chennai, Tamilnadu.

Date Of Birth: January 16, 1978.

Age: 45 Years.

Height: 5″9.

Father’s Name: Kalimuthu.


Occupation: Film Actor

Nationality: Indian.

Religion: Hindu

Zodiac Sign: –

Spouse: Jessie (m. 2003)

Cine Career


With a passion for cinema, he went to join to work as an actor and an actor as well in the Koothu-P-Pattarai the traditional theatre arts which is a theatre group in Chennai, Tamilnadu.

So working there he got the chance to learn how they performed so he could learn everything about acting, then he got an opportunity to work as a background artist as a friend of lead actors in Tamil movies and serials as well.

He appeared mostly on television series like Penn in 2006 the popular TV series, after that, he starred in many other short films, but he never got an opportunity as a lead role.

His first film was M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi which was released in 2004, Vijay Sethupathi worked as a boxing spectator in that film the main lead was Jayam Ravi.

After working on that film the director was impressed by his performance in that film so he suggested Sethupathi to another director Seenu Ramasamy to cast Sethupathi in this film.

Sethupathi worked on a movie called Akhaada, a remake of a Kannada film unfortunately, the film didn’t release in theatres but the director noticed his passion and his acting style.

So he gave a chance to act in Thenmerku Paruvakaatru his first leading role movie in this movie was released in 2010, this feature film went on to receive three National Awards for its outstanding storyline.

With this single movie, Sethupathi was marked by the audience as a talented actor, he worked on three films with new directors Karthik, and Balaji Tharaneetharan.

In 2012 he played the lead role in a thriller entertainer movie Pizza, it was later dubbed into many other Indian languages like Telugu and Malayalam, and later he worked for many films like Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom.

His performance in these two films took him to the top of the board, he got praised by critics for his acting in these two different movies, then his life took a new turn with these amazing movies he never looked back and continued his movie career.

For the movie Pizza he was nominated for the Filmfare award for Best Actor -Tamil, also Sethupathi received two awards at Edison Awards, later he appeared in comedy entertainer Soodhu Kavvum as a forty-year-old kidnapper he well fitted in that role, the film got a positive response and did well at Box Office.

After many up and downs this man reached the mountains of films like Vikram Vedha, Super Deluxe, Vikram now being the most wanted actor in the Indian Film Industry.

He was featured in many Hollywood Web series like Farzi, and Mumbaikar, after becoming a star actor he also appeared in small films he believes that we should not forget where we come from.



His extreme talent and natural performance acting made him win many honorable awards, and he won many awards and was nominated as well.

  • Tamilnadu State Film Awards – Sundarapandian
  • Norway Tamil Film Festival Awards – Naduvula Kinjam Pakkatha Kaanom.
  • Edison Awrds – Naduvula Kinjam Pakkatha Kaanom.
  • 7th Vijay Awards –Naduvula Kinjam Pakkatha Kaanom.
  • SIMA Awards – Pizza
  • Big FM Tamil Entertainment Awards – Pizza
  • Behindwoods Gold Medal – Soodhu Kavvum, Aasaipattai, Balakumara, Idharakuthane.
  • 8th Vijay Awards – Soodhu Kavvum
  • Norway Tamil Festival Awards – Dharma Durai
  • Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards – Vikram Vedha
  • Filmfare Award for Best Actor Tamil – 96
  • Indian Film Festival of Melbourne – Super Deluxe
  • Vijay Award for Best Actor- Vikram Vedha
  • 67th National Film Awards. – Super Deluxe
  • JFW Awards Tamil – Super Deluxe