Vijay Sethupathi Bio :
Born: January 16, 1978
Age : 40 years
Birthplace : Rajapalayam, India
Height: 5′ 10
Spouse: Jessy Sethupathi (m. 2003)
Upcoming movies: Petta, Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy
Vijaya Sethupathi is originally known as Vijaya Gurunatha, and he is a South Indian film actor who was born on 16th January 1978 in Rajapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India. Apart from an actor, he is also a producer, lyricist, and dialogue writer and he is active in Tamil films only. His family then headed to Chennai and completed his schooling from MGR Higher Secondary School in Kodambakkam along with at Little Angels Mat HR Sec School. He was an average student and remained passive in sports and extra-curricular activities. He then did his graduation in commerce from Dhanraj Baid Jain College. After his B.Com, he joined the accounts department at a wholesale cement business. Later he headed to Dubai for his better prospects.
He then got married to an online friend from Kerala and then returned to India as was not happy with his job. He then joined an interior decoration firm with his friend and later joined a marketing company dealing with readymade kitchens. He then came in touch with a director called Balu Mahendra who complimented him with a pleasing photogenic face and encouraged him to join acting. He then joined a theatre group working as an accountant and as an actor. He then got the chance to work as a background actor in a few films. He also worked in TV shows as well. Some of his films with uncredited roles include films like M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi, Pudhupettai, Lee, Vennila Kabadi Kuzhu, Naan Mahaan Alla, Bale Pandiya, Naan Mahaan Alla, Bale Pandiya, Thenmerku Paruvakaatru, and Varnam.
He then got a bigger role with the film Sundarapandian for which he was also nominated for the Best Villian at Tamil Nadu State Film award getting the award for the same. Since then it was no looking back for her. Some of her films include Pizza, Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom, Soodhu Kavvum, Idharkuthane Aasaipattai Balakumara, Rummy, Pannaiyarum Padminiyum, Jigarthanda, Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakkam, Thirudan Police, Vanmam, Bench Talkies – The First Bench Mahesh, Purampokku Engira Podhuvudamai, Jigarthanda, Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakkam, Naanum Rowdy Dhaan, and Varnam.
Some of his recent movies include Kavan, Vikram Vedha, Puriyatha Puthir, Katha Nayagan, Karuppan, Oru Nalla Naal Paathu Solren, Puriyatha Puthir, Katha Nayagan, Karuppan, Oru Nalla Naal Paathu Solren, Traffic Ramasamy, Junga, Imaikkaa Nodigal, Chekka Chivantha Vaanam, K. Ramachandran, Seethakaathi, and 96. Some of his upcoming movies include Petta, Super Deluxe, Kadaisi Vivasayi, Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy, Maamanithan, and Idam Porul Yaeval. Talking about his personal life, he is married and has two kids.