Who is Vijay Antony?
Vijay Antony is an actor, music director, sound engineer, composer and what not. He carries a lot of tags after his name. Vijay’s birth name is Francis Antony Cyril Raja who has worked predominantly in the Tamil Cinema. He is the first Indian to receive Cannes Golden Lion award in 2009 for his music composition ‘Naaka Mukka‘, which was played in 2011 Cricket World Cup. He is best known for his work in movies such as Salim and Pichaikkaran.
Vijay Antony Biography
Vijay Antony was born on July 24, 1975 in Nagercoil, Kanyakumari as Francis Antony Cyril Raja but later his name was changed to Vijay Antony for the sake of his career.
|Real Name||Francis Antony Cyril Raja|
|Nick Name||Vijay Antony|
|Profession||Actor, Music Director, Composer, Lyricist, Writer, Sound Engineer|
|Date of Birth||24 July 1975|
|Place of Birth||Nagercoil, Kanyakumari, Chennai|
|Current Location||Alwarpet, Chennai|
|Languages Known||Tamil, English|
|College||Yes, But name of the college is not available in the public domain|
|Hobbies and Favourites Stuff||Music|
Body Measurements and Physical Appearance
Vijay Antony is 6 feet and 3 inches tall and weighs around 67 kgs. If we go through his body measurements his chest size is 42 inches, waist size is 32 inches and biceps are 16 inches.
|Chest Size||42 inches|
|Waist Size||32 inches|
|Biceps Size||16 inches|
Family and Relatives
Vijay Antony is married to Fatima Antony who is a producer by profession. He had two daughters named Meera Vijay Antony and Lara Antony, unfortunately his elder daughter Meera committed suicide on 19th September 2023, reportedly she was going through a lot of stress and depression which was also the cause of her death.
Wife: Fatima Vijay Antony
Elder Daughter: Meera Vijay Antony (dead)
Younger Daughter: Lara Vijay Antony
Vijay Antony Debut and Career
Vijay Antony made his debut from film ‘Naan’. Later he appeared in Salim (2014) and Pichaikkaran (2016). Here is the complete list of his films:-
- Saithaan (2016)
- Yaman (2017)
- Annadurai (2017)
- Kaali (2018)
- Kolaigaran (2019)
- Kodiyil Oruvan (2021)
- Pichaikkarn 2 (2023)
His upcoming movies are Mazhai Pidikatha, Manithan and Vallimayil.
Facts about Vijay Antony
- Vijay Antony’s when entered in Tamil industry changed his birth name from ‘Francis Antony Cyril Raja’ to ‘Agni’, which was later changed by producer and directed S.A Chandrasekhar to Vijay Antony, because he believed that ‘Agni’ is not so lucky.
- As a singer, Vijay has sung so many songs and jingles.
- Prior to films, he has also appeared in Tv shows such as Chinna Papa Periya Papa (season 1), Malargal (Sun Tv), Kettimelam (Jaya Tv), Megala (Sun Tv).
- Vijay started his career as a sound engineer, prior to becoming a composer he owned a studio called Audio Infotainment.
- He owns a production house in the name of Vijay Antony Film Corporation.
- Vijay lost his father when he was 7.
- Vijay got severely injured while shooting a speedboat sequence for Pichaikkarn 2, afterwards he had to go through Jaw and Nose surgery.
Income and Net Worth
Vijay Antony’s net worth is not available is the public domain. Therefore, it is difficult to estimate his net worth.