Vijay Devarakonda BioGraphy Vijaya Devarakonda, Popularly known as Rowdy Boy is an heartthrob now in the Tollywood Film Industry. He came into industry with small roles and now he has established himself as an lead role actor. He is the first ever hero to have most number of followers on Instagram.
He is known for his unique acting style and daring attitude as well. Even though his career is quite mixed in the context but we are quite sure that Vijay Devarakonda will be considered as one of the best actors in the Tollywood Industry. So let’s see the complete details of Vijay Devarakonda.
- Name: Vijay Devarakonda.
- Real name: Vijay Sai Devarakonda
- Nickname: Vijay or Rowdy Boy
- Birthday: 9th May 1989.
- Age: 32 years.
- Height: 5 feet 9 inches
- Girl Friend: Rashmika Mandana
- Weight: 70kgs
- Eye Color: Black
- Hair Color: Black.
- Net worth: 20crore Rupees
Vijay Devarakonda BioGraphy
Vijay Devarakonda was born on 9th May 1989 in Achamept to Govardhan Rao and Madhavi. His father was a small television director who had to quit because there was lack of success for the show. His mother is a soft skills tutor, Vijay Devarakonda attended Sathya Sai Higher Secondary School, Anantapur, and Little Flower Junior College in Hyderabad. He got graduated from Badruka College of Commerce, Hyderabad. He has a younger brother as well, Anand Devarakond who is also an film actor.
Early Stages and Struggle In the Industry
Vijay made his debut with Ravi Babu directed romantic comedy movie Nuvvila which got mixed response at the box office. Later he appeared in Sekhar Kammula’s Life is Beautiful in a small role. But this movie also didn’t give him the limelight, But with the movie Yevade Subramanyam which was directed by Nag Ashwin along side actor Nani. The Movie got wonderful response and then Vijay came into limelight.
Break Through and Success
Vijay’s biggest ever break was Pelli Choopulu in which he played the read role. This movie was directed by Tharun Bhascker. The film became commercially successful and won the Best Feature Film at the 64th National Film Fare Awards. Later Vijay got opportunity to act in Dwaraka movie which turned out to be a failure at the box office.
But his next movie Arjun Reddy was the major breakthrough in his career. In this movie Vijay played the role of an doctor who is self-destructive, Short-tempered, alcoholic surgeon. This movie has won him Filmfare award for Best Actor-Telugu. This movie was ranked as “ 100 Greatest Performances Of the Decade.”
Following that movie, Ye Mantram vesave which was an delayed release. The Movie was supposed to release in 2013 but released on 2018. Later Vijay Devarakonda was seen in Mahanati which is a biographical film of the actress Savitri. After that Vijay was seen in a rom com movie Geetha Govindam in which he starred as an innocent and nervous college professor. This was one of the biggest blockbuster’s in Vijay’s career.
Later that he was seen in Tamil Political thriller NOTA which was directed by Anand Shankar. The Movie performed very badly at the box office. His next movie Taxiwala which was as an horror comedy thriller was a hit at the box office.
Later Vijay was seen in Dear Comrade which is an action drama cum romantic movie in which he was seen alongside Rashmika Mandanna. This movie was an average hit at the box office. Later in the year 2020, He was seen in Kranthi Madhav’s World Famous Lover in which he was seen opposite Rashi Khanna, Catherine Tresa, Aishwarya Rajesh, and izabelle Leite. This movie was an disaster at the box office.
After facing back to back failures at the box office. Now Vijay Devarakonda is coming up with an PAN India movie Liger which is an action movie directed by Puri Jagannadh and produced by Karan Johar. In this movie Ananya Pandey will be seen opposite him. Now here is the list of the movies and the roles he has played till now.
|Movie Name||Role Played by Vijay|
|Life Is Beautiful(2012)||Ajay|
|Dwaraka(2017)||Sri Krishnanda Swamy|
|Arjun Reddy(2017)||Dr. Arjun Reddy Deshmukh|
|Ye Mantram vesave(2018)||Nikhil Nikki|
|Geetha Govindam(2018)||Vijay Govind|
|Ee Nagaraniki Emaindhi(2018)||Cameo Appearance|
|Dear Comrade(2019)||Chaitanya Bobby Krishnan|
|Meeku Mathrame Cheptha(2019)||Cameo Appearance|
|World Famous Lover(2020)||Gautham and Seenayya|
|Jathi Rathnalu(2021)||Cameo Appearance.|
Awards Won By Vijay Devarakonda
These are the list of Awards he has won for his wonderful performances in his movies.
|Nandi Awards(20150||Yevade Subramanyam||Nandi Special Jury Award|
|Zee Golden Awards(2017)||Arjun Reddy||Best Actor|
|FilmFare Awards(2018)||Arjun Reddy||Best Actor|
|Behindwoods Gold Medal(2018)||Arjun Reddy||The Sotuh Indian Sensation|
|Srikala Sudha Telugu Movie Awards(2018)||Geetha Govindam||Best Actor|
|SIIMA Awards(2019)||Geetha Govindam||Critics for Best Actor|
|BehindWoods Gold Medal(2019)||Dear Comrade||Best Actor in a Lead Actor.|
Vijay is not only an wonderful actor but he was also the brand ambassador of food delivery app Zomato. In the year 2020, February. Vijay Launched his fashion brand Rowdy Wear on Mntra.
Apart from his Vijay has donated to many relief funds through the Devarakonda Foundation. This is a non-profit organization found in April 2019. In the year 2020, He donated Rs 24,000 through the foundation to help Ganesh Ambari.
In the pandemic times as well. Devarakonda Foundation has successfully aided 17K middle class families with the regular groceries, basic essentialities as well. More than 8,500 volunteers donated over 1.5crore to join this community.
Vijay’s favorite actor is Pawan Kalyan and Mahesh Babu and his favorite actress is Samantha Akkineni. His favorite food is Hyderabadi Dum Biryani and he loves watching football. Vijay is very active on his social media and regularly posts about his day to day life activities. Recently he got an Siberian Husky and named it Storm Devarakonda. The husky and Vijay are quite close and you can see it on his social media posts.
Vijay leads his personal life very private. The actor was always considered romantically involved with his co-star Rashmika Mandanna. Before that he was involved in a controversy. He posted some intimate pictures with a girl from Belgium, her name was Virginie. She was seen in a popular TV show and also appeared in a scene in Pelli Choopulu. But in the end, after a lot of investigation she turned out to be an rumored girlfriend. Then the actor revealed that he is single as of now.
In the year 2020, Vijay Devarakonda bagged the title of the Hyderabad Times Most Desirable Man of the year. He left many top stars behind, and bagged the title for the third time in a row which has never happened in the past.
Apart from the work, The actor is also enjoying huge fanbase on his social media handle. So these are all the details about the wonderful, talented and energetic actor and the desirable man of the year Vijay Devarakonda. His career details along with his films list, Awards list and his lifestyle is clearly mentioned. Fans are literally waiting for the Liger Movie updates. Because of the Pandemic, The Movie’s release might get a bit postponed but we have to wait for the official confirmation from the crew.
Apart from the movie Liger, It is also said that Vijay is making his Bollywood Debut as well with an big budget movie. Many photos of him with the producer Karan Johar and bollywood actress were seen on the social media. If the news is turned out to be true, Then we hope Vijay tastes success at the bollywood box office as well. It would be exciting to see how the audience will receive him. Ever since Janhvi Kapoor mentioned that Vijay is her favorite actor. Everybody were looking out for him.
If we get any info, regarding Vijay Devarakonda’s new movies and any others we will definitely update it to you as soon as possible.