Vijay aka Duniya Vijay is an actor of Kannada cinema. This actor has acted in many films, and he was practically unrecognizable from the gritty characters that he played which were so meaningless. Later on, he landed up receiving some significant character and came to be recognized. His first film in which he appeared and got noticed was a film ‘Duniya’ in 2007. He had a struggling life in Sandalwood and stated to accept small roles till he was offered to play a good character by director Soori in 2007. Later, this talented actor had made his own niche of fans with his different movies and acting. However, he is a well-known face now who can play a lead hero in his films. Today, he is a well-known face in households for his role in ‘Johny Mera Naam Preethi Mera Kaam’ and ‘Jayammana Maga’.
The year 2009 was a successful year for this actor while the year 2010 brought him mixed results in the box office. His fans like him because he was a struggling actor, who has evolved as an actor in his own terms. His fans always want to see him as Jackie Chan or Bruce Lee, as this actor is also known as Black Cobra among his fans. This actor is also a man of golden heart who takes part in philanthropic activities. As this actor does not have a photogenic face he was not cast as a hero. Therefore, he never considered him as a hero material. But he valued his hard work, and he portrayed his characters very differently with creativity films after the film. He is also known for doing his own stunt scenes or any jump sequences. He was married to Nagarathna but opted for divorce but finally had patched up thinking about his children status. This actor was born and brought up in a village and belonged to a very poor family. His father and grandfather used to act in plays.
His first role in the film that he got only was after meeting Yograj Bhatt and Soori for film Ranga SSLC. He always wanted to become a hero, but senior artistes always advised to become first become an actor. He also did some stunt scenes in films. He used to part of all fight sequences in Kannada films with the entire major heroes. Thus, he took many risks to evolve as an actor. The actor landed up in getting mini-scale roles not only in films but also in television series. In 2015, his fans had loved him to watch in RX Soori, which was an action –oriented film. Currently, he is shooting for Yogaraj Bhat’s ‘’Dana Kayonu’’ that stars Priya Mani as his heroine. He was born on January 20, 1974, in Bengaluru.