Vijay Adhiraj is a famous Tamil TV anchor, television actor, film star and director. He is widely known for his vibrant presenting and competing on reality shows and versatile acting. He first made his first appearance in a small role in the 1999 movie, ‘Ponnu Veettukkaran’. After that he played a more substantial role in ‘Roja Koottam’ alongside Srikanth and then in the same year he went on to act with Jothika, Ramba and Laila in the women-strong ‘Three Roses’ and ‘Pathi Rathiri Bayangaram’ which didn’t make it big at the box office.
He ventured into direction after a long wait as advised by his friends including
and materialized his script into ‘Puthagam’ a low-key film that saw Sathya in the lead role. Puthagam was released in 2013. Before venturing into the direction he has played anchor to many shows on TV and also played the lead role in the television serial ‘
’. He has done 48 serials that include ten mega serials in the 14 years he has been in the industry and has tried his hand at production as well. He produced the Kannada and Tamil remake of the Telugu film, ‘Anukokonda Oka Roju’ that he produced along with his friends Ravichandran and Sangeeth Sivan.
He fell in love and married Rachna, a long-time friend turned lover and the couple has two daughters, Laya and Lasya. Vijay and Rachna participated together in Jodi Number One - a dance reality show on Vijay TV. Rachna is a skilled dancer trained in various art forms like Odissi, Kathakali, Kathak, etc. and they went on to go to the finals of the show in its first season, but unfortunately, ended runners-up.