Vijay Vasanth is an Indian film actor, known for his performance in Tamil films. He has acted in many Tamil movies which were appreciated by film critics and trade pundits. He is known for his role in movies like Chennai 600028, Saroja,
Thozha, Naadodigal, etc. in which the viewers appreciated his characters. He was born on 10 May 1983 in Nagercoil to an entrepreneur business family. His father is a renowned business tycoon in South India and owns ‘Vasanth & Co‘, a largest durable goods retail chains in Tamil Nadu. His father is H. Vasanthakumar who is also a renowned politician and owns a TV channel ‘Vasanth TV’. Needless to say that his father’s popularity made Vijay Vasanth a popular figure in Tamil Nadu, but yet he had chosen cinema and modeling as his career. The actor-cum-model made his debut in the year 2007 with Venkat Prabhu's film ‘Chennai 600028’ which was a commercial success. In this movie, he played the role cricket team member. The film was based on street cricket played in India, and the film was a multi-star movie.
success of his first film enabled the actor to feature in more Kollywood movies in supporting and cameo roles. He got an offer to play a cameo role in Venkat Prabhu’s next project ‘Saroja’. He also played a supporting role in ‘Thozha’. In 2009 he starred in the critically acclaimed film Naadodigal, his work was much praised and won him many better offers in future. Naadodigal brought Vijay Vasanth back to the box office success. The film was declared as a super hit film of the year. He next starred in films like Kanimozhi, which became a failure in the box office. He also appeared as a cameo in Mankatha, which was Ajith Kumar's 50th film and became the second biggest blockbuster of the year. In 2012, he was noticed as a supporting cast in blockbuster movie ‘Nanban,' In 2013, there was one release for this actor and this movie ‘Mathil Mel Poonai’ was a disaster in the box office. In 2014, the actor launched his production company ‘Triple V Records’ and completed two films simultaneously.
Two films ‘Theriyaama Unnai Kaadhalichutten’ and ‘
Ennamo Nadakkudhu’ released in 2014 with mixed responses from critics and audiences. The production company had Triple ‘V’ factor as it signified actor (Vijay), actor’s brother (Vinoth Kumar) and actor’s father (Vasanth Kumar) popularity in South India. In 2015, he was noticed in ‘Vanna Jigina’ which again opened to mixed reviews. Despite being a busy actor, the actor also handles the operations of Vasanth TV and the store Vasanth & Co. The actor got married to Nithya in Chennai in 2010. Although his father is a successful politician, the actor always has felt to stay away from politics and wants to act in good movies and take care of his family business.