Vijay Deverakonda is a film actor of Tollywood. He was born on 9th May 1989. He was born in Achampet, Mahabubnagar now in Telangana. He, along with his younger brother had taken their early education from Sri Sathya Sai High Secondary School, which is in Puttaparthi in Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh. As he was sent to a boarding school, so he had to spend most of his formative years in the school. Since being in a boarding school, he learned a lot of things, and he uses those things in his life to enjoy his success. He tells that the environment at the school was peaceful and calm. In school, he was not allowed to keep any electronic items, whether it may be a mobile phone or any other gadgets. Even the students were not allowed to watch the television. So there was only one source of getting information, and that too was the daily newspaper which was coming in the news corner section of his hostel.
Being in that boarding school, Vijay developed an immense liking in storytelling, writing and acting. After taking his secondary education, he moved on to Little Flower Junior College for his college studies and the Badruka College of Commerce for getting the higher education. He had a younger brother posted in the USA and working there in Deloitte Company. His mother, Madhavi, is a soft skill and personality development trainer in Hyderabad. He gave thanks to his father, who supported and motivated him throughout his life. Being an actor and director and it too coming from a small village is a very critical task. He had come to Hyderabad to become an actor, but eventually, he became a TV Director. Vijay started his career in acting working with a theater group called “SUTRADHAR” which was out of Hyderabad. After completing his three-month workshop in acting, he was given several plays in the Hyderabad theater circuit.
There was a film by
Ravi Babu named ‘Nuvvile’ in which Vijay played a small role and also got to work in Sekhar Kammula’s film ’
Life Is Beautiful’. At those times only, he was introduced to
Nag Ashwin, and it was his luck that he was offered a film directed by Nag Ashwin in 2015. The film’s name was ‘Savage Subramanyam’, Ashwini Dutt’s daughters were the producers of the film, who are leading producers in Telugu film industry.
Swapna Dutt signed him into her company, and the film went on a major success. After the film success, he had some fans and followers. He is best known as “
Rishi” for his role in Savage Subramanyam. Vijay’s latest film was ‘
Pelli Choopulu’, a romantic film with Ritu Verma as an actress on his opposite side. The film was directed by
Tharun Bhascker Dhaassyam. He is going to release a movie in 2017, which is a Telugu movie and named as ‘