Vijay Antony

Vijay Antony Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 20, 2023

Date of Birth

24 / / 1975


49 Years


Singer, Actor

Vijay Antony, Frances Antony Cyril Raja, known professionally as Vijay Antony, is a versatile Indian artist working predominantly in the Tamil cinema industry. Born on July 24, 1975, in Kanyakumari District, his talents span various domains, including music composition, playback singing, acting, film editing, lyricism, audio engineering, and filmmaking. His age is 48 years old.

Vijay Antony Profile, Height, Age, Family, Wife, Affairs, Wiki, Biography & More

He was originally born in Nagercoil, Kanyakumari District, and possessed a deep passion for music from a tender age. When he entered the Tamil entertainment industry, he initially adopted the name “Agni.” However, this name was subsequently altered by S. A. Chandrasekhar, who expressed concerns about its luck. Consequently, he decided to incorporate “Vijay,” the name of his son (the actor Vijay), in front of “Antony.” Vijay Antony initially entered the entertainment scene as a music composer in 2005. Interestingly, his name was changed to Vijay by S. A. Chandrashekhar, who believed that “Agni” was not an auspicious name. A remarkable milestone in his career came when he became the first Indian music director to win the prestigious 2009 Cannes Golden Lion for the song “Naaka Mukka” in the Best Music category, featured in an advertising film.


At the tender age of seven, Vijay Antony faced the tragic loss of his father, leaving him and his four-year-old sister without paternal care. Their mother, determined to provide for her two children, secured a government job to support them. Vijay’s educational journey took place at the Anglo-Indian School Campion Anglo. He has mentioned that his mother’s income was modest, sufficient to meet their basic needs, but their upbringing was marked by various hardships as he grew up.

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Vijay Antony Daughter Pic

Vijay Antony Daughter Pic

School Anglo Indian School, Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, India
College St.Xavier’s College, Trichy, India Loyola College, Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, India
Education Qualification Degree in Science Visual Communication course

Personal Life

Vijay Antony’s family history boasts a renowned figure in the form of his great-grandfather, Samuel Vedanayagam Pillai. Samuel Vedanayagam Pillai was a prominent Tamil poet, novelist, and social worker. He is particularly celebrated for his authorship of “Prathapa Mudaliar Charithram,” a work recognized as the “first modern Tamil novel.” This novel, apart from its literary significance, also espoused ideals of women’s liberation and education, reflecting Vedanayagam’s progressive views.

Vijay Antony embarked on his career journey as a sound engineer, eventually transitioning into the role of a music composer. Following his college education, he established an audio studio called “Audio Infotainment” and served as a sound engineer there. During this phase, he composed jingles for advertisements and crafted background scores for television programs, applying his extensive knowledge of sound engineering.


Vijay Antony practices Christianity as his religion.


Vijay Antony made his foray into acting with a leading role in the crime thriller “Naan.” Interestingly, in the year 2005, he also made his debut as a music director. A significant milestone in his music career came when he became the first Indian to win the prestigious 2009 Cannes Golden Lion for the song “Naaka Mukka” in an advertising film, securing the Best Music category. Continuing his dual role as an actor and music director, Vijay Antony starred in the standalone sequel “Salim,” an action thriller that further elevated his profile. The song “Naaka Mukka” gained immense popularity and was even played at the 2011 Cricket World Cup. His acting career continued to thrive with roles in action thriller films such as “Salim” (2014), “Pichaikkaran” (2016), “Saithan” (2017), “Yaman” (2017), and “Kolaigaran” (2019). In 2017, he appeared in the political action thriller “Yaman,” directed by Jeeva Shankar.


Movies Roles Year
Annadurai Annadurai & Thambidurai
Saithan Dinesh & Sharma
Mupparimanam Himself
Nambiar Himself
Traffic Ramasamy Himself
Thimiru Pudichavan Inspector Murugavel
Mazhai Pidikatha Manithan TBA
Ratham TBA
Valli Mayil TBA
Pichaikkaran 2 Vijay Gurumoorthy/Sathya
Kolai Vinayak
India Pakistan Adv. Karthik 2015
Pichaikkaran Arul Selva Kumar 2016
Salim Dr. Mohammed Salim 2014
TN 07 AL 4777 Himself 2009
Tamilarasan Inspector Tamilarasan 2023
Kaali Kaali (Bharath), Young Periyasamy (Samy), Young Maari,& Young John 2018
Naan Karthik / Mohammed Salim 2012
Kizhakku Kadalkarai Salai Lecturer 2006
Kolaigaran Prabhakaran IPS 2019
Agni Siragugal Seenu TBA
Yaman Thamizharasan (Yaman) & Arivudainambi 2017
Kodiyil Oruvan Vijaya Raghavan 2021


Film Year
Annadurai 2017
Thimiru Pudichavan 2018
Kodiyil Oruvan 2021
Pichaikkaran 2 2023

Music director

Tamil Other languages Year
Sukran 2005
Dishyum 2006
Iruvar Mattum
Naan Avanillai Buddhivantha ♦ (Kannada) 2007
Pasumpon Thevar Varalaru 2008
Kadhalil Vizhunthen
A Aa E Ee 2009
TN 07 AL 4777
Ninaithale Inikkum
Mahatma (Telugu)
Rasikkum Seemane 2010
Aval Peyar Thamizharasi
Angadi Theru
Kanagavel Kaaka
Uthama Puthiran
Sattapadi Kutram 2011
Yuvan Yuvathi
Naan Asthitva ♦ (Kannada) 2012
Daruvu (Telugu)
Sattam Oru Iruttarai
Haridas 2013
Madha Gaja Raja
Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakkam 2014
Aavi Kumar 2015
Pichaikkaran 2016
Yaman 2017
Kaali 2018
Thimiru Pudichavan
Iruvar Ullam 2021
Pichaikkaran 2 2023


Song Film Year
“Saathikadi” Sukran 2005
Dishyum 2006
“Kaakha Kaakha”
Naan Avan Illai 2007
“Naaka Mukka”,
“Kadavul Padaitha”,
“Unakkena Naan”
Kadhalil Vizhunthen 2008
“Menaa Minukki”,
A Aa E Ee 2009
“Mere Priya”,
Ninaithale Inikkum 2009
“Aathichudi” TN 07 AL 4777 2009
“Poove Poove”,
“Naan Unnai Paarkum”
Rasikkum Seemane 2010
“Palayankottai” Aval Peyar Thamizharasi 2010
“Usumalarase” Uthamaputhiran 2010
“Edhedho” Sattapadi Kutram 2011
“O My Angel”
“Kola Kuthu”
Yuvan Yuvathi
“Ichu Ichu” Vedi
“Sonna Puriyathu” Velayudham
Daruvu 2012
“Poochandi” Sattam Oru Iruttarai
“Thumbakka” Madha Gaja Raja 2013
“Edhirthu nil” Biriyani 2012
“Onnuna Rendu” Aindhaam Thalaimurai Sidha Vaidhiya Sigamani 2014
“Mascara Pottu” Salim
“Nooru Samigal” Pichaikkaran 2016
“Lovukku logic ille” Nayyapudai
“Yededho”, “Ladukio” Saithan
“Thangama Vairama” Annadurai 2017
“Pasappukali” Devarattam 2019
“Slum Anthem” Kodiyil Oruvan 2021


  • 2002 Chinna Papa Periya Papa (Season 1) (Credited as Agni) (Sun TV)
  • 2005 Malargal (Sun TV)
  • 2005 Kettimelam (Jaya TV)
  • 2006 Kana Kaanum Kaalangal (Vijay TV)
  • 2007 Kadhalikka Neramillai (Vijay TV)
  • 2007 Megala (Sun TV)
  • 2015 Chinna Papa Periya Papa (Season 2) (Sun TV)

Antony Favorites

Favorite Colour Black, Blue and White
Favorite Food South Indian Food
Hobbies Reading books and Travelling
Favorite Sport Golf
Favorite Destination


Vijay Antony is currently married to Fatima, who holds a profession as a producer in Tamil Cinema. Vijay attributes a significant part of his success to the unwavering support and management provided by his wife. Together, they are blessed with two daughters named Meera and Lara. Fatima actively produces Vijay’s films through the Vijay Antony Film Corporation, contributing to their collaborative success in the industry.

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Body Measurements Chest: 39 Inches
Waist: 32 Inches
Biceps: 14 Inches
Birth Place Nagercoil, Kanyakumari District.
Children 2
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 175 cm CM
Height In Meter 1.75 m M
Nationality Indian
Parents N/A
Profession Singer, Actor
Siblings N/A
Spous Fathima
Weight 67kg
Zodiac Sign Leo


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