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Vijay Devarakonda

Vijay Devarakonda is an Indian film actor in Tollywood. After a period in theatre, he made his acting debut with Nuvvila. He is best known for his supporting role in the movie Yevade Subramanyam. He has also directed an English short film 'Madam Meerena'. Later Vijay debuted as main lead in the block-buster movie Pelli Choopulu. He was recently seen in the film Arjun Reddy.

Vijay Devarakonda

Personal Profile

Name : Vijay Devarakonda
Birthplace : Achampet, Mahabubnagar
Date of Birth : 9 May 1989
Age : 28 years
Height : 6' approx.
Nationality : Indian
Parents : Deverakonda Govardhan Rao, Deverakonda Madhavi
Siblings/Brother : Anand Deverakonda
Occupation : Actor
Religion : Hindu
Education : Badruka College, Little Flower Junior College

Biography

Actor Vijay Deverakonda was born on 9 May 1989 in Achampet, Mahabubnagar district, Telangana. He did his schooling in Sri Sathya Sai Higher Secondary School in Puttaparthi, Ananthapur District. Later, he returned to Hyderabad and pursued his education from Little Flower Junior College and Badruka College of Commerce. He did a 3-months workshop, which led him to several plays in the Hyderabad theatre circuit.

Latest news

Post the gigantic success of Arjun Reddy, Vijay Devarakonda will be seen in the film which is to be jointly produced by Geetha Arts and UV Creations. It will be directed by debutant Rahul Sankritayan. He has also roped in for director Parasuram's film opposite Rashmika Mandanna. He has also given a nod to Nandini Reddy and debutant director Bharath Kamma.

Upcoming Movie Mahanati

'Mahanati' is an upcoming biopic film on actress Savithri. It is being directed by Nag Ashwin and produced by Vyjayanthi Movies and Swapna Cinema. It features Keerthi Suresh as Savithri opposite Dulquer Salman as Gemini Ganesan. It also stars Vijay Devarakonda and Samantha in pivotal roles. Buzz is that, Shalini Pandey will play the role as Jamuna in the film.

In Arjun Reddy

'Arjun Reddy' is a coming of age-black comedy drama film written and directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga. The film is all about an intense love story of Arjun Reddy Deshmukh (Vijay Deverakonda) and Shalini Pandey (Preethi Shetty). The film made a block-buster hit since its release.

Family

Vijay Devarakonda is the son of Deverakonda Govardhan Rao and Madhavi. He has one younger brother Anand, who works with Deloitte in USA. His mother Madhavi, is proprietor of Speak Easy in Hyderabad, a soft skills and personality development trainer and his father was a TV director. Vijay said that, his father had come from a small village to Hyderabad to become an actor and eventually become a director.

Girlfriend

Currently Vijay Devarakonda is not dating anyone. Earlier he was rumoured to be engaged to his long time girlfriend Vimmy, but he refused the reports.

Filmography/Movies

2011 Nuvvila
2012 Life is Beautiful
2014 Madam Meerena (English-short film)
2015 Yevade Subramanyam
2016 Pelli Choopulu
2017 Dwaraka
2017 Arjun Reddy

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