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Vijay Antony

Vijay Antony is a famous Tollywood Actors. Know more about Vijay Antony bio, age, height, weight, relations, controversies, family, religion, net worth & facts.
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Vijay Antony, whose real name is Frances Antony Cyril Raja, is a multi-talented Indian personality known for his contributions to the world of music, cinema, and more. He boasts a diverse career encompassing roles as a music composer, playback singer, actor, film editor, lyricist, audio engineer, and filmmaker. He is a well-rounded artist and businessman.

Vijay Antony Bio / Wiki

Real NameFrances Antony Cyril Raja
Nick NameVijay Antony
Also Known AsVijay Antony Cyril Raja
ProfessionMusic composer, playback singer, actor, film editor, lyricist, audio engineer, filmmaker

Vijay Antony Age

Birth Date24 July 1975
Age (as of 2024)48 Years
Zodiac SignLeo

Vijay Antony Height & Weight

Height (Approx)In Feet –  5’8″
In Centimeters – 178 cm
Weight (Approx)In Kilogram – 75 kg
In Pounds – 165 Ibs

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SisterElder Sister

Vijay Antony Girlfriend / Wife

Marital StatusMarried
WifeFathima Vijay Antony
ChildrenSon – N/A
Daughter – Lara Vijay Antony (Younger)
Lt. Meera Vijay Antony (Elder)

Background & Religion

Mother TongueTamil, Telugu
Food HabitsNon-vegetarian
HobbiesComposing Music, Playing Musical instruments, Watching movies.
BirthplaceSri Lanka

Early Life, Education & Career

SchoolCampion Anglo-Indian Higher Secondary School at Tiruchirappalli
College / UniversitySt. Xavier’s College
Trinity College London
Education QualificationGraduate
Debut“Sullan” a Tamil Movie (as a music composer) in 2005
CareerMusic composer, playback singer, actor, film editor, lyricist, audio engineer, filmmaker

Vijay was born on July 24, 1975. Vijay Antony pursued his education at various schools in Kerala and Pune. He studied at St. Xavier’s College, Campion Anglo-Indian Higher Secondary School, Tiruchirappalli, Trinity College London. He has graduated in English Literature from the prestigious Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB), Pune. 

His journey into the world of music and cinema began when he moved to Chennai to follow his passion. Vijay Antony initiated his career as a 

sound engineer. He established an audio studio called Audio Infotainment and worked as a sound engineer there. 

He later became a music composer. He also worked as a jingle composer and music arranger before making his debut as a music composer in 2005 with the Tamil film “Sullan.” 

When Vijay entered the Tamil industry he had changed his name to Agni, but this was later changed by S. A. Chandrasekhar, who had stated that Agni was not lucky, decided to add his son’s Vijay (actor) name to the front of Antony.

In his illustrious career, Vijay Antony has composed music for over 50 films in various languages, including Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada. He has also made a name for himself as an actor, with notable roles in films like “Naan” (2012), “Salim” (2014), “Pichaikkaran” (2016), and “Yaman” (2017).

Vijay Antony’s achievements extend beyond the realm of cinema and music. Notably, he made history by becoming the first Indian music director to win the prestigious Cannes Golden Lion for Best Music in 2009 for the song “Naaka Mukka,” featured in an advertising film. This catchy tune gained global recognition and even played at the 2011 Cricket World Cup.

Aside from his artistic endeavours, Vijay Antony is a successful entrepreneur, with ownership of several companies, including a recording studio, a film production company, and a music label. He is also a philanthropist, actively supporting various social causes, including education and healthcare.

As of 2023, Vijay Antony’s net worth is estimated to be around ₹50 crore, reflecting his accomplishments in both the entertainment industry and the business world.

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Awards & Achievements

Awards1. Award for Favourite Song in 2009 for the song “Chinna Thamarai” from the film “Vettaikaaran”
2. Cannes Golden Lion Award under the category “Best of Music” for the song “Nakka Mukka” in 2019
AchievementsThe first Indian music director to win the prestigious Cannes Golden Lion for Best Music in 2009 for the song “Naaka Mukka” featured in an advertising film.
Net Worth (as of 2024) (Approx)₹ 50 Crore
$ 500 Million


  • One notable controversy in Vijay Antony’s career arose in 2017 when he faced accusations of plagiarism for the song “Nakka Mukka.” 
  • Some claimed it was a copy of the song “Theyyamkatha” by Malayalam composer Devarajan. 
  • However, Vijay Antony strongly denied these allegations, asserting that he had independently composed the song.
  • Vijay lost his daughter in September 2023, his daughter Meera committed suicide. After this, the actor’s old video on pressure on children and their depression has been mentioned.1

Lesser Known Facts About Vijay Antony

  • He was born in Sri Lanka and moved to India with his family when he was a child.
  • He is a self-taught musician and started composing music at the age of 14.
  • He is a trained pianist and guitarist.
  • He is also a skilled audio engineer and has his own recording studio.
  • He is a perfectionist and is known for his attention to detail.
  • He is a philanthropist and has donated money to various charities and social causes.
  • He is a role model for many young people and is known for his humble and down-to-earth personality.
  • Vijay lost his father at the age if 7, his father committed suicide, just like his daughter. 
  • A while ago, Vijay Antony had spoken about the stress on children and urged them to not take extreme steps in life. Unfortunately his own daughter took this step. 
  • He is the first Indian music composer to win the Cannes Golden Lion for his work on the advertising film Naaka Mukka.
  • He is the first Indian music composer to have his work played at the Cricket World Cup.
  • He is the first Indian actor to star in a Telugu film that was dubbed in Malayalam and released before the original Telugu version.
  • He is a trained martial artist and has performed his own stunts in several of his films.
  • He is a polyglot and speaks fluently in Tamil, English, Sinhala, and Telugu.
  • He is fond of South Indian cuisine, especially Chettinad food. He enjoys eating street food and trying new restaurants.


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References / Sources

Hindustan Times


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