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Whenever we talk about the Telugu film industry, the conversation cannot be complete without the mention of Vijay Sai Devarakonda. He is the highly-talented, versatile superstar of Tollywood. He inherited the acting skills from his family, as he was born to an actor father; it was natural for young Vijay to make a choice.
He followed his father’s footsteps and found his love in front of the camera and soon started following the profession passionately. As he belonged to the family of actors it gave Devarakonda that extra edge, no one can deny his inherent flair and skill for it. As he discovered his passion he soon opted for a big screen.
He made his debut with a minor role and his big breakthrough came with ‘Yevade Subramanyam’. The movie ‘Pelli Choopulu’ was marked as the beginning of the golden period for this ace actor. Since he has entered the industry, there has been no stopping Devarakonda who has belted out one box office hit after the other.
Eventually, he has become the heartthrob of Telugu film industry and has everything going for him—good looks, great physique, attractive personality, a rising career, and bucket loads of talent.
Height / Weight / Age
Vijay Devarakonda has an impressive height of 175 cm or 5’9” feet inches whereas he weighs 59 kg and 130 lbs. In May 2021, he turned 32 years old. He has attractive features with a sharp black color set of eyes and black spooky and curly hair. He has a muscular body type with the body measurement 37 inches chest, 28 inches waist, and 35 inches hips whereas his biceps size are 14 inches. His shoe size is 8 (US) or 39 (UK).
According to the sources, Vijay Devarakonda’s estimated net worth is Rs. 4 Crore Indian Rupees.
Education / Family
He was born as Vijay Sai Devarakonda on May 9, 1989, in Achampet, Telangana, India. He was born to a renowned actor and a TV serial and ad-film director, Devarakonda Govardhan Rao, and Madhavi Devarakonda. He attended Eton Temple High School in Saroornagar, Hyderabad for elementary education.
As he was away from family for a long time, Devarakonda spent most of his formative years in this school. It was a period of learning for him both academically and practically. After completing his education, he then moved back to Hyderabad where he continued his studies from Little Flower Junior College.
For further studies, he was next enrolled at Badruka College of Commerce, from where he received his Bachelor of Commerce degree. After completing his studies, he tried his luck at acting and entered the industry.
|Birth Place||Achampet, Nagarkurnool, India|
|Date Of Birth||May 9, 1989|
|Height||In centimeters – 175 cm
In feet inches – 5’9”
|Weight||In kilograms – 59 kg
In pounds – 130 lbs
|School||Sri Sathya Sai Higher Secondary School, Puttaparthi
Little Flower Junior School, Hyderabad
|College||Badruka College of Commerce|
|Home Town||Hyderabad, Telangana|
|Fathers Name||Goverdhan Rao Devarakonda|
|Mothers Name||Madhavi Devarakonda
Career / Fashion And Style
Vijay Sai Devarakonda is considered to be one of the most talented and dynamic actors of the Telugu film industry. He started his career with a brief stint in a theatre group ‘Sutradhar’ that was essentially based out of Hyderabad and soon followed it with a 4-month workshop.
The workshop opened doors of opportunity for young Vijay and started finding his hands full with several plays in the Hyderabad theatre circuit. After exploring the world of theatre, he soon ventured into the cinema. He started with a minor role in Sekhar Kammula’s ‘Life is Beautiful’.
It was while doing the film that he was first introduced to Nag Ashwin, assistant director. In 2015, he was cast for ‘Yevade Subramanyam’ alongside Nani which was a commercial success and established Devarakondo’s career as an actor.
He was later landed on a lead role opposite Ritu Varma in the romantic coming-of-age film ‘Pelli Choopulu’ by director Tharun Bhascker Dhaassyam. ‘Pelli Choopulu’ became one of the biggest blockbusters of the year both critically and commercially and catapulted his career to massive heights.
The film also won the 64th National Film Awards in the category Best Feature Film in Telugu which made him the overnight sensation of the Telugu film industry. He has then featured in a couple of films recently, including ‘Dwaraka’, ‘Arjun Reddy’, and ‘Ye Mantram Vesave’, which are huge commercial hits.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More
Here we are providing you the list of Vijay Devarakonda’s favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Shahrukh Khan|
|Favorite Actress||Radhika Apte|
|Favorite Food||South Indian Food|
Some Interesting Facts About Vijay Devarakonda
- Vijay Devarakonda has worked with actresses like Ritu Verma, Nani, Yami Gautam, and Keerthey Suresh.
- He also became a part of the theatre group Sutradhar.
- His full name by birth is Deverakonda Vijay Sai.
- His zodiac sign is Taurus.
- He was graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours from Badruka College of Commerce and Arts, Hyderabad.
- He faced controversy when, he posted a picture of actress Savitri on Twitter with the caption, “What a cool chick”.
- He was listed as the second-most desirable man in Tollywood by Hyderabad Times in 2017.
- He performed a 3-page dialogue in Tamil in a single take during the shoot of the Tamil-Telugu bilingual movie “NOTA”.
- In 2019, he was the most searched South Indian actor as per Google’s annual report.
- He owns a film production company with the name of ‘King of the Hill Entertainment’.
- In 2018, he placed 72nd in the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list.