Duniya Vijay Age, Wiki, Biography, Wife, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

By | July 28, 2022

Vijay Kumar B.R. known professionally as Duniya Vijay or Duniya Viji is an Indian actor born on January 20, 1974, in Kumbaranhalli, Karnataka. While not much is known about his family, he has a sister named Ambuja. 

He started his career playing minor roles in the Kannada film industry. Some of his initial works include as a junior film artist. He made his acting debut with the 2004 film, Ranga SSLC opposite Sudeep. Next in the year 2005, he appeared in multiple films including Jogi, Rishi, Deadly Soma, Giri, Rakshasa, and Mental Manja. 

Following this in 2006, he was seen in films like Shree, Ambi, and Kallarali Hoovagi. At the same time, he also made his debut on television. However, it was in the year 2007, he got his major breakthrough with his friend Soori’s directorial debut, Duniya. While the film was not a big hit and he also received immense popularity for his performance. Vijay also went on to win the State and Filmfare award for his role. 

In the same year, he appeared in three more films including Yuga, Chanda, and Geleya. In 2007, he was in news for another film, Chanda which was directed by S Narayan. The film was a big hit and did a good business at the box office as well. 

Next at the beginning of 2008, he did a semi-art film, Avva for Kavita Lankesh, and went on to win accolades for his performance. In 2009, he was seen in action films like Thaakath and Junglee. The year 2010 proved out to be mixed luck for the actor as he was seen in three films. While one of the films did average at the box office, the other two failed to perform. However, he made his comeback with films like Jarasandha, Johny Mera Naam Preethi Mera Kaam, and Veerabahu in the year 2011. 

In 2012, Vijay starred in the critically acclaimed film, Bheema Theeradallu which was a commercial success. He received appreciation for his performance in the film. However, after an unstable career, he worked in a few commercially successful films including Dana Kayonu. In 2018, he was seen in the Indian Kannada romantic film, Kanaka in a lead role. It was also a blockbuster hit following which he worked in another hit film, Johnny Johnny Yes Papa. The film was made under his own banner, Duniya Talkies. 

In the year 2021, he made his directorial debut with the film Salaga and was also seen playing the lead role. The film was released in October 2021 and became another breakthrough in his career. 

Some of his well-known films are Chanda, Junglee, Johny Mera Naam Preethi Mera Kaam, and Jayammana Maga. 

NameVijay Kumar
Nick NameViji, Black Cobra, Kari Chirathe, and Duniya Viji
ProfessionActor, Director, and Producer
Famous for Being one of the top action heroes of Sandalwood
Date of Birth20 January 1974 (Sunday)
Age48 Years
Birth PlaceAnekal, Karnataka
NationalityIndian
HometownAnekal, Karnataka
SchoolNot Known
CollageNot Known
DebutFilm: Ranga SSLC (2004)
Producer: Jayammana Maga (2013)
Director: Salaga (2019)
ReligionHinduism
Zodiac SignCapricorn

Duniya Vijay Career

  • Vijay started his career playing minor roles in the Kannada film industry. 
  • Some of his initial works include as a junior film artist. 
  • He made his acting debut with the 2004 film, Ranga SSLC opposite Sudeep. 
  • Next in the year 2005, he appeared in multiple films including Jogi, Rishi, Deadly Soma, Giri, Rakshasa, and Mental Manja. 
  • Following this in 2006, he was seen in films like Shree, Ambi, and Kallarali Hoovagi. 
  • At the same time, he also made his debut on television. 
  • However, it was in the year 2007, he got his major breakthrough with his friend Soori’s directorial debut, Duniya. While the film was not a big hit and he also received immense popularity for his performance.
  • In the same year, he appeared in three more films including Yuga, Chanda, and Geleya. 
  • In 2007, he was in news for another film, Chanda which was directed by S Narayan. The film was a big hit and did a good business at the box office as well. 
  • Next at the beginning of 2008, he did a semi-art film, Avva for Kavita Lankesh, and went on to win accolades for his performance. 
  • In 2009, he was seen in action films like Thaakath and Junglee. 
  • The year 2010 proved out to be a mixed luck for the actor as he was seen in three films. While one of the films did average at the box office, the other two failed to perform. 
  • He made his comeback with films like Jarasandha, Johny Mera Naam Preethi Mera Kaam, and Veerabahu in the year 2011. 
  • In 2012, Vijay starred in the critically acclaimed film, Bheema Theeradallu which was a commercial success. 
  • However, after an unstable career, he worked in a few commercially successful films including Dana Kayonu. 
  • In 2018, he was seen in the Indian Kannada romantic film, Kanaka in a lead role. 
  • It was also a blockbuster hit following which he worked in another hit film, Johnny Johnny Yes Papa. The film was made under his own banner, Duniya Talkies. 
  • In the year 2021, he made his directorial debut with the film Salaga and was also seen playing the lead role. 
  • Some of his well-known films are Chanda, Junglee, Johny Mera Naam Preethi Mera Kaam, and Jayammana Maga. 

Duniya Vijay Family 

B R Vijay Kumar well known as Duniya Vijay or Duniya Viji was born on 20 January 1974 in Kumbaranhalli, Anekal, Karnataka, India. He is the only son of Rudrappa and Narayanamma. He was born and raised in Kumbaranhalli, Anekal, Karnataka, India alongsdie her sister Ambuja.

Father Name Rudrappa
Mother Name Narayanamma
Brother None
Sister Ambuja
Husband / Wife Keerthi Pattadi (m.2016)
Duniya Vijay Parenst

Duniya Vijay Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Actor Duniya Vijay married twice now, First, he was, married to Nagarathna Vijay, the couple got married in 1999 but get separated in 2014 after almost 15 years of their happily married life. Vijay has two children from his first marriage, his son’s name is Samrat, and two daughters Monica and Monisha.

He married for the second time to Keerthi Pattadi in 2016.

Marital Status Married
Affairs / Girlfriend N/A
Wife/ Spouse First wife: Nagarathna Vijay (m.1999-d.2014)
Second Wife: Keerthi Pattadi (m.2016)
Marriage date N/A
Marriage Place N/A
Children
Son– Samrat (from his marriage to Nagarathna)
Daughter– Monica and Monisha (from his marriage to Nagarathna)
Duniya Vijay with his wife Keerthi Pattadi

Duniya Vijay Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBrown

Duniya Vijay Favorite

Favorite Actor Rajinikanth, Chiranjeevi
Favorite Actress Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit
Favorite Song Not Known
Favorite Movie Not Known
Favorite CuisineSouth Indina Food
Favorite Color Black
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Destination Europe, India

Duniya Vijay Education 

School N/A
Collage N/A
Educational Qualification N/A

Duniya Vijay’s Net Worth

Net WorthN/A
SalaryN/A
Income SourceN/A
Car CollectionN/A

Some Unknown facts about Duniya Vijay

  • In his college days, he was pretty active in modeling. 
  • Vijay is an avid pet lover. 
  • He loves traveling to hill stations. 
  • The actor loves bike riding. 
  • While shooting for a film in 2013, he helped around 62 prisoners out of the Mysore jail. 
  • He is also known as the Black Cobra of Sandalwood. 
  • In 2018, his son, Samrat’ made his debut as a child actor with the film “Kusthi.”
  • Duniya is a religious person and is seen visiting temples in his spare time; even during the shootings of his films.
  • The ‘Duniya’ prefix in his name came after the success of his film titled ‘Duniya’.

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