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Vijay Babu

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Full Name  Vijay Babu
Children  Bharath Vijay
Years active  2012-Present
Spouse  Smitha Vijay
Occupation  actor, film producer
Role  Film actor
Residence  Cochin, Kerala, India
Name  Vijay Babu

Vijay Babu looking afar with mustache and beard while wearing a brown and cream checkered polo

Parents  Maya Babu, Subash Chandra Babu
Siblings  Vijayalakshmi Suraj, Vinay Babu
Movies  Aadu, Nee‑Na, Peruchazhi, Philips and the Monkey Pen, Escape from Uganda

Born  29 July 1976 (age 44) Kollam, Kerala, India

Similar  Sandra Thomas, Midhun Manuel Thomas, Saiju Kurup

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Vijay Babu is an Indian film producer and actor best known for his Malayalam films. He is the co-founder of the film production company, Friday Film House, along with actress Sandra Thomas.


Vijay Babu looking afar while wearing black sunglasses and a blue t-shirt

Vijay is known for producing and starring in films such as Philips and the Monkey Pen (2013), Peruchazhi (2014), Aadu (2015), and most recently Mudhugauv (2016). In 2014, he won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Children's Film (as producer) for his production firm along with Sandra Thomas] for Philips & The Monkey Pen.

Vijay Babu smiling with mustache and beard while wearing an orange t-shirt

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Early life and family

Smitha Vijay with a tight-lipped smile while sitting on the chair and wearing a white and green dress and Vijay Babu wearing a white polo

Vijay started his media career at STAR India in Mumbai. In 2002, he was selected as the "Best Employee" of STAR TV. Later in the same year, he quit his job to venture as an entrepreneur in Dubai. After a few years of successful venture in entrepreneurship, he joined as the COO of Asianet and Sitara TV in Hyderabad. In 2009, Vijay came back to Kerala as the Vice President of Surya TV.

Personal life

On the left, Vijay Babu Vijay wearing white long sleeves. On the upper right, Vijay Babu wearing green polo while on the lower right, Rima Kallingal and Vijay Babu in the film Escape from Uganda

Vijay babu is married to Smitha, a Dubai based employee. The couple has a son named Bharath.

Career history

In 2013, he quit his media career and joined Malayalam film industry as an actor and producer.

Babu is the co-founder and CEO of Friday Film House, a Kerala-based film production company which he owns along with his film industry colleague and friend Sandra Thomas. Friday Film house won 7 of the Kerala state film awards in various fields in 2014. Though the company is established after the success of film Friday, hence the movie is considered as the first production venture of Friday Film House.

Vijay is best known for the roles in Philips and the Monkey Pen and Nee-Na; and also as the producer of Philips and the Monkey Pen, Peruchazhi and Aadu. His role as Vinay Paniker in Nee-Na received appreciation from critics.


Kerala State Film Awards
  • 2014 – Best Children's Film for Philips and the Monkey Pen
  • References

    Vijay Babu Wikipedia