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Native name
  
ವಿಜಯ್ ರಾಘವೇಂದ್ರ

Role
  
Actor

Name
  
Vijay Raghavendra


Family
  
Srimurali (brother)

Other names
  
Raagu

Siblings
  
Sriimurali

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Born
  
26 May 1979 (age 44) (
1979-05-26
)
Bengaluru, Karnataka

Spouse
  
Spandana Ragavendra (m. 2007)

Movies
  
Vamshodharaka, Sevanthi Sevanthi, Kalla Malla Sulla, Vinayaka Geleyara Balaga, Snehitaru

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Vijay Raghavendra (born 26 May 1979) is an Indian film actor who appears predominantly in Kannada films. Referred popularly as "Chinnari Mutha", Vijay is the son of producer S. A. Chinne Gowda and nephew of actor Rajkumar.

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Vijay started his career as a child artist through the film Chalisuva Modagalu (1982) and won critical acclaims for his performances in Chinnari Mutha (1993) and Kotreshi Kanasu (1994). The latter film won him the National Film Award for Best Child Artist. His first adult lead role was in Ramoji Rao's production titled Ninagagi in 2002, which was a commercial success and one of the highest-grossing films of the year. However, his subsequent projects under performed at the box-office until he was noticed for his role in the T. S. Nagabharana's period drama Kallarali Hoovagi in 2006, followed by his home production film Sevanthi Sevanthi in the same year. For playing the role of Puttaraj Gawai in the biographical film Shivayogi Sri Puttayyajja in 2016, Vijay won the Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actor.

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In 2013, by public vote, Vijay won the first season of game show Bigg Boss – the Indian version of Celebrity Big Brother, currently produced by Endemol India.

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Early life

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Vijay Raghavendra was born on 29 May 1979 in Bangalore, India to the family of film personalities. At the age of 4, he began to act in the films featuring his uncle Rajkumar in the lead. After having acted in about eight films as a child artist, Vijay underwent a formal training in acting at Chennai.

Child roles : National Film Award (1980s - 1990s)

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In 1982, at the age of 4, Vijay appeared in a small role as a child in Singeetham Srinivasa Rao's romantic drama Chalisuva Modagalu starring his uncle Rajkumar, Ambika and his cousin Puneeth Rajkumar credited as Master Lohith. He went on to appear in 1989 movie [[Parashuram (film) |Parashuram]] alongside his cousin Puneeth Rajkumar in a song. After a brief gap, in 1991 he appeared in Aralida Hoovugalu, a remake of Hindi film Jawani Diwani (1971), directed by Chi. Dattaraj and co-starred Shiva Rajkumar. His next movie Chinnari Mutha became a huge success and he became a household name in Karnataka. After that he acted in many movies, including Kotreshi Kanasu for which he won a National Award for his performance.

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In 1993, Vijay, in his teens, appeared in three films: H. R. Bhargava's novel based drama Jaga Mechida Huduga, Renuka Sharma's devotional Kollura Sri Mookambika where he played the role of young Shankaracharya and the lead protagonist in the T. S. Nagabharana's Children's film Chinnari Mutha. The film won multiple laurels and awards upon release both at the state and national level. Vijay won the Karnataka State Film Award for Best Child Actor (Male) for his portrayal of an innocent Muttha who raises to great popularity through his good deeds. His popularity further rose in 1995 with the Nagathihalli Chandrashekar's film adaption of the novel "Kotra Highschoolige Seriddu" titled Kotreshi Kanasu. Vijay played the titular role of Kotreshi and went on to win the National Film Award for Best Child Artist for the year 1994-95. The other film he featured was the biographical Sangeetha Sagara Ganayogi Panchakshara Gavai directed by Chindodi Bangaresh. He again played the titular role as a young and blind reformer Gawai and also portrayed the younger part of Narendra in Hindi film Swami Vivekananda. Following this, he took a break from films and concentrated on his studies.

Adult roles: 2002 - Present

His first adult role as an actor was in Ninagaagi (2002), a box office blockbuster which brought him success on his first role opposite the debutant Radhika. The film was a remake of Telugu hit Nuvve Kavali which screened for above 100 days and created a record. Following this success, he signed two more movies in the same year which could not succeed at the box-office. He has acted in many movies since then. His notable movies are Kallarali Hoovagi, Rishi, Khushi and Kaaranji.

Vijay did not have a single release in 2010. His long-awaited films "Shraavana," "Vinayaka Geleyara Balaga," and the ensemble cast "Kalla Malla Sulla" were released in 2011, with the last two receiving positive reviews. In 2012, he starred again in a multi-starrer comedy Snehitaru which received mixed response at the box-office. In 2015, he starred in a biographical Shivayogi Sri Puttayyajja and won the Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actor.

In 2013, Vijay was a contestant and winner in the much talked about Kannada version of the reality show Bigg Boss in its first season, which started with 13 contestants. Vijay has been reportedly paid Rs. 5 million prize money.

Personal life

Vijay is the eldest child of producer S. A. Chinne Gowda and his wife Jayamma. His younger brother Sriimurali is a popular Kannada film actor. His paternal aunt Parvathamma Rajkumar is a prominent film producer and distributor in Kannada cinema. He is the cousin of actors Shiva Rajkumar, Raghavendra Rajkumar and Puneeth Rajkumar. On 26 August 2007, he married Spandana, the daughter of Assistant Commissioner of Police, B. K. Shivaram. The couple have a son named Shourya.

Charitable work

In 2013, it was announced that he had joined other Bollywood and international celebrities in the TeachAIDS initiative, a state-of-the-art approach to worldwide HIV prevention, developed at Stanford University.

Filmography

Actor
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Grey Games (announced)
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Kaddha Chitra (announced)
-
Oo Manase (post-production)
2023
Raaghu as
RAAGHU
2023
Kasina Sara as
Sundaresh
2021
Seetharaam Benoy Case Number Eighteen as
Seetharaam
2020
Malgudi Days as
Laxminarayana Malgudi
2019
Yada Yada Hi Dharmasya
2019
Yajamana as
Special Appearance
2018
Paradesi C/o London
2018
Kismath
2018
Raja loves radhe as
Raja (as Vijay Ragavendra)
2017
Jani as
Hero
2017
Mass Leader as
Vijay
2017
Toss
2017
Happy New Year as
Raghavendra
2017
Eradu Kanasu
2017
Chowka as
Surya Shetty
2016
Nanna Ninna Prema Kathe
2016
Namagaagi
2016
Ranathanthra as
Goutham
2015
Mr And Mrs Rangegowda (TV Series)
2015
Vamshoddharaka
2014
Rogavannu Tadegattuvudakkintha Uttama Parihaara Illa (Video short) as
Male Student
2014
Fair & Lovely as
Abhimanyu
2014
Paramashiva as
Raghu
2013
Chella Pilli
2012
Snehitaru
2011
Kalla Malla Sulla as
Raghu
2011
Vinayaka Geleyara Balaga
2011
Shravana
2010
Aithalakkadi (Guest Appearance)
2010
Khiladi Krishna
2009
Gokula as
Raja (as Vijay Ragavendra)
2009
IPC Section 300 as
Vijay
2009
Karanji
2009
Namyajamanru as
Alok
2008
Beladingalagi Baa as
Vivek a son of Kapu
2008
Ganesha Matte Banda (as Vijay Ragavendra)
2008
Masth Majaa Maadi as
Raam
2008
Minchina Ota as
Vijay
2007
Nanu Neenu Jodi (as Vijay Ragavendra)
2007
Ee Rajeev Gandhi Alla
2006
Kallarali Hoovagi as
Jayadeva
2006
Sevanthi Sevanthi as
Devu
2006
Shri
2005
Rishi
2004
Avale Nanna Gelathi
2003
Khushi
2003
Vijaya Simha
2003
Vikram
2003
Preethisale Beku
2003
Heart Beats
2002
Romeo Juliet
2002
Prema Quaidi
2002
Ninagagi
1996
Kottereshi Kanasu as
Kottara
1995
Sangeetha Sagara Ganayogi Panchakshara Gavai as
Child Gavai
1993
Chinnari Mutha (TV Movie) as
Mutha
1993
Vasantha Purnima
1993
Jaga Mechida Huduga as
Shivu as a teenager
1991
Aralida Hoovugalu as
Master Vijay
1985
Bettada Hoovu (as Master Vijaya Raghava)
1982
Chelisuva Modagalu (as Master Raghavendra)
Music Department
2019
Aduva Gombe (playback singer)
2011
Vinayaka Geleyara Balaga (playback singer)
2009
Namyajamanru (playback singer)
2008
Beladingalagi Baa (playback singer)
2008
Ganesha Matte Banda (playback singer)
2006
Sevanthi Sevanthi (playback singer)
Director
2018
Kismath
Self
2022
Dancing Champion (TV Series) as
Self - Judge
- Week 3 Part 2 (2022) - Self - Judge
- Week 3 Part 1 (2022) - Self - Judge
- Week 2 Part 2 (2022) - Self - Judge
- Week 2 Part 1 (2022) - Self - Judge
- Grand Premiere Part 2 (2022) - Self - Judge
- Grand Premiere Part 1 (2022) - Self - Judge
2021
Anubandha Awards (TV Series) as
Self - Guest
- Part 3 (2021) - Self - Guest
2013
Bigg Boss Kannada (TV Series) as
Self - Guest / Self - Contestant (winner)
- Episode #6.1 (2018) - Self - Guest
- Episode #4.1 (2016) - Self - Guest
- Episode #1.1 (2013) - Self - Contestant (winner)
2017
Dance Karnataka Dance Family War (TV Series)
2017
Srikanta as
Self
2016
Apoorva as
Self - (Guest Appearance)

References

Vijay Raghavendra Wikipedia


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