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Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar (born 22 June 1974), known mononymously as Vijay, is an Indian film actor, dancer, playback singer and philanthropist who works predominantly in Tamil cinema and also appeared in other Indian languages films. Vijay is the highest paid actor in Kollywood. He has significant fan following globally and has acted in 64 films as a lead actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vijay has received more than 344,578 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Vijay is the 3,146th most popular actor (up from 3,821st in 2019), the 401st most popular biography from India (up from 430th in 2019) and the 39th most popular Indian Actor.

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Among actors, Vijay ranks 3,146 out of 10,030Before him are Karl Markovics, Alain Souchon, Moira Orfei, Lilia Skala, Casper Van Dien, and Jessica Harper. After him are Kai, Carol Burnett, John Diehl, Nita Naldi, Matt Czuchry, and Lisa Lu.

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Among people born in 1974, Vijay ranks 68Before him are Serhiy Rebrov, Claudio López, Hrithik Roshan, Chloë Sevigny, Kenan İmirzalıoğlu, and Angela Gossow. After him are Muqtada al-Sadr, Natasha Henstridge, Joel Edgerton, Konstantin Novoselov, Kevin Durand, and Sol Campbell.

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In India

Among people born in India, Vijay ranks 401 out of 1,227Before him are Jackie Shroff (1957), Arjun Appadurai (1949), Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy (1892), Aruna Asaf Ali (1909), Hrithik Roshan (1974), and Pingali Venkayya (1876). After him are U. R. Ananthamurthy (1932), Frederick Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts (1832), Tarasankar Bandyopadhyay (1898), Richard O'Connor (1889), Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay (1894), and Mala Sinha (1936).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Vijay ranks 39Before him are Prakash Raj (1965), Akshay Kumar (1967), Nutan (1936), Priyanka Chopra (1982), Jackie Shroff (1957), and Hrithik Roshan (1974). After him are Mala Sinha (1936), Rekha (1954), Sharmila Tagore (1944), Preity Zinta (1975), Madhuri Dixit (1967), and Sabu Dastagir (1924).

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