Vijay Deverakonda shot to fame with his dashing avatar in Arjun Reddy. Since then, the South Indian actor has become a pan-India phenomenon. His upcoming film Liger is making all the noise and buzz despite Aamir Khan and Akshay Kumar’s film scheduled to release in the same month. Currently, He is working on Kushi alongside Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Jana Gana Mana with Pooja Hegde. Deverokonda is going through the best part of his career, and we hope to see more of this fearless actor in the upcoming feature.
Here are 15 lesser-known facts about Vijay Deverakonda:
1- His birth name is Deverakonda Vijay Sai, and he was born on 9th May 1989 in Hyderabad.
2- He made his film debut with the Telugu movie Nuvvila in 2011.
3- Deverakonda owns a production house named King of the Hill Entertainment.
4- In 2019, he was listed in the Forbes list of 30 under 30.
5- Google declared him the most searched South Indian actor in 2019.
6- His father was a television serial director who quit his job due to a lack of success.
7- Vijay Deverakonda is a graduate of Bachelors of Commerce.
8- His younger brother Anand is also an actor in the South film industry.
9- He won Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actor for his character in Arjun Reddy.
10- His upcoming film Liger, produced by Karan Johar, is shot simultaneously in Telugu and Hindi.
11- Vijay Deverakonda owns a fashion brand, Rowdy Wear, which he launched in October 2018.
12- He founded The Deverakonda Foundation in April 2019, which works for the betterment of society.
13- Deverakonda had said that his family used to call him rowdy when he did unapproved things.
14- He ranked No. 4 in the list of The Times Most Desirable Man in 2018 and improved to No. 3 in 2019, followed by attaining No. 2 in 2020.
15- In 2018, he was placed at 72nd position on the celebrity list of Forbes India.