24 Facts About Vijay Deverakonda

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Deverakonda Vijay Sai was born on 9 May 1989, and better known as Vijay Deverakonda, is an Indian actor, film producer, and fashion designer who works predominantly in Telugu cinema.

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Vijay Deverakonda is the recipient of a Filmfare Award, a Nandi Award, and a SIIMA Award.

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Vijay Deverakonda ventured into production under the banner King of the Hill Entertainment, which notably backed Meeku Maathrame Cheptha and Pushpaka Vimanam.

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Beyond his film career, Vijay Deverakonda endorses many products and designed his own fashion brand Rowdy Wear, which premiered on Myntra in 2020.

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Deverakonda Vijay Sai was born in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh to Govardhan Rao and Madhavi.

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Vijay Deverakonda's father was a small television serial director who quit doing them due to lack of success.

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Vijay Deverakonda studied in Sri Sathya Sai Higher Secondary School till 10th grade in Puttaparthi.

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Vijay Deverakonda then studied at the Little Flower Junior College, Hyderabad.

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Vijay Deverakonda has a younger brother, Anand, who is an actor.

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Vijay Deverakonda made his debut with Ravi Babu-directed romantic comedy Nuvvila.

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Vijay Deverakonda later appeared in Sekhar Kammula's Life is Beautiful in a minor role.

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Vijay Deverakonda was introduced to Nag Ashwin, who later cast him in a supporting role for the 2015 film Yevade Subramanyam alongside actor Nani.

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Vijay Deverakonda then starred in Mahanati, a biographical film around the life of actress Savitri.

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In 2019, Vijay Deverakonda was seen in Bharat Kamma's Dear Comrade, a romantic action drama, alongside Rashmika Mandanna.

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Vijay Deverakonda later signed Hero, directed by Anand Annamalai co-starring Malavika Mohanan.

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Vijay Deverakonda is currently acting in Kushi which is directed by Shiva Nirvana and was scheduled to release on 23 December 2022.

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Vijay Deverakonda is signed onto Jana Gana Mana which is being directed by Puri Jagannadh, and was scheduled to release on 3 August 2023.

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18.

Vijay Deverakonda was the brand ambassador of food delivery app Zomato.

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Vijay Deverakonda has donated to relief funds, including a donation to families of victims in the 2019 Pulwama attack.

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Vijay Deverakonda conceptualised and founded The Vijay Deverakonda Foundation, a nonprofit organisation in April 2019.

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Vijay Deverakonda is known to express his real, unfiltered opinions on stage or at interviews and has gathered a lot of popularity and some criticism for his brutal honesty, like his speech at the Arjun Reddy audio launch in 2017.

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22.

Vijay Deverakonda placed 72nd in the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list of 2018.

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Vijay Deverakonda was ranked in The Times Most Desirable Men at No 4 in 2018, at No 3 in 2019, at No 2 in 2020.

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Vijay Deverakonda was additionally featured by Forbes India in their 30 Under 30 list, and became the most searched South Indian actor according to Google's annual report.

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