List of Famous people named Vijay
Deverakonda Vijay Sai is an Indian film actor and producer known predominantly for his work in Telugu cinema. He debuted in 2011 in Ravi Babu's romantic comedy Nuvvila, and gained recognition for his supporting role in Yevade Subramanyam (2015). Deverakonda became more famous after his lead role in the 2016 romantic comedy Pelli Choopulu, which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu and the Filmfare Award for Best Film – Telugu.
Vijaya Gurunatha Sethupathi Kalimuthu known by his stage name as Vijay Sethupathi, is an Indian film actor, producer, lyricist, and dialogue writer. Sethupathi works predominantly in Tamil besides few Telugu, Malayalam, and Hindi productions. Being referred as "Makkal Selvan", he has starred in more than 30 films including several successful ventures. He has won numerous awards, including two Filmfare Awards South and three Vijay Awards.
Vijay Shekhar Sharma
Vijay Shekhar Sharma is an Indian billionaire businessman. He is the founder of financial technology company Paytm. Sharma was ranked as India's youngest billionaire in 2017 by Forbes with a net worth of $2.1 billion.
Vijay Kumar Singh
General Vijay Kumar Singh, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, ADC is an Indian politician and a former four-star General in the Indian Army. He is the current Minister of State in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and Ministry of Civil Aviation in the Second Modi ministry. He previously served as Minister of State for External Affairs, Minister of State for Development of the North-Eastern Region and Minister of State for Statistics and Programme Implementation in the First Modi ministry.
Vijay Vittal Mallya is a fugitive Indian businessman and former Member of Parliament. He is the subject of an extradition effort by the Indian Government to return him from the UK to face charges of financial crimes in India.
Vijay Raghavendra is an Indian film actor who appears predominantly in Kannada films. Referred to popularly as "Chinnari Mutha", Vijay is the son of producer S. A. Chinne Gowda and nephew of actor Rajkumar.
Vijay Ramniklal Rupani is an Indian politician from the Bharatiya Janata Party. He is serving as Chief Minister of Gujarat since 7 August 2016, and is a member of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly representing Rajkot West.
Vijay Shankar is an Indian cricketer who plays for the Tamil Nadu state cricket team. He is an all-rounder who bats right-handed and bowls right-arm medium pace. He played for India in 2019 Cricket World Cup.
Vijay Singh, nicknamed "The Big Fijian", is a Fijian professional golfer. He has won 34 events on the PGA Tour, including three major championships: one Masters title (2000) and two PGA Championships. He was elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2006.
Vijay Krishna Acharya
Vijay Krishna Acharya is an Indian film director from Kanpur, U.P. He is also a screenwriter, dialogue writer, and lyricist known for his works in Bollywood and television.
Vijay Varma is an Indian film actor who primarily appears in Hindi films.
Vijay Vasanth is an Indian film actor and businessman, who has worked on Tamil language films. He is the son of entrepreneur H. Vasanthakumar and currently serves as the managing director of Vasanth & Co, alongside his acting commitments.
Vijay Karnik was a pilot in Indian Air Force. He is known for his leadership during Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. The Bhuj airstrip was destroyed in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, in air strikes in which Pakistani bombers dropped napalm bombs. Bhuj Airport Attack is compared to Attack on Pearl Harbor.The airfield was raided 35 times in 14 days with attacks by 92 bombs and 22 rockets. Karnik re-built Bhuj Airport within 3 days with the help of 300 women from local areas.
Vijay Raaz is an Indian film actor, director and comedian. His breakthrough came when he played the role of Dubeyji in the movie Monsoon Wedding in 2001. In 2014, he debuted as a director with Kya Dilli Kya Lahore.
Vijay Keshav Gokhale
Vijay Keshav Gokhale, born 24 January 1959, is a retired Indian diplomat and the 32nd Foreign Secretary of India. Gokhale was previously the Indian ambassador to China.
Vijay Bahuguna is an Indian politician who served as the 6th Chief Minister of Uttarakhand. He is the eldest son of Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna, an independence activist and eminent politician, and also a former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. Vijay Bahuguna was a member of the 14th and 15th Lok Sabhas of India. He represented the Tehri Garhwal constituency of Uttarakhand and is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
Vijay Amritraj is an Indian sports commentator, occasional actor and former tennis player from Madras. He was awarded the Padma Shri, India's 4th highest civilian honour, in 1983.