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Who Is The Most Famous Vijay In The World?

Updated July 27, 2021 887 votes 23 voters 3.2k views98 items

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If your name is Vijay, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Vijay. How many celebrities named Vijay can you think of? The famous Vijays below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Vijay, athletes named Vijay, and even political figures named Vijay. 

Which famous people named Vijay are worth mentioning? There are also south Indian actors named Vijay on this list, like Vijay Sethupathi of Master.

Scroll through to learn more about famous Vijays. Then, don't forget to vote up all of the celebrities named Vijay that you recognize. 

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    BirthplaceChennai, India

    C. Joseph Vijay (born 22 June 1974), professionally known as Vijay, is an Indian film actor and playback singer who works in Tamil cinema. He is one of the highest paid actors in Tamil cinema. Vijay...  more

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    BirthplaceRajapalayam,India, India

    Vijaya Gurunatha Sethupathi, known as Vijay Sethupathi, is an Indian film actor, who appears in Tamil films. Following a stint as an accountant, he begun considering an acting career. He was working...  more
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    Vijay Antony


    BirthplaceErode, India

    Vijay Antony is an Indian music composer, playback singer, actor, film editor, lyricist, audio engineer and film producer working in the Tamil, Telugu and Kannada film industries. He made his debut...  more
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    Vijay Arora



    Vijay Arora (27 December 1944 – 2 February 2007) was an Indian actor in Hindi films and television serials, most famous for his roles in Yaadon Ki Baaraat and as Indrajit in the television serial...  more
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    Vijay Yesudas


    BirthplaceChennai, India

    Vijay Yesudas is an Indian film playback singer and occasional actor. He has sung over 300 film songs.The son of acclaimed singer K. J. Yesudas, Vijay made his debut as a singer with the 2000...  more
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    Vijay Iyer


    BirthplaceAlbany, New York, United States of America

    Vijay Iyer (born October 26, 1971) is an American jazz pianist, composer, bandleader, producer, electronic musician, and writer based in New York City. He is a 2013 MacArthur Fellow. He became the...  more
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    Vijay Raaz


    BirthplaceAllahabad, India

    Vijay Raaz is an Indian film actor . 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....  more
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    Vijay Prakash


    BirthplaceMysore, India

    Vijay Prakash is an Indian singer and music composer. He has given his voice for Hindi films such as Blue, Yuvvraaj, Swades, Kaal, Lakshya, Matrubhoomi, Tere Naam, Cheeni Kum, Raavan and Force. He...  more
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    BirthplaceKolhapur, India

    Vijay Dhondopant Tendulkar (6 January 1928 – 19 May 2008) was a leading Indian playwright, movie and television writer, literary essayist, political journalist, and social commentator primarily in...  more
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    Vijay Sekhon


    BirthplaceAhmedabad, Eurasia, India, Gujarat

    Vijay Sekhon is a film director, cinematographer and producer....
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    Vijay Bhatia

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    Vijay Seshadri


    BirthplaceBangalore, India

    Vijay Seshadri (born February 13, 1954) is an American, Brooklyn, New York–based poet, essayist and literary critic. Vijay won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for poetry, for 3 Sections....  more
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    Vijay Vasanth


    BirthplaceNagercoil, India

    Vijay Vasanth (born as Vijayakumar Vasanthakumar on 20 May 1983) is an Indian film actor and businessman, who has worked on Tamil language films. He is the son of entrepreneur H. Vasanthakumar and...  more
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    Vijay Maurya


    BirthplaceMumbai, India

    Vijay Maurya is an Indian film actor and writer who works in Hindi & Marathi Cinema....  more
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    Vijay Amritraj


    BirthplaceMadras, India

    Vijay Amritraj (born 14 December 1953) is a former tennis player, sports commentator and occassional actor from India. He was awarded the Padma Shri, India's 4th highest civilian honour, in 1983....  more
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    Vijay Singh



    Vijay Singh, CF (Fiji Hindi: विजय सिंह pronounced [ˈʋɪdʒəj sɪ̃ɦ]; born 22 February 1963), nicknamed "The Big Fijian", is an Indo-Fijian professional golfer. He has won 34 events on the PGA Tour,...  more

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    Vijay Prashad is an Indian historian, journalist, commentator and a Marxist intellectual. He is an executive-director of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research and the Chief Editor of LeftWord...  more
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    Vijay is the brother of Guru Dutt....  more
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    BirthplacePune, India

    Chenicheri Vijay Nambiar (Malayalam: വിജയ്‌ കെ. നമ്പ്യാർ; born August 1943) is a retired Indian diplomat and served as the UN Secretary General's Special Advisor on Myanmar. He was Chef de Cabinet...  more
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    Vijay Salaskar

    Vijay Salaskar (1957 – 26 November 2008) (Marathi: विजय साळसकर) was an Indian police inspector and encounter specialist with the Mumbai police. He was widely credited with killing 75–80 criminals in...  more
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    Vijay Ghate


    BirthplaceJabalpur, India

    Vijay Ghate (born 18 October 1964) is an Indian tabla player. He was awarded with "Padma Shri" award in 2014, the fourth highest civilian award by Government of India....  more
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    Mr. Vijay C. Parikh (Managing Principal) was Vice-President and General Manager within the Public Carrier IP Group (PCIPG) at Cisco. During his tenure he was responsible for developing and...  more
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    Vijay P. Bhatkar


    BirthplaceAkola district, India

    Vijay Pandurang Bhatkar (born 11 October 1946) is an eminent Indian computer scientist, IT leader and educationalist. He is best known as the architect of India's national initiative in...  more
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    Vijay Pande


    BirthplaceTrinidad, Trinidad and Tobago

    Vijay Satyanand Pande is a Trinidadian-American venture capitalist and an adjunct professor of bioengineering at Stanford University. Pande is the former director of the biophysics program and is...  more
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