Indian film actor Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar Childhood photos. Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar was born on 22 June 1974, to film producer and director S. A. Chandrasekhar and Shoba Chandrasekhar, a playback singer. He had a sister named Vidhya Chandrasekhar who died at the age of two. Vijay went on to do Visual Communications at Loyola College, Chennai. Vijay married Sangeetha Sornalingam of Sri Lankan Tamil descent on 25 August 1999.
They have two children, a son Jason Sanjay born in 2000 in London, and a daughter Divya Saasha born in 2005 in Chennai. In the year 2002, Vijay appeared as Coca Cola’s brand ambassador in Tamil Nadu. He acted in a variety of South Indian Coca Cola advertisements, along with Katrina Kaif. In 2008, Vijay was signed up as the star ambassador for the Indian Premier League cricket team Chennai Super Kings, along with actress Nayanthara. In January 2009, Vijay was approached as the brand ambassador for Coca Cola products.
As of August 2010, Vijay was signed by Jos Alukkas as their brand ambassador for Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Vijay also signed for Tata Docomo, who will be seen for the first time for an Ad with Tata Docomo. In 2009, Vijay was speculated joining the Indian National Congress after he met with Rahul Gandhi. In early 2011, Vijay openly expressed his desire to enter politics and his father S.A. Chandrasekhar confirmed it, saying that Vijay will officially enter politics at the age of 40.
Following which he declared his support for the AIADMK led alliance in the 2011 state assembly election, and the AIADMK welcomed him by providing 3 seats to his fan club, Vijay Makkal Iyakkam He campaigned extensively for the AIADMK during the election campaign. He made a speech in Nagapattinam, condemning the attack on the fishermen by the Sri Lankan Government, thus marking his political visionnage.
On 25 August 2011, Vijay went to the Ramlila Maidan to meet Anna Hazare and expressed support to the anti-corruption movement for the Lokpal. He lauded that the movement is getting public support without any political background and said that “the Gandhian’s stir has triggered a nationwide debate on uprooting corruption”. The 2013 film Thalaivaa was speculated to be a political film, Vijay denied during an interview. In response to a question several months later about the possibility of his entry into politics, he said he has no time to think of politics now.