Duniya Vijay is a Kannada film star. Who started of as a junior film artist in the industry assaying small insignificant roles, before he got the big break in 'Duniya'. Vijay is happily maried and has three children. His nephew Yogesh (actor) is also a popular Kannada hero.
Impressed with Vijay's acting southern superstar Rajnikanth saw the movie twice in Bangalore and expressed his desire to meet Vijay and being one of Rajnikanth's greatest fans and his long cherished dream to meet superstar, met him at his residence in Chennai. Both share the same rags to riches and superstardom story.
vijay met Soori and Yograj Bhat who fostered his ambition to become an actor. Vijay wanted to be a hero, but was advised to start with smaller roles so he could hone his acting skills. Vijay started off with a role in Yograj Bhat's Ranga SSLC with Sudeep. He then acted in films like Jogi, Shree, Ee Rajeev Gandhi Alla among others. He also did roles in television.
Duniya Vijay is a upcoming kannada film star. Who created a phenomenon of sorts with his very first release Duniya. Has created a niche for himself in the Kannada industry with never before seen stunts and great acting skills. The movie became one of the biggest hits for 2007.It even matched the collection of Mungaru male. Vijay with his great acting in the movie won the best actor award from Karnataka state government.