Vijay Antony is an Indian music composer, playback singer and actor working in the Tamil film industry. He made his debut as a Music Director in the 2005 film Sukran, directed by S. A. Chandrasekhar.
He is the first Indian to win the 2009 Cannes Golden Lion for the Nakka Mukka commercial (for The Times of India) in the Best of Music category. Nakka Mukka raised his fame and that song was played in the 2011 Cricket World Cup.
In 2012, he made his acting debut, enacting the lead role in the thriller film Naan. His next venture as an actor and music director was Salim, in which he portrayed the same character from Naan; both Naan and Salim were sleeper hits. India Pakistan, his next release, a romantic comedy, was the first film he starred in but did not compose music for. He has acted in Pichaikkaran, collaborating with his Dishyum director Sasi.
Born on: 24 July, 1975
Born in: Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, India