Ravindra Vijay is an Indian actor, theatre artist, and doctor. He is famous for playing the role of Muthu Pandian in the Indian web series ‘The Family Man: Season 2′ (2021).
Ravindra Vijay was born on Saturday, 3 May 1986 (age 35 years; as of 2021) in Bengaluru. His zodiac sign is Taurus. He did his schooling at Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Bangalore. He is a doctor and has studied at Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute (BMCRI), Bengaluru. Facebook
Height (approx.): 5′ 8″
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Black
His brother’s name is Srinivasa Balaji Shanmugam.
While he was in medical college, he started performing in various theatre plays. He joined a theatre group ‘Rafiki’ in 2005 and performed with the group in many street plays. Later, he worked with various theatre groups, and in mid-2010, he moved to Chennai and joined the theatre group ‘Perch.’ Some of his popular theatre plays are ‘Under the Mangosteen Tree,’ ‘How to Skin a Giraffe,’ ‘Kira Kozhambu,’ and ‘Jujubee.’
In 2016, he debuted as an actor with the Tamil-Hindi film ‘Irudhi Suttru’ in which he played a cameo role. While he was acting in theatre plays, he got an offer to act in the Tamil film ‘Odu Raja Odu’ (2018) in which he played the supporting role of Chella Muthu. Some of his other Tamil films are ‘Kadaram Kondan’ (2019), ‘Dharala Prabhu’ (2020), ‘Anbirkiniyal’ (2021), and ‘Idhu Vedhalam Sollum Kathai’ (2021). He made his Telugu debut with the film ‘Uma Maheswara Ugra Roopasya’ (2020) in which he played the character of Jognath.
In 2021, he appeared in the popular Hindi web series ‘The Family Man: Season 2′ starring Manoj Bajpayee and Samantha Akkineni.
- While he was in medical school, he started acting as a hobby.
- He is a polyglot and is well-versed in the languages like Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, and English.
- In one of his Facebook posts, he was spotted smoking.
- In an interview, he talked about opting acting as a career. He said,
Taking that decision was tough; the idea was to ease myself into theatre. My family was shocked and wondered how I could give up Medicine to be an actor. I was meant to work just for a few months, but ended up working for a year. Maybe because there is nothing more addictive than a pay packet.”