Arun Vijay Age, Wife, Girlfriend, Children, Family, Biography & More

Arun Vijay
Arun Vijay
Real Name Arun Kumar
Nickname AV
Profession Actor
Famous Role Victor Manohar, Yennai Arindhaal (2015)
A Still from Arun Vijay's Movie Yennai Arindhaal
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 176 cm
in meters– 1.76 m
in feet inches– 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 70 kg
in pounds– 154 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.) – Chest: 36 Inches
– Waist: 33 Inches
– Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Debut Film:
• Murai Mappillai,Tamil (1995)
Arun Vijay 's Movie Murai Mappillai
• Bruce Lee, Telugu (2015)
A Still from Arun Vijay's Movie Bruce Lee
• Chakravyuha, Kannada (2016)
Arun Vijay 's Movie Chakravyuha
Awards, Honours, Achievements Yennai Arindhaal, 2015:
• Edison Award for Best Villain
Arun Vijay Receiving Edison Award
• SIIMA Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role
• Norway Tamil Film Festival Award for Best Villain
Personal Life
Date of Birth 19 November 1977 (Saturday)
Age (as in 2019) 42 Years
Birthplace Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Zodiac sign Scorpio
Nationality Indian
Hometown Chennai
School Don Bosco Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Egmore
College/University Loyola College, Chennai
Religion Hinduism
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Hobbies Horse Riding, Singing and Skydiving
Tattoo(s) • Tattoo on his left hand
Arun Vijay's Tattoo on Left Hand
• Tattoo on his back near to his neck
Arun Vijay's Tattoo Near to His Neck
Controversy • His tweet made a big controversy when netizens assumed it to be a brutal trolling against Sivakarthikeyan (Actor). Later, he clarified it by saying that, his Twitter account was hacked.
Arun Vijay's Controversial Tweet
Relationships & More
Marital Status Married
Marriage Date Year 2006
Wife/Spouse Aarathi Mohan (Daughter of Dr N. S. Mohan, film producer)
Arun Vijay 's Marriage Photograph
Children Son– Arnav Vijay
Daughter– Purvi
Arun Vijay with His Wife and Children
Parents Father– Vijayakumar, Actor
Arun Vijay with His Father
• Muthukkannu
Arun Vijay with His Mother
• Manjula, Actress (Step-Mother)
Arun Vijay's Father and Step Mother
Siblings Sisters– 5
• Kavitha Vijayakumar
• Anitha Vijayakumar (Doctor)
• Vanitha Vijayakumar (Half-sister)
• Pritha Vijayakumar (Half-sister)
• Sridevi Vijaykumar (Half-sister)
Arun Vijay with His Sisters
Favourite Things
Favourite Food South Indian Food
Favourite Actor Kamal Haasan
Favourite Director Mani Ratnam
Favourite Colour Black
Favourite Sport(s) Skydiving and Cricket
Style Quotient
Car Collection • Jaguar (JLR India)
Arun Vijay Posing with Jaguar
• Pick Up Truck
Arun Vijay Posing with His Pick Up Truck
Bike Collection Hayabusa
Arun Vijay Posing on His Hayabusa Bike


Arun Vijay

Some Lesser Known Facts About Arun Vijay

  • Arun Vijay is a popular Tamil movie actor. He changed his name from Arunkumar to Arun Vijay; because he thought it would be lucky for him.
  • He was born into a modest family in Chennai. He is the only son among the six children of his parents. He has two real sisters and three stepsisters. 
    Arun Vijay with His Family

    Arun Vijay with His Family

  • Arun started his career as an actor in 1995. He was just 18 years old when he made his debut with the movie ‘Murai Mappillai’.
  • Thereafter, he appeared in many movies but, they were not a big hit. After almost 17 years, Arun’s talent was recognized, and he started getting movies with big stars.
  • In 2015, he appeared in the movie ‘Yennai Arindhaal’ with the superstar ‘Ajith Kumar‘. He played the role of an antagonist. He worked out in the gym for almost 6 hours a day to make his look in the movie more appealing. 
    Arun Vijay in Movie Yennai Arindhaal

    Arun Vijay in Movie Yennai Arindhaal

  • Some of his phenomenal movies are Yennai Arindhaal, Chakravyuha, and Kuttram 23. He believes that action movies are his forte, and he performs tremendously in them.
  • He has received many awards in the Best Villian category for the movies ‘Yennai Arindhaal and Chakravyuha’. 
    Arun Vijay's SIIMA Award

    Arun Vijay’s SIIMA Award

  • On September 1, 2015, he started his production company ‘In Cinemas Entertainment (ICE)’ to give a platform to the new talent. 
    Arun Vijay Launching His Production Company

    Arun Vijay Launching His Production Company

  • He is a sportsperson and loves to play cricket, he is even a licensed skydiver approved by ‘United States Parachute Association’.
  • He is a gym freak and is considered as one of the fittest actors in the South Indian Film Industry. 
    Arun Vijay Working Out in Gym

    Arun Vijay Working Out in Gym

  • He is an animal lover. He owns a dog and his name is ‘Rudhra’. 
    Arun Vijay with His Pet Dog

    Arun Vijay with His Pet Dog

  • He also appeared in the 2019 Indian action-thriller film ‘Saaho;’ starring Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor. 
    Arun Vijay in Saaho Movie

    Arun Vijay in Saaho Movie


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