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From Character Artist to Sensational Star Cinematic Journey of Rowdy Hero VijayDevarakonda


Vijay Devarakonda, a name synonymous with sensation in the Telugu film industry, began his career without any film background. With the blockbuster hit Arjun Reddy, Vijay turned into a sensation overnight. This article celebrates the journey of this dynamic actor on his birthday, exploring some intriguing facets of his career.

Vijay has been in the industry for about 13 years, starting with minor roles. His first noticeable appearance was in the 2011 film Nuvvila, but it didn’t bring him much recognition. He continued to appear in small but significant roles, showcasing his dedication and perseverance akin to a warrior fighting for his place in cinema.

His breakthrough came with the film Yevade Subramanyam in 2015, where he played a supporting role alongside Nani. This role won him some recognition, setting the stage for his next big leap. In 2016, Pelli Choopulu marked his transition from a character artist to a lead actor. This film not only established him as a hero but also opened doors to numerous opportunities.

2017 was a turning point with Arjun Reddy, a film that not only garnered massive success but also controversial debates, significantly boosting Vijay’s career and branding him as the 'Rowdy' star. Since then, Vijay Devarakonda became a household name across Tollywood and even caught attention in Bollywood, without having starred in a Hindi film. Despite recent setbacks with films like Dear Comrade, World Famous Lover, and Liger, Vijay’s recent hit Kushi has reaffirmed his star status.

Vijay's journey from struggling to make ends meet to becoming a celebrated star is truly inspirational. He continues to connect with his fans through various initiatives, including the yearly Devara Santa contest, gifting them during the festive season. Despite his stardom, Vijay remains approachable and down-to-earth, maintaining the persona of the boy-next-door.

Today, as Vijay Devarakonda celebrates his birthday on May 9th, fans across social media are showering him with love and birthday wishes, illustrating the deep connection he has fostered with his audience.