Top 50 Most Desirable Men: No.4 - Vijay Deverakonda & His Significant Milestones In Life And Career

Mina Muzumdar |May 24, 2019

Before making his name to the list of Top 50 Most Desirable Men in 2018 at the fourth position, Vijay Deverakonda has to go through a rough patch. Here are significant milestones in his life and career.

Four years ago, when Vijay Deverakonda was still a fledgling actor, his bank account was once frozen due to his minimum balance was unable to maintain at RS 500. Nowadays, he is one of the undisputed stars of Bollywood who stands at the fourth position of Top 50 Most Desirable Men in India.

Vijay Deverakonda

Here are 9 facts about the Telugu cinema's rising star and his significant milestones in life and career.

His early life

Vijay Deverakonda was born in Telangana, India on 9 May 1989 whose father is Telugu director Deverakonda Govardhan Rao. However, his childhood didn't spend on the film set but most of the time studying at a boarding school in Andhra Pradesh.

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Vijay Deverakonda. Photo Credit: Pinterest.

After graduated from Sathya Sai Higher Secondary School, he kick-started his acting career by joining a theatre group called Sutradhar in Hyderabad.

Years of struggle in the film industry

The young talented actor was first introduced to the public in film Nuvvila in 2011 and appeared in Life is Beautiful as a cameo. Even though both films had achieved certain success, the audience still had almost no impression with Vijay. Following by is his four years of struggling to survive in the film industry.


However, his hard work was returned by the huge success of Yevade Subramanyam both in the commercial site and the critic view. The film not only did gain his stardom but also entered him in the list of rising stars in the following year.

Vijay Deverakonda's breakthrough

The breakthrough in Vijay Deverakonda's acting career came in 2015 when his film Pelli Choppulu made a big hit. Moreover, the film doubled its success when receiving Best Feature Film in Telugu at National Film Award and Best Film - Telugu at Filmfare Award. Since then, he got credit in the film industry for his realistic portrayal in the film.

2017 had been favorable for him both professionally and personally when he bagged the heroin role in blockbuster Arjun Reddy. The film then received thunderous responses from the critic for its bold and radical topic while Vijay brought home the first trophy in his career for Best Actor-Telugu.

Enters Top 50 Most Desirable Men in 2018

Last year, the 29-year-old actor decided to venture into production by launching his own production house called King of Hill. It's also the year the actor was listed in the number fourth position in the Top 50 Most Desirable Men in India.

It's no exaggeration to say that he is the big hit with all the ladies as his social media often floods with marriage proposals. Even actress Janhvi Kapoor once admitted on Koffee with Karan that she has a crush on him and would love to collaborate with him in the future if there is a chance.

Featured in Forbes 30 under 30

Eight years in the industry, Vijay Deverakonda has in hand numerous outstanding projects and major achievements. The actor who built his reputation from the group up, brick by brick is the only actor who has been listed in Forbes 30 under 30 in 2019.

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After making his debut successfully in Tamil cinema, we hope to see Vijay Deverakonda in Bollywood soon.


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