Vijay Deverakonda is an Indian film actor known for his works in Telugu cinema. Vijay made his film debut in 2011 with Ravi Babu's romantic comedy Nuvvila (2011), but he gained recognition with his supporting role in the coming-of-age drama Yevade Subramanyam (2015).
Vijay gained stardom by playing the lead role in the 2016 blockbuster romantic comedy Pelli Choopulu, which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu and the Filmfare Award for Best Film - Telugu. Vijay has established himself as a leading actor of Telugu cinema by starring in lead roles in critical and commercial successes such as Arjun Reddy (2017), Mahanati (2018), Geetha Govindam (2018), and Taxiwaala (2018), some of which rank among the list of highest-grossing Telugu films. His performance in Arjun Reddy won him several accolades, including the Filmfare Award for Best Actor - Telugu.
Vijay Deverakonda was born to Telugu television director, Deverakonda Govardhan Rao and Deverakonda Madhavi in Achampet, Nagarkurnool district of Telangana.