Duniya Vijay Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Family & More

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Age: 45 Years
Net Worth: Rs. 151 Crores
Wife: Keerthi Pattadi

Duniya Vijay

Real NameVijay Kumar
Names EarnedViji, Black Cobra, Kari Chirathe, and Duniya Viji
Profession(s)Actor, Director, and Producer
Famous ForBeing one of the top action heroes of Sandalwood
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 5”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm: Ranga SSLC (2004)
Ranga SSLC
Producer: Jayammana Maga (2013)
Jayammana Maga
Director: Salaga (2019)
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Filmfare Awards South- Kannada- Best Actor for the film "Duniya" in 2007
• Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actor for the film "Duniya" in 2007
Personal Life
Date of Birth20 January 1974 (Sunday)
Age (as in 2019) 45 Years
BirthplaceAnekal, Karnataka
Zodiac signCapricorn
HometownAnekal, Karnataka
ResidenceKathriguppe, Banashankari, of South Bangalore
Vijay Duniya's residence
HobbiesTravelling and Gymming
Controversies• Vijay Duniya appeared in the hit Kannada films "Chanda" and "Yuga" in 2007. Reportedly, the director of "Chanda," S Narayan, had promised Vijay to release "Chanda" six weeks after "Yuga." However, the director decided to release the film earlier, which angered Vijay, and he refused to dub for the "Chanda." The Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce (KFCC) took the matters in their own hand and imposed a year-long ban on the actor. This band was later lifted up by the Karnataka Film Federation. [1]
• Vijay filed for a divorce from his wife Nagarathna in 2013, claiming that his wife had been misbehaving with his mother for years. In reply to his claim, Nagarathna alleged that Vijay had been in an extramarital affair with the actress Shubha Punja. Shubha, who found her name being tainted because of the ugly spat between the husband and wife, said that she did not had anything to do with the case. [2]Times of India
• In 2016, during the shooting of an action sequence for the film "Maasthi Gudi," two actors- Raghav Uday and Anil Verma drowned in a lake. A case was registered against the filmmakers including the producer Sundar P Gowda, who had failed to appear during the trials of the case and fleed. Vijay was arrested for helping the accused Gowda to flee; as Gowda was staying in Vijay's house. [3]Times of India
Raghav Uday and Anil Verma
• In September 2018, Vijay was arrested in the case relating to assault and kidnap of Maruti Gowda, a gym trainer and the nephew of Pani Puri Kitty. Earlier, Duniya had filed a complaint against Gowda of threatening his son. [4]The News Minute
Vijay Duniya Arrested
• In October 2018, Vijay's daughter, Monika, filed a case against him, his second wife Keerthy Gowda, driver Mohammad, Hemanth, and Vinod; accusing them of abusing and assaulting her. Reportedly, Monica and her mother had gone to her father's house to take their belongings, where the five assaulted her. She also claimed that they banged her head against the wall and threatened her. [5]India Today
Duniya Vijay with his daughter Monika
• In October 2018, Nagarathna assaulted Vijay's second wife Keerthy at their home. After Nagarathna had assaulted her up, she went to lodge a fake complaint against Vijay; alleging of assaulting her. The police went to arrest Nagarathna after the CCTV footage of Vijay's house cleared that it was Keerthy, who had been assaulted. However, when the police reached her house, Nagarathna had already fled by then. [6]The Hindu
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage YearFirst Marriage: 1999
Second Marriage: 2016
Wife/SpouseFirst Wwife: Nagarathna Vijay (m.1999-d.2014)
Duniya Vijay with his ex-wife, Nagarathna Vijay
Second Wife: Keerthi Pattadi (m.2016)
Duniya Vijay with his wife Keerthi Pattadi
ChildrenSon- Samrat (from his marriage to Nagarathna)
Duniya Vijay with his Son
Daughter- Monica and Monisha (from his marriage to Nagarathna)
Duniya Vijay with his Daughters
ParentsNames not known
Duniya Vijay with his parents
SiblingsBrother- None
Sister- Ambuja
Duniya Vijay with her sister
Favourite Things
PhilosopherSwami Vivekanand
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)Rs. 151 Crores (as of 2018) [7]FirstPost

Duniya Vijay

Some Lesser Known Facts About Duniya Vijay

  • Vijay is the maternal uncle of the Kannada actor, Yogesh, popularly known as ‘Loose Maada.’

    Duniya Vijay's Nephew- Yogesh

    Duniya Vijay’s Nephew- Yogesh

  • The turning point of Vijay’s career came with the 2007 film “Duniya,” in which he played the lead role of ‘Shivlingu also-known-as Shivu.’
    Duniya (2007)
  • He has acted in several hit movies such as Yuga (2007), Chanda (2007), Geleya (2007),  Avva (2008), Bheema Theeradalli (2012), Simhadri (2014), Jackson (2015), Dana Kayonu (2016), Masti Gudi (2018), and Salaga (2019).
  • Vijay Duniya established his production house called ‘Duniya Talkies’ in 2013. Logo of Duniya Talkies
  • Vijay set up his gym “Muscle 360” in 2018.
  • In 2018, his son, Samrat’ made his debut as a child actor with the film “Kusthi.” Duniya Vijay's son Samrat in Kusthi (2018)
  • Duniya is a religious person and is seen visiting temples in his spare time; even during the shootings of his films.
    Vijay Duniya with his wife, son and the film crew
  • He is an ardent follower of the spiritual leader and educator, Shivakumara Swami.
  • He is a fitness enthusiast and likes to work out in the gym. He is also trained in various martial arts. Duniya Vijay Gymming