|Profession(s)||Actor, Writer, Film Producer|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet inches- 5’ 6”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 110 kg
in pounds- 242 lbs
|Hair Colour||Salt & Pepper|
|Debut||Film (Acting): Maa Da Ladla (1973)|
|Awards||• National Film Award
• Lifetime Achievement Award at Punjabi Cine Awards 2016
• PTC Punjabi Film Award 2017
|Date of Birth||13 March 1950|
|Age (as in 2018)||68 Years|
|Birthplace||Jagraon, Punjab, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Pisces|
|Hometown||Jagraon, Punjab, India|
|Relationships & More|
|Children||Son- Not Known
Daughter- Pooja Tandon (Actress)
|Parents||Names Not Known|
|Favourite Singer||Mohammed Rafi|
|Favourite Poet||Shiv Kumar Batalvi|
|Favourite Songwriter||Shamsher Sandhu|
|Favourite Quote||"It Is Better To Light A Candle Than To Curse The Darkness"|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Vijay Tandon
- Does Vijay Tandon smoke?: Not Known
- Does Vijay Tandon drink alcohol?: Yes
- Vijay Tandon used to participate in many poetry, drama, and declamation contests during his school days.
- During his college days, he started doing theatres with a renowned Punjabi actor Mehar Mittal; to whom he considers his godfather.
- Before working in the Punjabi Film Industry, Vijay had worked in many street plays, theatre shows, and Punjabi TV serials.
- He has appeared in more than 75 Punjabi films.
- Initially, Vijay used to play the lead roles (especially the negative roles), however, later on, he started playing the character roles only.
- He has been the part of National Award winning movie ‘Kachehri’ (1994); in which he worked as a writer, producer, and an actor.
- He has appeared in the movies like ‘Vangaar’, ‘Jatti’, ‘Yamla Jat’, ‘Sardar-e-Azam’, ‘Apni Boli Apna Des’, ‘Jatt & Juliet 2’, ‘Afsar’, etc.
- In 2016, he worked as a scriptwriter in the Hindi film ‘Sarhad Paar’.
- In 2009, Vijay appeared in the Bai Amarjit’s song ‘Ruttan’.
- He has also been featured on the coverpage of the magazine ‘Fashion Icon’.