Vijay Antony is an Indian music composer, playback singer, and actor. Initially he was worked as a sound engineer and later became music director. He later composed jingles for TV and for documentaries. He was born in Trichy and studied in St. Xavier Higher Secondary School, Tirunelveli Tamil Nadu, India. He obtained a degree from the Trinity College London and set up his own in-house studio called Audiophiles. He made his debut as a music director in the 2006 film Dishyum, directed by Sasi. He is the first Indian to win the 2009 Cannes Golden Lion for the Nakka Mukka commercial (for The Times of India) in the Best of Music category. Nakka Mukka raised his fame and that song was played in the 2011 Cricket World Cup.
His acted first Tamil film Kizhakku Kadalkarai Salai (2006). His first song “Saathikadi” from Sukran movie in the year 2005. His debut as an actor was in the Tamil movie Naan. He is the first music director to venture out as an actor. Naan and Salim were sleeper hits. He has acted in Pichaikkaran, collaborating with his Dishyum director Sasi.
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