Sanchari Vijay is a young aspiring Kannada actor who won 62nd National Award for Best Actor. He was credited with the award for his fantabulous acting in the Kannada film ‘Naanu Avanalla … Avalu’ (I am not a he, but she) which depicts the serious issues faced by the transgenders. Vijay is also an excellent theatre artist who has given wonderful performances in various plays.
Sanchari Vijay (Vijay Kumar. B) is an Indian theatre and film actor who primarily works in Kannada film industry. Vijay, who hails from Panchanahalli in Karnataka started his career as a theatre artist. He has been closely associated with ‘Sanchari’, a unique theatre and culture centre, which is also celebrated as an elegant drama troupe.
Sanchari Vijay – A Theatre Artist
Vijay, popularly known as Sanchari Vijay is a talented artist known for his versatility in acting. Having an experience associating with various plays and serials, Vijay has proved his skill with his unique modulation of facial expressions and delivery of dialogues. The play ‘Pinocchio’, which introduced Vijay as a director was an attempt to brief the original story which could easily connect with the kids in the present days.
As various festivals are being conducted to encourage the Kannada theatre, Vijay got lot of opportunities to showcase his skills on the stage. Generous guidance from the senior artistes added more momentum in his life journey to become an actor.
Sanchari Vijay – An actor
Vijay started off his silver screen appearance with the Kannada film ‘Rangappa Hogbitna’. Later he appeared in films like Dasavala (Kannada), Harivu (Kannada) and Oggarane (Kannada). Directed by Prakash Raj, Oggarane had also made in Tamil and Telugu titled Un Samayal Arayil and Ulavacharu Biryani respectively. Vijay had to wait for Lingadevaru BS’s project ‘Naanu Avanalla…Avalu’, which transformed him into a transgender.
Vijay played the protagonist in ‘Naanu Avanalla Avalu’ which depicts the serious issues faced by the transgenders. The film was based on I am Vidya, an autobiography of Living Smile Vidya. For his fantabulous acting in ‘Naanu Avanalla Avalu’, young aspiring actor Sanchari Vijay won the 2014 National Award for Best Actor award. Giving double delight, ‘Harivu’ too was credited as the best Kannada Film at 62nd National Film Awards (India) for 2014 announced on 24 March 2015.
As a young artist living in simplicity, Vijay deserves a round of applause for his achievement. Great days are ahead of this young actor who is a real motivation for the young generation.