Vishal Biography, Wiki, Age, Net Worth, Height, Family

Vishal is a well known actor and producer from Tamil film industry. He has acted in nearly 50 films as the lead hero and has a good fan base in South India. He is mostly seen in Tamil and Telugu films. Even though his family hails from Andhra Pradesh, they have settled in Tamil Nadu since many generations and Vishal was born and brought up in Chennai.

Vishal

Vishal is famous for movies like Sandakozhi and Avan Ivan which became huge hits in the early stages of his career. He has been active in the film industry since 20 years and has a huge following among youth. He is known for action oriented commercial films in recent years. Recently, his movies like Action, Enemy became good hits.

In the year 2022, he is anticipating the release of his film Latthi and this has got good interest due to its stunning trailer. After this, he has couple of projects in Tamil industry and is also working on a telugu film. He is also known for his outspoken nature and is often involved in charitable and political activities.

Age

Vishal was born on the 29th of August 1977 in Chennai region of Tamil Nadu. Vishal’s current age is 46 years. His birth name is Vishal Krishna Reddy but he is popularly called only Vishal in movies.

Wiki | Biography

Vishal Krishna was born and brought up in Chennai even though his family hails from Andhra Pradesh. He completed his primary education from Don Bosco School in Chennai. Even as a school going boy, he acted as a child artist in one movie as his father was the producer of that film.

He later joined Loyola College in Chennai to complete his graduation in Visual Communications. After that, he started his acting career and went on to make his debut in Chellamae in the year 2004. Before that, he had worked as assistant in the movie Vedham.

There was no looking back for this star and he became a good action hero in the Tamil film industry. In recent years, he has even tried his hand at politics and was elected General Secretary of the Tamil film Producer’s association for some time. However, he had some conflicts with other members and moved out of the association.

Full NameVishal Krishna Reddy
NicknameVishal
Date of Birth29 August 1977
Age46 (as of 2023)
BirthplaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
NationalityIndian
ProfessionActor, Producer
Zodiac sign / Sun signVirgo
Famous ForMovies
SchoolDon Bosco Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Chennai
CollegeLoyola College, Chennai
Educational QualificationsGraduation in Visual Communications
DebutJadikketha Moodi (Tamil, 1989), Salute (Telugu, 2008)
Production: Pandiya Naadu (Tamil, 2013)
Years ActiveNA

Family

Vishal Krishna Reddy hails from a Telugu speaking family based in Chennai. His father GK Reddy is a well known film producer who has made several Tamil and Telugu films. His mother is a home maker. He has an elder brother Vikram who has worked as a producer.

Father NameGK Reddy
Mother NameJanaki Devi
Brother NameVikram Krishna
Sister NameAishwarya

Girlfriend, Wife | Relationships

Vishal’s relationship status is single. He was earlier engaged to a girl but the marriage got cancelled due to some personal reasons. It was rumoured that he was in relationship with actress Varalakshmi Sarathkumar. However, both of them claimed that they were just good friends. In recent years, he was rumoured to be getting married to actress Abhinaya. But he has never confirmed such news in the media.

Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs / GirlfriendNot Known
Wife NameNot Known
Marriage dateNot Known
ChildrenNot Known

Physical Appearance

Vishal is known for his tall and dark appearance. He is very handsome and has maintained an athletic structure since his younger days. He goes to the gym regularly and maintains a strict diet. He is usually seen with a clean shaven face and looks much younger than his actual age. He stands tall at 6.1 feet and weighs close to 75 kgs.

Career

Vishal started his career in the film industry as a child artist in the year 1989 with the movie Jadikkata Moodi. After this he was back as a hero in the movie Chellamae which was released in 2004. This was a commercial success and established him in the industry. After this, he scored a big hit with Sandakozhi which was directed by Lingusamy.

 In the next few years, he was seen in hits like Thimiru and Sivappathigaram. He was also part of average movies like Malaikottai. The film Thaamirabharani got him some good fan following due to his acting skills. It was Satyam in 2008 that got him few awards for his role as a Police Officer.

He Later did movies like Theerada Vilaiyattu Pillai in which he had three heroines and it had very good music by Yuvan Shankar Raja. The movie Avan Ivan directed by Bala in the year 2011 got him huge recognition and it was also a commercial success. He was back to commercial entertainers in the next few years like Vedi and Samar.

It is interesting to note that Vishal never stopped making movies even if his film flopped and this has been the reason for his success. He has made good comeback every now and then with action movies and interesting stories. He later did pandiya naadu movie and it got good success at box office.

He associated with director Sundar C for projects like Aambala and Madha Gaja Raja. The movie Aambala became a good hit but Madha Gaja Raja was not released due to some reasons. He acted along with top heroines like Kajal and Nayanthara in many of his films like Kathakali and Paayum Puli.

In the year 2017, he was seen as a detective similar to Sherlock Holmes in the movie Thupparivaalan. This got him decent success. In the same year, he was part of Malayalam movie Villain in which he acted with actor Mohanlal. He did Irumbu Thirai and Sandakozhi 2 in the year 2018. In the year 2019, he was part of movies like Action and Ayogya. Both of them got decent success at box office.

The year 2021 also continued in the action genre for Vishal Krishna as he was part of movies like Chakra in which he was seen as a military officer and Enemy in which he played a unique role.  In the year 2022, he had a release with Veerame Vaagai Soodum and he is expecting the release of Laththi which is also releasing in Telugu and Tamil.

Net Worth

The net worth of Vishal is around Rs 100 crores. He has acted in lead roles in nearly 50 films in South industry and has also produced many successful films. He has other businesses as well and also runs few charitable institutions. He has properties in Chennai, Hyderabad and other regions of Andhra Pradesh. He owns several luxury cars, a caravan and few sports bikes.

Facts | Information

Vishal is known for his outspoken nature and this has landed him in controversies in the past. He was even arrested once due to his issues with Producer’s council in Tamil Nadu.

He was in relationship with Varalakshmi Sarathkumar for many years. However, their relationship turned sour after he contested against her father Sarathkumar in the producer’s association elections.

He recently made a comment that he is not in a hurry to get married even though he has turned 46 years old. He was earlier engaged but it got cancelled due to some issues.

Interestingly, his father GK Reddy is a fitness freak even in his 80s and is selected as Brand Ambassador to promote Health by Modi Government. Vishal’s father still attends body building competitions at this age and does not go to the gym to maintain his body.

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