An eclectic blend of focus, dedication and visionary thinking, Vijay is the driving force behind Friday Film House. With an extensive background that includes heading and leading popular channels like Surya and Asianet into a whole new level of Channel programming, Vijay is a media veteran with over 16 years of experience to his credit. With media as a background, it was only natural to step into the world of Cinema through his first role in the feature film “Three Kings”.
But that was just the beginning. Going on to act in numerous films like Honey Bee, Monkey Pen, Escape From Uganda , Bicycle Thieves , Mr. Fraud & Peruchazhi, Vijay proved his acting mettle time and again. One of the most prominent actors now in the industry, Vijay is known for choosing roles that are both thought provoking and that showcase his unique acting prowess.
A natural progression into the world of production was inevitable for Vijay. With an interest in the art of filmmaking and bringing it magically alive on the silver screen, Vijay set about co-founding a production house with Ms. Sandra Thomas. Thus the Friday Film House was born. With a clear vision of the Friday Film House producing movies that are entertainers but meaningful ones, Vijay set the ball rolling with the company’s first production, Friday 11.11.11 Alapuzhha.
Critically acclaimed and screened at the 17th INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF KERALA 2012, Friday was a game changer in the world of Malayalam Cinema. With a non-linear story narrative, it won the hearts of the audience with its story, direction and performances.
Under Vijay’s leadership, Friday Film House has gone on to produce blockbuster movies such Zachariyayude Garbhinikal (Sept 2013), Philips and the monkey pen (Nov 2013) and Peruchazhi (2014). With an innate ability to judge and choose winning scripts, Vijay has ensured that Friday Film House is set to showcase a diverse range of films in the coming year and ahead.
Having already proven his acting prowess and continually pushing boundaries on his skills, Vijay makes the art of acting and film making look effortless and suave! With his visionary thinking, Vijay is all set to change the world of production by helming projects that are bound to be game changers in the world of Malayalam Cinema.