Vijay Babu’s Net Worth, Family, Salary & More

First published April 26, 2022, 11:38 PM IST

Malayalam actor and filmmaker Vijay Babu’s net worth was estimated to be around $1 million (over Rs 7.6 cr) in 2021.

Following a complaint from a resident of Kozhikode, an FIR has been filed against Malayalam actor and filmmaker Vijay Babu. Ernakulam South Police filed a complaint. The lady allegedly said that she had been raped several times to obtain a role in one of her films. The victim filed a complaint against Vijay Babu on April 22. According to reports, Babu has not yet been interviewed by the police.

Vijay, 46, was born in Kollam on May 14, 1976. His father’s name is Subash Chandra Babu and his mother’s name is Maya Babu. Vijayalakshmi Suraj is the name of his sister. Apart from acting, Babu is also a producer, entrepreneur and media executive. Reportedly, Vijay Babu is married to Smitha Vijay.

Vijay attended St. Jude School in Kollam and Loyola College in Chennai for his education. In Mumbai, he started his media career with STAR India. Later, he left his company and started his own business in Dubai.

After few years of successful entrepreneurship, he joined Asianet and Sitara TV in Hyderabad as COO. Vijay returned to Kerala in 2009 as Vice Chairman of Surya TV. He left media in 2013 to pursue a career as an actor and producer in the Malayalam film industry. Babu’s net worth was around $1 million in 2021, which is over Rs 7.6 cr.

Vijay Babu is a Malayalam director, actor and entrepreneur. Friday Film House was founded by him. Babu has appeared in a number of well-known films including Peruchaji (2014), Adu (2015), Muddugau (2016), Adu 2 (2017), Home (2021) and others. Philips & the Monkey Pen won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Children’s Film (Producer) for its production company. Also read: Who is Vijay Babu? Rape case registered against Malayalam actor (Read details)