Vijay is a common name for men in India. The famous Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan used the name Vijay in most of the movies he performed in. Another name for Arjuna the hero of the great Hindu epic, the Mahabharata is Vijaya, meaning "Victorious." The word Vijay is similar in meaning to Jai, though there is a difference. Vijay indicates being victorious while trying to conquer, Jai indicates victorious while trying to defend.

Famous people

Famous people called Vijay include:
* Joseph Vijay, Famous Tamil Actor
* Vijay Kumar, Indian shooter
* Vijay Amritraj, former tennis star and actor,
* Vijay Anand, producer, director, writer and actor
* Vijay Bhardwaj, Indian cricketer born 1975
* Vijay Dahiya, ex Indian cricketer
* Vijay Hazare, captain of the Indian cricket team
* Vijay Kichlu, a Hindustani singer
* Vijay Kumar, an Indian professional shooter
* Vijay Madhavan, a classical dancer
* Vijay Mallya, an Indian Businessman and MP- Chairman of UB and Kingfisher Airlines
* Vijay Mehra, an Indian cricketer
* Vijay Mehra, a UAE cricketer
* Vijay Merchant, an Indian cricketer
* Vijay Pande, Associate Professor of Chemistry and of Structural Biology, Stanford University
* Vijay Patil, pianist and accordianist
* Vijay Sangapu, Therapist
* Vijay Rajindernath, an Indian cricketer
* Vijay Singh, Golfer
* Vijay Tendulkar, writer and journalist
* Vijay Thadani, co-founder of NIIT
* Vijay Arora, Actor

In fiction

* Vijay is an Indian operative and friend of James Bond in Octopussy - portrayed by Vijay Amritraj in the film.
* Dilbert has a character Vijay, who is known as the world's most desperate venture capitalist.
* Vijay (film) is a 1988 Bollywood film directed by Yash Chopra.
* Vijay is the most common on-screen name for Amitabh Bachchan in most of 1970 movies

External links

* [ Vijay Movies and Discussion]
* Operation Vijay
* VJ (disambiguation)

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Vijay — (Sanskrit: विजय) ist ein weit verbreiteter, indischer, männlicher Vorname. Er bedeutet Sieg/Sieger und ist damit das indische Äquivalent zu Viktor. Vijaya ist auch einer der Namen von Arjuna, dem Mahabharata Helden. Es hat die gleiche Bedeutung… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Vijay — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Vijay (Sanskrit विजय) est un prénom indien. Il vient du mot vijaya qui veut dire victorieux . C est l un des noms d Arjuna, un héros du Mahābhārata. Vijay …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Vijay — indischer Name, Bedeutung: Sieg …   Deutsch namen

  • Vijay Eswaran — Personal details Born 7 October 1960 (1960 10 07) (age 51) Penang, Malaysia Occupation Executive Chairman of QI Group of Companies …   Wikipedia

  • Vijay Mallya — ವಿಜಯ್ ಮಲ್ಯ Member of the Rajya Sabha In office 2000 – 2006, 2010 – present Constituency Karnataka …   Wikipedia

  • Vijay singh (golfeur) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Vijay Singh. Vijay Singh …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Vijay Kangutkar — is a musician of the Indian classical tradition. He is a specialist in the tabla. Born in Mumbai, India, he is now the only full time Hindustani classical musician in Scotland, where he teaches music.TrainingBorn and brought up in Mumbai, India,… …   Wikipedia

  • Vijay Singh — (born 22 February 1963), nicknamed The Big Fijian , is a professional Fijian golfer who was number one in the Official World Golf Rankings for 32 weeks in 2004 and 2005. He has won three major championships (The Masters in 2000 and the PGA… …   Wikipedia

  • Vijay Diwas — (Victory Day) is celebrated in India on 16 December to mark the Indian victory in the Indo Pakistani War of 1971. [cite web url = celebrates vijay diwas today/28630 3.html title = India celebrates Vijay Diwas… …   Wikipedia

  • Vijay (Schauspieler) — Vijay Vijay (* 22. Juni 1974 in Chennai, Indien) ist ein tamilischer Schauspieler. Er ist auch als Ilaya Thalapathy (junger Führer) bekannt. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 …   Deutsch Wikipedia