Vishal Biography

Vishal in Chellame
Name: Vishal Krishna Reddy
Date of Birth: 29 August 1977
Family: Father- Tamil Film Producer G.K Reddy
Education: B.Sc., Visual Communication at Loyola College.

Vishal Krishna Reddy is a young hero of Tamil film industry. He has showed his acting talent in action movies and performed lead role in majority of the films.

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Vishal was born on 29 August 1977 in family of a Tamil Film producer G. K. Reddy in Andhra Pradesh. His mother tongue is Telugu and he is brought up in Chennai where he did his education at Don Bosco School and Loyola College.

Vishal in Chellame Vishal has strong liking for direction and got an offer of apprenticeship with Ram GopalVarma. He had to reject this offer because his parents did not allow him to go to Mumbai and live far from home. He later joined actor-director Arjun Sarja as an assistant and entered into the film industry.

Vishal made his debut in Chellamae, with ReemaSen a blockbuster movie. Since then he did many successful films. His consecutive films Sandakozhi and Thimiru were also applauded by viewers.

He has done some sophomoric Tamil movies where the hero comes off triumphant after concurrently fighting with armed thugs.  In Telugu films, he has acted with heroines like Iliana and Nayanatara and Trisha.

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How Salman Khan turned lyricist for 'Selfish' in 'Race 3'

    Updated On : May 23,2018   10:04 pm
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Salman Khan has sung songs before, but his upcoming film "Race 3" marks his first time as a lyricist. The superstar says he had only penned a few thoughts, which the team loved and were eventually used as lyrics for the song "Selfish". View More..

Film celebs condole 'murdered innocents' in TN

    Updated On : May 23,2018   12:20 pm
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) Film celebrities like R. Madhavan, Siddharth and Jayam Ravi have condoled the death of civilians killed in police firing during ongoing anti-Sterlite protests in Tamil Nadu's Toothukudi district. View More..

Court notice to Delhi Police on Kejriwal's plea

    Updated On : May 22,2018   7:34 pm
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A court here on Tuesday issued notice to Delhi Police on a plea by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal seeking visuals and statement recorded by the agency in connection with an alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash by two Aam Admi Party (AAP) MLAs on February 19. View More..

Plastic pollution needs to be curbed: UN Environment head (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : May 21,2018   11:18 am
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Plastic pollution is one of the biggest environmental threats and countries need better waste management to cope with the sheer quantity of plastic rubbish that is fouling the waters and environment, says United Nations Environment head Erik Solheim. View More..

Today's generation of filmmakers say things boldly, openly: Gulzar

    Updated On : May 21,2018   1:44 am
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) His own brand of cinema was about human relationships entangled in social issues, but veteran writer-filmmaker Gulzar believes the present generation of movie makers have more courage to express things in an open and bolder way. View More..

You need stupidity, foolishness to make cinema: Rakeysh Mehra

    Updated On : May 20,2018   5:32 pm
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Stupidity, madness and foolishness are needed to make cinema, says Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra who admits half his films have been "super flops" but believes there's nothing like success or failure in the business of art and filmmaking. View More..

My friends, family keep me grounded: Sanya Malhotra

    Updated On : May 20,2018   4:52 pm
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) "Dangal" fame actress Sanya Malhotra, who currently has three films in her kitty, says her sense of achievement does not go to her head as her family and friends keep her grounded. View More..

Kathua rape: 'Signatures forged to create false alibi'

    Updated On : May 20,2018   4:04 pm
Jammu, May 20 (IANS) Forensic evidence received by the Jammu and Kashmir Crime Branch on Sunday in the Kathua rape and murder revealed that Vishal Jangotra had forged signatures on an exam attendance sheet that "he had signed" in Meerut. View More..

A benign wind blowing from Mumbai towards Pakistan? (Column: Bollywood Spotlight)

    Updated On : May 19,2018   1:04 pm
Clearly the rabble-rousing jingoism of recent times has been replaced by a more tolerant and empathetic attitude towards Pakistan, an attitude that perhaps augurs well for Indo-Pak relations in the future. View More..

Being different does not mean being abnormal: Vishal Dadlani

    Updated On : May 17,2018   11:12 am
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Singer-composer Vishal Dadlani, who is featured in a new music video called "Pagaal" from the '6 Pack Band 2.0' -- comprising six specially-abled children, says people tend to treat differently-abled children as 'abnormal" or call them "paagal" easily, but this attitude needs to be changed. View More..

Bollywood should highlight specially-abled kids-related issues: Vishal Dadlani

    Updated On : May 17,2018   2:02 am
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Singer and music composer Vishal Dadlani feels that Bollywood should highlight issues related to specially-abled children through films and music. View More..

Kathua rape-murder: SC allows J&K to file status report

    Updated On : May 16,2018   9:18 pm
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the Jammu and Kashmir Crime Branch to file a status report in the Kathua gang rape and murder case of an eight-year-old girl. View More..

Madhuri's song used to create awareness on mental health

    Updated On : May 16,2018   1:44 pm
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) A new version of Bollywood star Madhuri Dixit's chartbuster "Dil toh pagal hai", sung by a band comprising six specially-abled children, will spread awareness on mental health and disability. She feels proud. View More..

First schedule of 'Chhuriyaan' wraps up

    Updated On : May 16,2018   10:28 am
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) The first schedule of National Award winning filmmaker Vishal Bhardwajs upcoming comedy drama "Chhuriyaan" has wrapped up. View More..

25,000 illegal structures in Himachal cry out for comprehensive solution

    Updated On : May 15,2018   12:02 pm
Shimla, May 15 (IANS) Illegal multi-storied structures, both commercial and residential, rose in earthquake-sensitive Himachal Pradesh with what was alleged to be political connivance. View More..

Four truck-jackers held with Rs 70 lakh copper

    Updated On : May 15,2018   1:24 am
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Delhi Police on Monday busted a gang of highway truck-jackers and arrested a truck driver and his three accomplices for looting copper worth Rs 70 lakh along with the truck carrying it in the national capital, an officer said. View More..

Kathua rape-murder: SC to hear witnesses' plea against police harassment

    Updated On : May 14,2018   9:12 pm
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a plea by three witnesses in the Kathua rape-murder case who accused the state police of harassment. View More..

Renewables major economic opportunity for India: German energy consultant

    Updated On : May 14,2018   1:14 pm
Bad Kreuznach (Germany), May 14 (IANS) Tapping renewable energy is a major economic opportunity for developing economies like India. There is a master plan to clean up cities and this would lead to more jobs. But we need to invest, says German environmental and energy consultant Peter Heck, who believes the corporate world is taking money out of the carbon-related business. View More..

I'm not here to make money, but to create impact: Richa Chadha

    Updated On : May 14,2018   12:02 pm
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) From playing the mother of Nawazuddin Siddiqui at the age of 24 to making her presence felt at the festival circuit as well as at the box office, Richa Chadha has carved her own niche. The actress says she would rather opt for a project that gives her a chance to act than just give her visibility. View More..

Short film by Sujoy's daughter selected for Cannes

    Updated On : May 13,2018   1:00 pm
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) A short film titled "Neighbourhood Ties" by Diya Ghosh, daughter of filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh, has been chosen for the Cannes Film Festival. View More..