Vijay is an Indian actor who primarily works in Kannada films. He started as a child artist in the film industry and won critical acclaims for his performances in Chinnari Mutha (1993) and Kotreshi Kanasu (1994). The latter won him the National Film Award for Best Child Artist. His first lead role was in Ninagagi (2002).
Raghavendra is the son of famous Kannada film producer, S. A. Chinne Gowda. He is also related to the actor and singer Rajkumar and is the cousin of the actors Shiva Rajkumar, Raghavendra Rajkumar and Puneeth Rajkumar. His brother, Sriimurali, is also an actor. He married Spandana in 2007 and has a son named Shourya.