Vijay Babu was born on 29 July 1976 He is an Indian film producer, actor, and businessman, who works in the Malayalam film industry. He is the co-founder of the film production company, Friday Film House, along with actress Sandra Thomas.
Vijay is best known for producing and starring in films such as Philips and the Monkey Pen (2013), Peruchazhi (2014), Aadu (2015), Mudhugauv (2016) and most recently Aadu 2 (2017). In 2014, he won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Children's Film (as producer) for his production firm along with Sandra Thomas for Philips & The Monkey Pen.
Vijay started his media career at STAR India in Mumbai. In 2002, he was selected as the "Best Employee" of STAR TV. Later in the same year, he quit his job to venture as an entrepreneur in Dubai. After a few years of successful venture in entrepreneurship, he joined as the COO of Asianet and Sitara TV in Hyderabad. In 2009, Vijay came back to Kerala as the Vice President of Surya TV.