Genex Star Vijay Devarakonda shot to fame with his powerful performance in Arjun Reddy though he established himself with his performance in Pelli Choopulu. He took it to new level with his balanced performance in contrast to Arjun Reddy in Geeta Govindam. Vijay Devarakonda got nation wide recognition when Arjun Reddy was remade into Bollywood as Kabir Singh, the people started comparing his performance with that of Shahid Kapoor.
Many even blasted the director Sandeep Reddy Vanga branding the film as a misogynistic. Vijay Devarakonda speaking his mind over that criticism, he said he was very irritated and he cannot keep it in and wanted to take it out. He said if he keeps it, it will become a tumour inside him. He said he was exhausted with his role in Arjun Reddy.
Currently Vijay Devarakonda is starring in Fighter romancing Ananya Pandey under the direction of Puri Jagannath. The film marks the debut of Vijay Devarakonda in Bollywood.