Devarakonda got a place in Forbes Elite list. Forbes India in its sixth edition announced under 30 list emphasizing the country’s young business leaders and professionals who have pulled their way beyond passion.
Forbes magazine mentioned about Vijay Devarakonda, “Vijay Devarakonda, a rising star in Telugu cinema. Who consciously tries to remain sane for his own good. He is simple, grounded and clear of the path that he wants to take.” Forbes listed Vijay under the category of Entertainment and Music as his profession is acting. They also mentioned that Vijay is ready to venture into production with a film to introduce his friend and director Tharun Bhascker as an actor. Vijay already established his own textile brand called ‘Rowdy’ and got a huge response for it. It is very rare that an actor without any godfather in Industry or with non-film background flying high and hitting headlines for all good reasons.
Coming to films, Vijay currently working for ‘Dear Comrade’ under Bharat Kamma’s direction and after that he is going to work with Kranthi Madhav. Speculations are circulating that Vijay going to Debut in B-Town and Karan Johar is likely to introduce him.
Last but not least. At the age of 25, Vijay's Andhra Bank account was closed as he failed to maintain the minimum balance of 500 rupees. Then his dad told him to settle before the age of 30. Now what, he is in the list of Forbes 30 before 30. Isn't it a real success?