Krish is an actor and a singer in the Indian film industry. He worked in many Tamil and Telugu movies. He was born on 12 September 1977 in Trichy, Tamil Nadu as Vijay Balakrishnan and later went to
New York after his father’s posting. His father was a banker. He got married to Sangeetha who is an Indian actress on 1 February 2009. They married at Annamalaiyar Temple, Tiruvannamalai in a private ceremony.
He has a daughter named Shiviya who was born in December in 2012. In New York, he worked in the films “The Cosby Show” and “National Treasures: Book of Secrets” as an assistant. He did an acting course from New York Film Academy. He also gave a performance at Broadway in Aladdin which is a
Walt Disney production. He then returned to Chennai where he took part in many stage shows and also sung in many cultural events.
Ganesh Kumar who is a music composer got impressed by his performance and recruited him to sing for one of his albums. Ganesh also recommended his name to the music composer
Harris Jayaraj. Krish made his debut as a playback singer in the Tamil film industry with the song “ManjalVeiyil” from the movie named as “VettaiyaaduVilaiyaadu” in 2006. Its composers were Harris Jayaraj and Hariharan.
He also worked with the composers in many other songs such as “June Ponal July Kaatru” from the movie UnnaleUnnale in the year 2007, “Oru Mugamo” in the film Bheema, “Sakiyae” from DhaamDhoom movie, and “AdiyeKolluthey” from the film VaaranamAayiram in 2008. He got some of the Filmfare award nominations for his singing. He also won Vijay award for best singer. He wrote the lyrics of two songs in the movie Kandaen which is a romantic comedy released in the year 2011.
He rejected the supporting role in a film offered by K. V. Anand as he wanted to perform lead roles only. He did the lead character in the film “Puriyadha Anandam Puthithaga Arambam” in which he paired with the actress SrushtiDange. It is a romantic story produced by
Ibrahim Rowther. It released in July in 2015. Unfortunately, the film received a negative response from the audience.
He made a six-track album, released in the year 2015 with the music composer
Vijay Ebenezer. His videos featured Nikesha Patel. He also worked with Ebenezer’s project subsequently for two years. The song “
Maya” from that album was heavily promoted.