Actor Vijayachander, born Vijayachander Telidevara, is an Indian film theater actor, method actor, director and producer, predominantly appearing in Telugu cinema and South Indian films. He made his acting debut in the film Sudigundalu, which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu in 1967.Actor Vijayachander is known for portraying the roles of devotional characters like Jesus and Sai Baba of Shirdi. Actor Vijayachander has acted in Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam language films. In 2007, he has donated land for old film artists and Movie Artists Association.
Actor Vijayachander is the maternal grandson of Tanguturi Prakasam Pantulu and yesteryear’s Telugu film singer Tanguturi Suryakumari was his maternal aunt
Actor Vijayachander started his performing arts career in theatre, he has given stage performances in plays such as Lobhi, Room No 9, Inspector General, Master Ji, and Wanted Fathers etc. between 1986
Actor Vijayachander was starred as lord Christ in the 1978 devotional blockbuster film Karunamayudu, which won the bronze Nandi Award for Best Feature Film, was dubbed in Hindi as Daya Sagar, Tamil as Karunamoorthy and English as Ocean of Mercy.