Vijay Benedict was a playback singer in Bollywood films during the 1980s and 1990s. Following his brother’s murder, he became a believer, resigned from Bollywood and is now a gospel singer
He has to his credit almost 40 film songs the most popular of which is the 80s anthem “I am a Disco Dancer” from the film “Disco Dancer” (1982). He soon became the onscreen voice of Mithun Chakraborthy and formed a successful team with music director Bappi Lahiri and film director Babbar Subhash.
He quit Bollywood in 1991 to become a gospel singer. He has released 14 gospel albums to date. He is married to Rebecca and has two children, Reuel and Joash.