• Flower TV Award for Most Popular Film for his film ‘Aadu 2’ (2018)
• Mazhavil Entertainment Award for Best Villain (2019)
note: In 2014, Vijay’s film production company ‘Friday Film House’ won seven Kerala State Film Awards in various fields.
A case of sexual harassment was filed against Vijay Babu by a female actor at the Ernakulam South Police Station on 26 April 2022. In the complaint, she alleged that Vijay sexually assaulted her several times in a flat in Kochi on the pretext of giving her roles in films. Reportedly, Vijay went into hiding soon after the news spread. Subsequently, another case was registered against Vijay for disclosing the identity of the complainant through Facebook. Later, Vijay moved the Kerala High Court for anticipatory bail in the rape case. In the anticipatory bail plea, he alleged that the actor who had filed the complaint against him was trying to blackmail him. He approached her to explore opportunities in films. He also alleged that even after their collaboration ended, she kept in touch and eventually became close to him despite knowing that she was married and had a family. He also said that he was ready to present the messages and photographs which were exchanged by the two, however, the Kerala High Court refused to accept his plea. Later another woman accused Vijay of harassment. She claimed that Vijay tried to kiss her even though they had barely known each other for 20-30 minutes during a work-related meeting. She said that this incident shook her and because of this she stayed away from the film industry. He said,
He was drinking and he offered me too. I declined and continued working. Suddenly, he leaned down to kiss me on my lips without question, without consent. Luckily, my reflex action was very quick and I just pulled myself back and kept my distance. I looked at his face, and then he asked me: just a kiss?
Due to the controversy, Vijay resigned from the executive committee of the Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA) stating that he would stay away from the executive committee of the organization until he was acquitted of sexual harassment to save the association. is not proved. By ‘disgrace’. He sent an official letter to Amma in which she wrote,
Vijay Babu has sent a letter saying that he does not want to insult the organization of which he is a member of the executive committee amid the allegations against him. He will remain away from the executive committee until his innocence is proved. His letter (request) was discussed by AMMA and it has been accepted.