A veteran Indian actor in the Marathi film industry, Vijay Kadam was immensely popular during the 1980s and the early 90s. Known for his versatile acting abilities, he has portrayed comedic roles with as much panache and fluency as he has done serious roles. Having started his career playing mostly small and supporting roles initially, over the years he has played some meaty roles. Some of his most popular film credits include Aanandi Aanand (1987), Tere Mere Sapne (1996), Dekhni Bayko Namyachi (2001), Revati (2005), Topi Ghala Re (2010), Bluffmaster (2012), Bhet Tuji Maji (2013) and Monkey Baat (2018), a Marathi family comedy directed by Viju Mane.
Apart from Marathi films, Vijay Kadam has also acted in several Marathi TV series' and theatre industry. He has starred in several plays like Tur Tur, Pappa Sanga Kunache, Vichha Majhi Puri Kara and Sahi De Sahi.