Astrology was his pursuit from a young age which made him rank 1st in "Jyotish Pradnya" at the age of 14. He was the youngest columnist (at the age of 24) on astrology in "The Youth Times", a fortnightly publication of The Times of India Group (1974-1978). Even after being a successful management entrepreneur, it was his keenness in astrology that made Shri. Vijay Kelkar establish a landmark in this field.
He has a large clientele corroborating for his guidance. His articles and columns are published in magazines and newspapers. He has been making weekly forecast predictions for "Lokprabha", a publication of "The Indian Express" since 1979. Lokprabha commands the highest circulation among Marathi weeklies. He also compiled and edited special issues on astrology for this magazine during 1996, 1997 & 1998. He also has to his credit forecasts made related to investment and business/career prospects for "Outlook Money" magazine belonging to “Outlook Group”. He has authored a book "Tumchyasathi Jyotish" in Marathi language, published by Nitin Prakashan, Pune. His yearly pocket books for each zodiac sign are a big success and are available in many of the leading book stores in the country.
He has two successful shows running "Jodi Tujhi Majhi" (which gives you an insight of all the aspects related to match making) and "Disha Career Chya" (a first of its kinds career guidance show which allows you to make the right choice for your future). He has a huge fan following from "Vedh Bhavishyacha" an exclusive section where Mr. Vijay Kelkar makes daily and weekly predictions for all the 12 signs. "Vedh Bhavishycha" goes on air at 8.30 am (IST) 7-days a week and is the most popular segment from the show "Good Morning Maharashtra" on ZEE Marathi Channel.