Vijay Sethupathi is an Indian performer, filmmaker, and dialogue writer, who mostly works in Tamil movies. Vijay was born on 16 January 1978. He has experienced a roller coaster ride in his life. He did various things and struggled a lot before coming into films and becoming a superstar. Super Deluxe was one of the greatest movies done by Vijay. It was critically acclaimed and commercially flourished. He is all set to perform a crucial role in Yaadhum Oore Yaavarum Kelir. His fans are waiting for the new film and are ready to embrace it with the widest arms. His short but impactful performance in Navarasa also intrigues us. Sethupati is known for his versatility and subtle way of preventing nuances. He has become a successful actor in ten years. Tamil Film Industry and In fact, every director in India wants to work with Vijay.
There are a lot of things that even Vijay’s lovers do not know about him. And that is the reason behind writing this feature. These are some of the interesting and motivating facts about a multi-talented actor from Tollywood.
As per the reports, Vijay Sethupathi was an average learner in class. Likewise, study, he did not have any curiosity in athletics. Vijay had an interest in performing ever since he was a kid. Craft and engaging audience triggered him.
Vijay was an accountant before becoming a versatile performer and mesmerizing others. After some time, he entered into the theatre company named Koothu Patrai as an accountant. He felt like doing a career in acting while working for that theatre company.
His financial condition was very weak and so he was forced to do various jobs. His pocket money demanded numerous odd jobs but he did every possible thing. He completed his graduation in BCOM from the University of Madras.
He was doing weird jobs in India to survive but had to go to Dubai to take care of his three siblings. The explanation behind changing direction to Dubai as he was proposed four times more than what he received in India.
While surviving in Dubai, Vijay came upon a woman named Jessie and they started dating each other and finally got married in 2003.
Before beginning as a lead in Tollywood. Vijay played short films and TV serials. His roles were short and episodic. The names of short films are as follows: The Angel, Kadhalithu Paar, Thuru, Maa Thavam, and more.
After returning to India in 2003, he entered a commerce corporation that marketed with ready-made kitchens. When he saw Koothupattarai’s poster. He remembered director Balu Mahendra commenting that he had a “very photogenic face”, and encouraged him to pursue a career in acting.
Vijay Sethupathi’s first movie as a central actor was ‘Thenmerku Paruvakaatru’. It won three National Film Awards.
n his acting career of a decade, Vijay has performed in over 25 films as a lead actor. He also started producing films and produced three movies namely Junga, Orange Mittai, and Merku Thodarchi Malai.
The actor’s first film in an antagonistic role was ‘Sundarapandian’. Directed by S. R. Prabhakaran, the movie also featured M. Sasikumar and Lakshmi Men. Vijay Sethupathi’s admirable acting in the 2017-movie Vikram Vedha gave him the chance to win the Best Actor award at the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil, Vijay Award for Best Actor, and Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards.