Tamil famous person Thalapathy Vijay on February 2 entered Tamil Nadu politics after he launched a political occasion, Tamilaga Vetri Kazham (TVZ). However, the actor said that he is not going to be contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections and is not going to be supporting different political events. This means his occasion is eyeing the following Assembly Elections in 2026. Vijay is a family identify in Tamil cinema and his films are a number of the most profitable ones within the business.
Thalapathy Vijay is without doubt one of the highest-paid actors throughout India. Here are some extra fascinating details about the actor-turned-politician.
- His actual identify is Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar.
- Vijay has acted in 5 films as a toddler artist from 1984-1998, which had been directed by his father SA Chandrasekhar.
- He has additionally acted as a toddler artist in Rajinikanth-starrer Naan Sivappu Manithan.
- His reputation isn’t solely restricted to Tamil Nadu, because the actor has an enormous fan following within the neighbouring state of Kerala as effectively.
- He is the recipient of Tamil Nadu’s one of many highest honours within the area of artwork, Kalaimaamani Award.
- Vijay had a sister, Vidhya, who died when she was simply two years previous.
- He is so keen on his sister that even his manufacturing home contains her identify, VV Productions, which stands for Vidhya-Vijay Productions.
- In 2009, the actor launched his fan membership named Vijay Makkal Iyakkam to perform philanthropic actions.
- The organisation even supported the AIADMK alliance within the 2011 state elections.
- On the non-public entrance, he’s married to Sangeetha Sornalingam, whom he met within the UK.
- Apart from Tamil motion pictures, Thalapathy has additionally featured in a music sequence of Akshay Kumar‘s Rowdy Rathore (2011).
- On one in all his journeys to the US, Vijay noticed Tom Cruise’s seashore home and was so impressed by it that he took an image and constructed a duplicate of it in Neelankarai.
- 13 instances in his movie profession, his characters’ names have been ‘Vijay’.
Popular films of Thalapthy Vijay:
Actor’s newest flick titled Leo was an enormous field workplace success. After 4 weeks of theatrical launch, the movie grossed over Rs 400 crore in India throughout all languages.
As per IMDb, right here is the checklist of Thalapathy Vijay’s prime grossing films
Bigil – Directed by Atlee Kumar, Bigil additionally stars Nayanthara and Jackie Shroff in vital roles. It was launched in 2019.
Varisu – Also starring Rashmika Mandanna within the lead position, the Vamshi Paidipally directorial grossed over Rs 300 crore worldwide.
Mersal – Another Atlee Kumar directorial, Mersal, options Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Nithya Menen, and SJ Suryah.
Sarkar – Released in 2018, the movie grossed over Rs 250 crore and starred Keerthy Suresh, Yogi Babu, and Varalaxmi Sarathkumar.
Master – The 2021 launch additionally featured Vijay Sethupathi in an vital position. It is on the market to stream on Amazon Prime Video.