Vijay Sethupathi – Actor
Vijay Sethupathi is a film actor who predominantly works in Tamil industry. He started his journey in the industry as a supporting actor, now he is one of the lead actor in Tamil industry and known as Makkal Selvan. He is present in the industry from 2004.
Vijay Gurunatha Sethupathi was born in Madurai and brought up in Rajapalayam. Vijay was born in a middle class family, he has three siblings. Actually he never participated in any cultural programs during his school days. During her college time he did many part time jobs for his daily needs. After his graduation, Vijay started to work as an accountant in a private firm. He moved to U.A.E. for the getting more wages, he joined in a company as an accountant.
Vijay fed up with his life in U.A.E and returned back to his native place. During his life in gulf, he met a Malayali girl named Jessie through an online site. He married to her in 2003, after he returned back to Tamil Nadu. Jessie resides in Kollam, Kerala. Now they have two children : Surya and Shreeja. He entered into industry in 2004 and now he covered other platforms like producer, script writer, playback singer etc.
He entered into industry as a supporting actor (slight role) through the movie M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi, directed by Mohan Raja and which was released in 2004. Jayam Ravi, Nadhiya and Asin were in the lead roles, the film is based on boxing and also showed the relationship between a son and mother. Here Vijay presented the character of a boxing onlooker.
After that he appeared in the films such as Dishyum (2006) Pudhupettai (2006), Lee (2007), Anjathe (2008), Vennila Kabadi Kuzhu (2009), Naan Mahaan Alla (2010), Bale Pandiya (2010) etc. He got the first lead role in Seenu Ramasami‘s Thenmerku Paruvakaatru. In which he shared the screen with Saranya Ponvannan, Vijay handled the character as shepherd. He got many positive review for his performance in the movie.
2012 is considered a good year for Vijay’s career, he committed to three films – Sundarapandian, Pizza and NaduvulaKonjam Pakkatha Kaanom. In Sundarapandian, Vijay handled a negative shaded character. He won SIIMA award for best actor For the performance in Karthik Subbaraj’s film Pizza. NaduvulaKonjam Pakkatha Kaanom was a comedy entertainer and which make a big impact at the box office along with other two. These films give him a breakthrough in his career.
After that he gifted so many films to industry, such as Rummy, Soodhu Kavvum, Pannaiyarum Padminiyum, Purampokku Engira Podhuvudamai, Orange Mittai, Naanum Rowdydhaan, Sethupathi, Iraivi, Dharma Durai, Aandavan Kattalai, Rekka, Kavan etc..
His debut production venture is Orange Mittai (2015), which was directed by Biju Viswanath. Vijay penned the script for the movie along with the director Biju and he also handled the lead character in this film. Vijay sang two songs in this film (Song : Straight Ah Poyee, Orae Oru Oorula). He also sang for the movie Hello Naan Pei Pesuren (Song : Majja Malcha). His second production was Merkku Thodarchi Malai.
Date of birth and age : Vijay Sethupathi was born on 16th January 1978 and he is 39 years old as on 2017.
Education and qualifications : B.Com from Dhanraj Baid Jain College, Thuraipakkam.
Filmography – Movie List
|M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi||2004|
|Vennila Kabadi Kuzhu||2009|
|Naan Mahaan Alla||2010|
|Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanaom|
|Idharkuthane Aasaipattai Balakumara|
|Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakkam|
|Bench Talkies – The First Bench||2015|
|Purampokku Engira Podhuvudamai|
|Kadhalum Kadandhu Pogum|
|Oru Nalla Naal Paathu Solren|
|Idam Porul Yaeval|
|Merkku Thodarchi Malai||2017|