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10 Lesser Known – Interesting facts about Tamil Actor Vijay Sethupathi

Before going to start this article, let me tell you a bit about Vijay Sethupathi. He is a South Indian actor who mainly works in Tamil Industry. Before making his debut, he was working as a background actor and supporting in minor roles.

Tamil actor vijay sethupathi
Tamil actor vijay sethupathi

Vijay debuted in a lead role in Seenu Ramasamy’s Thenmerku Paruvakaatru. Since then he started playing the role of villain in Sundarapandian in 2012 and had his lead roles in the films Pizza in 2012, then Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom (2012). He has played in more than 25 films in the lead roles. Let’s discuss some lesser or some interesting facts about Vijay Sethupathi.

10 Interesting facts about Tamil star Vijay Sethupathi

1. Vijay Sethupathi Belonged to a Middle class Family

Vijay Sethupathi Belonged to a Middle class Family
Vijay Sethupathi Belonged to a Middle class Family

He belonged to a middle-class family and his financial condition was not stable much and has done multiple odd jobs for his pocket money. He completed his graduation with a Bachelor of Commerce from the Dhanraj Baid Jain College in Thoraipakam, the affiliated college of the University of Madras.

2. Vijay Sethupathi started career as Television Actor in TV serials

Vijay Sethupathi started career as Television Actor in TV serials
Vijay Sethupathi started career as Television Actor in TV serials

Vijay played a small role in TV serials and short films such as Thuru, Kadhalithu Paar, The Angel, Maa Thavam, and many more before his first leading role. Vijay has also worked on a TV show called Penn, which has around 195 episodes in 2006. Moreover, he also starred in the music videos of Machan Machan, Tea Podu, Spirit of Chennai, and Maatrangal Ondre Dhaan.

3. Vijay Sethupathi also worked as a Accountant

Vijay Sethupathi also worked as a Accountant
Vijay Sethupathi also worked as a Accountant

Vijay also has worked as an accountant, Vijay joined a theater company Koothu Patrai as an accountant. While working in Koothu Patrai, he started considering his career in the acting line.

4. Vijay Sethupathi Lived in Dubai as a Care Taker

Vijay Sethupathi Lived in Dubai as a Care Taker
Vijay Sethupathi Lived in Dubai as a Care Taker

Apart from doing jobs, he moved to Dubai to take care of his three siblings. The reason behind shifting to Dubai is that he was offered four times more than he was earning in India.

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5. Vijay Sethupathi not an active Sports person or any other extracurricular activities except acting

Vijay Sethupathi not an active Sports person or any other extracurricular activities except acting
Vijay Sethupathi not an active Sports person or any other extracurricular activities except acting

Vijay did not have any interest in sports or any other extracurricular activities. Vijay had an interest in acting since his childhood. He was a below-average student in his studies.

6. Vijay Sethupathi had relationship with a girl Jessie in Dubai before getting married

Vijay Sethupathi had relationship with a girl Jessie in Dubai before getting married
Vijay Sethupathi had relationship with a girl Jessie in Dubai before getting married

While living in Dubai, he met a girl named Jessie and dated her for over 2 years before getting married in 2003.

7. Vijay Sethupathi played Negative role in his first movie Sundarapandian

Vijay Sethupathi played Negative role in his first movie Sundarapandian
Vijay Sethupathi played Negative role in his first movie Sundarapandian

Vijay’s first movie, in which he played the negative role was Sundarapandian which was directed by S. R. Prabhakaran, the movie also featured M. Sasikumar and Lakshmi Men. Vijay Sethupathi’s admirable and exceptional acting in the 2017 movie Vikram Vedha earned him the Best Actor award at the Film fare Award for Best Actor in Tamil, Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards, and Vijay Award for the Best Actor.

8. Vijay Sethupathi acted more 25 films as lead actor

Vijay Sethupathi acted more 25 films as lead actor
Vijay Sethupathi acted more 25 films as lead actor

Vijay has appeared in over 25 movies as the lead actor in his 10 years of an acting career. Besides acting, he also produced three movies namely Junga, Orange Mittai, and Merku Thodarchi Malai.

9. Vijay Sethupathi Debut movie Thenmerku Paruvakaatru won three National Film Awards

Vijay Sethupathi Debut movie Thenmerku Paruvakaatru has won three National Film Awards
Vijay Sethupathi Debut movie Thenmerku Paruvakaatru has won three National Film Awards

Vijay Sethupathi’s first debut movie was Thenmerku Paruvakaatru which was written and directed by Seenu Ramasamy. His movie Thenmerku Paruvakaatru won three National Film Awards.

10. Vijay Sethupathi after returning to India from Dubai, worked in Marketing Company

Vijay Sethupathi after returning to India from Dubai, worked in Marketing Company
Vijay Sethupathi after returning to India from Dubai, worked in Marketing Company

After returning to India in 2003, he joined a marketing company that is based on or dealt with readymade kitchens when he saw Koothupattarai’s poster. He recalled director Balu Mahendra and remarking that he had a very photogenic face, which motivated him to pursue a career in acting and go forwards towards his dreams.

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