It is said that actor-turned-politician Vijayakanth had a huge part in the success of Thalapathy Vijay. The versatile actor had helped Vijay when he entered the film industry for the first time. In the 90s, when Vijay’s father, director SA Chandrasekhar approached Vijayakanth to appear in a film with his son, the actor immediately said yes, and reportedly, did not pay a dime for his work. took. The actors agreed to play the role for free.
Vijay and Vijayakanth worked together in the 1993 film Senthoorpandi. Directed by SA Chandrasekhar, the film was Vijay’s second release and became a huge hit.
Vijay played the role of Vijayakanth’s younger brother in the film. With him in the lead role and Vijayakanth doing a cameo, the film also starred Yuvarani and Gautami in lead roles.
The plot revolves around a young man named Vijay, who fights with the landlords for the liberation of the villagers. The film was later remade in Hindi as Thakur Bhavani Singh in 2007.
Needless to say, the actor has now achieved huge stardom in Kollywood. The actor was launched in 1992 by this father along with Nalaiya Therapu. Vijay was just 18 years old and appeared in the role of a student leader who stands up and fights for the rights of the students.
Set on a social issue, the film starred Keerthana, Ishwari Rao, Srividya, Radharavi and Sarath Babu in pivotal roles. Although it proved to be a flop at the box office.
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