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Happy Birthday Vijay Sethupathi: All You Need To Know About 'Indie-film Star' Of Tamil Cinema

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| January 16 , 2019 , 12:36 IST

One of the most brilliant actor of Tamil cinema Vijay Sethupathi turned 41 on Wednesday. The actor has been enjoying the success for his role in Superstar Rajinikanth's newly released movie Petta.   

He started his film career working as a background actor, playing minor supporting roles for over five years, before playing his first lead role in Seenu Ramasamy's Thenmerku Paruvakaatru (2010).

He went on to play the villain role in Sundarapandian (2012), and got his breakout roles with the films Pizza (2012) and Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom (2012). He has starred in more than 25 films. Over the Years, Vijay Sethupathi has transformed into a successful and popular "Indie-film star" in Tamil cinema.

Further, Vijay Sethupathi is all set to make his Telugu debut with Chiranjeevi-starrer Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy. Eventually, on his birthday, the makers of the Telugu film have unveiled the character poster and teaser of Vijay Sethupathi. The actor, who is fondly called as Makkal Selvan, will be seen playing the role of Raaja Paandi.

Sharing the motion teaser, the production house Konidela Pro Company, wished the actor. They wrote, "Introducing Makkal Selvan @VijaySethuOffl as #RaajaPaandi from #SyeRaaNarasimhaReddy. Wishing the dynamic actor a very Happy Birthday.#HBDVijaySethupathi #SyeRaa (sic).

There was no stopping for the Tamil actor who has acted in almost every possible genre one could name.

For the fans kind information, Vijay Sethupathi was born and raised in Rajapalayam until he moved to Chennai in class 6th.  He lived in Ennore located in North Chennai. He attended the MGR Higher Secondary School in Kodambakkam and Little Angels Mat HR Sec School.

According to Sethupathi, he was a "below-average student right from school" and was neither interested in sports nor extra-curricular activities.