Born : 16 January 1978 (age 35) Rajapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India.
Occupation : Actor
Years active : 2004 - present.
Vijay Sethupathi is an Indian film actor, who appears in Tamil films. Following a stint as an accountant, he began considering an acting career. He was working as a background actor and playing minor supporting roles for over five years, before playing his first lead role in Seenu Ramasamy's Thenmerku Paruvakaatru. He went on to star in Pizza and Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom , both of which emerged successful and turned Sethupathi into a popular name in Tamil cinema. Early life and career Vijay Sethupathi was born in Rajapalayam, Virudhunagar district and did his education in Chennai. According to Sethupathy, he was a "below-average student right from school" and was neither interested in sports nor extra-curricular activities. He graduated with a B.Com degree, following which he worked for three years as an accountant in Dubai, UAE.
2012 marked a turning point in Vijay Sethupathi's career, all his three releases were critical and commercial successes, resulting in a rise in his popularity. He was first seen in a negative role in Sundarapandian which featured M. Sasikumar in the lead role, and then essayed the lead roles in the directorial debuts of Karthik Subbaraj and Balaji Tharaneetharan, the thriller film Pizza and the comedy entertainer Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom, respectively.
|2004||M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi||Uncredited extra|
|2009||Vennila Kabadi Kuzhu|
|2010||Naan Mahaan Alla||Ganesh|
|2012||Pizza||Michael Karthikeyan||BIG FM Most Entertaining Actor of the Year|
|2012||Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom||Prem Kumar||Edison Award for Best Male Rising Star|
Vijay Special Jury Award
|2013||Idharkuthane Aasaipattai Balakumara||Sumar Moonji Kumar||Filming|