South superstar Thalapathy Vijay has turned 47 years old. Born on June 22, 1976, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, Vijay needs no introduction. Last year, he set new records of success when his film Master made the record for the highest-grossing in the Corona period. The film master had a box-office collection of 200 crores in the initial days itself.
Vijay is the highest-paid Tamil actor. He is charging 100 crores for his upcoming film ‘Thalapati 65’. In the matter of fees, he has also overtaken Rajinikanth, who took 90 crores for ‘Darbar’.
Entry was taken as a child artist
The real name of Vijay is Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar. He is famous as Thalapati among the fans. Vijay’s father SA Chandrashekhar is a well-known director of Kollywood. Vijay has acted in 15 of his father’s films, out of which he has appeared in 6 as a child artist. Vijay is a big fan of Rajinikanth and worked with him as a child artist in the 1985 film ‘Naan Sivapu Manithan’.
At the age of 18, Vijay made his acting debut with Nalaiya Theerpu. His name was Vijay in this film. He has worked in 8 films with the same name. In 1992, ‘Nalaiya Theerpu’ proved to be an average film, but after that Vijay stopped speaking by giving three hits one after the other. Vijay has acted in about 65 films in his career so far, most of which have proved to be blockbusters at the box office.
Like his mother Shobha Chandrasekhar, Vijay is also a great singer. The song ‘Google Google’ sung by him in the film ‘Thupakki’ became very popular. Vijay also received the Most Popular Tamil Song Award for this song.