Never Heard Facts of Thalapathy Vijay: Thalapathy Vijay Facts and Stories

Vijay is a leading figure of Tamil cinema. His fans call him “Thalapathy” Vijay meaning commander. Over the past few years and looking at the box-office success, Vijay has established himself as the leading face of Indian cinema.

Vijay’s career has spanned over 3 decades. Thalapathy Vijay is one of the most versatile actors of Tamil cinema. On Sarkar actor’s birthday, presenting you all facts and stories of Thalapathy you may have never heard of.

Thalapathy Vijay Unknown Facts & Stories

Vijay Filmography Facts

  • Vijay is, at present the highest-paid actor in Tamil film industry
  • His first movie as an actor was a 1984 movie Vetri
  • Thalapathy’s most preferred on-screen name is the same as his real name – Vijay
  • Thalapathy has used “Vijay” as the character name in 11 of his movies
  • Vijay went ahead with Mersal movie despite knowing it will fall in a controversy
  • Vijay has won Tamil Nadu State film awards a total of 3 times
  • Thalapathy Vijay is the recipient of 8 Vijay awards. Highest by any actor
  • In Ajay Devgn’s Golmaal Again (2017), the Varalam Va Bairavaa that plays in the background during a fight sequence along with Theri movie poster is actually tribute to Vijay
  • Vijay has appeared in the 2012 Bollywood movie Rowdy Rathore. He made a special appearance in the song “Chinta Ta”
  • Vijay is the most versatile actor – has acted in action, masala films, thriller movies, social and political movies

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Vijay box-office facts: Vijay, the box-office ruler

  • Second highest-grossing actor in the history of Tamil cinema, after Rajinikanth
  • Vijay’s 2004 Ghilli movie was the first Tamil movie to earn Rs. 50 crores at the box-office
  • Ghilli also completed a 200 days theatrical run at the box-office
  • Vijay’s 2007 movie Pokkiri is the first film to complete 100-days theatrical run at Kerala box-office
  • The only actor after Rajinikanth and Kamal Hassan to gross more than half-a-million-dollars in Malaysian market
  • Vijay’s 2017 Mersal gave a tough competition to Hindi movies and collecting more than Secret Superstar and Golmaal Again in international markets

Thalapathy Vijay Personal Life Facts

  • The name of his home production company Vidhya-Vijay (V.V.) productions gives a tribute to his late sister named Vidhya
  • In childhood, Vijay had to bear a tragic loss of his 2-year-old sister
  • In childhood, Vijay was very talkative, naughty and hyperactive. All of it became silent after Vidhya’s death
  • His father, S. A. Chandrasekhar is also a renowned filmmaker
  • During COVID-19 pandemic, Thalapathy Vijay donated Rs. 1.3 crore to various relief funds

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