January 16 is Vijay Sethupathi’s 45th birthday. Today in the Monday Motivation series, we are telling about this inspiring journey of Vijay Sethupathi. Vijay Sethupathi was very weak in studies right from the beginning. Father wanted Vijay Sethupathi to focus on studies instead of wandering here and there and then get a job. But Vijay Sethupathi’s fickle mind could not understand what he had to do. But the family also had to be supported. In such a situation, Vijay Sethupathi did all kinds of small work.
Telephone booth operator to cashier job
Vijay Sethupathi sometimes worked as a cashier for pocket money and sometimes was also a phone booth operator. For some time, Vijay Sethupathi also worked as a salesman. Along with these works, Vijay Sethupathi also continued his studies and graduated in commerce. The financial condition of Vijay Sethupathi’s family was not so good. He also had to support the younger brothers and sisters. So Vijay Sethupathi got a job as an accountant after college and then after some time moved to Dubai. Vijay Sethupathi was earning four times as per India in Dubai, but his heart was not satisfied. So Vijay Sethupathi came back to India in 2003. Here he started doing interior decoration work. For some time he also worked in marketing.
Struggle even to get a small role
Meanwhile, Vijay Sethupathi saw the poster of Koothupattarai and it was from here that the acting bug awakened in his mind. But nothing comes so easily. Vijay Sethupathi also had to struggle a lot to become an actor. Wherever he used to go for auditions, he would leave his photographs. But those pictures never reached the filmmakers. You would be surprised to know that Vijay Sethupathi was also rejected for the role of a junior artist in a film. Not only this, he was also replaced from many films. But Vijay Sethupathi did not lose courage.
This film changed the fate of Vijay
Vijay Sethupathi was so obsessed with becoming an actor that he decided to work in TV serials. Vijay Sethupathi started off as a background dancer and junior artist in films, apart from working in TV serials. His struggle to become an actor continued for a few years. But in 2012, Vijay Sethupathi’s career completely turned around. When his three films were released that year, they were superhit. Vijay Sethupathi got the first lead role of his career in 2011. Then he was seen in Thenmerku Paruvakaatru. The film won 3 National Awards that year. Since then, most of the films released by Vijay Sethupathi have been hits. These films have made Vijay Sethupathi one of the highest paid actors of Tamil cinema.
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