Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi has established himself as one of the most versatile actors in the country. From his roles as the dreaded gangster Vedha in Vikram Vedha to the transgender woman named Shilpa in Super Deluxe, he has become one of the undisputed stars of the Tamil industry.
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Last Updated: 01.19 PM, Feb 10, 2023
Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi has established himself as one of the most versatile actors in the country. From his roles as the dreaded gangster Vedha in Vikram Vedha to the transgender woman named Shilpa in Super Deluxe, he has become one of the undisputed stars of the Tamil industry. Furthermore, his humble and down-to-earth nature has earned him a huge fan following from around the world. Sethupathi is set to make his OTT debut with the Prime Video series Farzi along with Bollywood superstar Shahid Kapoor. Set in post-demonetisation India, the series follows a young man named Sunny teaming up with his friend Firoz to use his grandfather’s printing press to make counterfeit money.
For today’s List hai toh hit hai, let’s look at the biggest hits of Vijay Sethupathi.
Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom ( Sun NXT )
Based on a real-life incident that transpired in the life of cinematographer C. Prem Kumar, Vijay Sethupathi plays a young man who gets into an accident while playing cricket with his friends, just a few days before his wedding. Unfortunately, his injury leads to short-term memory loss and he forgets everything about his marriage. The film received universal acclaim upon release and was eventually remade in six languages.
Soodhu Kavvum ( Zee5, MX Player )
The National Film Award-winning actor is known for his work in black comedies. Sethupathi plays a middle-aged man who kidnaps a politician’s son to extort money, but unbeknownst to him, the son himself had been plotting a fake kidnapping to trick his father into paying a ransom. The film also stars Bobby Simha, Ashok Selvan, Ramesh Thilak, Karunakaran and Sanchita Shetty in prominent roles.
Aandavan Kattalai ( Sun NXT )
The 2016 Tamil satire follows two friends Gandhi and Pandi who travel to the city of Madurai to scam their way to London. They hope that by migrating to London will help erase their debts, but as one would expect things do not go according to plan and their web of lies and deceit pushes them to the brink of disaster. Helmed by M. Manikandan, the screenplay is penned by Arul Chezhiyan and Anucharan.
Super Deluxe ( Netflix )
Sethupathi won several accolades for his performance as a transgender woman named Shilpa in the anthology film Super Deluxe. The film tells the stories of an angsty teenager, an unfaithful wife, and a transgender woman, who are predestined to face their demons on one fateful day. The film also stars Fahadh Faasil, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, and Ramya Krishnan.
Dharma Durai ( Disney+ Hotstar, Sun NXT )
Vijay Sethupathi stars opposite Tamannaah and Aishwarya Rajesh in this slice-of-life drama. The film follows a village doctor named Dharmadurai who turns to alcohol after a heartbreak. Nevertheless, a person from his past shows up and his life changes for good. Helmed by Seenu Ramasamy, the film won an award at the 64th National Film Awards.
Vikram Vedha ( Disney+ Hotstar, Zee5 )
The 2017 film is probably one of Vijay Sethupathi’s most well-known films. He plays a dreaded gangster named Vedha and R. Madhavan plays the pragmatic policeman who is trying to hunt him down. In 2022, the film was remade in Hindi and stars Saif Ali Khan and Hrithik Roshan in the title roles.
Naanum Rowdy Dhaan ( Sun NXT, aha )
The action comedy stars Vijay Sethupathi as the son of a police inspector who strays away from his mother’s values and commits illegal activities. He starts a feud with a ruthless gangster and while on his quest to get retribution, he inadvertently falls in love with a deaf woman. Popular actress Nayanthara portrays the role of Kadhambari, the deaf woman.
96 ( Sun NXT, aha, ManoramaMAX, MX Player )
The 2018 film follows a travel photographer named K Ramachandran who, on his return to his school for a reunion, stumbles upon his high school sweetheart. They begin to reminisce about their past as they introspect their lives after high school. Helmed by C. Premkumar, the film stars Trisha Krishnan and Vijay Sethupathi in lead roles.
Well that's the Best of Vijay Sethupathi films on List hai toh hit hai for today, until the next episode its your host Nikhil signing out.
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