Victory of 48: Mother used to get food when she earned 100 rupees, 500 rupees for the first film now charges 100 crores for a film

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South superstar Thalapathy Vijay has turned 48 today. Vijay is a superstar of the South film industry, he has done many superhit films like Beast, Master. One of the highest paid actors in the industry today, Vijay got Rs 500 for his first film. Vijay started his career at the age of 10 with the film Vetri. After which he started working as a lead actor at the age of 18 with the film Nalaya Theerpu as a lead actor. Vijay has so far done 65 films as a lead. Vijay’s name has also been included in the list of Forbes many times. So let’s know on the occasion of the birthday of this superstar of South cinema, his journey so far.

childhood spent in poverty

Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar was born on 22 June 1974 in Madras. His father S. a. Chandrasekhar was a Tamil film director while his mother Shobha Chandrasekhar was a playback singer. But even after his father was a film director, Vijay also saw a period when his mother Shobha used to earn Rs 100 a day from playback singing, which used to support her family. Vijay’s family had to sleep hungry on the day his mother did not get work. One day Vijay’s world changed when his sister Vidya died at the age of 2. According to Vijay’s mother, Vijay used to be very active in childhood and used to do mischief but after the death of his sister Vidya, Vijay started to remain silent and depressed.

500 rupees from the first film

Vijay’s career started at the age of 10 with the 1984 film Vaitri. In this film, Vijay worked as a child artist, for which he was given 500 rupees as a fee. After this he worked in many films as a child actor.

Got the first lead role at the age of 18

Vijay got a chance to work as a lead actor for the first time in the film Nalaiya Thirpu, directed by his father. His father was the director of this film. This film was released in 1992 which did not do much. Then in 1992, his film Sendhurapandi was released, this film earned a lot at the box office. But he got his first success from the 1994 film Rasigan. The film earned a decent amount at the box office. Vijay also got popularity from this film. After this film, Vijay gave many hits.

married to fan

Vijay was shooting his film in Chennai. Sangeeta lived in UK and was a big fan of Vijay. One day Sangeeta reached Vijay’s set to meet him and congratulated him for his upcoming film. Both of them shared their phone numbers with each other and they started talking at length. Both kept dating each other for almost 3 years. After which one day Vijay’s father called Sangeeta to his house and proposed to marry Vijay. What was then Sangeeta said yes. Sangeeta’s father was a Tamil businessman, he also agreed for this marriage. In such a situation, due to the separation of religion of both, it was becoming difficult to decide which religion to marry. Then Vijay decided that if Sangeeta believes in Hinduism, then he will get married according to the Hindu religion. Both got married on 25 August 1999. At present they both have two children.

Rajinikanth left behind by taking 100 crore fees

Vijay is the highest paid Tamil actor. He has also left superstar Rajinikanth behind in terms of fees by charging 100 crores for the film Thalapathy 65. Let us tell you that Rajinikanth had charged 90 crores fee for the film Darbar.

Worked in 65 films

Thalapathy Vijay has acted in 65 films so far, out of which most of his films have been hits. Films like Kaththi, Master, Theri are known for their excellent performances.

Net worth is Rs 420 crore

According to media reports, the net worth of Thalapathy Vijay is 420 crores. Vijay lives a luxury life. Vijay’s annual earnings range from 100 to 120 crores. He does ads for many big companies. He has a collection of many luxury vehicles. The actor lives with his family in his bungalow in Chennai.

‘Thalapathy 66’

Currently, Vijay is busy preparing for his upcoming film Thalapathy 66. This film will be released in 2023. Rashmika Mandanna is going to be seen with Vijay in the film.

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