Vijay, who is affectionately titled as Ilayathalapathi by his audience has shown immense variations in acting with the different roles he took upon. This dashing actor who has been ruling the hearts of millions for over a decade has been most appreciated for his down-to- earth attitude and for establishing a position for himself in the industry despite being a director’s son.
This film which was a musical hit received quite some mixed reviews for its plot. However, the heartthrob was critically acclaimed for his emotion packed performance in the film. The music which was composed by Mani Sharma was one of the most captivating of all time. Vijay, undoubtedly sparkled in his role as a love expert which was wrapped with style, youth and romance. A film which is beyond doubt a visual treat!
A political drama which had Vijay essaying the role of a lawyer who sets out on a mission to uphold justice in the society! He, for sure, created quite a stir in the hearts of his female audience with his charming acting and dynamic presence. This film also marked the debut of Bollywood diva Priyanka Chopra. The film which was a box office hit in the Tamil film industry was later dubbed into two other languages Telugu and Hindi.
One of the best films of all time! A Tamil comedy drama which makes you laugh harder than ever during the first half and cry during the next. This film which has the mixture of romance, comedy and drama was a definite breakthrough in Vijay’s film career. The film which was a multi starrer had equal scope for each character. However, Vadivel’s comedy was undeniably one of the greatest assets to the film. It was one of those films which had made complete use of Vijay’s acting skill in every aspect.
How can one forget about this action film when talking about Vijay’s best works? This film which has Vijay and Trisha in the lead not only portrayed him as an action hero but also as a loving, playful brother. Vijay’s spontaneous dialogue delivery in the scenes involving the sister-brother duo was unquestionably one of his best performances in his entire film career. This film which was later dubbed into Telugu bore equal scope for the role of villain which was portrayed by the stunning Prakash Raj.
The film had the actor at his best! This film which was directed by AR Murugadoss had the actor depict the role of an army officer who visits his native on a period of leave. This film not only portrayed Vijay in a different avatar but an extremely stylish one as well. The action hero turned himself into a fashion icon overnight with his dashing looks in the film. It was a perfect tribute to the Indian army as they claim it to be.
This 2016 super hit film is one of the few films which had Vijay essay the role of a doting father to a baby girl. Each character in the film had their own space to depict their acting talent. However, the role of the young daughter which was portrayed by baby Nainika was the second most acclaimed after Vijay’s performance. This was one of the best films which highlighted the cutest relationship between a father-daughter duo.
A cute film which featured the importance of family and the intense love that lurks between the husband and wife duo! Simran and Vijay who played the lead role in the film depicted a beautiful chemistry throughout the film. The songs in the film were a pleasant luxury. Also, the sharp dialogues that accentuated the Indian social values were an added advantage to the film as it kept the Tamil audience fixed to their seats during the entire course of the film.