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Vijay played a dual role for the first time in his career. The former had choreographed for films including Pelé: Birth of a Legend, Million Dollar Arm and 13 Reasons Why, and the latter is an English footballer. He won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the 2002 film Nanba Nanba.  As a philanthropist, Vijay formed the social welfare organisation, Vijay Makkal Iyakkam (Vijay People Organization), which is responsible for much of his philanthropic work. Thirumalai was considered a turning point in Vijay's career. His full name is Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar, but fans know him as Vijay. Vijay, Child Actor to Highest Paid Leading Man Vijay, also known as C. Joseph Vijay or Joesph Vijay Chandrasekhar was born in Madras (now Chennai), Tamil Nadu, India in June of 1974. The film contained dialogues critical of the GST law. He has made a notable roles in over fifty movies in the likes of Pokkiri which earn him a film fare best Actor Award nomination in 2007 movie. His career geared up when he acted in Ghilli, one of the biggest blockbuster in Tamilnadu.  Vijay's Sarkar is the all-time top opener in India beating Hindi film Sanju. He is the son of Tamil Films Director S. A. Chandrasekhar and Tamil Playback Singer and Carnatic Vocalist Shoba Chandrashekhar. VB Chandrasekhar was born on August 21, 1961, in India. Vijay has achieved that benchmark twice with Mersal and Sarkar. 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Vijay has acted in 64 films as a lead actor and won numerous awards, including eight Vijay Awards, three Tamil Nadu State Fil… , In 2015, the fairy tale fantasy film Puli was released. , Vijay's films are also dubbed into Telugu and most of them have turned out to be successful ventures, such as Snehitudu, Thuppakki, Jilla, Policeodu, Agent Bairavaa and Adirindhi. Chandrasekhar, popularly known as Vagai Chandrasekhar, is a stage, film, and television actor.  Due to threat of lawsuits from the government, the filmmakers accepted to cut the controversial scenes and mute references of Komalavalli in the audio track.  On 22 August 2018, Vijay distributed ₹70 lakh worth of relief materials to flood affected victims with the help of his fan club district heads in various parts of Kerala. It received positive responses from both viewers and critics and was a box office hit.  Puli received mixed reviews from critics, though Vijay was praised for venturing into a new genre. , Following the successful ventures, Thuppakki and Kaththi, Murugadoss was confirmed to be the director of the 62nd film of Vijay's career. Several titles for the film including Moondru Mugam, Vetri, Thuppaki 2, Khakee and Thaarumaaru were considered, before the makers finalised Theri in late November 2015. Nanban was screened at the Melbourne International Film Festival in Australia. Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar or C. Joseph is an Indian film actor. 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Speaking in 2019, trade analyst LM Kaushik told Firstpost, "When it comes to overseas, it's safe to say Vijay is the second biggest South Indian star next to Rajinikanth [...] $10 million lifetime earnings for a film from foreign territories is a big dream for any South Indian actor. - Tamil Movie News - IndiaGlitz.com", "Vijay fans provide free autos and ambulances in Pollachi", "Vijay visits Anitha's house to pay condolence", "Actor Vijay visits Thoothukudi police firing victims' houses, distributes one lakh as compensation to each family", "Vijay donates Rs 70 lakh worth relief materials to Kerala flood victims - Times of India", "Thalapathy Vijay's massive donation for all Gaja Cyclone affected districts - Tamil Movie News - IndiaGlitz.com", "Coronavirus Lockdown: Is Thalapathy Vijay directly depositing money to the bank accounts of troubled fans? Directed by S. Shankar, it was released during the Pongal weekend of 2012 and emerged a major financial success. Vijay made his debut as a child actor in SA Chandrasekhar's directorial Vetri . He had a sister Vidhya, who died when she was two years old. Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar (born 22 June 1974), known professionally as Vijay, is an Indian actor, dancer, playback singer and philanthropist who works in Tamil cinema.  Vijay's film Mersal gave tough competition to Hindi films in October 2017, when it collected more than Golmaal Again and Secret Superstar in international markets. In early 2007, Vijay starred in the gangster film Pokkiri, a remake of the Telugu film of the same name. News about creation of the party, named “Akila India Thalapathi Vijay Makkal Iyakkam”, raised a lot of buzz in Tamil Nadu. Ajith is considered as Vijay's biggest arch rival, and his overseas box office has not witnessed any surge in the last few years compared to the latter. Personal life. To be cast as lead or supportive roles was never a matter of preference to him, he played both the roles in the era of 1980. 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