Once a salesman job for money, rejected from first film due to height, today takes crores for a film

It takes years of hard work to become a star. One chance makes you special from the common and while reaching this opportunity, you have to roll a lot of papad many times. Rajinikanth, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, all of them have made a lot of papad before entering the film world and today they are at such a stage that everyone dreams of. Today in this article too, we are going to introduce you to such a star who today is the owner of crores but was once rejected due to his looks and height.

This is the one who impressed the audience with his acting not only as a hero but also in the role of a villain. Not only this, he has also won the National Film Award for his performance. Before earning a name and getting a chance in the industry, he worked as a salesman to meet his expenses. He has worked with many actors like Rajinikanth and Thalapathy Vijay and has now appeared in Jawan with Shah Rukh Khan. It is none other than Vijay Sethupathi.

Born on 16 January 1978, Vijay Sethupathi grew up in Rajapalayam. He studied in Chennai from sixth class. Vijay told that he was a ‘below average student’ in school and attended MGR Higher Secondary School in Kodambakkam and Little Angels Mat. He took a degree in commerce from Dhanraj Baid Jain College (affiliated with the University of Madras) in Thoraipakam.

She auditioned for a role in Nammavar (1994) at the age of 16 but was rejected due to her short height. From salesman in a retail store, cashier in a fast food joint to a phone booth operator, he did various menial jobs to earn money. Then after finishing college, he joined a wholesale cement business as an assistant accountant. Later, he moved to Dubai as an accountant as he was getting more salary than in India and also had to take care of his three siblings.

In Dubai, he met his Jessie online and the two dated for a long time before tying the knot in 2003. Unhappy with his job, he returned to India and joined a marketing company. After this, he joined the theater group Koothu-P-Pattarai in Chennai as an accountant and actor and saw the actors closely.

After this, Vijay Sethupathi worked as a background actor in some films and worked in several TV shows including the popular series Pain in 2006. She worked in several short films with Karthik Subbaraj who later cast her in feature films as well. After struggling as a background actor, Vijay Sethupathi finally got his break as a lead actor in Ramasamy’s drama film Thenmerku Paruvakatru in 2010. In this he played the role of a shepherd. The film won three National Awards.

2012 was a major turning point in Vijay Sethupathi’s career. Because three films released that year were commercially successful. These three films were Sundarapandian, Pizza, comedy entertainer Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom. After this, the car of Vijay’s career ran in such a way that today he is counted among the big stars. He charged Rs 21 crore for his role in Jawan. Not only this, the actor is one of the biggest bankable stars in South Industry with a net worth of Rs 140 crores.

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