You utter the name Viji Chandrasekar, people will ask “ is it the one who acted as Superstar Rajini’s sister in Thillu mullu ?, Is it the famous actress Saritha’s sister ?” Yes, Viji chandrasekar is known to all from the time the movie
was released way back in 1981.
She acted in many films and acting till now, in small roles. Along the while she got married to Capt. Chandrasekhar and has two lovely daughters.
Like any other small time film actress, she entered small screen through Doordarshan in the year 1991 in a serial called Muppathu Kodi Mugangal and then on she has done more than 15 serials in Sun TV, Doordarshan, Raj, Vijay and Jaya TV. To name a few, Kudumbam Oru Kovil, Pushpanjali, Alaigal, Kolangal, Penn, Annamalai etc. She was just getting small roles in serials while she got the opportunity in the Serial Azhagi. In azhagi she has beautifully done the role of a mother, who is a multifaceted lady, managing many things at time. Simultaneously she got a role in a movie called aarohanam, where she has done the lead role as a vegetable vendor.
Acting runs in her blood which is known to Tamil people through her sister Saritha. Viji has won quite a few awards for the film Aarohanam – Tamil Nadu cinema kalai mandram - special jury award, Ajantha Fine Awards, Maha Fine Award etc.