Vijay Sethupathi’ had acted in a few films before ‘Pizza’, this is the first film which identified him to the Tamil audiences. Directed by
Karthik Subbaraj, the film released in 2012, gained an appreciation for his performance from the audiences and critics.
Remya Nambeesan played the female lead and
Bobby Simha and
Aadukalam Naren played the supporting roles.
Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom"
Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom is a super hit film, which impressed everyone. This film is a real-life story of a guy named Prem, who lost his memory for a certain period. Later he gains it back. '
Gayathrie' played the female lead in this film directed by
Balaji Tharaneetharan. “Ppaaa…” a comical expression by Vijay Sethupathi is still used by the meme creators and the public. This is the second big hit for Vijay in 2012.
Soodhu Kavvum is a comedy caper directed by
Nalan Kumarasamy in 2013. The black comedy crime thriller had an interesting plot and it made many people famous. Bobby Simha,
Ramesh Thilak and ‘
Karunakaran’ reached popularity through this film. The film has
Sanchita Shetty as the female lead. Positive reviews made the film to succeed at the box office.
Naanum Rowdy Dhaan
Naanum Rowdy Dhaan, which released in 2015 is the first movie for Vijay Sethupathi with the biggie artist, ‘Nayantara’.
Vignesh Shivan directed the film.
Radhika Sarathkumar played Vijay Sethupathi’s mom. Vijay calls his mom Radhika as Mee and Nayan as Kadhu Maa (She played Kadhambari) which was loved by the audiences. The film is a complete comedy caper, which also had
RJ Balaji and ‘
R Parthiepan’ in supporting roles. ‘Anandaraj’ and
Mansoor Ali Khan appeared in guest roles. Besides Vijay’s performance, Nayan’s performance was also highly appreciated.
The action thriller film, ‘Sethupathi’ is one among the best performances of Vijay Sethupathi in his career, so far. This is the first film for Vijay Sethupathi in 2016. He played a cop in the film. Remya Nambeesan, who shared the screen space with him in Pizza, played his wife in Sethupathi. Vijay’s performance as a strict cop proved his acting ability. In this film, he had expressed various expressions including romance, sentiment and action. The police suit perfectly suited the actor and people started comparing him with ‘
Vijayakanth’, who is perfect for the cop roles.
Kadhalum Kadandhu Pogum
Kadhalum Kadandhu Pogum is a notable film in Vijay Sethupathi’s career, so far. He played a rough and tough guy in this movie, which marked the debut of 'Madonna Sebastian' of ‘
Premam’ fame. Directed by Nalan Kumarasamy, this film is the official remake of a Korean film, My Dear Desperado. The gradual warming up of a relationship between Vijay Sethupathi and Madonna is the highlight of the movie. ‘
Samuthirakani’ played a major role in the film.
‘Iraivi’ is the second film for Vijay Sethupathi with Karthik Subbaraj after Pizza. This film stands one among the classic performances of Vijay Sethupathi. It also has "S. J. Surya", Bobby Simha, Karunakaran and
Radha Ravi. The film is mainly based on the women and the female leads are
Kamalinee Mukherjee and ‘
Anjali’. Although the film was not a hit one as expected, the performances of Vijay Sethupathi and S. J. Surya are highly lauded.
‘Dharmadurai’ is yet another milestone in Vijay Sethupathi’s career. After Naanum Rowdy Dhaan, Radhika played his mother in this film. This movie had three heroines,
Aishwarya Rajesh and 'Srushti Dange'. For the first time in his career, Vijay Sethupathi played a Doctor. The film directed by
Seenu Ramasamy was a super hit and it garnered appreciation for both Tamannaah and Vijay Sethupathi. After the National Award winning film Thenmerkku Paruvakaatru, Vijay played under Seenu’s direction.
Aandavan Kattalai is a different film in Vijay Sethupathi’s career so far. He played an accountant in a village, who aspires to settle in London. The film directed by
Kaakka Muttai fame ‘
M Manikandan’ has ‘
Ritika Singh and
Yogi Babu in supporting roles. The performances of Vijay and Ritika are lauded by the critics and the audiences.
‘Rekka’ is the latest release of Vijay Sethupathi in 2016. In 2016, this guy has appeared in six films, where his contemporary stars had done just a couple or three films. Rekka has ‘
K S Ravikumar’, ‘
Kabir Duhan Singh,
Harish Uthaman and ‘
Sathish’ alongside Vijay Sethupathi.
Rathina Siva directed it.
Besides these films, Vijay Sethupathi has six films in his hand to release in 2017.