Vijay Sethupathi is on a roll. Not only does his films hit the big screen almost every alternate month, they have a good percentage of hit rate as well.
While his previous flick Sethupathi is still running
successfully in many theatres, the talented actor is already busy
answering questions pertaining to his latest release Kadhalum
Kadanthu Pogum, which swooped into cinema halls today (March
So do moviegoers get tired at all, watching him over and over
again on the big screen? Vijay answers this very question in his
latest interview to Times of India.
"A few people in the industry have even asked me about this. But
tell me, do you think that the audience ever gets bored watching a
mega-serial on TV? People watch the same faces on a daily basis,
don't they? So, it isn't my face that matters, but the content of
the film. If that is strong and connects, I am just a mere tool in
forwarding a story," he has said.
Talking about his Kadhalum Kadanthu Pogum director
Nalan Kumarasamy, with whom he had fabricated the cult classic
Soodhu Kavvum, Vijay says he is addicted to Nalan's
"I am always happy working with Nalan. I just love the way he
writes the dialogues they're simple, yet powerful. In fact, I am
almost addicted, I love to sit somewhere quiet and read his
"Even with this film(Ka Ka Ka Po), it is the dialogues that add
strength to the script. The storyline is about what happens if a
guy from the slums were to fall in love with a rich girl. In the
filmy world, of course, it's happily ever after. But this is a
'real' love story, and so, there's no chemistry between the hero
and heroine," he adds.
When asked about Madonna's statement that claimed the debutante
learned acting from him on the sets of Ka Ka Ka Po, Vijay
has said, "Not at all, she might have said so because of the
respect she has for me. Madonna is a well-trained actress, and she
has put up a hell of a performance. She didn't act like a newcomer