Throwback: Popular Actor Reveals Secret About Captain Of Tamil Cinema; Says 'I Introduced Vijayakanth To MGR!'


Who Introduced Vijayakanth To MGR? A famous Tamil actor shared an interesting story where he introduced Captain Vijayakanth to Makkal Thilagam MGR. He also said that Vijayakanth hesitated to meet MGR for a particular reason.

Vijayakanth entered the film industry without any film background. He entered Tamil cinema watching MGR and Superstar Rajinikanth. Initially, he went and approached many film companies in search of acting opportunities. He also influential visited many people in person and asked for opportunities. Somehow he got small opportunities and started acting as a hero.

Similarity Between Vijayakanth And MGR

Like MGR, Captain Vijayakanth also has the amazing character of helping everyone. He has helped many people beyond the level of help done by MGR in some places. That's why small actors, actresses, directors and producers who directed films with Captain Vijayakanth are talking in the media that they will never see someone like Vijayakanth even now and they also called Captain as 'Black MGR'.

At the same time, Vijayakanth, who was close to Kalaignar Karunanidhi, did not get the chance to interact much with MGR. He didn't even get a chance to meet him in person.

Actor Rajesh Made It Possible

In this case, actor Rajesh, who has been acting in cinema for many years, said in an interview to a leading media portal, "Once I went to meet MGR. Then I invited Vijayakanth to come with me. He asked, 'How can I face him?' I insisted and took him. I introduced him to MGR saying 'This is Vijayakanth'. MGR looked at him and asked him to sit next to him. But Vijayakanth went behind him and stood,' said Rajesh.

It is important to note that actor Vijayakanth is a unique actor in Tamil cinema. Captain Vijayakanth was one remarkable actor who gave tough to Rajini and Kamal who were at their peak in the 80s. Vijayakanth made Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan fear at one point.

Vijayakanth who continued to give many hit films slowly turned into a full-fledged action hero. Many important films like Captain Prabhakaran, Sathriyan, Pulanvisaranai and Oomai Vizhigal became a turning point in his film career.


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