Today is the birthday of actor and DMDK supremo Vijayakanth, fondly called as Captain. To mark the special day, the actor-politician posted a selfie with his family on his social media page.
Meanwhile, leaders including Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami have greeted Vijayakanth on his birthday and wished him healthy and long life.
Vijayakanth easily won a large number of audiences by fighting for the nation, family sentiment, action, and romance through his films. Vijayakanth is fondly called Captain by friends and fans.
He has done development in the industry when he was in charge. Apart from being a leading actor, Vijayakanth is also an inspiration for many, and he has stunned many with his dedication.
He was the Leader of the Opposition in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly from 2011 to 2016. Before coming into politics Vijayakanth was a film actor, producer and director.
Vijayakanth is also the current DMDK chairman. He is the founder and general secretary of the Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) Political party and served as a Member of Legislative Assembly twice representing the constituency of Virudhacalam & Rishivandiyam respectively.
Vijayakanth is one of very few Tamil politicians and actors in political drama to have acted only in Tamil films throughout his career, though his films have been dubbed into Telugu and Hindi. He is also known for portraying a village do-gooder and double roles acting in his films.