Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi has appeared in a public service announcement video for the Tamil Nadu government in which he is seen requesting people in the state to stop using plastic and instead shift to yellow cloth bags. Citing how plastic is causing drastic effects to health and the environment, the National Award-winning actor urges people to switch over to the ‘manjappai’, which is the latest initiative launched earlier this week by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. K. Stalin and the state pollution control board as part of a campaign. 

In the video, Vijay Sethupathi points out how plastic gets mixed in our food from the ground. He appeals that the use of the yellow cloth bags like our elders before us will curtail the utilization of plastic. Addressing the press, CM M K Stalin had said that the government is focused on getting the message across about the use of yellow cloth bags in order to keep the environment clean and free from pollution. The video of Vijay Sethupathi encouraging the public to return to using the yellow bags has been shared by the social media handle of Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) and can be watched below: 

On the work front, 'Makkal Selvan', as he is called by his fans everywhere, Vijay Sethupathi is awaiting the release of several films, while also being attached to a number of high-profile ventures next. Last seen in Mugizh, the actor is currently waiting for the release of films like Seenu Ramasamy's Maamanithan, Kaaka Muttai fame Manikandan's Kadaisi Vivasayi, followed by Yaadhum Oore Yaavarum Kelir under debutant Venkata Krishna Roghanth's direction, 19(1)(a) in Malayalam, and his Bollywood debut Mumbaikar (an official remake of Maanagaram). Vijay Sethupathi is also a part of Vignesh Shivan's Kaathu Vaakula Rendu Kaadhal, which is in its post-production stages, the silent film Gandhi Talks, Sun Pictures' tentatively titled VJS 46, Vetri Maaran's Viduthalai, The Family Man duo Raj and DK's new web series, and the highly-anticipated Kamal Haasan and Fahadh Faasil-starrer Vikram.