Actor turned politician Vijayakanth, lovingly called as Captain turns 63 years old today. The actor won the heart of Tamil audience with his action hero avatar in the commercial super hit film Sattam Oru Iruttarai. The actor who has acted in a number of blockbusters during the 1990's has been considered a major star in the biz after Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan.

From late 1980’s till 2010, the actor has given multiple hits in Kollywood. Shathriyan, Manakanakku, Amman Kovil Kizhakale, Therkathi Kallan, Poonthotta Kaavalkaaran, Senthoora Poove, Chinna Gounder , Kannupada Poguthaiya, Thayagam, Pulan Visaranai, Cooliekkaran, Ninaive Oru Sangeetham, Captain Prabhakaran (100th film), Ramanaa, Vaanathai Pola etc are few of the superhits of the actor.

By the year 2006, the actor immersed himself in politics and gradually distanced himself from acting. Vijayakanth was last seen in his son Shanmugapandian’s movie Sagaptham, in which he made a special appearance. The Tamil Nadu State award winning actor Vijayakanth, is currently the leader of the Opposition in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly.

Galatta team wishes the actor all success in his political and film career!