December 28, 2023Republic Entertainment Desk

Captain Vijayakanth dies at 71, a look back at his popular films

Vijayakanth, is known by fans as the "Captain" for his portrayal of military characters after the film Captain Prabhakaran.

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He made his debut with Inikkum Ilamai in 1979, as a villain

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He also starred in the 1994 film Sethupathi IPS directed by P Vasu and co-starring Meena. The actor played the role of a police officer in the film.

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His superhit movie Sattam Oru Iruttarai was remade in Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada languages.

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In 1984, he had 18 releases, becoming the only Tamil cinema actor to release maximum films in a year in the lead role

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Vijay also played the lead role in the 1984 film Tamil action crime film Vetri. The movie was remade in Telugu as Devanthakudu.

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He appeared in 154 movies and was one of the most adored film personalities in the Tamil film industry.

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