Viyayakanth: Captain Vijayakanth is not only an actor but also held many positions like former Actors Sangh President, DMUDI President, Leader of Opposition. He came to Chennai from Madurai with the desire to act in cinema and struggled to find opportunities and faced many humiliations and started acting in cinema.
In the 80s and 90s, his films were well received by the fans. He continued to act in action films and got a place in the hearts of fans. When he was the president of the actor’s association, he organized performances and paid off the debt of the association. After that he entered politics and became the Leader of the Opposition.
He died on the 28th of last month after suffering from health problems for the last few years. His death sent shockwaves across Tamil Nadu. People, actors, actresses and politicians came to pay tribute to his death.
Kamal Haasan, Rajini, Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi came the next day and paid their respects. Suriya, Vishal, Karthi and many others came a little late and paid their respects. Many actors including Ajith, Vadivelu, Dhanush, Simbu were not present.
In this case, a memorial meeting for Vijayakanth was held today on behalf of the Actors’ Association. In this memorial meeting presided over by Vishal, Kamal, Vikram, Karthi, Nasser, Sarathkumar, RK Selvamani, Radharavi, Jayam Ravi, Kamal Haasan, Kalaipuli Thanu, SB Muthuraman, Devayani, Vagai Chandrasekhar, Actress Rekha, M.S. Bhaskar, SV Shekhar, Parthiban, RV Udayakumar, Karunas, Anandraj, Mansoor Ali Khan, Yogi Babu and many others participated.
All of them shared their experiences with Vijayakanth and condoled his demise. Actors Rajini, Vijay, Ajith, Dhanush, Simbu, Surya, Vishal and many other actors did not participate in it. On behalf of Vijayakanth, his brother-in-law Sudeep and his sons Shanmukha Pandian and Vijaya Prabhakaran also participated.