Vijay, the superstar of Tamil cinema, has announced his political entry and his decision to quit acting after completing his current projects. The actor, who is currently working on Venkat Prabhu’s The Greatest of All Time, has also signed his 69th film, which will be his last film as an actor. According to the latest reports, the film will be directed by none other than Vetrimaaran, the critically acclaimed director of films like Asuran, Vada Chennai, and Visaaranai.
Vetrimaaran to Direct Vijay’s 69th Film, Produced by DVV Danayya
Vetrimaaran, who is known for his realistic and hard-hitting films, has reportedly narrated a political subject to Vijay, and the actor has given his nod. The film will be produced by DVV Danayya, the producer of the upcoming magnum opus RRR, starring Ram Charan and Jr NTR. The film will be made on a lavish budget and will have a pan-Indian appeal. The film will also mark the first collaboration between Vijay and Vetrimaaran, who are both considered as the best in their respective fields.
Vijay’s Political Entry and Exit from Acting
Vijay, who has a huge fan following across the country, has announced his political entry on February 2, 2024. The actor has launched his own political party, named Tamilaka Vetri Kazhagam, and has expressed his desire to serve the people of Tamil Nadu. The actor has also said that he will contest in the 2026 assembly elections and will focus on the welfare of the people. However, the actor has also shocked his fans by announcing his exit from acting, saying that he will complete his current film commitments and will not sign any new films. The actor has said that he wants to dedicate his full time and energy to politics and to the people.
Vijay’s Current and Upcoming Films
Vijay, who was last seen in Leo, directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, is currently shooting for his 68th film, The Greatest of All Time, directed by Venkat Prabhu. The film is said to be a sports drama, in which Vijay plays a football coach. The film also stars Nayanthara, Vijay Sethupathi, and Yogi Babu in pivotal roles. The film is expected to release in April 2024. Vijay’s 69th and last film, directed by Vetrimaaran, is expected to go on floors in June 2024 and to release in January 2025. The film is yet to be titled and the cast and crew details are yet to be announced.
Vijay’s Legacy and Future in Tamil Cinema
Vijay, who made his debut as a child artist in 1984, has acted in more than 60 films in his career, spanning over four decades. The actor has delivered many blockbuster hits, such as Thuppakki, Kaththi, Theri, Mersal, Sarkar, Bigil, and Master. The actor has also won several awards and accolades, including four Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, three Vijay Awards, and two Edison Awards. The actor has also been honoured with the Kalaimamani Award and the honorary doctorate by Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute. The actor has also been involved in various social and charitable activities, such as providing relief to the victims of natural disasters, donating money and equipment to hospitals and schools, and sponsoring the education of underprivileged children. The actor has also been vocal about various political and social issues, such as the Jallikattu protests, the Cauvery water dispute, and the NEET exams. The actor has also inspired many young and aspiring actors, who look up to him as their role model and idol. The actor’s political entry and exit from acting have created a huge buzz in the industry and among the fans, who are eagerly waiting to see his last film and his future in politics.