June 18, 2024


Thalapathy Vijay is one of the most popular and versatile actors in the Tamil film industry. Over the years, Thalapathy has given several hits in his career. On Friday, he announced his entry in politics. Yes, he announced his political party, named ‘Tamilaga Vettri Kazhagam.’

He shared the news with his fans and followers on social media along with the caption, “#தமிழகவெற்றிகழகம் #TVKVijay.”

Thalapathy’s statement read, “I’m aiming a corruption free, progressive and secular Government considering the current political climate that divides by religion, caste and one could witness corruption everywhere. We are not contesting in 2024, our aim is to win 2026. We are not joining with any party #TVKVijay.”

Reacting to the news, a fan commented, “Hope for the best.” Another fan commented, “Thalaivaa (heart emojis).” “Anna gave a lightning strike at the end,” wrote a fan. Another fan dropped a comment saying, “Damn! So excited for a new ear of governance… Reel-to-real revolution.”

Thalapathy Vijay is not the only Tamil actor who has turned politician. He now joins the list of actor-turned-politicians in Tamil Nadu that includes M G Ramachandran, popularly known as MGR, Sivaji Ganesan, Jayalalithaa, late Vijayakanth, and Kamal Haasan.

Thalapathy enjoys great popularity worldwide. On the work front, Thalapathy Vijay has been a part of films like Mersal, Bigil, Beats, Master, and Thalaivaa. He was last seen in Lokesh Kanagaraj directorial Leo. On the other hand, he will be next seen in Venkat Prabhu’s directorial, The Greatest of All Time.

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