Vijay is one of the most successful actors in South Indian cinema today, who started his film career in 1984 as a child artist. As a young man, he made his film debut in 1992 with a movie called “Naalaya Theerpu”, but tasted success only after a lot of patience and perseverance. He went on to become a complete package, entertaining the audience during his illustrious two decade long career.
Here is a list of top 10 Superstar Vijay movies of all times:
10. Poove Unakkaya
The 1996 release “Poove Unakkaya” was the first major success of Vijay after a four year long struggle in the industry. The film was made under the prestigious banner of Super Good movies and was directed by Vikraman. It was later remade in Hindi, Kannada and Telugu.
Another name on the list of best Vijay movies of all times is that of the 2005 release, Sivakasi, which starred him opposite actress Asin, besides having some other established actors like Prakash Raj and Geetha in the main roles. It was directed by Perarasu.
“Friends”, a 2001 film is also considered as one of the best performances of actor Vijay. A remake of Malayalam movie, “Friends” is a comic story of three friends, played by Vijay, Surya and Ramesh Khanna, and was directed by Siddique.
Next on this list is the 2008 release “Kuruvi”, which had Vijay in the lead role, with co-stars like Trisha Krishnan, Vivek and Suman. It was directed by the ace director Dharani and gave Vijay a huge scope for performance.
The 2005 release “Thirupaachi” is widely acclaimed as one of the most brilliant performances of actor Vijay. The movie was directed by Perarasu and had Vijay paired opposite actress Trisha Krishnan.
5. Kadhalukku Mariyadhai
One of the career best films of Vijay is “Kadhalukku Mariyadhai”, a 1997 release, which has been directed by Fazil. This heart-warming family film had actress Shalini playing the female lead. The movie fetched Vijay the prestigious Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor.
Featuring next on the list of top 10 best Vijay movies of all times is the 2007 film “Pokkiri”, which was later remade into Hindi movie “Wanted”, which starred Salman Khan in the lead role. This action packed movie by Prabhu Deva had beautiful actress Asin in the female lead.
The 2004 movie “Ghilli” is one of the most acclaimed roles of Vijay, besides being one of the biggest commercial hits of this star performer. It was produced by A M Rathnam and directed by Dharani, while Trisha Krishnan was cast opposite Vijay in the movie.
Next among the top 10 best movies of Vijay is one of the top grosser of 2012, “Thuppakki”, which was directed by ace director A R Murugadoss and starred Kajal Agarwal as the leading lady. The movie was remade in Hindi as “Holiday: A Soldier is Never Off Duty” and starred Akshay Kumar in the lead role.
2012 was a great year for Vijay as he delivered hits after hits in it, with “Thuppakki” being preceded by “Nanban”, a remake of the Hindi blockbuster “3 Idiots”. The film starred Vijay, Srikanth and Jeeva in the title roles and was directed by Shankar.
Vijay has been appreciated for his excellent performances in all these films and all of them elevated his star status in the industry, besides winning him commercial success as well as critical acclaim.