A stark entertainer! A simple yet something that cannot be obtained at an ease, but it involves a lot of scrutinizing approach over choosing the best ones. It’s not just an easy task or take to quote, a simple entertainer and there is nothing much to say about it. There have been films that might have proved simple or sometime powerful, but on whole when you look deeply into certain films, it always involves some emotional bonding with characterizations played by Vijay that could be closely reflected with many around us. As the actor turns 42, we bring you a cherry pick of 10 such films, which over the years have remained so close to our hearts and will happen to be same in years to come as well.
10. POOVE UNAKKAGA – SACRIFICES ARE THE TOKEN OF TRUE LOVE
Such a beautiful film that encompasses on a young man’s journey to get the girl he was madly in love with united to her soul mate. The film brought forth more joy, bliss, some eye moistening moments, especially the climax, where Vijay’s characterization became an example – Sometimes, sacrifices are the token of True Love.
9. KADHALUKKU MARIYADHAI – THE JOY OF FAMILY
This film happens to be the most beautiful milestone in the career of Vijay. He didn’t strain much to prove his proficiency, but his role and yes the characterization played by Shalini was so much compelling. During those times, when love stories were all about a boy and girl eloping leaving behind the families, this one was a exceptional standout, where it all embellished the fact that True Love is about respecting each others’ families and relationship, not just the one you’re in love with.
8. THULLADHA MANAMUM THULLUM – TRUE LOVE WINS OVER ANY HURDLES
A poetic film from Ilayathalapathy Vijay, where his inmost gestures of helping his ladylove overcome the hurdles through her way only to get scourged and neglected by her. But finally after more and more painful journey, his hopes never fail and it all leads to a harmonious ending.
7. NERUKKU NER – BROTHERS CAN WORK WONDERS
It doesn’t mean one has to be brothers by blood connection; sometimes toughest situations in life can create brotherhood. Such was the instance we get to see in this film between Vijay and Suriya. A perfect entertainer with beautiful theme interwoven into the plot.
6. KUSHI – ELIMINATING EGOS IS THE GATEWAY TO TRUE LOVE
SJ Suryah clearly adorned the concept of love in a different way. Would you believe that you met your soul mate during your unaware times? You would have crossed many times across your loved ones, but never realized that he/she is the one meant for you. Souls posses true love, but they‘re eclipsed by the egoistic essence of mind. The film had this greatly portrayed and the happy ending that giving up egos can bring more happiness into everyone’s heart with peace and serenity.
5. SACHIN – LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL! LIVE IT WITH A SMILE
Apart from the main plot of Sachin trying to impress his girl, there occurs a situation in the film, where the little girl on her death bed breathes her last with smile on her face and you find her father thanking him for giving her a happy farewell. The film had imbibed it with beautiful theme of Life is so simple, why make it complicated… Sometimes, smile is the solution to all problems in life.
4. GHILLI – NEVER GIVE UP ON WHAT YOU BELIEVE
Things might seem impossible or something that cannot be achieved, but when it’s not the same for the ones, who want to achieve it. Ghilli might look like a commercial entertainer, but when you deeply look into the characterization of Vijay, you see that one needn’t sacrifice the other for sake of achieving things. Here, we find that he wins the heart of girl crossing all hurdles and at the same time manages to win his passion of winning the finals.
3. POKKIRI – BEST HUNTERS SET THE TRAP FOR PREY, THEY DON’T GO RUNNING BEHIND THEM
There is a particular sequence in the film, where Nasser converses during his culmination with Prakash Raj saying that he didn’t come in search of his son, but instead the trap has been set for him here. Maybe, the previous list of movies encompassed love, life and family, but this one is completely focalizing upon the theory of ‘Power’,
2. THUPPAKKI – NAMES OF MANY HEROES REMAIN UNWRITTEN
In this film, we find Captain Jagadeesh saving million lives from the clutches of terrorists. Well, he wasn’t actually assigned though, but took up voluntarily during his holidays. But by the end after accomplishing with all heroic deeds, even very own family members don’t know about it. True heroes never seek publicity for what their jobs, but by end of day, it’s self-satisfaction for doing their duties that matters.
1. KATHTHI – CONFESSIONS NEEDN’T BE IN WORDS, BUT WITH ACTIVITIES TOO
Initially, we find the conman duplicating the presence of Jeeva for the sake of escaping from the clutches of police. But sooner, realizing the great prominent deeds of the person who is now suffering the imprisonment for no crime, Kathiresan decides to go through a self-redeeming process by not confessing the crimes of past, but instead stands up for the right and just and finally manages to bring light into the lives of farmers. Then, he silently disappears into the air without anyone’s attention.