Thalapathy Vijay’s Political Ascent: A New Chapter Unfolding

Actor Thalapathy Vijay's foray into Tamil Nadu politics gains momentum as he sets to establish his own political party, following in the footsteps of industry predecessors.

Maheswara Rao Nadella | Published On: Jan, 27, 2024 | 10:36 AM

Thalapathy Vijay’s Political Ascent: A New Chapter Unfolding

Actor Thalapathy Vijay, known for his remarkable contributions to the Tamil film industry, is making waves with his potential entry into the political arena. The actor, having actively engaged in social work, recently made headlines by signalling a pause on his film career, fueling speculations about his political ambitions.

Recent reports indicate that Thalapathy Vijay is on the verge of launching his political party within the next month. In a recent meeting, he was unanimously elected as the party’s President, with other crucial positions being filled. The party is set to initiate the registration process with the Electoral Commission, finalizing its name.

Vijay follows in the footsteps of prominent actors turned politicians from Tamil Nadu, including M.G. Ramachandran, the first film actor to become a chief minister in India, Jayalalithaa, and Captain Vijayakanth, who had a successful stint in DMDK. However, recent attempts by Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan faced challenges, leading to the dissolution of their political pursuits.

The question now arises: Can Thalapathy Vijay make a lasting impact on Tamil Nadu’s political landscape? Only time will unveil the answer.

While gearing up for his political journey, Vijay is concurrently working on his 68th film, “GOAT,” directed by Venkat Prabhu. This project is reportedly his final venture before taking a hiatus from acting to concentrate on his political aspirations. As fans anticipate the release of “GOAT,” the political arena awaits the unfolding of Thalapathy Vijay’s next chapter.

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