Vijay Sethupathi In Pudhupettai
Sethupathi accompanied a group of actors who went to director Selvaraghavan's studio to audition for his gangster film Pudhupettai (2006) and was selected to play Dhanush's friend in the film. Following Pudhupettai, he was associated with a Tamil-Kannada bilingual film called Akhaada. While he was selected to play the lead in the Tamil version, the director offered him the antagonistic role in its Kannada version. However, the film did not see a theatrical release. After making an appearance in Prabu Solomon's Lee (2007), he was cast by director Suseenthiran in minor supporting roles in his first two projects, Vennila Kabadi Kuzhu (2009) and Naan Mahaan Alla (2010). Sethupathi would later credit Suseenthiran with having had an "important role in helping him realise his dreams". Suseenthiran, furthermore, recommended Sethupathi to director Seenu Ramasamy and Sethupathi landed his first lead role in Ramasamy's drama film Thenmerku Paruvakaatru (2011), in which he portrayed a shepherd, the film went on to win three National Film Awards including the prize for the Best Tamil Feature Film of that year.
Well, we all know about the terrific actors - Vijay Sethupathi and Dhanush. But what connects both of them is the film Pudhupettai where Vijay Sethupathi appears in a small role as a gang member.
Vijaya Gurunatha Sethupathi (born 16 January 1978), known as Vijay Sethupathi , is an Indian film actor, producer, lyricist, and dialogue writer who stars in Tamil films . 
Sethupathi, who grew up in Rajapalayam in Virudhunagar district in Southern Tamil Nadu, says his earliest memory associated with cinema is from when he was around 16 years old. “We were once taken to watch the shooting of Kamal Haasan’s Nammavar. A few of my friends were even picked to appear in the film. But I was rejected saying I was too short,” he says.
Vijay Sethupathi is an Indian film actor, who appears in Tamil films. Vijay Sethupathi has started acting in 2005 action film Pudhupettai in a small role as Dhanush's friend. He has acted in many short films for the TV show 'Nalaya Iyakunar' for Kalaignar TV. He gained acclaim by portraying negative character in the film Sundarapandian and the lead role in the thriller film Pizza which has made him gain stardom.
Vijay Sethupati is an Indian actor, producer, lyricist, dialogue writer known for his performance in Tamil Cinema. Before making his career in acting, he worked as an accountant and later started to work as a background actor and did small minor roles for the first five years and later in 2010, he appeared in his first lead role in the movie Thenmerku Paruvakaatru. He became popular in the Tamil Cinema for his role in the movies like Pizza and Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom. His role as a villain in the movie Sundarapandian released in 2012 received critical acclaim.