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Vijay turns 46: Anirudh Ravichander, Atlee, Malavika Mohanan and others wish Thalapathy

As Vijay turned 46 today, celebrities took to Twitter to share wishes for the Master actor.

By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 22, 2020 4:40:13 pm
Vijay Vijay celebrates his 46th birthday today.

Tamil actor Vijay turns 46 today. Fondly known as Thalapathy, Vijay is one of the biggest and highest-paid Kollywood actors today.

Vijay’s meteoric rise to stardom is fairly recent. The actor made his debut as a lead in his father SA Chandrasekhar’s 1992 directorial Naalaiya Theerpu. But his first box office hit came in the form of Rasigan, which hit screens in 1994. Till 2003, Vijay acted in several romantic films like Thulladha Manamum Thullum, Kushi and Priyamaanavale.

It was in 2003 that the actor’s career took another turn. Vijay tasted success with action film Thirumalai, and followed it up by giving back to back hits in Ghilli, Thirupachi and Pokkiri. Vijay gained fame as an “action hero”, and there seemed to be no stopping the star as he dabbled in this massy genre.

But the actor was not immune to failure as his new-found success was followed by a series of flops. But in 2012, Vijay turned it around once again with Thupakki, and he has not looked back since. It is this new avatar of Vijay, who seems to understand and give his fans exactly what they want, that has cemented his place in the industry as a bankable star.

Check out those who have wished Thalapathy on social media.

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16:40 (IST)22 Jun 2020
'May you always set the bar so ridiculously high'

"Happy birthday dear @actorvijay.. may you always set the bar so ridiculously high with every film that we can’t help but be proud proud fans," Samantha Akkineni tweeted wishing Vijay on his birthday.

16:30 (IST)22 Jun 2020
'Wishing only the best for the best'

"Happy Birthday my dearest @actorvijay na!! This picture speaks the inner feeling & can't ask for more:) Wishing only the best for the best.. Love you na!" actor Kathir tweeted.

16:21 (IST)22 Jun 2020
Keerthy Suresh shares a tribute

Keerthy Suresh shared a video on Twitter in which she can be seen playing the violin. The actor dedicated her performance to Vijay on his birthday.

16:05 (IST)22 Jun 2020
'Hoping to unite soon'

"Here is wishing Vijay Sir all the very best on the auspicious day of his Birthday. Working on #Kaththi was a brilliant experience. Here is hoping to unite soon," Neil Nitin Mukesh shared via Twitter.

15:51 (IST)22 Jun 2020
Kabir Duhan Singh sends best wishes for Vijay

"Wishing Our #Thalapathy @actorvijay sir a Very Happy birthday. Best wishes for #Master," Kabir Duhan Singh wrote in a tweet.

15:41 (IST)22 Jun 2020
Abhishek Bachchan wishes Vijay

"Happy birthday to an actor I have huge adiration for," Abhishek Bachchan tweeted.

15:30 (IST)22 Jun 2020
‘You are a big inspiration’

Actor Mahendran took to Twitter to share a video dedicated to Vijay.

15:20 (IST)22 Jun 2020
‘Wish to see charismatic dancing on screen’

Singer Shweta Mohan in a tweet mentioned, “#HappyBirthdayThalapathy 😎😎🥳 From NEE MUTHAM ONDRU to MAACHO .. you Thalapathy fans have given me so much love .. wishing Vijay sir a happy and healthy life and wish you all his fans a super kondattam day ... I wish to see lots more of his charismatic dancing on screen.”

15:10 (IST)22 Jun 2020
Raveena SR shares a video to wish Vijay on birthday

"So happy to have worked in his movies as a second generation artist. Combining few scenes from our movies," Raveena SR shared on Twitter.

14:49 (IST)22 Jun 2020
Govind Padmasoorya wishes Vijay

"Wishing the sensational Vijay a fabulous birthday," Govind Padmasoorya wrote on Twitter.

14:34 (IST)22 Jun 2020
Raashi Khanna: Wish you be showered with choicest of blessings

In a tweet, Raashi Khanna shared her birthday wish for Vijay. She mentioned, "Happy birthday #Thalapathy @actorvijay sir. Wish you be showered with the choicest of blessings, today and always."

14:16 (IST)22 Jun 2020
'I love the high I feel when I see you on the big screen'

Sundeep Kishan, wishing Vijay on his birthday, shared, "I love the high I feel when I see you on the big screen sir. Thank you for keeping the kid in me alive."

14:06 (IST)22 Jun 2020
'Happy birthday to the kindest and charming person'

Hansika wished Vijay on his birthday with a tweet that read, "Happy birthday to the kindest person I have met in the industry, the most charming and generous @actorvijay"

13:43 (IST)22 Jun 2020
Dulquer Salmaan wishes Vijay
13:31 (IST)22 Jun 2020
'Will always cherish working with you'

Prem Kumar shared an adorable photo on Twitter to wish Vijay on his birthday. He wrote, "Wishing #Thalapathy @actorvijay sir a very happy birthday. I'll always cherish working with you, and I can't wait to get another chance! As the wait for #Master is getting harder, here's a little surprise. Presenting.. some unseen pictures from #Sarkar!"

13:14 (IST)22 Jun 2020
'Master of his craft'

Actor Aadhi called Vijay the "master of his craft."

13:01 (IST)22 Jun 2020
R Lawrence: Always be the same you as are

Appreciating Vijay's hard work and success, actor-director Raghava Lawrence wrote, "Happy birthday Nanba. You achieved success and fame by working hard but attaining peace in life is the most hardest thing but I am happy that you are blessed with that too. I always see you so calm and peaceful. Always be the same as you are. I wish you success and endless happiness. I will pray Ragavendra Swami for your good health."

12:40 (IST)22 Jun 2020
Lokesh Kanagaraj: Master was inded an unforgetable memory

Thanking for making Master happen, director Lokesh Kanagaraj shared, "#Master was indeed an unforgettable memory...I cannot choose any one day ...every moment spent with you will forever be cherished na.....Thanks for making it happen..Happy birthday @actorvijay anna...Love you."

12:27 (IST)22 Jun 2020
Nivin Pauly: Happy birthday Thalapathy Vijay sir
12:10 (IST)22 Jun 2020
Arun Vijay: Have a blessed year

Actor Arun Vijay wished happy birthday to Vijay. "Have a safe and blessed year," he wrote.

On the work front, Vijay was last seen in the sports-drama Bigil. Directed by Atlee, the film went on to break box office records despite getting mixed reviews. The actor was set to appear in the highly anticipated Master, this April. The film was put on hold due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, it will be the first time Vijay will face-off with Vijay Sethupathi in a film.