7 Underrated Movies of Thalapathy Vijay

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Poove Unakkaga (1996)

Vijay stars as Raja, a man who, despite being turned down by the woman he is in love with, decides to help her unite with the man she loves in the face of familial opposition.

Thulladha Manamum Thullum (1999)

Vijay plays a struggling singer who falls in love with a girl who loses her eyesight as a consequence of his actions. He then embarks on a journey to donate his kidney to a wealthy man in order to accumulate the funds for her to have an eye transplant.

Ghilli (2004)

Vijay stars as a university Kabaddi player whose fate is entwined with Dhanalakshmi (Trisha), a young woman who is attempting to escape the clutches of a local strongman who wants to marry her.

Sachein (2005)

Vijay stars as the eponymous protagonist in this romantic comedy about a university student who must come up with a unique approach to ask out the most popular girl around.

Nanban (2012)

Vijay played Pari in this Tamil remake of the Hindi film 3 Idiots, playing up the comedic bits to great effect.

Thalaivaa (2013)

Vijay played a reluctant heir in this film, starring as the son of a gangster who is sent away to establish a distance between his life and his father's work, only for him to have to assume his father's throne on a trip to Mumbai.

Kaththi (2014)

Vijay plays Kathiresan and Jeevanandham, a criminal and an average joe, in this film about an escaped criminal who turns crusader when his doppelganger is attacked.

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