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Vijay Sethupathi:

Born in Rajapalayam, Virudhunagar district and did his education in Chennai. He was a “below-average student right from school” and was neither interested in sports nor extra-curricular activities He graduated with aB.Com degree, following which he worked for three years as an accountant in Dubai, UAE. Unhappy with his job, he returned to India in 2003.[7][8] He recalls that a photographer remarked that he had a “very photogenic face”,[9] and motivated him to pursue an acting career. He subsequently joined the Chennai-based theatre group Koothu-P-Pattarai as an accountant where he observed actors from close quarters.[11] He made his beginnings as a background actor, particularly playing the role of the lead character’s friend in a few films.