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Vijayakanth family, childhood photos – Captain

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Family members

K. N. Alagarswami
Vijayaprabhakaran and Shanmugapandiya
Nagraj, Selvaraj, Balraj, Ramraj and Prithiviraj
Dr. Vijay Lakshmi, Thirumala Devi , Chitra Rajaram and others

Short biography

Tamil actor Vijayakanth was born on 25th August 1952 in Madurai city, Tamil Nadu state. His birth name was Vijayaraj Alagarswami. Initially he had no plans for his film career and accidentally landed in films. He made his acting debut with Tamil movie Inikkum Ilamai in 1979 co-starring Sudhakar and Radhika. Subsequently he appeared in numerous blockbuster hits like Sathriyan, Thayagam, Captain Prabhakaran, Chinna Gounder, Vaanathai Pola co-starring Prabhu Deva, Meena and Livingston, Vallarasu co-starring Devayani, Livingston and Vadivelu, Thavasi co-starring Soundarya and Nassar, Ramanaa co-starring Simran and Vijayan, etc.

Vijayakanth formed his own political party named Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam in 2005. In 2011 state assembly election he formed an alliance with AIADMK and won 29 seats of 41 seats contested. But after the election Vijayakanth separated from AIADMK and joined BJP.

Tamil actor Captain Vijayakanth family members and photos


He was born to K. N. Alagarswami and Andal. His father was a politician and chosen as a Madurai’s councilor for two terms. His mother died when he was just one year old kid. After death of Andal his father married Rukmani and had 7 children.


Nagraj, Selvaraj, Balraj, Ramraj and Prithiviraj.


Dr. Vijay Lakshmi Devaraj, Thirumala Devi Muthuraman, Chitra Rajaram, Meena Kanniah and Shanthi Sakethram.

Wife and sons

He got married to Premalatha on 31st January 1990 and the couple gave birth to two sons named Vijayaprabhakaran and Shanmugapandiya.

Captain Vijayakanth Wife Premalatha


Captain Vijayakanth son Vijayaprabhakaran


Captain Vijayakanth son Shanmugapandiya


Wedding photos

Captain Vijayakanth Wedding photos

Political life

Vijayakanth founded Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) on 14 September 2005 in Madurai. The party served as main opposition party in Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly from 27 May 2011 to 21 February 2016.


Vijayakanth died at a hospital in Chennai on 28 December 2023 due to pneumonia at the age of 71. He was tested positive for Covid-19 and was on ventilator support.

Vijayakanth death


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