Popular Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi, 40, has credited his wife Jessy for
his success. The superstar had got hitched at a young age of 23, way
before he made his entry into the movies. His wife Jessy’s family is
originally from Kerala. The actor stated Jessy supported and encouraged him when he found it difcult to get a breakthrough role in Tamil cinema. He fondly recalled
that his wife stood with him without complaining even when he was no
one in the industry.
Jessy supported Vijay wholeheartedly as she strived to full his dream
of becoming an actor. “I don’t think I would have made this far in the lms,
had she not supported and encouraged me,” Sethupathi admitted.
Vijay and Jessy had met through common friends. Though born to
Malayali parents hailing from Kollam, Jessy was born and brought up in
Chennai.“We became friends even before we saw each other. Jessy too was in
Dubai when I was working there. It was through online chatting we
became close,” the actor revealed and gave their nod for the wedding. Vijay also said that Jessy and he saw each other for the rst time only on the day of their engagement.
Sethupathi is currently one of the leading stars in Tollywood. He will be
next seen in ‘Chekka Chivantha Vaanam’ directed by veteran lmmaker