Vijayasarathy - Profile of TV Artists

Vijayasarathy is the compere of one of the most popular info-tainment show on Sun TV, 'Neengal Ketta Paadal' (film song of your choice). He is also a regular face in television serials and films. He is the son of the late Tamil actor Sasi Kumar.

His parents left this world when he was barely three years old. Since then he was brought up by his maternal grandmother, so the film industry was way beyond his reach. After completing his post-graduation in zoology, he started his career as a medical representative with Hindustan Ciba-Geigy selling tranquillisers.

He does not remember seeing his dad in person except in the recorded movies but it was during those days that his father’s goodwill worked like miracle for him. He started introducing himself as son of Sasi Kumar and he was instantly accepted. He got his first major break as an actor in a serial called 'Marmadesam' directed by Naga and that was the turning point in his life. It was there that he picked up the nuances of acting. Though Vijay likes to make it big in films, his first love is TV. "Today TV is a strong and effective medium.