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In September 2006, just a few months before his death, he explained his acting career: "I never tried making a comeback, I never tried to lobby for roles. I never believed in being a part of the industry politics. It was always my choice to accept or reject roles. Even today I'm offered roles in A-grade movies and TV serials. But I don't want to do roles which don't suit my age or portray me in ...
Vijay won the gold medal in acting when he graduated from FTII in 1971.