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Let̵7;s see who are those 2 heroes who lost their career despite being talented and not able to grow like superstar Rajinikanth.
Rajni produced cinema during that time. He made many films as a hero. Rajinikanth’s market went somewhere as all those films did mixed collections. Actor Vijayakumar then acted as the villain, respected and friend in his films and became the main reason for the success of the film.
And although Vijayakumar acted as the hero in several films, he had honorary special roles thereafter. He has acted in more than 400 films not only in Tamil but also in Hindi and Telugu. However, he could not grow like Rajni.
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But she has worked with him in many films. Similarly another actor Jaishankar. Though he acted in the same period when MGR, Sivaji Ganesan, Gemini Ganesan were the top actors, he had his own fan base.
Jaishankar, who has acted in over 100 films, then appeared in a new dimension as the villain in superstar Rajinikanth’s Murattu Kaalai and received a lukewarm reception from fans. After that he acted as villain and character actor in many films.
Not only this, there are fight scenes in most of his films. He was fondly referred to as the ‘James Bond of the South’ by his fans for playing the role of a detective and a policeman in several films. As he continued to act in several films at short intervals, his films hit the screens once a week.
That’s why he was also called ‘Friday Man’. Jaishankar, despite having such a great talent, could not develop like Rajni. And like Vijayakumar, he lost his career by acting in character roles alongside top actors.