Tamil Diplomat

No one will want to play a beggar in a film, but I did

In his next film, Pichaikaran, directed by Sasi of Poo fame, music director-turned-actor Vijay Antony plays the role of a beggar. “No one will voluntarily wish to play the role of a beggar in their film, but I did, as the script was excellent,” says Vijay Antony. He adds, “When Sasi narrated the script to me, I cried. I didn’t shed tears when he narrated a sad scene, but I did so during a happy one. The scene involved the character emerging victorious after a lot of struggle. The film will have commercial elements in it with a new plot.”