When it comes to churning out action entertainers, one actor who has been truly consistent is Vishal. In the title. With the title currently being held by actor Arjun Sarja, Vishal certainly has some big shoes to fill. But over the years, he has proved himself to be worthy of the title. Here are some of the movies which built his action star image in Tamil Cinema.
Top 5 Vishal’s Best Work As An Action Hero
One of the biggest hits in his early career, Sandakozhi showcased Vishal’s evolving acting chops and ease with action. Ever since then, I could see a new action king of Tamil. Personally, I loved the climax of Sandakozhi where he goes toe to toe with the antagonist. Combine that with strong winds and some slow motions kicks, and you have one of the best fight scenes of Tamil cinema. The supporting role of Rajkiran was brilliant too.
The movie Thimiru had the most intriguing, – a twisted storyline that Tollywood has ever seen. I enjoyed watching the fight scene where Vishal single-handedly fought with the goons who were about to attack Reemma Sen. The aggressive, background music, and swag were on point. Perfect timing and realistic stunts were beyond excellence. I watched Thimiru in the cinema hall and could hear the audience cheering up for the hero.
Thaamirabharani is again one of my favorite movies, a typical commercial masala film where the hero miserably beats up the villain along with the henchmen. The climax fight sequence shot against the red sand backdrop kept the audience glued.
The perfect height and strong personality of Vishal were perfectly put to use in Sathyam. The hairstyle, physique, boldness, and intense action sequence were the talk of the town. He did complete justice and played the role of ACP Sathyam IPS brilliantly. The introductory fight scene was marvelous. He totally looked like a brave real-life cop.
Being a huge Vishal fan, I was desperately waiting for his next after Thupparivaalan. The plot is so amazing that you won’t be able to guess the climax. Vishal has brilliantly pulled off the role of an Army Major. His tall, well build physique adds more grace to his character. Irumbu Thirai pulled some excellent reviews both from critics and general audience, especially from those who love and breathe thrillers.
Vishal has grown as an actor after his debut. I feel the movies Sandakozhi, Thimiru, Thupparivaalan, and Irumbu Thirai has brought commercial success into his kitty. Vishal’s movies have the perfect blend of all the elements, be it romantic songs, storyline, comedy scenes or action sequences. This makes his work something that will be remembered for years to come by the mass audience.