Chennai: DMDK president Vijayakanth is appearing less in news these days due to ill health, but on Monday, he will seek votes for candidates of the AIADMK alliance in three Lok Sabha seats in the city on Monday.
The Desiya Murpokku Dravid Kazhagam (DMDK), which is part of the AIADMK-led NDA alliance in Tamil Nadu, said on Sunday that Vijayakanth would seek votes from the electorate in Northern Chennai for candidates of the alliance for three seats including his party candidate, AR Mohan Raj.
Vijayakanth, who is a star campaigner in the election, was treated in the US this year. he has not been well for some time.
Vijayaraj Alagarswami, known by his stage name Vijayakanth, is a politician and film actor. He was the leader of the opposition in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly from 2011 to 2016.
Before entering politics, Vijayakanth was a film actor, producer and director. He was a political film actor in Tamil cinema.
Vijayakanth is the current chairman of the DMDK Assembly party in Tamil Nadu. He is the founder of the DMDK.
Vijayakanth served as an MLA twice, representing the constituency of Virudhacalam and Rishivandiyam respectively.
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