Vijayraj Alagarswami Vijayakanth, Popularly known as Captain Vijayakanth is an Indian politician and film actor. From 2011-2016, he was leader of the opposition of Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly. Before coming into politics, he was a famous actor in Tamil industry. He also directed some Tamil movies and acted too. He launched a new party named Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam" (DMDK) on Sept 14th 2005 in a political conference held at Madurai. With alliance with ADMK Party, he won the legislative assembly election in Tamilnadu. He was also the South Indian Actor association leader, and under his presidency, the debts of the association were cleared by organizing celebrity shows overseas.
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