He started his career with romantic thriller Chellamae, before securing a run of two consecutive successes with roles as action hero in the 2005 film, Sandakozhi, and with Thimiru in 2006. He later on went on doing films like Dishyum, Sivappathigaram, Thaamirabharani, Malaikottai, Sathyam, Thoranai, and Theeradha Vilaiyattu Pillai. This year has a great reason for Vishal to celebrate as his film Avan Ivan has turned out to be a commercial hit at the box office. In fact the actor is waiting to strike gold at the box office past the past few years and finally success came in the form of Avan Ivan for Vishal.
The star is currently busy shooting for his next venture Vedi in Thoothukudi in southern Tamil Nadu and his family members are trying to pull him out from his busy schedule. He is expected to be in Chennai for celebrating his birthday, if everything falls in place.