Vijay"s 52nd film Velayudham was launched this morning at
the Centenary Hall in Madras University with thousands of Vijay
fans gathering for the occasion. It turned out to be a lavish
affair with the fans being gifted with T-shirts worth Rs 1000/-
along with Mutton Biryani. The fans were overjoyed with Vijay"s
gestures and sung his praises as he stepped onto the dais. Genelia
D" Souza and Hansika Motwani as well as the film"s technicians were
present at the event.
Addressing the crowd, Ilayathalapathy Vijay thanked his producer
Aascar Ravichandran for hosting this grand occasion. Said Vijay: "I
never come across celebrations on such a grand scale in so all the
years that I have worked in film and working with Aascar
Ravichandran is like winning Oscars…"
Filmmaker Jayam Raja said that Velayudham will be a sensational
hit in 2011 as they have been adding many interesting elements to
attract the audiences. Music director Vijay Anthony said that he
was overawed by the racy pitch of the script.