We have reported on Thursday (May 9) that Shahrukh Khan has given his consent to be part of Vijay Awards. Latest to hear is that the King Khan will be felicitated at the celebration. If reports are to be believed, the Bollywood star will be honoured with Chevalier Sivaji Ganesan Award, which is given for Excellence in Indian Cinema.
Earlier recipients of this award are South Indian film personalities like K Balachander, Rajinikanth, SP Subramaniam, Kamal Hassan, Mani Ratnam and AR Rahman. Shahrukh Khan is the first Hindi movie actor to get the award.
Vijay TV invited the King Khan a few weeks ago to be the guest of honour at the 7th edition of the award ceremony on May 11 at Jawaharlal Stadium, Chennai. But he confirmed his presence on Thursday. Continue reading the news on the slideshow...
Reports say that Shahrukh Khan will be presenting some important awards to the winners, but he is unlikely to perform at the event.
It is said that Shahrukh Khan is taking this opportunity to promote his forthcoming Hindi film Chennai Express, which is likely to be dubbed in Tamil.
It has to be noted that Shahrukh Khan's Chennai Express features a few Tamil actors. While Sathyaraj and Manorama have played key characters in the film, glamorous Priyamani has done an item song.
Vijay TV Invites Kamal
Apart from Shahrukh Khan, many other dignitaries from Tamil film industry is attending Vijay Film Awards. The list include superstar Rajinikanth, Kamal Hassan, Illayathalapathy Vijay and Vikram.
Vijay TV Invites Rajini
It is one of the popular awards event in Tamil film industry. The Vijay Awards is given for the technical and artistic brilliance. The well-known categories are - Best Actors, Director, Singer, Cinematographer, Music Director, etc.