Vijay TV, which invited the guests in an innovative way to the 7th edition of Vijay Film Awards, is ready to make it a big event this time. The channel is leaving no stone unturned to make the function a talk of the town. Well, the audience will have a surprise this year. Any guess? Well, a Bollywood superstar is all set to grace the occasion.
Shahrukh Khan, the King of Bollywood, is attending the Vijay Awards this year. The channel had extended its invitation to the actor and he has given his nod to grace the event. Reports say that the invitation was given some time ago, but he only confirmed now. The actor will be coming to Chennai on May 11 and the function will be held at Jawahar Lal Nehru stadium.
The 47-year old is the special guest to the 7th edition of Vijay Film Awards. He will be presenting some important awards to the winners, but he is unlikely to perform at the event, claims a report. A few other Bollywood names are expected to grace the occasion. But none of the names have been confirmed yet.
It is said that Shahrukh Khan is taking this opportunity to promote his forthcoming Hindi film Chennai Express. Continue reading on the slideshow...
As the title of the film says, the story has connections to Tamil Nadu, hence, he is attending the Tamil film awards. The other crew and cast might also attend the event.
A Still From Chennai Express
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 Rajinikanth
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.
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.
Vijay TV Invites Kamal
The channel management met several top actors recently and invited them to be part of the event. Rajini, Kamal, Samantha, Vijay, Vijay Sethupathi, Dhanush, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, Santhanam, director Prabhu Solomon, Sivakarthikeyan, director M Sasikumar, Lakshmi Menon, and cinematographer Sukumar have already been invited for the event.