Chennai, Jun 22 (): Tamil star “Ilayathalapathy” Vijay is celebrating his 38th birthday today. The actor began his career as child artiste in the films produced by his father SA Chandrasekhar and has made many hits like Poove Unakkaga, Sivakasi , Kaavalan and Nanban.
A lot of events have been scheduled by Vijay’s fans to celebrate their beloved star’s birthday. Special poojas, supplying aids to the deprived and blood donation camps are being planned by his fans club across the State.
Today’s events included Vijay visiting the Government Maternity Hospital in Egmore for presenting all children born on this day a gold ring. Next, Vijay visited a Blood Donation Camp, on the ECR, presided by director SAC, where 100 people are donating blood.
Then Vijay visited some more maternity hospitals in Saidapet and Thiruvanmiyur and gifted babies who were born today a gold rings. Lot of food donation events and other welfare distribution events have also been planned across various parts of Chennai.
The actor has been conferred with many honours and awards including two Tamil Nadu State Film Awards. Known for his charitable activities, Vijay has also received an honorary doctorate from MGR University for his philanthropic works. He was also the brand ambassador for the IPL team, Chennai Super Kings.
Vijay is at present busy shooting for the movie Thuppaki, a cop flick directed by A R Murugadoss. Kajal Aggarwal plays the female lead role against Vijay in Thuppaki.
The mass hero who starred in Nanban, the Tamil remake of megahit Hindi movie 3 Idiots is doing his shoots for Thuppaki in Mumbai. In one of the interviews with a leading magazine, he said he was enjoying leading a normal life in Mumbai where he’s not much disturbed.
The other projects of Vijay are ‘Yohan: Adhyayam Ondru’ a film with Gautham Vasudev Menon and yet another to be titled project with AL Vijay.