Chennai, June 22 (): Ilayathalapathy Vijay celebrates his 39th birthday today, on June 22 and the actor has been receiving wishes from his fans and well-wishers from all corners.
Vijay debuted as a child actor in his father-producer-director S A Chandrashekar’s films, after which he moved on to do lead roles. From romantic hero to action hero, Vijay has created a place for himself in the Tamil film industry and has successfully made an impression as a mass hero.
Vijay’s biggest hits comprise Kadhalakku Mariyadai, Friends, Priyamanavale, Kushi, Gilli, Thirupachi, Sivakasi; the biggest blockbusters of his career are Pokkiri, Nanban directed by Shankar and recently Thuppakki. His upcoming flick is ‘Thalaivaa’.
Vijay’s “Thalaivaa” is geared up to release in August. It is directed by A.L. Vijay and features Amala Paul and Ragini Nandwani in important roles.
On his birthday, Vijay spent around 15 minutes interacting with his fans on micro-blogging website Twitter. He thanked each and every one who wished him on his birthday. He also thanked his fans for making the audio of his upcoming Tamil action-drama “Thalaivaa”, a huge hit.
Yesterday, Vijay launched the audio and the trailer of his upcoming movie “Thalaivaa” at a grand event held at Taj in Chennai. The grand ceremony was attended by the film’s cast and crew.
Sources said that on his birthday, Vijay will spend his time with his family and he will host a party in the evening for special invitees. In the sets of Jilla, Vijay celebrated his birthday along with the crew members. He served biriyani to the entire team as his birthday treat.
At the same time, Vijay’s fan clubs are engaged in doing charity activities such as distribution of computers, sewing machines and wheelchairs to the differently abled and other social welfare activities.
Vijay’s Makkal Iyakkam has planned for a grand event on Saturday which will be attended by all his family members. Vijay’s father and filmmaker SA Chandrasekhar will distribute the items to the needy.