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Vijay the ‘Dance King of Kollywood’

Chennai, Dec 5 (): Vijay has made his mark in Kollywood as an excellent dancer who leaves his fans and viewers spell-bound and awe-struck. Can we call him a ‘natural’?

Vijay’s style of dancing is unique, effortless and he has a style of his own- gentle, elegant and pleasing to the eye in melody tracks and quick with high energy in fast beat numbers. The highlight is the efforts do not show on his face, however hard the steps are.

Be it gentle steps grooving to a melody or a song with fast movements, Vijay is a dancer par excellence!

Prabhu Deva, the ‘Michael Jackson of India’ has showered praises on Ilayathalapathy Vijay for his dancing skills and said he is the top most dancer in Tamil film industry and that he did not require any certification from him for his dancing ability.

Director Vijay at the time of shooting Thalaivaa  has said he was completely floored by the dancing skills of Ilayathalapathy.

Farah Khan, well-known Bollywood choreographer-cum-director has said she was  shocked when Vijay danced heavier steps so easily in ‘Irukkana Illayana’ song in ‘Nanban’. She further said he is just  amazing and that she is a great fan of Vijay!

Kollywood actors were quizzed about Vijay’s dancing skills in a TV show. Here are the one-liners from some of our actors complimenting Vijay:

Jyothika    – Matching him is difficult!

Tamannah -’Out of the world’ dancer

Hansika Motwani -’Rock star’ in his own way

Ileana – Amazing fast dancer

Asin    – Inspiring energy

Incredible dancer –Vidyut

Dance master Brinda- ‘Our eyes will only be on Vijay’

To top it all and as an evergreen record of his outstanding dancing skills,Vijay played the role of a dancer in Thalaivaa, heading a band called ‘Tamizh Pasanga’, in which he rendered a visual treat of displaying different dance styles that ran to six minutes. Vijay also performed a rhythmic Tap Dance in the movie, a dance form popular in western countries.

Here we have  listed the top 10 dance songs of Vijay that showcase his superb dancing skills to the maximum- right from  Youth to his latest blockbuster,Thalaivaa.

Movie                         Song track

Thalaivaa (2013)         Tamizh Pasanga

Thuppakki (2012)        Kutti Puli Kootam

Sura     (2010)              Naan Nadandha Adhiradi

Vettaikaran (2009)       Nan Adicha Thanga Matta

Kuruvi  (2008)             Dannana Darna

Azhagiya Tamizh Magan (2007) Ella Pughzhum Iraivan Iraivanukke

Sachin  (2005)              Vaadi,Vaadi

Ghilli    (2004)              Kokkara Kokkarakko

Thirumalai (2003)       Tham Thakka Theem Thakka

Youth   (2002)              All Thotta Bhupathy

This list may not be complete and we are sure our readers and the fans of Vijay will have many more in their repertoire of Vijay’s favourite dance numbers.

Well,we have to wait and see what he has in store for us in his forthcoming ‘Jilla’!

Can we dub Vijay the ‘Dance King of Kollywood’?