Dec 19 (): Vijay has come out tops among the most searched celebrities in Google among South actors for the year 2013.
Ilayathalapthy Vijay was followed by Thala Ajith in the most searched actors among South Indian celebrities in the film industry.
Power Star Pawan Kalyan, Suriya and Prince Mahesh Babu follow Vijay and Ajith in that order among the most-searched southern actors.
Reports say Vijay had grabbed more attention from general public, fan clubs, including political parties and Kollywood fraternity when the release of his action thriller Thalaivaa ran into trouble after many theatres in Chennai backtracked from screening it over bomb threats and also failure of the film crew to get tax exemption from the state government.
Vijay has earned another honours for himself in Forbes India magazine rankings for the period 1 October 2012 to 30 September 2013. Vijay has bagged the 49th rank in ‘Celebrity 100′ list, which comprises of names of film stars, sports and television personalities among others.
Vijay through films and endorsements has earned Rs.32.5 crores for the period taken into account;his money rank is 21 and in terms of fame, he stands at 80.
However, in Forbes India Celebrity 100 listings, the ‘Mozart of Chennai’ AR Rahman, actors Suriya, Kamal Hassan and Prabhu Deva stand at 16,33,47 and 90 ranks (overall) respectively.