Vijay Awards set to be a starry affair!

Find out who are the Kollywood biggies will be present at the event held on July 5

Vijay Awards has always been a big event for K-town celebs. Ever since its inception on 2007, the event has grown out be one of the most widely followed extravaganza in Tamil Nadu.  The bosses of  Vijay Awards have slyly placed their award show just a week ahead of prestigious Filmfare Awards. The award function held on July 5 in Chennai is expected to be star studded affair.Ulaga Nayagan Kamal Haasan will be launching the 8th Vijay Awards ceremony and would honour director Shankar for his achievements with Chevalier Sivaji Ganesan Award. Last year’s recipient of the same award, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will grace the function this year too.

Tamil superstar Rajinikanth will be the special guest of the evening presenting some of the biggest awards of the evening. Top heroines like Hansika Motwani,Shruti Haasan, Raai Laxmi and K-town newbie Vaani Kapoor will be performing on the dais while other leading ladies like Trisha, Nayantara, Amala Paul and Anushka Shetty are expected to be present since they have been nominated for the awards.

Musical find of the decade Anirudh Ravichander will enthrall the audience with not only singing some of his chart busters but also grooving to funky tunes. Suriya and Samantha would grace the occasion as their film Anjaan’s teaser will be unveiled at the event. Dhanush who has been nominated in the Best Actor category for Maariyan will be present at the show.

Rising star Sivakarthikeyan, who has emerged from Vijay TV, said,” My journey with Vijay Awards has been amazing. Initially, for three years, I watched the event only on television. Later, I got a chance to anchor the event. The anchoring moments are still special to me as I got a chance to interact with the celebrities and capture their emotional moments directly. Last year, I enjoyed being a guest and listed as a nominee in the Debut Actor category for the first time. This year, I am even more excited as three of my movies have been nominated in various categories. The competition this time is bound to be tougher as each and everyone has excelled in their area of expertise.”

With plethora of celebs gathering under one roof, we are sure Vijay Awards are going to be rocking this year too.