Posted Fri, June 13, 2014 1:30pm IST

Though many big stars failed to turn up for Amala Paul-AL Vijay’s wedding, they made it a point to make the wedding reception a memorable affair

Amala Paul married AL Vijay on the wake of the Catholic church calling their church engagement invalid on June 12. The wedding was touted to be a star studded affair but it turned out to be  a dampener as many of the K-town celebrities gave the wedding a miss. The big celebs who had skipped the morning ceremony made it a point to attend the evening reception of Amala Paul-AL Vijay wedding. And boy did they come in big numbers!

Illaya Thalapathy Vijay showed up dressed in simple white shirt and blue jeans and wished the married couple for a happy life ahead. Vijay had teamed up with the couple in Thalaiva and shares  good rapport with Myna gal and Thalaiva director. The DMK supremo Karunanidhi attended the reception despite his ill health and showered his blessings on the wedded couple. The Kollywood queen Trisha dazzled the dias when she posed with the lovely couple much to the delight of the shutter bags. Holiday director AR Murugadoss squeezed out few hours from his busy schedule and graced the occasion with his presence. Yesteryear actor Sivakumar along with his son actor Karthi turned up for the reception ceremony. Prolific actor Sathyaraj and his son Sibiraj shared their best wishes to Amala and AL Vijay.

The other K-town celebs who brightened up the place where  Sivakarthikeyan, Raai Laxmi, director P Vasu, Simbu’s dad actor T Rajendaran, director Prabhu Dheva, veteran filmmaker K Balachander, Telugu star Jagapathi Babu, lyricist Vairamuthu and comedian Senthil.

Though celebs like Ajith,Nayantara and Kollywood supertars like Rajinkanth and Kamal Haasan were no where to be seen, the rest of the Kollywood made it sure to make the Amala Paul-AL Vijay wedding reception a special night for the shutter bags.