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Pics: Thalaivaa Vijay Graces Centenary Celebrations

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Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 14:22 [IST]

Illayathalapathy Vijay participated in the opening day of ongoing four-day Indian Centenary function which was kick started on Saturday (September 21). The event was held at the Nehru Stadium in Chennai. CM Jayalalithaa along with yesteryear actress B Sarojadevi, Simran and others inaugurated the function.

There were speculations prior to the event that Illayathalapathy Vijay missing the event. It was said that the actor was disappointed with the development over the release issues of his Thalaivaa last month. His Tamil film faced a lot of issues to release and it was not released in the state for close to two weeks for strange reasons.

Several theatres in Tamil Nadu had received a bomb threat during the release of Thalaivaa, which was coming up with the tagline - Time to Lead. Hence, no cinema halls came forward to release the Tamil movie despite it hitting screens all across the world on August 9. The state government refused its hand in the ban but no men from the industry lent their support to Vijay and his movie.

As a result, it was believed that Vijay, who was angry with the industry, decide to skip the function. Continue reading the story on the slideshow along with the pictures of the actor...

Vijay Surprises

To everybody's surprise, Vijay attended the function. He was seen chatting with his friends in the industry.

Lonely Vijay

Initially, Vijay was sitting alone but he was later joined by director and the daugher of Rajinikanth, Aishwarya Dhanush.

Simran Greets Vijay

Actress Simran, who inaugurated the function along with others, spotted Vijay and wished him.

Vijay Chats With Vikram

Most of the times, Vijay was seen chit chatting with Chiyaan Vikram. They had a wonderful time together, says a source.

Their Forthcoming Movies

Chiyaan and Vijay reportedly discussed about their forthcoming movies. While Vikram is busy with Shankar's Ai, Illayathalapathy's next flick is Jilla.

Vijay Not In Best Of Moods?

Nonetheless, many believe that Vijay was not in the best of his moods and he remained silent most of the times.

Vijay's Father Skips

Vijay's father SA Chandrashekar was not spotted by media men at the event. Meanwhile, it is not sure whether the actor would perform at the ongoing event.

Other Celebs

Rajinikanth, Kamal Hassan, K Balachander, Trisha Krishnan, Meena, Simran, Vivek, J Mahendran, CV Rajendran, P Vasu and many others were spotted at the event from Tamil films.

Topics: indian cinema centenary celebrations, vijay
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Story first published:  Monday, September 23, 2013, 14:14 [IST]
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