'Close Up Vijay Awards powered by Kohinoor The True Basmati', Vijay TV's biggest attraction is back again this year! The annual film awards show for Tamil Cinema conducted in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2010 by Vijay TV was a phenomenal success and witnessed an array of celebrities, film technicians and movie buffs. The event received an overwhelming response as it was the common man who voted for his favorite film categories besides the Special Jury.
Vijay TV is proud to be back with the fifth consecutive edition of 'Close Up Vijay Awards powered by Kohinoor The True Basmati' this time even grand than its last four years; an event to recognize the excellence of professionals in the Tamil film industry, for movies released in the year 2010.
The flag off of the Rasigan Express – an innovative publicity bus created for the Vijay Awards to be held at Chennai on Wednesday, 03 June 2011 at AVM Studios.
Eminent personalities S.A. Chandrasekar, President – Tamil Film Producers' Council, AVM Saravanan – Producer and R. Sarathkumar – President South Indian Film Artists' Association are to inaugurate the flag off ceremony from the AVM Studios.
The Vijay Awards Rasigan Express Bus that travels all around Tamilnadu would be a platform for the public to file their nominees in the five Favorite categories. The highlight of the Vijay Awards Rasigan Express is the customized Bus that would bear all the award winners photographs over the last four years. The Bus would also have a Sepcial Interior designed to commemorate the 5th Edition of Vijay Awards .
The Jury members for the Fifth Annual Vijay Awards comprises of the Popular Writer/Director/Producer Yugi Sethu, Actors Radhika Sarathkumar, Karthik, Director A. R. Murugadoss and Cinematographer Ravi. K. Chandran.
The initial episodes of 'Close Up Vijay Awards powered by Kohinoor The True Basmati' has begun to air from 30 May 2011, Monday to Friday at 2030 hrs on Vijay TV. Keep yourself updated on the journey of the Vijay Awards Rasigan Express, as the countdown begins to the biggest star-studded awards ceremony to honor the Tamil film industry.