Reliance Mobile Vijay Awards is back with
a bang after its astounding success the
pervious year. This year about 107 films
that were released in 2007 are in the fray.
The interesting part of this show is that
fans get to choose their favorite hero,
heroine, director and film.
To enable fans vote for their stars, the
Rasigan Express, a publicity van, will travel
to important cities of the state. Honorable
Minister Mr. Parithi Ilamvazuthi, Information
Minister of Tamil Nadu, flagged off this
van on 20th March 2008 at the Chennai City
Center. Other dignitaries who attended the
function are Mr. Ramanarayanan, President,
Tamil Film Producers’ Council, Mr.
S. A Chandrasekhar, President, Tamil Film
Directors’ Association, Mr. Sarath
Kumar, President, Tamil Actors Union and
Mr. FEFSI Vijayan, President, Film Employee’s
Federation of South India. The Rasigan Express
Van would reach Salem on March 21, and then
proceed to Erode (March 22), Coimbatore
(March 23 & March 24), Madurai (March
25 & 26), Trichy (March 27), Tanjore
(March 28) and finally reach Vilupuram on
There are 30 categories of which fans will
choose four. The remaining 26 categories
comprising Best Film, Best Actor Male/Female,
Best Supporting Actor Male/Female, Best
Comedian, Best Villian, Best Playback Singer
Male/Female, Best Debut Actor Male/Female,
Best Choreographer, Best Film Editor, Best
Lyricist, Best Art Director will be chosen
by an eminent jury comprising actor-cum-director
Yugi Sethu, film critic-cum-cartoonist Madan
and Lizzy Priyadarshan.
Rasigan Express’ journey will be
aired by Vijay TV from March 30, Sundays
2 PM onwards. “Neeya Naana”
Gopinath will host the initial episodes.