Vijay is very pleased as Velayudham has been hugely appreciated by his fans. Even as the accolades are pouring in for this film, Vijay has set his sights on his next release which will be Nanban directed by Shankar. According to the actor the film is not a blind copy of the original 3 Idiots but a fresh take on the same concept.
Shankar's vision and ability to innovate keeping in mind the tastes of the Tamil audience is truly amazing according to Vijay. The actor added that working with Shankar has been an educational as well as extremely pleasant experience. Nanban which also features Srikanth, Jiiva and Ileana is expected to release in time for Pongal.