Reliance Mobile Vijay Awards, Vijay TV’s biggest attraction event to recognize the excellence of professionals in the Tamil film industry, for movies released in the year 2007. The flag off of the Rasigan Express – a publicity van created for the Vijay Awards was held at Chennai City Centre on March 20, 2008. Honorable Minister Mr. Parithi Ilamvazuthi (Information Minister of Tamil Nadu) inaugurated the flag off ceremony and special invitees Mr. Ramanarayanan (President of the Tamil Film Producers’ Council), Mr. S. A Chandrasekhar (President of the Tamil Film Directors’ Association), Mr. Sarath Kumar (President of the Tamil Actors Union) and Mr. FEFSI Vijayan (President of the Film Employee’s Federation of South India) were also present. The Rasigan Express Van would be traveling to Salem (March 21), Erode (March 22), Coimbatore (March 23 & March 24), Madurai (March 25 & 26), Trichy (March 27), Tanjore (March 28) and Vilupuram (March 29). The Vijay Awards Rasigan Express would be a platform for the public to file their nominees in the Favorite categories.
Totally 107 movies released in 2007 there will be 30 award categories, in which four award categories will be chosen by the fans in Tamil Nadu and the remaining 26 categories will be decided by an esteemed jury. The four award categories to be decided by the public are Favorite Hero, Favorite Heroine, Favorite Director and Favorite Film. The voting for the Favorite categories will be available on SMS, IVR and online. The Jury members comprises of Actor/Director Bagyaraj, Popular Writer/Director/Producer Yugi Sethu, Film Critic/Cartoonist Madan and Lizzy Priyadarshan.
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