126th day celebrations of Pokkiri
August 29, 2007
A grand celebration was organised for the 126th day celebration of Pokkiri at Lakshmi theatre. The film was first released on 14.01.07 and celebrated completion of 200 days. It was released again in Lakshmi theatre where it has run for 125 days. The celebration was held on the 126th day, as seen in the event pictures.
Producers’ Council President Mr. Ramanarayanan remarked that Vijay’s acting is falling in line with MGR’s style. G. Sekaran, Head, Film Distributors’ Association praised Vijay’s simplicity.
Vijay remarked that he prefers to be called ‘Ilaya Thalapathi’ instead of Dr. Vijay, a title conferred on him by MGR University on August 27th. Vijay thanked everyone who worked for the success of Pokkiri. He sang ‘Aadungada’ from Pokkiri. Ramesh Babu, producer of Pokkiri, Vijay’s father, director S.A. Chandrasekar, Lakshmi theatre owner Mr. Srikanth and other dignitaries were also present at the function.
Pokiri’s 125th Day Celebration
[Wednesday, August 29, 2007]
“Don’t call me Dr Vijay. I like my fans to address me as Illayathalapathy Vijay”, actor Vijay said.
It may be recalled that Vijay was conferred an honorary doctorate by a deemed varsity for his contribution to cinema recently.
Vijay’s Pokiri successfully completed a 125-day run in second shifting at a theatre in Chennai.
A grand function was organized in Chennai on Tuesday in which Vijay thanked all his fans for the success.
He said that he would do movies keeping his fans in mind and entertain them.
On the occasion, Tamil Film Producers Council president Rama Narayanan said that the day is not far off when Vijay will go ahead and fit the shoes of MGR.
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