Acting in advertisement films is becoming a fad among the popular heroes of Kodambakkam. Super hero Surya has been endorsing the telecom brand of Aircel while his brother has acted for Airtel brand. Now it is the turn of Vijay to endorse the brand of a popular telecom brand. Vijay has given his green signal to the company. He is being paid a whooping amount of Rs 5 Crores. Vijay has already acted in a jewelry commercial film as well as in aerated cool drink commercial film.
The shooting of Velayudham which has Vijay in the lead role is to hit the screens soon. The shooting of the film Nanban in which Vijay shares the screen with Jeeva and Srikanth is also nearing completion. The film which is being directed by Shankar is the remake of the super hit Hindi film 3 Idiots. Vijay has also been signed for the lead role in the film to be directed by Gowtham Menon for which he has been paid a salary of Rs 11 Crores.