The 5th Annual Close Up Vijay Awards powered by Kohinoor Idu Asal Basmati was attended by an array of stars from the film industry, eminent directors, notable producers, top-notch technicians. With international standards, grandiose sets and with live performances of the stars on stage, VIJAY AWARDS was held on 25 June, 2011, at Nehru Indoor Stadium Chennai.
Of the 149 films released in 2010, winners from 32 different categories were announced in the evening’s awards ceremony. The Vijay Rasigan Express publicity bus traversed across the state and collected votes from the public for their favorite stars. The favorite category award was chosen on the basis of the votes collected from the public.
27 BEST category awards were chosen by the eminent Jury members, Director A.R. Murugadoss, cinematographer Ravi K. Chandran, actors Radhika Sarathkumar, Lizzy Priyadarshan and writer Director Yuhi Sethu.