'Velayudham is not Azad' - Jayam Raja
When it's almost confirmed on air that Vijay's 52nd film 'Velayudham' is a remake yesteryear Telugu movie 'Azad', Jayam Raja strongly puts up that it's his own story and not a remake.
With Vijay's 'Velayudham' being launched in a lavish style, Aascar Ravichandran has recreated the magic of publicizing the film right on the first day of launch across the cities. Just as Vijay himself mentioned that he is incredulously astonished about Ravichandran's stylish way of making it grander, it's been a perfect show of this season.
Meanwhile, buzzes have popped up that 'Velayudham' is a remake of 'Azad', which has been now confirmed with the promo posters. One of the promotional pictures conveys Genelia D' Souza holding a mike as newsreporter and Vijay hiding behind and taking a look. It's obvious that late actress Soundarya performed that role of a journalist and Vijay as an innocuous villager.
The other posters too convey of the film's plot of Vijay being noticed in masked costumes with a sword in hand the reminiscences the protagonist turning the fictional character into reality.
Now the biggest question is that whether 'Velayudham' would be on the same lines of Vikram starrer 'Kanthaswamy'.