|Tue 12 Jun 2012, 6:00pm|
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The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne regrets to announce that Tamil screen legend Vijay’s appearance at the Festival Opening has been cancelled.
Vijay injured himself on the set of his new film Thuppaki and had to be rushed to London for medical attention.
Vijay said: "I am more disappointed than anyone as I was really looking forward to meeting all my fans in Australia and being a part of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne. I do intend to be back but unfortunately it will not be possible this time due to my health. I hope you all understand."
Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Director Mitu Bhowmick Lange said,
“Although we are very disappointed, we of course understand and wish Vijay a speedy recovery.”
Representing the Tamil community in Melbourne, Mr.Vasan, President FIAV echoed the same sentiment.
All tickets to Nanban special screening introduced by Vijay can be reimbursed by Hoyts Melbourne Central Box office.
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