Thalapathy Vijay won the prestigious IARA Award for the Best International Actor Category 2018 and Vijay had recently received the award from the IARA team and the pictures and video of Vijay posing with the award went viral on social media platforms. Vijay won the award for Mersal which became a huge blockbuster in 2017. Meral was directed by Atlee under the Thenandal Studio Limited banner with music by A. R. Rahman went on to collect over 250 crores in worldwide box office collections.


Ambassador of IARA Awards, Adam Morley who met Vijay to hand out the award has come out on Twitter and has praised Thalapathy Vijay with some sweet words.


Adam Morley tweeted, "Was such a pleasure to meet @actorvijay with @IARA_Awards... Arts are for all and Vijay is a true gentleman and champion of the arts"