Vijay, who is known for his philanthropic gestures, recently honoured students who topped in this year's SSLC and 12th board exams.
A press note said that the Ilayathalapathy Vijay Educational Awards 2012 was conducted in Chennai. Vijay Makkal Iyakkam took the initiative to conduct the award function and honour the students.
“Students felt very honoured to receive the awards from Vijay and the Ilayathalapathi was also proud to honour toppers. After the award ceremony, the students were treated with sumptuous dinner,” said the release.
The actor is currently acting in Thuppaki directed by A R Murugadoss starring Kajal Agarwal. After completing it, he will start work on Yohan Adhyayam Ondru to be helmed by Gautham Vasudev Menon.