Sources close to music director-turned-actor Vijay Antony say that he has been taking his acting career rather seriously. Vijay, who debuted as hero in the successful Naan which released in 2011, is presently starring in as many as four films including Aavi Kumar, Salim, Nambiar and Thirudan.
Vijay Antony is paired opposite popular Tollywood actress Aksha Pardasany in Salim, is said have taken his role to a ‘very different dimension’. For the role he portrays in the film, Vijay has reportedly undergone intense training sessions in the martial art form of Taekwondo.
Vijay is said to have acquired immense skills in the martial art of Taekwondo, a lethal combination of combat as well as self-defence. His two-month long rigorous training schedules have reportedly paid him rich dividends which were revealed when the fight sequences of the film were canned recently. Scintillating Aksha makes her debut in Tamil films with Salim which is set to release in Telugu as well.
Crew of the film reveals on condition of anonymity that the script of Salim is an action-packed one containing all commercial elements in equal measure. Debutant N.V. Nirmal Kumar is directing the film which has music by none other than Vijay Antony himself.