Actor-director Parthiban has clarified reports that he had spoken against Vijay. In a press release, Parthiban, who is busy with his directorial venture Kadhai Thiraikadhai Vasanam Iyyakkam, has refuted reports that he had adviced director Shankar to cast Suriya instead of Vijay i Nanban then.
He said, ‘ I was shocked when I received a mail which said that I was keen on Suriya doing Nanban and recommended Suriya’s name for title role’
It is a big joke better than myself and Vadivelu did in many films, he said. The offer to direct the movie came to me. They spoke to Vijay and Suriya. Eventually it was decided that Shankar will direct Vijay. Interestingly Vijay recommended my name to act in the film. We share a good rapport’
Today Vijay is on greater heights thanks to special abilities which I always admore, said Parthiban.