Actor Vijay is one of the most popular South Indian stars who has a huge fan following around the globe, and now a group of Vijay's ardent fans from Karnataka has erected a life-sized statue of the actor.

It is reported that the fans who hail from Mangalore brought the statue to Chennai as a gift to the actor, and it will be placed at the Pannaiyur office of the Vijay Makkal Iyakkam permanently.

The fans had a huge celebration during the unveiling of the statue and many showed their love to the actor by offering garlands.

On the work front, Vijay is currently busy shooting for his new movie 'Beast' directed by Nelson Dilipkumar, and the movie is expected to be released early next year. Check out the unveiling ceremony here: