Yes, it’s official now as the closer sources of ‘3 Idiots’ remake have confirmed Vijay to play the lead role. Initially, Vijay was roped in for the lead character and was later reported of being replaced by Suriya. But now it has been confirmed that Vijay has signed on the dotted lines. Shankar has already started working on the project with the portions involving Srikanth, Jeeva, Ileana D’ Cruz, Sathyaraj and Omi Vaidya being shot in Ooty. According to the sources, Vijay is expected to join the sets of ‘3 Idiots’ from second week of February as the actor is busy now shooting for his other project ‘Velayudham’. The film is produced by Gemini Productions and Harris Jayaraj has scored music. He has already composed three songs and right on the first day; Vijay will shake legs with Ileana D’ Cruz for a romantic duet.