Vastavam web: Ilayathalapathy Vijay, Samantha, Nithya Menen and Kajal Aggarwal, starrer Mersal, which was released on the occasion of Diwali 2017, went on to become a huge blockbuster. For this Vijay won prestigious international award by International Achievement Recognitions Awards (IARA). Vijay beat three other foreign actors to achieve this rare feat. The ceremony took place on 22nd September at Hilton Hotel, Canary Wharf in London. Last year, Nigerian actor Oc Ukeje won the Best International Actor Award for his performance in The Arbitration, a 2016 Nigerian romantic drama.