Five-time National-award winner, Vetrimaaran, turns 46 today. Vetri has also won a great number of awards over the years starting from his debut film, Polladhavan (2007), starring Dhanush.
The film released in 2016 and received highly positive reviews from both critics and audience alike. The movie was both written and directed by Vetrimaaran. It is based on the novel Lock Up by M. Chandrakumar. At the 63rd National Film Awards, the film won three honours: Best Feature Film in Tamil, Best Supporting Actor and Best Editing.
Vada Chennai (2018)
Featuring Dhanush as the lead, making his third collaboration with the director after Polladhavan and Aadukalam, the film released in 2018 after being temporarily shelved. The film received several awards at the 2018 Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards, including Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor and Best Music Director.
The blockbuster film, based on Poomani’s novel Vekkai, hit the screens in 2019. The film won 3 National awards for Best Actor, Best Feature Film, Best Director. It was remade in Telugu as Narappa (2021). Dhanush and Manji Warrier played the lead roles. Dhanush also received several awards for his unforgettable performance in Asuran.