Visaranai,a Tamil Drama about the struggle of prisoners and corruption in Police department was selected as India’s official entry to the oscars for the category ‘Best Foreign Language Film’. It is one of the victory moment for the entire crew who worked in the movie.
The Movie is directed by Vetri Maran and Produced by Dhanush’s Wunderbar Productions features Dinesh in the lead. The movie also stars Anandhi and Samuthurakani. The film already won three National Awards this year for Best Feature Film in Tamil, Best Editing and Best Supporting Actor. The film was well received among critics and performed decently at the Box Office.
The movie is based on the novel ‘Lock Up’ by M Chandrakumar which shares the real life experience of autorickshaw driver where he and three of his friends are arrested for false charges and it reveals how they were humilated in police custody.
So far, already 60 countries have submitted their movies to this category.
Will India make a breakthrough in Oscar.
We have to wait and watch. The official announcements for this category nomination list will be announced on January 2017.