Visaranai, the Tamil crime thriller film has been chosen India’s official entry to Best Foreign Language Film category at Oscars to be held in 2017.
The national award-winning film Visaranai is directed by Vetrimaran, and produced by actor Dhanush’s Wunderbar Films. The main story of the film is based on four migrant workers who suffer police brutality and corruption after being jailed on false charges.
Part of the film is based on true events recorded in novel Lock Up, written by M. Chandrakumar, an auto rickshaw driver from Coimbatore.
Main roles in the film Visaranai are played by Dinesh Ravi, Samuthirakani, Kishore, Ajay Ghosh, Anandhi and Aadukalam Murugadoss.