It is a triple joy: Dhanush on National awards for ‘Visaranai’

Dhanush, himself a National Award winner, said he was sure the film would earn a ‘special place’ when he took up the venture.

March 28, 2016 03:43 pm | Updated December 05, 2021 09:02 am IST - Chennai

With his production venture > Visaranai bagging three National Awards including best Tamil film, Tamil film star Dhanush on Monday said that the joy was “triple.”

Actor-director Samuthirakani, who made the super hit Nadodigal , bagged the best supporting actor award for his role in Visaranai , while the thriller also won best editing award for late T.E. Kishore.

“Three awards for Visaranai mean triple the joy and I am duty bound to thank (the film’s) director Vetrimaran,” he said in a statement here.

Dhanush, himself a National Award winner, said he was sure the film would earn a ‘special place’ when he took up the venture, adding Tamil audiences will accept such ‘creations’ and that he was encouraged to support more such efforts.

Visaranai , based on M. Chandrakumar’s novel Lock Up , has already received international accolades.

Meanwhile, actor-director Samuthirakani who bagged the best supporting actor award for the film thanked the media, the entire cast and crew of the movie.

“I have been selected for the best supporting actor in the 63rd National Awards for the movie Visaranai , produced by actor Dhanush. I am grateful to the media, cast and crew of the film and to the jury”, he said in a statement.

He congratulated the Visaranai team for bagging the best Tamil film and also the late T.E. Kishore, who was selected as the best editor.

Samuthirakani said his next film, Appa , is scheduled to be released soon.

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