Tamil film 'Visaranai' is India's official entry for Oscars 2017

Posted on:24 Sep 2016 09:46:41
Tamil film 'Visaranai' is India's official entry for Oscars 2017
24 September 2016 Current Affairs: Tamil film director Vetrimaran's 'Visaranai' will be India's official entry in the Foreign Language film category at the Academy Awards 2017. 

The film, which highlights atrocities committed by the police, had earlier won three National Film awards - best feature film in Tamil, best supporting actor for Samuthirakani and best editing for Kishore Te - in India. 

Visaranai' was selected out of the 29 films that were in the race .The crime-thriller, produced by Dhanush's Wunderbar Productions, and based on M. Chandrakumar's novel Lock Up, also got a standing ovation at the 72nd Venice Film Festival. 

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