2018 - TAMIL - MOVIE
Vada Chennai is a 2018 Tamil crime drama that portrays the war between two gangsters and a reluctant youth, a carrom player. The film was written and directed by Vetrimaaran who was assisted by Naren Siddharth in writing. Being the first movie in a trilogy it stars Dhanush in the lead role along with Aishwarya Rajesh, Andrea Jeremiah, Ameer Sultan, and Samuthirakani in supporting roles. It was produced by Dhanush under his banner Wunderbar Films and A. Subaskaran’s Lyca productions distributed the film. It was Santhosh Narayanan’s 25th film as a music director. Originally Karthi was supposed to play the lead role along with Anushka Shetty but due to delay in the filming process they withdrew from the movie. The movie’ first schedule began on 22 June 2016 but did not have a steady shooting schedule there were lots of breaks in between. The movie was shot in Binny Mills, and North Chennai. Editors G.B. Venkatesh and R.Ramar have edited skillfully and was captured by Velraj. With a running time of 164 minutes the film was released on 17th October 2018. The Movie was made on a budget of INR 65 crores and it collected INR 90 crores at the box office approximately. It received a rave response from critics and an average response from the audience.