Vetri Maaran's 'Visaaranai' has entered into the Oscar. The National Award-winning film will symbolize India at the upcoming Academy Awards.
The selection committee has taken decision to include the film in Academy Award.
Visaaranai is a docu-drama crime-thriller and is based on the novel Lockup penned by M Chandrakumar, an auto driver from Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. The star cast for the film includes Dinesh, Anandhi, Aadukalam Murugadoss. Visaaranai was the first Tamil film to win the Amnesty International Award at at the 72nd Venice Film Festival. The story revolves around police brutality and corruption. The film bagged the Best Feature Film in Tamil, Best Supporting Actor for Samuthirakani and Best Editing for Kishore in the 63rd National Awards.