Dhanush starrer Aadukalam, directed by Vettrimaran is going places. After going to many international film festivals, it has been selected for the Mumbai International Film Festival.
The film, which starred Dhanush and Taapsee, won six National Awards including the Best Director and Best Actor for Vetri Maaran and Dhanush respectively. The film was released on January 14, 2011 went on win rave reviews besides good collections.
The six National Awards that this film bagged are: Best Director - Vetri Maaran, Best Actor - Dhanush, Best Screenplay - Vetri Maaran, Best Editing - Kishore T E, Best Choreography - Dinesh Kumar, and Special Jury - Jayabalan.