Visaranai is India's official entry for Oscar 2017
National Award-winning Tamil film, Visaranai, is the official Indian entry for Oscar 2017. Produced by actor Danush, the film had been released in February 2016. It is based on a story, Lock Up, written by an auto-driver, Chandrakumar. The realistic elements in the story has been brought out very well in the film by director Vetrimaaran, who also wrote the script. It won three national awards as well as an award in Venice Film Festival.