Velai Illa Pattathari (U)
18/Jul/2014 Drama, Action 2 Hrs 14 Mins

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VIP - Commercial Cocktail

Cameraman Velraj wields the megaphone for the first time and he has possibly succeeded in what he had set out to do. The film works as a package with all the ingredients of an entertainer. Dhanush's character itself is not a wastrel that many of us might have assumed.(more)

Source: Bharath Vijayakumar, MovieCrow


A completely crowd pleasing silver-jubilee outing for Dhanush

A few topical incidents have also been touched upon relevantly by Dhanush and Velraj. In fact, VIP has been designed as an ode to engineering graduates and should work wonders with this crowd particularly. (more)

Source: Editorial Board,


Verdict - Paisa Vasool

On the whole, VIP is satisfaction guaranteed for those looking for some fun and a good time at the movies. Die hard fans of Dhanush, don't miss this one! (more)

Source: Movie Buzz,


Velaiyilla Pattathari - Story of every grad

Vellaiyilla Pattathari is a film for entertainment seekers of all ages, and a masala that aptly explains the predicament of the unemployed. With this, Velraj leaves behind a message that staying focused never fails.(more)

Source: Editorial Board,


Velai Illa Pattathari

The first half of the film is its beating heart and Velraj nicely sets up the relationships between the characters. Raghuvaran's household is quite realistic and the interactions between the flesh-and-blood characters natural.(more)

Source: M Suganth, Times Of India


Velaiyilla Pattadhaari is two hours of pure entertainment, definitely worth a watch.

The role is tailor-made for him and though we have seen him deliver similar characters in his earlier films too, he is undoubtedly a wonderful entertainer. (more)

Source: S Saraswathi,


Idle worship

audience around me depleted their lungs by whistling non-stop. This, then, is Velraj's achievement. He's given actor-Dhanush fans half a movie to love, and he's handed over the rest to the star-Dhanush fans. (more)

Source: Baradwaj Rangan, The Hindu


A wholesome entertainer

Dhanush has chosen a befitting script for his 25th milestone film and in the company of his favourite cinematographer turned filmmaker Velraj, who has churned out a mass family entertainer with Velai Illa Pattadhari. The movie deals with the contemporary burning issue of unemployed graduates in our...(more)

Source: Anupama Subramanian, Deccan Chronicle

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Arun Sundar

Watched VIP finally.Definetely Dhanush best after Mayakkam Enna. PERFECT screenplay by Velraj. (more)

BO Report World Wide

Country 2nd Weekend Opening Weekend
USA ($) 13872.00 203000.00
Australia (A$) 17733.00 45343.00
UK (€ ) --- 33200.00
Malaysia (MYR) 411195.00 331622.00

Music Tracks

No. Song Title Lyric Writer Performer(s) Listen here
1 “Po Indru Neeyaga” Dhanush Dhanush Listen
2 “Velai Illa Pattadhari” Dhanush Anirudh Listen
3 “What A Karwad” Dhanush Anirudh,Dhanush Listen
4 “Amma Amma” Dhanush S Janaki, Dhanush Listen
5 “Ey inga Paru” Anirudh Listen
6 “Udhungada Sangu” Dhanush Anirudh Listen
7 “Sun Rise Theme” Listen