Synopsis/Plot : Vada Chennai movie tells about 35 years of people's life in North chennai. Dhanush plays the role of a national level carom player. It features Dhanush (anbu) in the lead role with Samuthirakani, Aishwarya Rajesh and Andrea Jeremiah in other key roles.
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A blood-curdling story of revenge, greed and powerplay
VadaChennai, VetriMaaran's first part of the trilogy is an epic slowburner that tells us a blood-curdling story of revenge, greed and powerplay. (more)
Source: Suhansid Srikanth, MovieCrow
'Vada Chennai' is an admirable gangster drama that you can't miss. It'll leave you yearning for the rest of the trilogy.
Vetri Maaran finely crafts this gangster drama with all the aspects of filmmaking at it's best. His 15 year long vision, research and ground work has paid off.(more)
Source: Behindwoods Review Board, Behindwoods.com
The sprawling nature of the narrative and the various events that impact the lives of the numerous characters make Vada Chennai truly an epic.
Vetri Maaran's rich detailing, be it the life in the prison or outside of it, helps us become a part of the story. Anbu is the protagonist, and gets the meatiest scenes. And Dhanush, in a role that has shades of the characters he played in Pudupettai and Aadukalam, gets some whistle-worthy masala mo...(more)
Source: Suganth, Times Of India
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Into the heart of North Madras
Vada Chennai is here to stay even if you like it or not. Watch it for the true gutsy performances of the lead characters and well-researched lifestyle of gangster life in North Madras over the last two decades.(more)
Source: IndiaGlitz , IndiaGlitz.com
Watch it for its gritty realistic feel
Vada Chennai takes its time to unfold, and you may enjoy if you muster the patience for it. Give it a chance, watch it for some excellent acting and for its gritty realistic feel.(more)
Source: Moviebuzz, Sify.com
A brilliant beginning to Dhanush-Vetrimaaran trilogy.
Vada Chennai is a bloody brilliant film laced with some bone chilling moments accompanied with ingenious music. The writing is breathtaking, the performance exemplary and the visuals are dark and deep, Can a gangster drama be any better?(more)
Source: priyanka Sundar, Hindustan Times
Dhanush''s realistic performance, Vetrimaaran's direction make this film a winner
Vada Chennai is another feather on Vetrimaaran's cap though not in the same league as his earlier films. The way he has built into the story, the rise of gangsters and thrown in political allegories is brutally honest. It also shows how politicians and the slum lords, in the name of development and ...(more)
Source: Sreedhar Pillai, Firstpost.com
Dhanush acting ..good screenplay ....good bgm ....classy film (more)
One of the best original gangster movie in tamil cinema. Hats off to Dhanush & Vetrimaran . Marana waiting for part 2 . Amir sema character. Over All don't miss this gangster movie must watch (more)
Screenplay best of all Wroth interval Best climax Character sketching vera lvl Bgm ultimate (more)
#VadaChennai The Man - VetriMaran Salute this Masterpiece Script! Once again he has proved Himself a Brilliant Storyteller! What a Narration! Raw dialoguesBeep words!!! Classical North Madras Realistically Made it. Casting Crew Pichutaar ya Manushan ! Every1 from the movie The Movie for Ge... (more)
Movie News More news (43)
- Vetrimaaran's latest update on Vada Chennai 2!
- Box Office: Dhanush's Vada Chennai grosses Rs 50+ crore worldwide
- Vada Chennai prequel would be called Rajan Vagaira, says Vetrimaaran
- Box Office: Vada Chennai does phenomenal business in its first week
- Vada Chennai: Wedding night scene removed, Two more scenes added!
- Anurag Kashyap & his never-ending bond with Vada Chennai
|No.||Song Title||Lyric Writer||Performer(s)||Listen here|
|1||“Sandhanatha ”||Gana Bala||Ka Ka Balachander & Gana Bala||Listen|
|3||“Kaarkuzhal Kadavaiye”||Vivek||Sriram Parthasarathy, Vijaynarian, Ananthu, Pradeep Kumar, Santhosh Narayanan||Listen|
|4||“Maadila Nikkura Maankutty”||Gana Bala||Gana Bala & Dhee||Listen|
|5||“Ennadi Maayaavi Nee”||Vivek||Sid Sriram||Listen|
|6||“Eppadiyamma”||Shenoy Nagar Shanmugam||Sindhai Rev Ravi||Listen|
|8||“Alangaara Pandhal”||Sindhai Nathan||Dholak Jegan||Listen|
|9||“King of the Sea”||Ananthu||Listen|