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Brutally Brilliant

Vetrimaran's exceptional writing talent come to the fore in Visaranai. Many of the subtle dialogues and one-liners help visualize the underlying story behind the characters who appear on screen momentarily. The desensitization of policemen and how they go about conducting their day-to-day business w...(more)

Source: Editorial Board, MovieCrow


Visaranai, a must watch uniquely treated crime thriller that represents true cinema.

The other major highlight of Visaranai is the screenplay, which looks brisk as a bee. Though it is a film that moves you, it is also hard hitting and carries an airtight writing and that is why Visaranai is special. Without any commercial gimmicks the film manages to be a mainstream product that kee...(more)

Source: Editorial Board, Behindwoods.com


A Rare gem which you will treasure in your mind for a long time

Vetrimaaran has partly adapted the autobiographical novel Lock up by real life custody victim Chandra Kumar and cleverly interwoven a few recent political deaths and police encounters to give a well crafted film that deserves the highest praise. 'Visaranai' has only two sequences which have simila...(more)

Source: Editorial Board, IndiaGlitz.com


A masterpiece from Vetrimaaran that showcases only harsh realities and the truth.

The story and content is the hero of Visaranai. It is a very real story sans any dreamy commercial elements. (more)

Source: Editorial Board, galatta.com


Source: Prashanth, Prashanth


In Vetrimaaran's own words, this movie is a depiction of a "harsh reality that we don't want to believe." Go watch it.

he movie isn't preachy or never tries to debate on anyone, but it tries its best to portray that such incidents happen everywhere and affect the naive. There are always two sides to the coin and being a inspiration from a first-hand account story, this movie focuses entirely on the flip side of the ...(more)

Source: Dinesh Ravichandar, NDTV Movies


The film is hard-hitting and gritty, that makes it an impactful watch.

Vetrimaaran's screenplay is immaculate. If you thought Aadukalam was the tightest among his screenplays, wait until you check out Visaranai. (more)

Source: Avinash Gopinath, One India


Don't miss this real and raw film by Vetrimaaran

Vetrimaaran clearly says this movie depicts the harsh realities of life and he has made sure that every scene stays with you long after you leave the theatre. (more)

Source: Latha Srinivasan, DNA

User Reviews


Gowtham Viswanath

Visaranai explored the dark with the light of Emotions. Totally paralleled to reality held no place for any commercial mite, Visaranai thrilled with harsh and impactful truths and injustices done by social structures that can't be blamed completely. The Director and the Writer delivered an amazing P... (more)


Arun Sundar

The making style was nice and bgm was good. All actors especially Dinesh did a good job. Vetrimaran did a good job in screenplay compared to earlier movies. (more)


Shanmuganathan Ganesan

After Long Time one fine n politics in dep n bold attempt movie released in Tamil Cinema with out any pressure in releasing time. It is not usual story like entertainment film. It is an unrevealed truth before some year's back happened n Dir.Vettrimaran made it has documentary type film with out ... (more)


Vetrichelvan Gnanamani

Awesome Movie, vetrimaaran done a superb job.....everyone must see this film, how police are treating the aquests.............no words to tell (more)


Sivaruban Thayalarajah

A perfect seat edge thriller with extra Ordinary performances. (more)


Thiyaga Rajan

Good Film Congrats to Team Dinesh keep it up for ur story selection (more)