Kollywood actor Dhanush won the Best Actor award at BRICS Film Festival for his performance in action and revenge drama Asuran. The film Asuran also won three National Awards. BRICS Film Festival was held alongside the 52nd edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) that came to a close on Sunday. This is the 1st time that the BRICS Film Festival has been conducted alongside the IFFI.
The BRICS festival had films from India, China, Brazil, Russia, and South Africa participating in it. The Chinese Director Yan Han was awarded the Special Mention Award for his movie A Little Red Flower at the festival.
Based on the Vekkai novel, Dhanush played a farmer in the film, which was produced by Kalaipuli S Thanu under the banner of under V Creations and directed by Vetrimaaran. The movie Asuran was also remade in Telugu titled Narappa by Venkatesh Daggubati and National award winning actress Priyamani.
Asuran actor Dhanush won the Best Actor for his performance in the recently concluded National Award. The action drama was also adjudged as the Best Tamil film.
On the otherside, Dhanush was last seen in Karthik Subbaraj’ directorial venture Jagame Thandhiram, which premiered directly on Netflix. Currently he is busy with the shooting of his upcoming films, Maaran and Thiruchitrambalam.
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