Highlights

  • Dhanush played a raw and rustic farmer in the emotionally charged film
  • 'Asuran' won 2 National Awards, Best Actor and Best Tamil Film
  • Sharing a poster of his film, Dhanush wrote, "An absolute honour."

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The 2019 action drama is highly inspired by the real-life 1968 Kilvenmani massacre. It is about a farmer from an underprivileged caste, whose teenage son kills a rich and upper-caste landlord.

South star Dhanush added another feather to his cap for his film 'Asuran'. After winning the National film award, Dhanush's film also earned him the Best Actor Award at the BRICS Film Festival.

Dhanush's portrayal of a raw and rustic farmer in the emotionally charged film made him win the accolade. Taking to his social media handles, Dhanush announced the news of his big win. Sharing a poster of his film, he wrote, "An absolute honour."

BRICS Film Festival was held alongside the International Film Festival of India. As the 52nd edition of IFFI reached its closing ceremony on Sunday, November 28, six awards were announced by the authorities of BRICS film on the platform.

The 2019 action drama Asuran stars Dhanush in the lead role. The film also cast Manju Warrier, Prakash Raj, Ken Karunas, Aadukalam Naren, and Ammu Abhirami in pivotal roles.

The film's plot is highly inspired by the real-life 1968 Kilvenmani massacre. It is about a farmer from an underprivileged caste, whose teenage son kills a rich and upper-caste landlord. The farmer, who is a loving father, tries to save his son and also his entire family.

The film was helmed by Vetrimaaran, while Kalaippuli S Thanu bankrolled it. The film won two National Film Awards, including Best Actor and Best Feature Film in Tamil.

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