Dulquer Salmaan names his three recent favourite Tamil films
Dulquer Salmaan is staging to comeback to Kollywood after a gap with his new film ‘Kannum Kannum Kollai Adithaal’. As the film is set for release on February 28, the star has been actively promoting the film. In a recent chat show with an online media, he was asked to name three of his favorite Tamil films. He instantly named ’96’, ‘Visaranai’ and ‘Super Deluxe’.
’96’ directed by Prem Kumar is an intense romantic film about two high school sweethearts getting to meet after 20 years. Vijay Sethupathi and Trisha played the roles in the film and it became a sensational success across the South. The film got remade in Kannada as ’99’ and in Telugu as ‘Jaanu’.
‘Visaranai’ is a crime thriller directed by Vetrimaaran. Based on the novel ‘Lock Up’, it presents a disturbing picture about other state workers getting brutally tortured in police custody and how bureaucracy works. The film got widespread critical acclaim and was successfully screened at various international film festivals. It was also selected as India’s official entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards.
‘Super Deluxe’ directed by Thiagarajan Kumararaja is a hyperlink film woven on four subplots with characters spilling across subplots. Vijay Sethupathi, Fahadh Faasil, Mysskin, Ramya Krishnan and Samantha played the major roles. It was was widely rated as one of the best Indian films of 2019. It was screened at Fantasia International Film Festival, the largest genre film festival in North America and Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival.