Aaranya Kaandam is often considered as one of finest Tamil films of all time. The film which released in 2011 is still talked about for it’s unique story and making. The film didn’t do well when it first came out but over a period of time the film achieved cult status. It released on 10th June 2011 and celebrated 8 years yesterday. Let’s look at some interesting facts about the film.
1. This is Tamil Cinema’s first neo-noir film.
2. This is heroine Yasmin Ponappa’s only film but is a film in which she gave a splendid performance as Subbu.
3. The film won 2 National Awards – One for Best Editing and one for Best First film of a director.
4. This was Bollywood Actor Jackie Shroff’s first Tamil film.
5. The role which was played by Yasmin Ponappa was originally written for Pooja Umashankar but she couldn’t do the film as she was busy with Naan Kadavul.
6. This was Yuvan Shankar Raja’s second film without a soundtrack.
7. It won the Grand Jury Award for Best film in the South Asian International film festival. The film also had it’s World Premiere at this festival on 30th October 2010 much before the actual release date.