Genre: Comedy - Romance
Vanakkam Chennai is an Tamil
comedy movie written and directed by debutant
Kiruthiga Udhayanidhi. Produced by her husband
Udhayanidhi Stalin under the banner Red Giant
Movies, the film features Shiva and Priya Anand in
the lead roles.
Though initially Samantha
Ruth Prabhu was to play the female lead in this
movie, finally it fell on Priya Anand’s lap with
Shiva roped in as the hero. Santhanam will appear
in a crucial segment in the second half. The
film's principal photography officially began
on February 1, 2013 at ECR, Chennai.
director also started working with an
environmentalist Abdul to set up a system on the
set to educate everyone on environment friendly
The film's score and
soundtrack is composed by Anirudh Ravichander. The
album was released on 27 July 2013 at Suryan FM
and reached top spot in iTunes India Top Album
category within few days of its release. The album
consists of seven songs and he will be teaming up
with Vishal Dadlani for Oh Penne song.
Also in the album are Singers Arjun,
Vishal Dadlani, Hiphop Tamizha, Pragathi
Guruprasad from 'Super Singer' & Hard
Kaur. Lyrics for "Engadi Porandha" was written
by Vignesh Shivan, director of Podaa Podi.