List of accolades received by Velaiilla Pattadhari

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List of accolades received by Velaiilla Pattadhari
A picture of Dhanush with a Filmfare Award in his left hand as he looks at the camera and speaks.
Dhanush's performance in Velaiilla Pattadhari garnered him several awards and nominations.
Total number of awards and nominations[a]
Totals 19 31
References

Velaiilla Pattadhari (English: Unemployed Graduate) is a 2014 Indian Tamil-language comedy-drama film written and filmed by Velraj while also making his directorial debut.[1] The film featured Dhanush, who produced the film under his production company Wunderbar Films,[2] and Amala Paul in the lead roles.[1] Saranya Ponvannan, Samuthirakani, Vivek, Surbhi and Amitash Pradhan played supporting roles.[1][3][4] The film's story focuses on Raghuvaran (Dhanush), a civil engineering graduate who is unemployed for four years, and his search for a job. As soon as he finds employment, he faces competition from Arun Subramaniam (Amitash), the head of a rival engineering company, for a government project contract. The rest of the film shows how Raghuvaran overcomes the obstacles set by Arun.[5][6] The soundtrack and score were composed by Anirudh Ravichander while the editing was handled by M. V. Rajesh Kumar.[1][7]

Produced on a budget of 80 million,[8][b] Velaiilla Pattadhari was released on 18 July 2014 and received positive reviews.[10][11] It was commercially successful, grossing ₹530 million worldwide.[8][b] The film won 19 awards from 31 nominations; its direction, performances of the cast members and music have received the most attention from award groups.

At the 62nd Filmfare Awards South, Velaiilla Pattadhari was nominated in six categories, winning Best Actor (Dhanush) and Best Music Director (Ravichander). At the 9th Vijay Awards, it received seven nominations and won five awards, Best Film, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Music Director, and Favourite Song. It garnered eleven nominations at the 4th South Indian International Movie Awards ceremony and won seven awards, including Best Actor, Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female) for Saranya, Best Comedian for Vivek and Best Debutant Director for Velraj. Among other wins, the film received two Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards and Edison Awards each. It also received two nominations for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress for Dhanush and Saranya respectively at the Norway Tamil Film Festival Awards, winning none. The film won Velraj the Best Dialogue Writer at the Tamil Nadu State Film Awards.

Awards and nominations

Award Date of ceremony[c] Category Recipient(s)/Nominee(s) Result Ref(s)
Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards 8 January 2015 Best Actor Dhanush Won [12]
[13]
Best Supporting Actress Saranya Ponvannan Won
Edison Awards 15 February 2015 Best Actor Dhanush Won [14]
Best Debut Director Velraj Won
Filmfare Awards South 26 June 2015 Best Director – Tamil Velraj Nominated [15]
[16]
Best Actor – Tamil Dhanush Won
Best Actress – Tamil Amala Paul Nominated
Best Supporting Actor – Tamil Samuthirakani Nominated
Best Supporting Actress – Tamil Saranya Ponvannan Nominated
Best Music Director – Tamil Anirudh Ravichander Won
Norway Tamil Film Festival Awards 23–26 April 2015 Best Actor Dhanush Nominated [17]
[18]
Best Supporting Actress Saranya Ponvannan Nominated
South Indian International Movie Awards 6–7 August 2015 Best Film – Tamil Wunderbar Films Nominated [19]
[20]
Best Actor – Tamil Dhanush Won
Best Actress – Tamil Amala Paul Nominated
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female) – Tamil Saranya Ponvannan Won
Best Comedian – Tamil Vivek Won
Best Debutant Director – Tamil Velraj Won
Best Dance Choreographer – Tamil Baba Bhaskar for "What a Karuvad" Nominated
Best Lyricist – Tamil Dhanush for "Amma Amma" Won
Best Playback Singer (Male) – Tamil Dhanush for "Amma Amma" Nominated
Best Actress (Critics) – Tamil Amala Paul Won
Most Streamed Song – Tamil Vela Illa Pattadhaari Won
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards 13 July 2017 Best Dialogue Writer Velraj Won [21]
[22]
Vijay Awards 25 April 2015 Best Film Wunderbar Films Won [23]
[24]
Best Actor Dhanush Won
Best Actress Amala Paul Won
Best Music Director Anirudh Ravichander Won
Favourite Song "Amma Amma" Won
Favourite Film Wunderbar Films Nominated
Favourite Hero Dhanush Nominated

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Awards in certain categories do not have prior nominations and only winners are announced by the jury. For simplification and to avoid errors, each award in this list has been presumed to have had a prior nomination.
  2. ^ a b The average exchange rate in 2014 was 63.469 Indian rupees () per 1 US dollar (US$).[9]
  3. ^ Date is linked to the article about the awards held that year, wherever possible.

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Velai Illa Pattadhari". Sify. 18 July 2014. Archived from the original on 16 September 2014. Retrieved 19 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Saraswathi, S. (18 July 2014). "Review: Velaiyilla Pattadhari is pure entertainment". Rediff.com. Archived from the original on 3 July 2017. Retrieved 3 July 2017. 
  3. ^ Paul, Satarupa (17 February 2017). "Meet Amitash Pradhan, the Indian hero in the latest dance film by Step Up’s creator". Hindustan Times. Archived from the original on 3 July 2017. Retrieved 3 July 2017. 
  4. ^ Mannath, Malini (21 July 2014). "Predictable and cliche-ridden entertainer". The New Indian Express. Archived from the original on 3 July 2017. Retrieved 3 July 2017. 
  5. ^ Srinivasan, Latha (22 July 2014). "Movie review: VIP is Danush's best masala film, a delight for his fans". Firstpost. Archived from the original on 4 July 2017. Retrieved 4 July 2017. 
  6. ^ Rangan, Baradwaj (19 July 2014). "Idle worship". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 4 July 2017. Retrieved 4 July 2017. 
  7. ^ Jeshi, K. (29 June 2016). "A toast to youth". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 3 July 2017. Retrieved 3 July 2017. 
  8. ^ a b "2014: When little gems outclassed big guns in southern cinema". Hindustan Times. Indo-Asian News Service. 19 December 2014. Archived from the original on 21 December 2014. Retrieved 3 July 2017. 
  9. ^ "Yearly Average Currency Exchange Rates Translating foreign currency into U.S. dollars". Internal Revenue Service. Archived from the original on 21 May 2017. Retrieved 21 May 2017. 
  10. ^ Seshagiri, Sangeetha (18 July 2014). "'Velai Illa Pattathari' (VIP) Movie Review Roundup: Treat for Dhanush Fans". International Business Times. Archived from the original on 15 September 2014. Retrieved 3 July 2017. 
  11. ^ Kumar, Karthik (21 March 2017). "Dhanush, Kajol’s VIP 2 eyes for a July 14 release". Hindustan Times. Archived from the original on 3 July 2017. Retrieved 3 July 2017. 
  12. ^ "ஆனந்த விகடன் விருதுகள் 2014" [Ananda Vikatan Awards 2014]. Ananda Vikatan (in Tamil). 8 January 2015. Archived from the original on 17 May 2017. Retrieved 3 July 2017. 
  13. ^ V. P., Nicy (9 January 2015). "Vikatan Awards 2014: Dhanush, Dulquer Salmaan, 'Sathuranga Vettai' Honoured [Winners List]". International Business Times. Archived from the original on 17 May 2017. Retrieved 3 July 2017. 
  14. ^ James, Anu (16 February 2015). "8th Edison Awards: 'Madras' Best Tamil Film; Dhanush Best Actor for 'VIP' [PHOTOS+WINNERS' LIST]". International Business Times. Archived from the original on 5 May 2015. Retrieved 5 May 2015. 
  15. ^ "Nominations for the 62nd Britannia Filmfare Awards (South)". Filmfare. 3 June 2015. Archived from the original on 21 June 2015. Retrieved 21 June 2015. 
  16. ^ "Winners list: 62nd Filmfare Awards (South)". The Times of India. 27 June 2015. Archived from the original on 27 June 2015. Retrieved 27 June 2015. 
  17. ^ "Norway Tamil Film Festival 2015 – Tamilar Awards Nomination 2015.". Norway Tamil Film Festival Awards. 10 March 2015. Archived from the original on 3 July 2017. Retrieved 3 July 2017. 
  18. ^ "The 6th annual Norway Tamil Film Festival – Tamilar Awards 2015 Winners announced!". Norway Tamil Film Festival Awards. 15 March 2015. Archived from the original on 3 July 2017. Retrieved 3 July 2017. 
  19. ^ "SIIMA 2015 nominations". South Indian International Movie Awards. 16 June 2015. Archived from the original on 16 June 2015. Retrieved 21 June 2015. 
  20. ^ "SIIMA Awards 2015 Tamil winners list". The Times of India. 8 August 2015. Archived from the original on 9 August 2015. Retrieved 9 August 2015. 
  21. ^ "Tamil Nadu announces the State Film Awards for six consecutive years in surprise move. Here’s the complete list of winners". The Indian Express. 14 July 2017. Archived from the original on 21 July 2017. Retrieved 21 July 2017. 
  22. ^ "TN Govt. announces Tamil Film Awards for six years". The Hindu. 14 July 2017. Archived from the original on 21 July 2017. Retrieved 21 July 2017. 
  23. ^ "Vijay Awards 2015 - Complete list of winners". Sify. 26 April 2015. Archived from the original on 5 May 2015. Retrieved 5 May 2015. 
  24. ^ V. P., Nicy (6 April 2015). "9th Annual Vijay Awards: Ajith, Vijay, Rajinikanth, Suriya, Dhanush Nominated [Complete List]". International Business Times. Archived from the original on 5 May 2015. Retrieved 5 May 2015. 

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