Aadukalam has been awarded the Best Film of 2011 award at the Chennai International Film Festival. Director Vetri Maaran, actor Dhanush, music director GV Prakash and all those associated with the film are extremely happy over this development.
Several films participated in the 9th CIFF and out of a very stiff competition, Aadukalam emerged the winner. It is worth mentioning here that Aadukalam also won six national awards including the Best Director award for Vetri Maaran and Best Actor award for Dhanush.
Aadukalam had Dhanush and Taapsee in the lead roles and Jayabalan playing the baddie.