Director Shankar has watched Dhanush’s 25th film Velai Illa Pattathari, and he has praised the movie on his micro-blogging account. He has called the movie very lively and fully satisfying for the audience after a long time. He has also lauded Dhanush’s brilliant performance, Anirudh’s pulsating music and Velraj’s racy screenplay.

The movie is still going strong at the box office even in its third week and it is all set to become one of the biggest blockbusters of this year. The movie was funded by Dhanush’s Wunderbar Films and distributed by Escape Artists Motion Pictures.