Chennai, Feb 12 (TruthDive): Vishwaroopam has got 9.5 points out of 10 in IMDB rating from 14,056 users. The movie has received 155 user reviews totally and 17 critic reviews.
IMDB is the largest movie database site in the world, that gives information about world cinema. It is not very often that Tamil films get listed among the best in IMDB. With a total of 14,056 people having voted for Kamal Hassan’s Vishwaroopam, still more people are voting for the movie. And if the vote count crosses 25,000, then the magnificently created movie also has a chance that it can be listed as the best amongst the top 250 movies of the world.
Vishwaroopam is Kamal Hassan’s multi-crore project, made at a budget of 95 crores. Co-produced, written, directed by Kamal Hassan, the movie stars Kamal in the main role with Pooja Kumar, Rahul Bose, Andrea Jeremiah and Shekhar Kapur playing the pivotal roles.
‘Vishwaroopam’ is a trilingual movie, made in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. The movie has soundtrack by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy and lyrics have been written by Vairamuthu for South Indian language and Javed Akhtar translated them for the Hindi viewers.
The movie was scheduled initially to release worldwide in January 10 for Pongal. After facing trouble, due to the initial plans of Kamal to release the movie through DTH platform a day before the theatrical release, the movie was postponed to January 25, focusing on Republic day holiday.
Later, the film was protested by few Muslim communities. The Muslims appealed that some scenes in ‘Vishwaroopam’ showed the Muslim community in bad light. It was banned in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. But, the movie was released in the US and UK and was well received there.
After much efforts taken by Kamal for nearly a week, the ban was taken off and the film was released in TN on February 7th. Few changes were also made in the film to make it suitable for viewers.
Having received the best ranking in IMDB, Vishwaroopam has also entered 100 crore club.