Wunderbar Films

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Wunderbar Films Pvt. Ltd.
Privately held company
Industry Motion picture
Founded 20 May 2010; 8 years ago (2010-05-20)
Founder
Headquarters Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Key people
Products
  • Film production
  • Record producer

Wunderbar Films Pvt. Ltd. is an Indian film production and distribution company established by actor Dhanush and his wife Aishwarya on 20 May 2010. Based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, it mainly produces and distributes Tamil films, while it has also distributed Malayalam and Hindi films.

History[edit]

Wunderbar Films was established by actor Dhanush and his wife Aishwarya on 20 May 2010.[1] The studio was named "Wunderbar", which means "wonderful" in German, out of sentimental value. Earlier short films made by Dhanush, although not released to the public, had the banner "Wunderbar", which they picked up from the 2009 film Inglourious Basterds.[2][3]

Filmography[edit]

Title Year Language Director Cast Synopsis Ref.
3 2012 Tamil Aishwarya R. Dhanush Dhanush, Shruti Haasan Ram and Janani fall in love, elope and get married. A few years into their seemingly idyllic marriage, Ram begins to display symptoms of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. [4]
Ethir Neechal 2013 Tamil R. S. Durai Senthilkumar Sivakarthikeyan, Priya Anand, Nandita A young man, who has grown up believing that his name is a jinx, decides to change his life by competing in the Chennai Marathon. [5]
Velaiilla Pattadhari 2014 Tamil Velraj Dhanush, Amala Paul, Surabhi An unemployed graduate overcomes various obstacles before and after finding employment. [6]
Shamitabh 2015 Hindi R. Balki Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush, Akshara Haasan A mute actor acquires the voice of another man and becomes a film star, which leads to an ego clash between the pair. [7]
Kaaki Sattai 2015 Tamil R. S. Durai Senthilkumar Sivakarthikeyan, Sri Divya An ambitious, young policeman fights to bring to light and destroy an illegal organ-harvesting gang. [8]
Kaaka Muttai 2015 Tamil M. Manikandan Vignesh, Ramesh, Aishwarya Rajesh Two boys from the slums of Chennai, who dream of tasting pizza, set about earning enough money to buy some from the newly opened pizza shop in the city centre. [9]
Maari 2015 Tamil Balaji Mohan Dhanush, Kajal Aggarwal, Vijay Yesudas A small-time gangster, with a love for pigeon racing, attempts to stop police corruption in his town. [10]
Naanum Rowdydhaan 2015 Tamil Vignesh Shivan Vijay Sethupathi, Nayantara, Parthiban A wannabe rowdy falls in love with a deaf girl and helps avenge the death of her father. [11]
Thanga Magan 2015 Tamil Velraj Dhanush, Samantha, Amy Jackson A fun-loving man strives to be an ideal son, seeks clarity and closure when his father commits suicide after being falsely accused of a crime. [12]
Visaranai 2016 Tamil Vetrimaaran Dinesh, Anandhi An individual gets shut in jail for a crime he did not commit and the consequences which follow are harrowing. [13]
Amma Kanakku 2016 Tamil Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari Amala Paul, Revathi, Samuthirakani A maid joins her daughter's school in order to change her perspective of life. [14]
Pa Paandi 2017 Tamil Dhanush Rajkiran, Prasanna, Chaya Singh An elderly man who feels rejected by his son embarks on a soul-searching trip in search of his first love. [15]
Velaiilla Pattadhari 2 2017 Tamil Soundarya Rajinikanth Dhanush, Kajol, Amala Paul A ruthless businesswoman sets out to destroy the career and prospects of a young, prize-winning civil engineer who refuses to work for her company. [16]
Tharangam 2017 Malayalam Dominic Arun Tovino Thomas, Balu Varghese Released
Maradona 2017 Malayalam Vishnu Narayanan Tovino Thomas, Saranya Nair, Chemban Vinod Jose Filming
Kaala 2018 Tamil Pa. Ranjith Rajinikanth, Nana Patekar, Easwari Rao, Huma Qureshi
Vada Chennai 2018 Tamil Vetrimaaran Dhanush, Aishwarya Rajesh, Andrea Jeremiah Filming

Film soundtracks released[edit]

Year Film Notes
2014 Velaiilla Pattadhari Also producer
2015 Kaaki Sattai Also producer
Naanum Rowdydhaan Also producer
2016 Amma Kanakku Also producer
2017 Yathumagi Nindrai
Pa Paandi Also producer
Velaiilla Pattadhari 2 Also producer
2018 Kaala: Karikaalan Also producer
Vada Chennai Also producer

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wunderbar Films Private Limited Company Information". CorporateDir. Retrieved 18 March 2018. 
  2. ^ Wunderbar Studios (13 February 2015). "WunderStars Talk Show – Episode 1" – via YouTube. 
  3. ^ Raman, Sruthi Ganapathy. "Dhanush interview: 'I was not ready to come out of VIP Raghuvaran's world'". Scroll.in. Retrieved 14 January 2018. 
  4. ^ Rangarajan, Malathi. "3: Three's a crowd". thehindu.com. 
  5. ^ rangan, baradwaj. "Ethir Neechal: Run culture". thehindu.com. 
  6. ^ Rangan, Baradwaj. "Idle worship". thehindu.com. 
  7. ^ KUMAR, ANUJ. "Shamitabh: An adsorbing experience". thehindu.com. 
  8. ^ Rangan, Baradwaj. "Kaaki Sattai: Heavyweight film for lightweight hero". thehindu.com. 
  9. ^ Rangan, Baradwaj. "Kaaka Muttai: An outstanding debut". thehindu.com. 
  10. ^ Rangan, Baradwaj. "Maari: Some nice bits can't save a grindingly ordinary movie". thehindu.com. 
  11. ^ Srinivasan, Sudhir. "Naanum Rowdy Dhaan: A thoroughly entertaining black comedy". thehindu.com. 
  12. ^ Srinivasan, Sudhir. "Thangamagan: A good core wasted in a masala template". thehindu.com. 
  13. ^ Rangan, Baradwaj (6 February 2016). "Visaranai: A powerful, chilling drama about how the System toys with us". The Hindu. Retrieved 18 March 2018. 
  14. ^ Rangan, Baradwaj (24 June 2016). "'Amma Kanakku' review: Mum's the word". The Hindu. Retrieved 18 March 2018. 
  15. ^ Menon, Vishal (14 April 2017). "'Pa. Pandi' review: The power of love". The Hindu. Retrieved 18 March 2018. 
  16. ^ Menon, Vishal (11 August 2017). "'Velaiilla Pattadhari 2' review: a lukewarm follow-up". The Hindu. Retrieved 18 March 2018.