Its been 11 wonderful years since Vaaranam Aayiram the blockbuster hit the screens and the made the fans go gaga. The film was spectacular in all ways and has created a strong impact. On 11 years of Vaaranam Aayiram the fans, followers, and well-wishers took to social media to praise the film. The film set an example for many and it is one of the best films of Gautham Vasudev Menon in the romantic genre. Harris Jayaraj’s evergreen music, Gautham Vasudev Menon’s charming romantic scenes and Surya’s lifetime performance in dual roles. Here are a few interesting facts about the film.
- Bollywood actress Sameera Reddy made her debut in Tamil with this film. Surya played dual roles and made almost five transformations for the film. Simran played both the mother and wife of Surya.
- A song was filmed by an assistant cameraman with a high-tech camera, costing about Rs. 1.5 crore, fastened to his hip. While the assistant was moving behind the actors canning the shots, he tripped unexpectedly and the camera broke to pieces. The shot resumed a day later with a similar camera.
- Menon has described the film as “autobiographical and a very personal story and if people didn’t know, that 70% of the film is from my life”. Gautham Menon did his Mechanical Engineering in Mookambigai College of Engineering, Trichy, Tamil Nadu and Surya’s character in “Vaaranam Aayiram” studied in the same college.