Beyond Bollywood: The Best Regional Indian Films of 2018 - The Quint
This gangster saga of epic proportions is set in North Chennai and has Dhanush as Anbu, a carrom champion whose fate leads him to become a thug. The movie follows his trials and tribulations as he is placed as a pawn in a deadly game. There's love, there's betrayal and above all, there's a story that is magnificently told by director Vetrimaran. The cast also boasts of Ameer, Kishore, Samuthirakani, Aishwarya Rajesh, Daniel Balaji and Andrea Jeremiah, who is the dark horse in this narrative.