2012 | 188 minutes
12 Jan 2012
Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards - 2012
Nanban is a 2012 Indian Tamil coming-of-age comedy drama film directed by Shankar. It is a remake of Rajkumar Hirani's 3 Idiots (2009). The film features an ensemble cast that includes Vijay, Jiiva, Srikanth, Ileana D'Cruz, Sathyan and Sathyaraj. The film's soundtrack and background score were composed by Harris Jayaraj and cinematography was handled by Manoj Paramahamsa. The film was produced by Gemini Film Circuit. A lengthy and controversial delay in casting delayed filming by a year. Filming took place for a total of eight months in various locations in Europe and India.