According to reports, the Censor Board members have appreciated the movie and awarded 'U/A' certificate for the film. It is said that they have told the makers of the film to mute a few scenes or replace the same with some dialogues, as it is not suitable for children's viewing. Nonetheless, the officials were in all praise for the film.
Vaanam is the story of five individuals, who belong to different professions, lifestyle etc. Their characters represent the Pancha Bootha (five elements) - Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Space. The movie, which is a remake of Telugu blockbuster Vedam, is directed by Krish and produced by VTV Ganesh.