Sources have said that Nanban will be releasing in the US, Malaysia, Singapore and other countries a day before it hit the screens in Tamil Nadu. The dubbed Telugu version, 3 Rascals is releasing for Sankrathi.
Nanban is a remake of Bollywood blockbuster 3 Idiots. The movie is a screen-adaptation of Chetan Bhagat's 'Five Point Someone – What not to do at IIT'. The Tamil version stars Vijay, Ileana, Jeeva, Srikanth, Santhanam, Sathyaraj, and others in the cast.