Dhanush became the showman in South India by giving back to back hits with his Bollywood debut Raanjhanaa and Mariyaan in Tamil. Dhanush's performance was appreciated by many actors, but this time he is been praised by none other than superstar and his father-in-law, Rajinikanth.
Sources say that, there was a special screening organised for Rajinikanth in Chennai, where the actor was stunned by Dhanush's performance and was all praise for Mariyaan star.
Mariyaan deals with the story of a construction fishermen, who will be kidnapped to Sudan by mercenaries. The plot deals with the emotional journey of the hostage, who will be kept in an unknown place. He will be eagerly waiting to get back to his country, to lead a happy life. Bharath Bala has included a love track in tragic story, where Parvathi Menon plays the love interest of Dhanush in the movie.