audio launch of Mappilai took place on
11th March 2011 in Chennai. The film’s
hero Dhanush, heroine Hansika Motwani,
comedian Vivek, director Suraaj, Jayam
Ravi, Bharath, Rama Narayanan, Hansraj
Saxena and others graced the occasion.
Vivek, while speaking at this event, said
that next to MGR it is only Dhanush that
gives importance to comedy and comedians
in Tamil films. He disclosed that he plays
Namitha’s fan in Mappillai and while
speaking about the film’s leading
lady Hansika Motwani, he wondered how
Dhanush manages to get beautiful ladies
to pair up with him in all his movies.