3 is a 2012 Tamil romantic thriller film directed by Aishwarya Dhanush who made her directorial debut with the film. It stars Dhanush, who himself co-produced the film, alongside Shruti Haasan.Soundtrack and background score was composed by debutante music director Anirudh Ravichander while the cinematography was handled by Velraj. Much hype was created about the movie due to the viral marketing of the song “Why this Kolaveri Di”. The film released on 30 March 2012 in it’s original Tamil version along with a dubbed version in Telugu, to mixed reviews. It is expected to be dubbed and released in Hindi in May 2012.