Kamal Haasan is mainly known for his work in the Tamil movie industry but has also appeared in Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Hindi and Bengali movies. Apart from being an actor, Kamal Haasan is also a director, producer, and a playback singer. Kamal Haasan's films like Moondram Pirai, Sakalakala Villavan, and more, have proved the actor’s versatility in the industry, without a doubt. Many have praised Kamal Haasan’s contributions to the Indian movie industry and he has been recognised as a huge influence for actors and moviemakers in the industry. Here are some of Kamal Haasan's films that are a perfect family entertainer. Read further ahead to know about these movies.
Guru is a Telugu language action caper movie, directed by IV Sasi. The movie cast Kamal Haasan, Sridevi, M. N. Nambiar, Muthuraman, and Mohan Babu as the lead characters. The plot of the film revolves around the story of Raghu in pre-Independent India. The movie was the remake of the Hindi language movie, Jugnu (1973). The movie was a huge commercial success and had completed 365 days run at the box-office.
Michael Madana Kama Rajan is a Tamil language comedy movie, written by Kamal Haasan and directed by Singeetam Srinivasa Rao. The movie cast Kamal Haasan, Urvasi, Rupini, Kushboo, Manorama, Delhi Ganesh, Nassar, Venniradai Moorthy, S. N. Lakshmi, Jayabharathi, R. N. Jayagopal, Nagesh, Praveen Kumar, and Santhana Bharathi as the lead characters. The plot of the film revolves around the story of quadruplets (all played by Kamal Haasan). The movie was a blockbuster and completed 175 days run at the box office.
Avvai Shanmugi is a Tamil language comedy movie, inspired by the English language movie Mrs Doubtfire. The movie is written by Crazy Mohan and directed by KS Ravikumar. The movie cast Kamal Haasan, Meena, Gemini Ganesan, Nagesh, Heera, Manivannan, and Nassar as the lead characters. The movie received great reviews and went ahead to become a blockbuster at the box-office. It was remade in the Hindi language as Chachi 420, that released the following year.
Hey Ram is a Telugu language Indian periodic drama, that is written, produced, and directed by Kamal Haasan. The movie was also remade in Hindi and Tamil languages. The movie cast Kamal Haasan as the lead character and the plot of the film revolves around an alternate historical movie that depicts the whole scenario of India's Partition and the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi by Nathuram Godse. The movie was critically acclaimed and it garnered three National Film Awards. Kamal Hassan is also the choreographer for the movie.
Virumaandi is a Tamil language action drama, written, co-edited, produced, and directed by Kamal Hassan, who is also cast to play the lead character. The plot of the film revolves around the interview of two prison inmates who express how they feel about the direction that their lives have taken and how they have ended up where they are. Kamal Hassan is also the choreographer for the movie.
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