7 Best Kamal Haasan Films to Watch on His Birthday

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1. Nayakan (1987) 

Directed by Mani Ratnam, this crime drama is often considered one of the greatest Indian films ever made. Kamal Haasan's portrayal of Velu, a character inspired by real-life gangster Varadarajan Mudaliar, is widely acclaimed.

2. Moondram Pirai (1982) 

This Tamil film, known as Sadma in Hindi, is a touching story of a young woman with retrograde amnesia and a man who cares for her. Kamal Haasan and Sridevi delivered outstanding performances in this heartwarming classic.

3. Apoorva Raagangal (1975) 

Directed by K. Balachander, this film was a significant milestone in Kamal Haasan's career. It explores complex relationships and societal norms and showcases his acting prowess.

4. Indian (1996)

Directed by Shankar, Indian is a crime thriller in which Kamal Haasan plays the role of a retired vigilante who takes on corrupt politicians and bureaucrats. The film was both a critical and commercial success.

5. Mahanadhi (1994)

In this emotionally charged drama, Kamal Haasan plays the role of a middle-class man who encounters severe hardships in life. His performance earned him numerous accolades.

6. Hey Ram (2000) 

Kamal Haasan not only acted in this historical drama but also directed and produced it. The film explores themes of nationalism and the Partition of India and features powerful performances by the entire cast.

7. Anbe Sivam (2003) 

This Tamil film directed by Sundar C. is a thought-provoking comedy-drama in which Kamal Haasan plays the role of an eccentric man who forms an unlikely friendship with another traveller, played by R. Madhavan. The film is known for its poignant storytelling.

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