Shankar To Mani Ratnam: 8 Filmmakers Who Gave A Comeback After Failure

Ram Venkat Srikar

Shankar - Anniyan After Boys 

Anniyan, featuring a fabulous Vikram as an upright man with split personalities, brought critical and commercial accolades to Shankar and compensated him fittingly for the negative reactions to Boys.

Mani Ratnam - OK Kanmani After Raavanan And Kadal

Mani Ratnam tasted back-to-back failures with Ravanan(2010)and Kadal (2012), The romantic drama OK Kanmani, a take on modern relationships, marked the resurgence of the master filmmaker in 2015.

Mysskin - Onayum Aatukuttiyum After Mugamoodi

Mugamoodi, his version of a vigilante superhero film, became the biggest misfire. Onaayum Aattukkuttiyum was exactly that and it remains one of the filmmaker’s strongest works.

Siva - Viswasam after Vivegam

Vivegam was released in 2017, the film was trolled for its unrealistic action sequences and for the placement of the final song, The result was Viswasam, a simple, wholesome family entertainer that is one of the very few family films in Ajith’s filmography.

Vishnuvardhan - Shershah after Yatchan 

Yatchan, starring Arya and Krishna, went completely unnoticed during its release in 2015. the intense and moving biopic, Shershah met with highly positive reactions and speculations.

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