He’s the star who defined the 2000s for many with hits across genres. But the decade that followed was one of more misses than hits. On the actor’s 45th birthday, here’s a rewind of his older roles to understand the man who had to choose between Anbuselvan and Duraisingham
A general who obeys his king but also loves him as a son, an uncle who struggles to learn to love and discipline children, a brother who parents his orphan sister…here’s how some characters in films took on the role of a parent.
It is hard to watch a film today that you distinctly remember watching 15 years ago. The same thoughts come back, some have evolved, and some new ones have come too. Why is Shankar so fatalistic? Why are his action sequences so engrossing? Why that open-ending?