Kamal Haasan is one of the distinguished Indian actors, screenwriters and movie-makers. He is regarded as a famous proponent of method acting in the Indian cinematic community. The multifariousness of his roles in several Indian films of different languages and his skillful enactment of them has categorically demonstrated his excellence in acting. His movie manufacturing company, Rajkamal International, has produced numerous films of his.
Kamal Haasan garnered mammoth acclaim for his superlative performance in 1987 in the Tamil movie, Nayagan, which resembled somewhat The Godfather, and was directed by the illustrious Mani Ratnam. ‘Time’ deemed Nayagan as one of the finest movies ever. He attained his second Indian National Award for Best Actor his touching enactment of the character of an honest schoolteacher, who rears a childish amnesiac, in 1982’s Moondram Pirai. Kamal, as an actor, has finished a commendable 50 years in Indian cinema.
Foremost producer as well as distributor of Malayalam movies, Gokulam Gopalan, who is linked to Gokulam Films (GF), possesses the intention of producing a movie of a colossal budget, which will have Kamal Haasan as the male protagonist. GF had recently acquired the theatrical rights of Kamal Haasan’s Manmadhan Ambu (MA), which would be applicable to the Kerala jurisdiction.
Kamal Haasan enacted a small part in Saji Surendran’s Malayalam movie, Four Friends, in the preceding year. Nevertheless, almost 21 years have passed since Kamal enacted an unabridged and meaty role in a Malayalam movie as his previous Malayalam film was discharged in 1989. As per the sources, discussions between Kamal and GF are in progress.
Conspicuously, it was during the promotional gathering of MA in Kerala’s city of Kochi on December 19 that Kamal elucidated his wish to perform in a Malayalam film. Gokulam Gopalan, who was in attendance at the event, instantaneously responded that he would be prepared to subsidize such a film.