Kamal Haasan gets emotional - thanks these two young directors!
Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan will be completing 60 years of his film journey and entering into the 61st year tomorrow (August 12). His debut film Kalathur Kannamma released on August 12, 1960 and having said that the fans are celebrating this occasion with hashtags like #61YearsOfKamalism. Marking the special feat, director Arvind Sridhar who made his silver screen debut with Bharath's Simba, recreated the classic hit song, 'Potta Padiyudhu' from Sathya which released in 1988. This Suresh Krissna directorial was a blockbuster hit among the audience and it completed a 150 day run at the box office. Sathya turned out to be an iconic character in Tamil cinema and it inspired a lot of actors and directors.
Arvind Sridhar along with his team of dancers recreated the Sathya song by shooting in the same locations in 2020 and the video has been well received by the fans. Kaithi and Master director Lokesh Kanagaraj who is an ardent fan of Kamal Haasan released the video on his official Twitter page. On a surprising note, the special video was acknowledged by Kamal Haasan himself. Yes! Kamal Haasan thanked director Arvind Sridhar and everyone involved in this video for the special love. Kamal Haasan said he was touched and he sounded completely emotional.
He tagged directors Arvind Sridhar and Lokesh Kanagaraj and wrote, "@simba_arvind @Dir_lokesh I am touched. This does not seem like simple nostalgia. This is unconditional love. The return gift from my side could & should only be of the same kind. Love you guys. My motivation, in a marathon you all have allowed me to run.".
It can be noted that Lokesh Kanagaraj is touted to do a film for Kamal Haasan's banner Raaj Kamal Films International. On the acting front, Kamal Haasan would next be seen in Shankar's magnum opus, Indian 2 which has got huge expectations among film buffs and the general audience. This political drama will mark the return of the iconic Indian thatha - Senapathy after a long gap and the fans are excitedly waiting to witness the film on the big screen. Bankrolled by Lyca Productions, Indian 2 has music scored by Anirudh Ravichander.
The film also stars Kajal Aggarwal, Siddharth, Priya Bhavani Shankar, Rakul Preet Singh, Nedumudi Venu, Vivekh, Bobby Simha, and others. For now, check out Kamal Haasan's tweet about the recreation of 'Potta Padiyudhu' song here:
@simba_arvind @Dir_lokesh I am touched. This does not seem like simple nostalgia. This is unconditional love. The return gift from my side could & should only be of the same kind. Love you guys. My motivation, in a marathon you all have allowed me to run. https://t.co/Oikmcq1orq— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) August 10, 2020
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