The Rajini-Kamal dynamic: Rivals yet friends in cinema and politics | The News Minute
Sridevi and Kamal Haasan recently had a reunion at an awards had called him up and cried following the death of the year-old actor. For his family, colleagues and fans, this birthday is unique because it falls on Rajinikanth was working multiple shifts in locations in different Shankar had done a story and Rajini had not given the dates for it. Kamal Haasan is an Indian film actor, dancer, film director, screenwriter, producer , playback . In Kamal appeared in his only silent film to date: Pushpak, a black comedy, . In , at age 24, Kamal married dancer Vani Ganapathy.
Raja Chinna Roja was the first Indian film to feature live action and animation. Almost all the films released during this period were highly successful at the box office.
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He began the decade with a blockbuster in Panakkaranwhich was a remake of Amitabh Bachchan 's film Laawaris. His next two Tamil films, the fantasy comedy Athisaya Piravia remake of Chiranjeevi 's film Yamudiki Mogudu which also released in and the family drama Dharmadoraidid above-average business at the box office.
His stint with Bollywood continued since the past decade as he went on to star in more Hindi films. Hum released in saw him doing the second main lead with Amitabh Bachchan became an inspiration for Badsha. Annamalaiwhich released inwas yet another friendship-centric film and was loosely based on the Bollywood film Khudgarz.
Mannandirected by P. Vasua remake of Kannada actor Rajkumar 's blockbuster Anuraga Aralithualso was released in and became a box office success. Rajinikanth wrote his first screenplay for the film Valliin which he also made a special appearance.
He also starred in the film Yejamanin which he played the role of Vaanavaraayan, a village chieftain. His romantic-comedy Veera was controversial for its climax but went on to become one of the highest-grossing films in The same year, he acted in yet another gangster film, Aatank Hi Aatank with Aamir Khan which was also his last Hindi film in a major role till date.
His film Muthua remake of Mohanlal 's blockbuster Malayalam movie Thenmavin Kombathuwas another commercial success, directed by K. Ravikumar and produced by K.
Balachander, and became the first Tamil film to be dubbed into Japanese, as Mutu: Rajinikanth released his last film of the millennium with Padayappawhich went on to become a blockbuster success. It starred Ramya Krishnan and Soundaryathe former critically acclaimed for her performance. It was also the last prominent role for veteran Tamil actor Sivaji Ganesan. Struggles, resurgence and acclaim — After a brief pause, Rajinikanth starred in Baba infor which he had also written the screenplay.
Rajinikanth himself repaid the losses incurred by the distributors.
Ramadoss condemned him for smoking and posing with beedis in the film. He was criticised for spoiling the Tamil youth by glorifying smoking and drinking. PMK volunteers attacked the theatres which screened the film and usurped film rolls and burned them. Vasu's Chandramukhia remake of the Malayalam film Manichitrathazhu. Upon release the film was highly successful at the box office, and in it set the record of being the longest running Tamil film.
The film was titled Sivaji and was released in the summer offollowing two years of filming and production. It became the first Tamil film to be charted as one of the "top-ten best films" of the United Kingdom and South Africa box offices upon release. The film was set for release in  however, it entered development helland its development status would become unknown over the next few years. Superstar Rajni once again proved that he is the actor with the Midas touch with the sci-fi flick Endhiran, where he played an ambitious scientist, a naive robot and an evil android bent on destroying the world [ He might do one film in two years, but when he does, he pulls out all the stops.
Vasu again for Kuselana remake of the Malayalam film Kadha Parayumbolwhich was made simultaneously in Telugu as Kathanayakuduin which Rajinikanth played an extended cameo role as himself, a film star in the Indian cinema, and as a best friend to the film's protagonist. According to Rajinikanth, the film somewhat narrated his early life. The course would also study Muthu."You have all seen just 10 percent of Kamal's anger"- Rajini - Chandrahasan Memorial Meet - TN 69
Ravikumar, who would work with the actor for a third time. Isabel's Hospital for a day before being discharged. Ranjith 's crime drama Kabaliproduced by S. The film was released in July Rajinikanth upcoming film S. An opinion poll conducted by the magazine Kumudam predicted that Congress, with Rajinikanth's support, might win up to seats in the Tamil Nadu Assembly. The TMC used a bicycle as their election symbol and used an image of Rajinikanth riding a bicycle from the film Annamalai in their posters.
This alliance had a complete victory in Since Rajinikanth's influence in the election, many of his fans in Tamil Nadu called for his entry in politics, particularly for him to contest for Chief Minister of the state.
Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan: Different styles, different ideologies - The Hindu
Rajinikanth announced entry into politics on 31 December and confirmed his intention to contest in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly elections in all constituencies. Instead of getting into the thick of action, Rajinikanth has focused on creating a strong infrastructure for the yet-to-be-launched political party. The ward secretaries are now being asked to recruit members at the booth level, with weekly review meetings being held to monitor the progress of this process.
The groundwork made it very easy for the RMM to mobile close to 10, people for the audio launch of Kaala with fans coming in from across Tamil Nadu.
The messaging from the two superstars-turned-politicians, too, has been different. Reacting to protests against the IPL, Rajinikanth chose to focus on the attacks against the police.
He also said that anti-social elements were influencing protests in the anti-Sterlite protests in Thoothukudi. As far as Sterlite is concerned, Rajinikanth's comments that the police firing was prompted by the actions of anti-social elements were panned. The comparisons between his real life self and onscreen persona were compared. However, the film itself seems to have sort of 'explained' his stance as anti-social elements indeed disturb peaceful protests, which results in a police firing.
Taking a different stance, Kamal Haasan said protesters went to the wrong arena in the IPL fiasco and has been largely supportive of the anti-Sterlite protests. But also similar Does that mean that they are poles apart? Actors Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan have both resisted taking crude potshots at each other, are continuing to use cinema and television shows as a means to get their message across to the people and identify corruption as the single major problem in Tamil Nadu.