Kamal Haasan’s 7 Popular Films which Entitled India at Oscars


Hey Ram: It is a fictional historical-political thriller, which touches upon ‘Indian partition’. The film was written, directed and produced by Kamal Haasan.

Indian: This Tamil political-thriller film was directed by S. Shankar and produced by A. M. Rathnam. The story of the film shows two parallels, a father, who is an ex-freedom fighter and his son, who is facilitating corruption himself.

Kuruthipunal: The film was directed by P. C. Sriram and produced jointly by S.Chandrahasan and Kamal Haasan. The story of this Tamil/Telugu film is based on a cop thriller involving the issues of terrorism.

Thevar Magan: This Tamil film was produced, written, and starred by Kamal Haasan, has the inspiration from ‘Copolla’s The Godfather’ with having a similar gist of a son ascending to a throne surrounded by enemies.

Nayaga: This Tamil film was written and directed by Mani Ratnam. The film also known as Nayakan, starred Kamal Haasan. The story loosely portrays the real-life don from Mumbai.

Swati Mutyam: Written and directed by K. Vishwanath, Kamal Haasan played the lead role in this Telugu film. The story involves the plight of a young widow who was rescued by an autistic man.

Saagar: Directed by Ramesh Sippy, the film starred Kamal Haasan alongside Rishi Kapoor and Dimple Kapadia. The story of the film is based on a love triangle with 2 guys, one rich industrialist and a friend of the woman who fall in love with her.