Kamal Hassan will always be regarded as one of the greatest actors ever in India, the credit going to his great expressiveness and versatility, which cross all the barriers of language and time. He has been honored with a number of awards for his glorious contribution to the Indian cinema, including National Awards and the prestigious Padma Shri.
Here is a list of top 10 best movies of Kamal Hassan:
10. Kalathur Kannamma
Kamal Hassan showed his acting talent as a young child, when he gave a touching performance in his debut movie called “Kalathur Kannamma” at the age of just 6 years. This gifted young performer stole the show despite the presence of veterans like Gemini Ganesan and Savitri in the movie.
Next on this list comes the Mani Ratnam film called “Nayagan”, which is based on the real life story of an underworld don from Bombay, Varadarajan Mudaliar. Kamal Hasssan was impressive in the role of Velu Naicker, which fetched him a National Award.
The silent film “Pushpak” is another gem in the collection of Kamal Hassan movies, which proved that this actor need not get great dialogue to express himself, but can entertain the audience with his expressions and body language itself. This film too, was conferred a National Award.
7. Moondram Pirai
The next name on the list of top 10 best Kamal Hassan movies is the 1992 super hit called “Moondram Pirai”, which cast him as a small town school teacher, who gives shelter to an amnesic girl, Sridevi. He gradually falls in love with her and tragedy strikes when she recovers her memory, but forgets him. Hassan received the National Award for Best Actor for this movie.
6. Aporva Sagodharargal
A home production of Kamal Hassan, this movie starred him in a triple role, as a father and his twin sons, one of whom is a dwarf called Appu. The sons avenge the murder of their father as they grow up. The film used computer graphics to showcase the character of Appu as a dwarf.