Bharathiraja who started his filmmaking career in 1977 became an instant favourite. His knack for doing stories surrounding village lives and his ability to capture them cinematically made him cement his place in the Tamil film industry. This realistic portrayal of rural life made many of his stories relatable to the audience. From Tik Tik Tik (1981) to Kadal Pookal (2001), he has tasted success in several genres. The legendary filmmaker has won six National Film Awards and two Tamil Nadu State Film Awards.
On his birthday, let's look at six of his films available on OTT.