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Happy Birthday Kamal Haasan: Take a look at these films where the multitalented actor nailed his dance moves

As the most talented South Indian Kamal Hassan is celebrating his birthday today, check out these movies in which he extended his role as a stunning dancer

Megha Mukundan
Nov 07, 2021

While coming to Kamal Haasan, the word multitalented would be an understatement. The actor has shown his prowess in almost all kinds of roles on and off screen ranging to actor, director, writer, politician and dancer. 

Kamal who is known as Ulaganayakan has a special place in everyone’s heart as he has been one of the most adorable and influential actors of all time. Along with his acting skills, the actor’s dancing abilities are always appreciated in elegance, since he has proven to be an excellent dancer in the timeline. 

To more surprises, Kamal has got a good hold in almost all kinds of dances, whether it be classical, or western. If asked for proof, anyone could instantly spot the name of Telugu language dance movie Sagara Sangamam, in which he nailed himself to be an utmost professional dancer. Kamal, who could be seen doing the toughest Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi and Kathak moves has incessantly won all of our hearts with his flexible body and graceful style.

As the most talented South Indian Kamal Hassan is celebrating his birthday today, check out these movies in which he extended his role as a stunning dancer:

Sagara Sangamam
9OTTplay Rating
Helmed by K Viswanath, the 80s dance movie stars Kamal Haasan and Jaya Prada in the lead roles. The film revolves around the life of a dancer, played by Kamal, and has been one of the topest class dance performances throughout the movie by the actor. The film was a commercial hit as well, receiving many awards including two National Awards. It also has Sarath Babu, SP Sailaja and Chakri Toleti in the cast.
Apoorva Sagodharargal
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The blockbuster film has brought out Kamal Haasan’s one of the most versatile performances. He has played the role of a handsome mechanic and a dwarf twin to the mechanic at the same time. The song Raja Kaiya Vecha featuring Kamal and Manorama has been a show stealer with his dazzling moves and charm. Helmed by Singeetam Srinivasa Rao, the movie also has Gautami, Nagesh, Srividya and Jaishankar in vital roles.
Enakkul Oruvan
6.7OTTplay Rating
The movie features Kamal as a dancer, who is his own reincarnated self from his last life. Being a remake of the Hindi film Karz, the film has portrayed some brilliant foot movements of the actor. Though the movie didn’t gross well at the box office, his dance numbers were a hit and continue to be. Helmed by SP Muthuraman, the movie also has Shobana, Sripriya and Manorama in prominent roles.
Avvai Shanmugi
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Another career best-versatile performance of Kamal helmed by KS Ravikumar has featured the actor in dual roles. His performance as an old lady and a young dancer is still a hit among the fans. The movie has many of his dance numbers, which could be dynamic as he could also be seen dancing with the old lady make-up. The movie also has Meena, Delhi Ganeshan and Ann Alexia Anra playing vital roles.
Punnagai Mannan
7.9OTTplay Rating
Helmed by K Balachander, the musical romantic drama features Kamal as a dance instructor. The storyline revolves around him and his student who falls in love with him. The female lead is played by Revathi and the movie has one of the finest dance moves of the duo. Songs like Kaalam Kaalamaga from the movie will surely thrill everyone with the fast moves of the actor.
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The amazing Kathak performance with the hit song Unnai Kaanadhu from the movie is something that feels magical every time. Kamal has played the role of a Kathak dance teacher in the movie, who has a very violent past. Though the film had been controversial before its release, it had a fine hit at the box office. Helmed by Kamal Haasan himself, the movie has Rahul Bose, Shekhar Kapur, Pooja Kumar and Andrea Jeremiah in prominent roles.

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