South Indian biggies Rajinikanth, Mohanlal, Mammootty, Victory Venkatesh and Sarathkumar came together on Monday in a grand function organized by Vijay TV in Chennai to celebrate versatile actor Kamal Haasan’s five decades in film industry.
Praising his esteemed colleague Kamal Haasan, Mohanlal said: “The industry is proud to have an actor who could be looked upon as a fitting role model for upcoming heroes.”
Choreographer-actor-turned-director Prabhu Deva, his father Sundaram, Bharatanatyam dancer-actress Shobana and students of John Britto dance school presented dance items during the occasion, while Vivek, Parthiban and Jayaram took their turns to compere the show along with Gopinath.
Radikaa Sarathkumar organized an interactive session where Kamal chatted with yesteryears actresses Gautami, Revathi, Rohini, Jaya Chitra, Lissy, Tabu, Urvasi and Meena. ‘Kamal unplugged’, a music performance by Hariharan and S.P. Balasubramaniam, was also presented at the occasion. It was followed by Kamal’s daughter Shruti Haasan’s performance.
Oscar winner A.R. Rahman, producer A.V.M. Saravanan, veteran actress Saroja Devi, directors Balachandar, Balu Mahendra, S.P. Muthuraman, Dharani, Mysskin, A.R. Murugadoss were present among others.