Nayagan : Mani Ratnam's Tour De Force

With 'Mouna Raagam' the film industry took notice of ace director Mani Ratnam, however the one film that firmly entrenched his name in the memory of movie industry, critics and audiences alike was 'Nayagan'. The film starring Kamal Hassan as Sakthivelu Naiker was loosely based on the life of famed gangster 'Varadrajan Mudaliar.'