Komal Kumar, who created sensation with his comedy roles in movies like Thavarige Baa Thangi, Aishwarya, Arasu, Gowramma and many other movies, is celebrating his birthday today. Let's have a look at four best movies in which he played the lead role and was appreciated by audience.
Komal played lead role for first time in this movie was directed by Dinesh Babu. The movie was shot in 12-14 days in a shoestring budget, but movie went on to become the biggest hit in terms of ROI. Even though had a dull opening, gradually collections picked up due to good word of mouth and ended up as a hit.
Ananth Nag played an important role of a producer while Komal's character was a wannabe director. Scenes between Komal and Ananth Nag were the highlight of the movie and audiences still love this movie, which is the reason why the movie is still getting fantastic TRP ratings whenever telecasted on small screen.
Hearing the name of the movie, first thing that comes to our mind is Pyarge Agbittaithe song, which went viral. Probably this was the first Kannada song that went viral when released a few years ago. Also, this is the biggest hit of Komal Kumar which made makers consider him for lead roles.
This movie marked the debut of director Pavan Wadeyar, who went on to give hat-trick hits and is now one amongst the top directors of the industry. Also, the first movie for producer KA Suresh, who delivered multiple hits after this movie. The actress Parul Yadav made debut with this film as well.
This movie was produced by Komal Kumar and released in end of the year 2014. This was a crucial movie for Komal, as he did not have any hits almost for 2 years after Govindaya Namaha. The movie was the remake of a Tamil hit and released with very low buzz but audiences liked the movie giving Komal a much needed Hit.
The well-known choreographer Murali, made his directorial debut with this movie and tasted success with his first movie. Also, the leading producers of Tamil industry, RS Infotainments forayed into the Kannada film industry with this movie.
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This was again a crucial movie for Komal as 2015 was a dull year for him despite delivering hit in the form of Namo Bhoothatma at the end of 2014. The movie faced stiff competition from Killing Veerappan when it released in first week of 2016, but movie was declared as a hit.
Srinivasraju of Dandupalya fame, directed the movie whereas Priyamani played lead role opposite Komal. The movie was a remake of Telugu hit Geethanjali, but suitable changes were made to the script which made the movie a super hit. Audiences liked Komal Kumar's performance and gave him full marks.
Komal as a lead actor is not as successful as comedian but he is making consistent efforts to impress the audience. He has reduced his weight by 20 Kgs which has given him a new look altogether .
Currently a couple of his movies are in the pre-production stage and Komal is extra cautious this time, as he doesn't want to repeat the mistakes which he had done in his career earlier. Let's wish Komal Kumar all the best for all his future projects on his birthday.