The actor feels that only a good hearted person can appreciate and admire the works of his contemporaries. Most of the actors will not try to acknowledge and appreciate others. But Mohanlal is totally different from others.
Initially, director Jeethu Joseph had approached Rajinikanth to play the lead role in the movie. But the superstar turned down the offer, as he felt that some scenes will badly affect his image. Later, it was Mohanlal who suggested Kamal Hassan's name.
Mohanlal and Kamal Hassan has always expressed their deep admiration for each other. Kamal Hassan, who has acted in several Malayalam films in the initial stages of his career, has always been in touch with the industry.
The actor has always been well versed with the new developments in Malayalam movie industry. Kamal Hassan has recently revealed that he always tries to watch all the new released of the industry.
Papanasam, the Tamil remake of Drishyam, has already collected 15 crores when it completes one week at the box office. It is the biggest colelction made by a Kamal Hassan film in recent times.