Mohanlal, the magical actor of Mollywood has a huge fan
following among both the common audiences and film fraternity. In a
recent interview, veteran film-maker Mani Ratnam openly admitted
his deep admiration for Mohanlal.
Mani Ratnam, who was talking in the web interview 'Uraiyadal
& Stuff' hosted by film-maker Gautham Menon, stated that
working with Mohanlal was an excellent experience. He opined that
it is a pleasure to have an actor like him, in front of your
According to Mani Ratnam, Mohanlal is an actor who believes in
uncertainties and has a special ability to surprise his director
during the final shot, by adding some new elements to his
performance. He doesn't believe in pre-planning a scene.
It is the minute details he adds to his performance, which makes
Mohanlal special, and different from his contemporaries. Mani
Ratnam also added that Mohanlal and Kamal Haasan are the two actors
who awed with their performances.
Mohanlal made his lead role debut in Tamil, with the Mani Ratnam
movie Iruvar, in 1997. The complete actor essayed the role
of Aanandan, a character which was inspired by the former Tamil
Nadu Chief Minister MGR, in the highly acclaimed movie.