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6 R Madhavan films to watch before ‘Shaitaan’

R Madhavan is gearing up for the release of ‘Shaitaan’, slated to hit screens on March 8. The film features him in a fierce new avatar, which has created a buzz among his fans. The actor, who is active in Hindi and Tamil films, has carved a niche for himself with his striking screen presence […]

Teaser Visual Of Shaitaan
Teaser Visual Of Shaitaan

R Madhavan is gearing up for the release of ‘Shaitaan’, slated to hit screens on March 8. The film features him in a fierce new avatar, which has created a buzz among his fans. The actor, who is active in Hindi and Tamil films, has carved a niche for himself with his striking screen presence and sincere performances. Here is a look at six Madhavan movies to watch ahead of ‘Shaitaan’.

Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein (2001)

‘Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein’ is a romantic drama with Madhavan, Saif Ali Khan, and Dia Mirza in the lead. It is directed by Gautham Vasudev Menon. This is a remake of the Tamil film ‘Minnale’ , made by GVM himself, which was released in the same year. Madhavan’s debut Hindi film attained a cult status with its songs.

3 Idiots (2009)

‘3 Idiots’ is a coming-of-age comedy-drama film starring Aamir Khan, Sharman Joshi, and R. Madhavan. Helmed by Rajkumar Hirani, this film is one of the easiest recommendations for someone to get into Hindi Cinema. Adapted from Chetan Bhagat’s novel ‘Five Point Someone’, it became popular because of Madhavan’s chemistry with his co-stars and its relatable storyline.

Tanu Weds Manu (2011)

‘Tanu Weds Manu’ is a romantic comedy drama starring R.Madhavan, Kangana Ranaut and Jimmy Sheirgill. It is directed by Aanand L. Rai. It has attained cult status over the years with its clean brand of humour. ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’, its sequel, was released in 2015.

Saala Khadoos (2016)

‘Irudhi Suttru’, also known as ‘Saala Khadoos’, is a sports drama film written and directed by Sudha Kongara. It was filmed simultaneously in Tamil and Hindi. Starring R. Madhavan and Ritika Singh (in her acting debut), it is about a boxing coach who tries to redeem himself by training an amateur boxer. The film was praised for its fine screenplay and performances. and the Tamil version performed well. The Hindi version, on the other hand, received mixed reviews.

Vikram Vedha (2017)

‘Vikram Vedha’ is a Tamil language film neo-noir action thriller film written and directed by husband-wife duo Pushkar–Gayathri. In it, a tough police officer sets out to track down and kill an equally dangerous gangster. It received both critical and commercial acclaim. It was remade in Hindi by the same directors under the same title.

Rocketry: The Nambi Effect (2022)

‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect’ is a biographical drama based on the life of Nambi Narayan, a scientist at the Indian Space Research Organisation, who was accused of espionage. It is directed by Madhavan, who also starred in the movie. . The film was praised for its screenplay and performances by the critics. It won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film.

Honourable Mentions: Alai Payuthey, 13 B, Anbe Sivam, Ramji Londonwaley, Rang De Basanti, Guru

‘Shaitaan’, which revolves around the clash between good and evil, is set to hit screens on March 8.

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