Mohanlal doesn’t act, he just behaves: Kamal Hassan
It’s not a new thing that Mohanlal is getting praises from colleagues. Mohanlal may not be the actor with the most fan following in India, but he indeed is the actor with most celebrity fans. Many of the movie lovers usually made a comparison between Mohanlal and Kamal Hassan. Now, let us see what Ulaganayagan Kamal has to say about Mohanlal.
Kamal Hassan says that if he is going to choose 5 best actors from India, then Mohanlal will be one of his choices. Mohanlal is an actor who doesn’t act, he just behaves. Kamal added that he watched many Mohanlal movie and always admire Mohanlal.
“Many times he intrigued me by the characters he played. Kathakali dancer in Vanaprastham illustrates this. Solely this role itself convince that how much eminence Mohanlal’s rhythm in acting is. When he transforms into a character even the rhythm of acting can be felt in his fingers too.” – Said Kamal [Roughly translated from Malayalam]
Kamal Hassan says, “Even though Mohanlal begins his acting at the time I was vivid in Malayalam films, we share screen space only after 30 years through Unnaipol Oruvan and that too in a short scene.”
Kamal Hassan says these things about Mohanlal in the preface of the book ‘Gurumugangal’. ‘Gurumugangal’ is published by Mathrubhumi Books.