It was 20 years of Mudhalvan yesterday. Let’s look at 7 facts about the film.
1. The lead role was actually written for Rajnikanth and then Vijay before Arjun came on board.
2. This was the second collaboration between Arjun and Shankar. They had earlier collaborated for Shankar’s debut film Gentleman.
3. Laila’s role was initially planned with Shilpa Shetty.
4. The film was dubbed in Telugu as Oke Okkadu and was remade in Hindi as Nayak with Anil Kapoor and Rani Mukherjee.
5. The idea for the film was inspired by Shivaji Ganesan being named the honororary Mayor of Niagara falls for a day when he visited United States.
6. The interview sequences were also inspired by Nixon – Frost interviews of 1977.
7. Meena and Aishwarya Rai were considered for the female lead role before Manisha Koirala.
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