It is 28 years of Thalapathi. Let’s look at 7 facts about the film.
1. Jayaram was the original choice to play the role of Arjun but the role latter went to Aravind Swamy who made his debut with this film.
2. It was Mani Ratnam’s last film with Illayaraja after which he moved onto A.R Rahman for Roja.
3. The Soundtrack of the film is included in The Guardian’s 1000 albums to hear before you die.
4. The song Rakkama Kaiya Thattu was included in BBC World’s top 10 songs of all time.
5. The entire soundtrack of the film was completed in half a day.
6. Malayalam actor Manoj K Jayan made his Tamil debut with this film. Mani Ratnam selected him after seeing his performance in Perumthachan.
7. It was remade in Kannada in 2003 as Annavru with Rajnikanth’s friend Ambareesh and Darshan.
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