It was 30 years of Panakkaran yesterday. Let’s look at 7 facts about Superstar’s superhit film.
1. This was the first collaboration between Rajinikanth and P. Vasu. After this they collaborated in Mannan , Uzhaippali , Chandramukhi and Kuselan.
2. It is a remake of Amitabh Bachchan’s 1981 film Laawaris.
3. It was dubbed in Telugu as Kondaveedi Puli and in Hindi as Dhanwan No 1.
4. The film was a blockbuster and ran for 200 days.
5. After this film Gautami and Rajnikanth reunited again for Dharmadurai in 1991.
6. Sumithra who played Rajini’s mother in the film was his pair in the 1977 film Bhuvana Oru Kelvi Kuri.
7. Charan Raj who played a negative character in the film once again reunited with Rajini in Dharmadurai as one of his brothers.
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