‘Hey Ram’ was my approach of claiming sorry to my Bapu: Kamal Haasan tells Rahul Gandhi

Kamal Haasan and Rahul Gandhi

Kamal Haasan and Rahul Gandhi

Actor-politician Kamal Haasan and Congress MP Rahul Gandhi recently sat down for a candid conversation. Kamal Haasan spoke at size about his 2000 launch ‘Hey Ram’ which was based mostly on the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi. The movie was launched in each Tamil and Hindi.

He spoke concerning the thought course of behind the plot of the movie which mainly revolved round how his character needed to kill Mahatma Gandhi within the movie however couldn’t after attending to know him.

Kamal Haasan reveals why he made ‘Hey Ram’

Within the movie, though Haasan backed out from killing Mahatma Gandhi, anyone else did kill him. Speaking to Rahul about Hey Ram, Kamal Haasan opened up about how he got here up with the concept for the movie. In a closely emotional second, he mentioned, “It was my approach of claiming sorry to my Bapu. I’ve to take the onus of the crimes, together with what occurred in your loved ones. We let it occur.”

Haasan expounded on how he went from being a bitter critic of Mahatma Gandhi to an admirer. “I used to be a bitter critic of Gandhi ji. My father was a Congressman and he mentioned ‘simply learn historical past’. I found Gandhiji by myself once I was round 24-25 years previous and, through the years, exponentially, I’ve change into a fan. To really right myself and express regret…that’s why I made  Hey Ram.”

(With inputs from ANI)

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