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From 3 Idiots to Shaitaan: 8 films of birthday boy R Madhavan you shouldn’t miss

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On R Madhavan's special day, here's a list of 8 films of the actor that you shouldn't miss!

R Madhavan, who has proven himself to be the man with the midas touch because of his success spree, celebrates his birthday today. The actor is known for his command over his craft not just in south but also Bollywood.

From 3 Idiots to Shaitaan: 8 films of birthday boy R Madhavan you shouldn’t miss

On his special day, here's a list of 8 films of the actor that you shouldn't miss!

Rocketry: The Nambi Effect

Madhavan, fondly called Maddy, not only showcased his acting prowess in Rocketry: The Nambi Effect, but also left the audience surprised as a director, writer and producer. The film, which solidified Maddy's position as the multi-hyphenate star of the film industry, garnered recognition with several awards and honors, including winning the National Film Award for Best Feature Film.

3 Idiots

As Farhan, Maddy not only delivered some amazing memorable comedy scenes, but also left a deep impact on audience. He not only entertained, but dished out life lessons that continue to resonate.


This Mani Ratnam-directorial is one of the most revisited films of R Madhavan. The romantic drama established him as a romantic hero, and made his role of Karthik Varadharajan eternal in people's hearts and mind.

Rehnaa Hai Tere Dil Mein

This Gautham Vasudev Menon directorial became a cult classic, largely due to Madhavan's charismatic and heartfelt portrayal as Maddy. He became the national crush overnight, and even after more than two decades, his performance continues to resonate with audiences, making RHTDM a timeless romantic classic.

Anbe Sivam

The chemistry between Madhavan and Kamal Haasan is a highlight of the film, with both actors delivering compelling performances that complement each other. Madhavan's ability to depict the evolution of Anbarasu's character—from a superficial, career-driven man to one who recognizes the deeper meaning of life and human connections—added depth to the film's narrative.


Madhavan left fans surprised with his what can be called the evillest character to be seen on screen! The film not only left the cash registers at the box office ringing, but also threw light on Madhavan's versatility and his ability to pull off any sort of roles.

Tanu Weds Manu franchise

Tanu Weds Manu franchise gave Madhavan one of his most iconic and celebrated character. Fans can't have enough of this film, which saw Madhavan effortlessly ace comedy scenes.

Rang De Basanti

Trust Madhavan to grab headlines even in a cameo role. His role as Flight Lieutenant Ajay Singh Rathod might be small but it had a huge impact not only on the film's narrative but also on audiences' hearts. The actor's performance left a lasting impression, contributing to the film's status as a modern classic in Indian cinema.

These eight films also throw light on Madhavan's versatility as a performer as each part is way different than the other, proving why Madhavan is hailed as one of the finest artistes of the Indian film industry.

Also Read: R Madhavan shares “Surreal” moment as 7000 people pay him tribute at QNET’s V Malaysia Convention 2024, watch

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