Once the chocolate boy is always the chocolate boy of Kollywood. Madhavan has gone way too far in his acting and is one of the versatile actors in Indian cinema. From the charming boy-next-door in Minnale to the rugged and tough coach in Iruthi Sutru he has aged like fine wine. Here we rewind some of all our favourite Madhavan movies that have turned him into our Man Crush!
Madhavan shows off a great new look and places a tough cop. He essays an encounter specialist and also he is back with that romantic charm opposite with Shraddha Srinath. Maddy and Vikram and Vijay Sethupathi as Vedha is a well crafted and interesting movie to watch.
Madhavan plays Manohar, the middle-class husband who buys his dream house only to realize it was probably the biggest mistake of his life. Apart from Madhavan acing his role, the movie is a good horror one to watch.
In this film about sports Madhavan plays a boxer who returns from hibernation to make a winner out of an underprivileged girl. He sported a different look and displayed the anger and frustration of a man whose boxing career was snuffed out by the system.
This Mani Ratnam film set against the backdrop of the ethnic violence in Sri Lanka saw Madhavan play a writer who adopts a little girl. His portrayal of the father’s role was brilliant in a film that is acclaimed as one of Mani Ratnam’s best.
Madhavan teamed up with Kamal Haasan in this film that explored the themes of communism, atheism, and the religion of love. The actor’s role at the beginning of the film is of an obnoxious young man who is transformed by the philosophies of the Kamal character.
This was another Mani Ratnam film that is evergreen. Madhavan played the romantic hero with Shalini opposite him. With lovely music and amazing chemistry between the lead stars, the film is one of Madhavan’s best.
One of Madhavan’s early films, this one saw him play the quintessential romantic hero. Reema Sen was cast opposite him and the film is still watchable, especially for its hit songs such as Vaseegara. Maddy managed to capture our hearts and remain there with his adorable face ever since his first movie.