Trust Mani Ratnam to come up with the story of two terminally ill people played by Nagarjuna and Girija falling in love. Their contrasting characters - he is dejected and mean while she is bubbly and full of life - makes their story endearing. In a scene when she lies safely cuddled in his arms for a few minutes forgetting their fates only to see a funeral procession passing by is one of the many unforgettable moments in this cult classic.
Mani Ratnam's modern day romance is credited with inspiring many secret weddings in Tamil Nadu. Madhavan and Shalini made a convincing pair who expressed the pangs of love to A.R,Rahman's background score. The best scene in the film is when Karthick goes in search of Shakthi after they split and the only question she asks him what took him so long. The word \"Pondaati\" became a trend and the climax exchange between the leads lingers long in the mind.
Thala Ajith and Shalini are one of the most cutest couples of the Kollywood film industry. Their fairytale romance has set major couple goals. Thala Ajith and Shalini make us believe that true love does exist and to make things work, nothing is impossible. Though it was not a love at first sight for them, but their unconventional love story is one of our favourites. They both starred in the film Amarkalam and a tragic accident while shooting for a scene marked the start of their story. Ajith, during a scene accidentally cut Shalini's hand with a knife. He had to only threaten her in the scene but he ended up hurting her for real. The scene was planned but Shalini's wound got worse after which Ajith was worried and took care of the actress throughout the film's shoot. The Tamil actor's care pulled her towards him and that's how one of the fairytale stories began. 1e1e36bf2d