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Classic films: Naayagan (1987)

Directed by award-winning film maker Mani Ratnam, ‘Naayagan’ follows the life of Sakthivelu Nayakar (Kamal Hassan) and his ascent to become a mafia leader. Revenge, justice and family life are the key themes in this biopic which is said to be based on Varadarajan Mudaliar, an underworld thug of Mumbai.

Watch this scene from ‘Naayagan’, in which Velu Nayakar’s daughter confronts him and his lifestyle: