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Kamal Haasan's 'Panchatanthiram': A film where the jokes never stop coming

Kamal Haasan's 'Panchatanthiram': A film where the jokes never stop coming

Flix FlashbackIn #WatchWithTNM, we write about Kamal Haasan-Crazy Mohan's 'Panchatanthiram' and why it was the crown jewel in their shared repertoire Priyanka Thirumurthy"Everything about the film was joyous. Despite the turmoil in my personal life, the film always brought a smile to my face. It was just the balm I needed to keep me calm." These were the words of actor Kamal Haasan in June 2002, the year his  movie Panchatanthiram released and brought the people of Tamil Nadu to literal tears, as they were assaulted by one joke after another, all timeless in their nature. And 18 years later, these words hold true for anyone who rewatches this film, because Panchatanthiram is a gift that keeps giving. The film is the crown jewel in the repertoire shared by comic genius 'Crazy' Mohan and Kamal Haasan, and came at a time when the actor's life -

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