The opening ceremony of the Sivaji
Ganesan bronze statue in Madurai
was a day of reminiscence for Kamal
Haasan and a host of other actors.
Earlier, the statue was inaugurated
by the Union Minister MK Alagiri.
Speaking at the function, Kamal
said that Sivaji had always been
his inspiration and there was a
touch of Sivaji's acting in his.
The Ulaganayagan added that the
late actor wielded respect so much
that he used to remain speechless
in his presence.
Vijayakumar said that all actors,
including the two present icons
of the Tamil film industry, Rajinikanth
and Kamal Haasan, has the Sivaji
effect in their acting.
Comedian Vadivelu recalled his Devar
Magan days when he had the opportunity
to act with the legendary actor.