Kalaignar Karunanidhi is one of India's biggest political icons. He will be remembered as the leader who has never lost an election and a 5-time Chief Minister of the state of Tamil Nadu. His political legacy is of utmost significance to the people of Tamil Nadu. While people recognize him for his achievements in politics, there are also numerous laurels he has brought to Tamil Cinema.
Usually, when a film's title is announced, the hero's name is given as the prefix to the film title. For example, Rajini's Baasha, Vijay's Mersal, Ajith's Vivegam etc., However, this legend's films alone had his name as the prefix, for his proficiency in screenwriting. Eg- Kalaignar's Penn Singam, Kalaignar's Ponnar Shankar etc., His contributions to Tamil Cinema are invaluable and will stand the test of time. He was, is and will be one of the greatest writers Tamil Cinema has seen.
Here is a list of 10 movies, written by Kalaignar that must be watched