Michael Madhana Kama Rajan
: மைக்கேல் மதன காம ராஜன்) is a 1990 Tamil comedy film
directed by Singeetam Srinivasa Rao
, written, produced by, and starring Kamal Haasan
. With Crazy Mohan
penning the dialogues. The film tells a story of quadruplets, Michael, Madhana, Kama, and Rajan, all played by Kamal Haasan. Kamal had distinguished each of those characters with his body language and language lingo. Michael has a husky voice, Madan has an English accent, Kameshwaran speaks Palakkad Tamil and Raju speaks Madras Tamil
in keeping with their diverse upbringing as per the plot.
The movie opens with a ballad sung by travelling singer singing a tale. The tale of a rich industrialist is secretly married to a woman, who is expecting their child. His brother, wishing to eliminate any potential rivals to the family property, sets her up to be killed by hired goons, who are also ordered to kill the babies. The leader of the goons, Santhana bharathi, having no desire to kill the identical quadruplets, takes one with him (Michael), drops one in an orphanage (Raju), one in a temple (Kameshwaran) which is picked by Palakkad Mani Iyer (Delhi Ganesh
), and one in a car (Madhan) that belongs to the babies' father.
Years roll by and the lives of all the four kids grow up and even though all of them physically look alike, they have completely different mannerism and personalities. The father of the quadruplet, raises Madhan and treats him as his... Read More