Exactly a month after Kamal Haasan’s birthday (Nov 7), the audio of his Vishwaroopam took place (Dec7) across three prominent cities of Tamil Nadu – Madurai, Coimbatore and Chennai simultaneously.
Kamal has managed to keep his word and release the album in style. The actor completed a hectic three city tour in one day, releasing the audio in Madurai, Coimbatore and finally culminated with a Chennai launch in the evening.
An AV of the Madurai launch where a fan received the first audio, was screened. The Chennai launch was held on a giant scale at the YMCA grounds in Royapettah. A medley of Kamal songs performed by Jaya TV’s Ragamalika troupe kick started the event which was anchored by Kamal’s close friend actor Jayaram. Kamal made a sensational appearance on the stage along with Andrea and Pooja Kumar, the Vishwaroopam heroines.
A set of three directors were called upon to introduce the songs even as Shankar of Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy fame sang the songs to a live orchestra. At one point, Kamal himself went on stage and sang a part of his lines in one song. One of the major attractions was the presence of Isaignani Ilaiyaraja at the event.
Pooja Kumar impressed the audience with a brief speech in broken Tamil film “It’s a dream come true for any actor to work with Kamal.”
Andrea added, “From today’s multi city audio launches, and what I saw there, it was amazing to see how the people love Kamal sir so much and have such a passion for cinema!”
The invitees included Ilayaraja, Bharathi Raja AR Murgadoss, KS Ravikumar, Keyar, Dharini, Lingusamy, Prabhu, Vikram Prabhu, Ramkumar, SP Muthuraman, Prabhu Solomon, Vasanth, , AM Rathnam and many others. The audio was finally formally released by Ilaiyaraja and received by Bharathiraja.
Kamal concluded by saying : “ My fans love and their passion make me happy.They are the pillars of my strength.”