Kamal Haasan gifts his Rolex watch to Suriya for playing Rolex to Vikram
Actor Kamal Haasan on Wednesday gifted gifted actor Suriya, who tried out for the role of Rolex in Vikram, his very own Rolex watch worth ₹47 million. The film made a dream run at the box office with over ₹200 crore gross revenue and still counting. In the film, Suriya has a 10-minute cameo which was very well received by the audience. (Also read | Vikram Box Office Day 5 Collection: Kamal Haasan’s Film Wins ₹200 crore worldwide, he gifts director Lokesh a car)
In the film, directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, Suriya plays a character called Rolex, the boss of the drug mafia. Suriya took to Twitter after meeting Kamal to thank him for gifting her the watch. “A moment like this makes life better! Thanks Anna for your #Rolex! @ikamalhaasan,” Suriya tweeted.
On Tuesday, Kamal posted a video in which he thanks the public for making Vikram a huge success. In the video, he specifically thanked Suriya for accepting the cameo role. He went on to say that he will ensure that Suriya has a longer role in the next part of the Vikram franchise. Vikram became the highest-grossing film of Kamal Haasan’s career. It is also his first ₹200 crore bigger.
Kamal also gifted Lokesh a Lexus car for making Vikram a huge hit on Tuesday. Sharing a photo of the new car, Lokesh thanked Kamal for the gesture. The film features Kamal in a role he originally played in the 1986 film of the same name. He returns as a former agent Vikram from the coveted Black Squad who worked for the Indian government.
The film was dubbed and released in Telugu, Hindi and Malayalam. Vikram was also written by Lokesh Kanagaraj and produced by Raaj Kamal Films International. It hit theaters on June 3. The film also stars Vijay Sethupathi, Fahadh Faasil, Kalidas Jayaram, Narain, Antony Varghese and Arjun Das.
When asked about his work with Fahadh and Vijay recently, Haasan said the experience was like “a good meal better shared”. “My guru, Mr. K Balachander, taught me to love sharing screen space and not stealing the show. Both brothers were my admirers, so it was like a congratulation,” he had added.