The Ungal Nan, a grand event to mark Kamal Haasan's 60 years in cinema, saw a packed auditorium with celebrities gathering in large numbers. The highlight of the event was a concert by Ilayaraja featuring songs from Kamal Haasan films, sung by Kamal himself.
Rajinikanth was by the side of his friend Kamal Haaan all through the event to provide memories of their past. Kamal invited Rajini to present a Rs one crore cheque set aside from the funds collected for this event to a skill centre inaugurated at Kamal's hometown Paramakudi.
Among those who took part in the event include Vijay Sethupathi, Vadivelu, Prabhu, Karthi, Sivakumar, Nasser, Sarath Kumar, Pasupathi, Sathyaraj, Ambika, Radha, Manisha Koirala, Tamannaah, directors KS Ravikumar, SP Muthuraman, Mani Ratnam, P A Ranjith, Shankar and Mari Selvaraj.
There was tight security at the venue and people thronged in large numbers from across Chennai.