Happy Fathers Day to all Appas everywhere!

Here are the top 10 doting onscreen fathers of Tamil cinema:

1. Sivaji Ganesan as Virumaandi in "Thevar Magan" (1969): Sivaji Ganesan portrayed the role of a loving and caring father who struggles to maintain a harmonious relationship with his sons.

2. Rajinikanth as Raghuvaran in "Muthu" (1995): Rajinikanth portrayed a compassionate father figure who supports his adopted son and stands up against injustice to ensure his happiness.

3. Samuthirakani as Chakaravarthi's father in Don. Samuthirakani’s unconditional love towards his son is just indescribable.

4. Prakash Raj as Raghuraman in "Abhiyum Naanum" (2008): Prakash Raj portrayed a loving and protective father who shares a strong bond with his daughter and guides her through life's challenges.

5. Vikram as Krishna in Deiva Thirumagal. The story revolves around a man with a mental disability who fights for custody of his daughter, Nila (Baby Sara). He persuades legal counselor Anuradha (Anushka) to help him when his father-in-law takes his daughter away from him.

6. Haridass - Sivadas (Kishore) a valiant cop neglects Haridas, his child who has autism, due to his profession. However, he tries to get out of his shell.

7. Rajkiran in Thavamaai Thavamirunthu..The movie revolves around the hardships faced by a father (Rajkiran) in ensuring a bright future for his sons (Cheran and Senthil Kumar).

8. Sathyaraj played a quite natural part in Raja Rani. His role will be to relate to the daughter, who is raised solely by their father and given the freedom to decide what she needs in life.

These onscreen fathers have left a lasting impact with their heartfelt performances, showcasing the depth of their love and commitment towards their children.

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