Indian is a 1996 Tamil film directed by S. Shankar. The film stars Kamal Hassan, Manisha Koirala, Urmila Matondkar, Goundamani, and Senthil. Indian was nominated by India as its entry for the Best Foreign Language Film for the Academy Awards in 1996. The music of the film was given by A.R. Rehman. It was a huge success in down south. Later on this movie was also dubbed in Hindi with the name, 'Hindustani' and in Telugu as 'Bharatheeyudu'. The movie was very much appreciated and it also won National Film Award in various categories.
The lead actors especially Kamal Hassan has given a very splendid performance. He has played double role in the movie i.e. of a young man and also of a 70 year old man. He has completely justified both the characters.