Nayakan (1987) Poster



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Remade as 

Dayavan (1988)


The Godfather (1972)
The enemy gang members are killed while the hero is performing a religious ritual is adapted from the climax of Coppola's film
Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
The smuggling of drugs using inner tires and salt is a clear nod to the sergio leone classic

Referenced in 

Jigarthanda (2014)
Movie referenced in film
Dheepan (2015)
The song "Nila athu vaanathu mele" from Nayakan is played


Dharmatma (1975)
This was actually first Indian version of the The Godfather (Prem Nath played the role of The Godfather)

Spoofed in 

Dum Dum Dum (2001)
Chinni Jayanth appears as Velu Naikkar
Thamizh Padam (2010)
The people look to Siva as their savior and ask for his help in repairing the water pipe.

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