In many of those famed ‘raja part’ roles he donned in the 1950s and later, Sivaji Ganesan would deliver kingly dialogues with theatrical fire that made his characters awe-­inspiring for the audiences. On the Tamil cinema screen, it was a one-man spectacle like none else. That level of melodrama was something P. Ayyaka­nnu and his team from the late thespian’s state employed all through their stir in Delhi this summer, even as their real-life roles were anything but royal.