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Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan is Indian's one of the most popular and finest actors. He started his acting career as a child actor when he just three-and-a-half-year-old with 1959 film Kalathur Kannamma. As an adult, he made his film debut in a minor role with 1973 film Arangetram, In his decorated career spanning more than 50 years, the actor has contributed to the Indian film industry in various capacities as a writer, director, playback singer, producer, lyricist and choreographer. He has more than 200 film titles to his credit and has worked in various languages including Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Hindi and one Bengali film. He has won various accolades both at home and overseas. He has been honoured with Padma Shri in 1990, the Padma Bhushan in 2014. Besides winning three National Awards, he has also won the coveted French honour of Chevalier Award. He is the second Tamil actor to have won this French award after thespian Sivaji Ganesan. His 1987 film Nayakan has been named among the Time magazine's 100 all-times best movies. He was twice married and divorced and has two daughters from his second marriage named Shruti Haasan and Akshara Haasan. He recently broke up with his long time live-in partner, Gautami.


Fahadh Faasil joins Vikram shoot, shares photo with Kamal Haasan; see his post

July 25, 2021 8:35 am

Apart from Kamal Haasan and Fahad Faasil, the much-awaited Vikram also stars Vijay Sethupathi, Antony Varghese, Narain and Arjun Das.

Fulfill your poll promise, ensure live telecast of Tamil Nadu assembly proceedings: Kamal Haasan

July 19, 2021 5:15 pm

Kamal Haasan said that with the budget session to transpire soon, Tamil Nadu Government should take initiatives to live-telecast the debates.

Malik: A Nayakan-like story narrated in the Citizen Kane mould

July 17, 2021 9:05 am

The premise of Malik is very close to Mani Ratnam's classic Nayakan -- an existentialist hero who goes back and forth between his identity as a hero and a villain.

Ali Fazal on Kamal Haasan's Vikram poster: 'We north Indian actors are done, packing my bags and leaving'

July 11, 2021 12:27 pm

Vikram brings together three icons of south Indian film industry: Kamal Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi and Fahadh Faasil. The poster was unveiled on Saturday evening.

Vikram first look: Kamal Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi and Fahadh Faasil join hands for this epic action-thriller

July 10, 2021 5:54 pm

We do not know much about the film's plot, but judging purely by the poster, Vikram promises to be a blast. Just seeing Kamal Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi and Fahadh Faasil together can make any movie more epic than it has any right to be.

Kamal Haasan announces new appointments, to also be MNM General Secretary

June 26, 2021 1:53 pm

The changes come in the wake of a spate of resignations, including then vice president R Mahendran, after the elections where the party, along with its allies, could not return even a single legislator.

'Kamal Haasan is a perfectionist, Kajal Aggarwal's role a surprise': New details on Indian 2 revealed

June 20, 2021 1:21 pm

Make-up artist Seema Tabassum divulged interesting details on Kamal Haasan's upcoming film Indian 2. The film, directed by Shankar, also stars Kajal Aggarwal and Rakul Preet Singh.

Revisiting Kamal Haasan-K Viswanath's Sagara Sangamam: Of art and devotion

June 03, 2021 9:27 pm

K Viswanath directorial Sagara Sangamam, starring Kamal Haasan, Jaya Prada and SP Sailaja in the lead roles, hit theatres on June 3, 1983.

Will remain in politics till my last breath; nobody can stop MNM's journey: Kamal Haasan

May 24, 2021 8:19 pm

MNM failed to win a single seat in the recently concluded Assembly polls and polled 2.5 per cent share of votes. In the 2019 Lok Sabha election, the party had got 3.7 per cent.

Two top leaders latest to quit Kamal Haasan’s MNM

May 24, 2021 8:19 pm

MNM Assembly poll vote share dipped to 2.52 per cent from 3.7 per cent in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. It was defeated in all the seats it contested.


Meet the contestants of Bigg Boss Tamil Season 4

October 05, 2020 10:21 am

Before we see the real action kicking off inside the Bigg Boss Tamil season 4 house, here's a list of all the contestants who will entertain us in the Kamal Haasan hosted reality show.

Inside Bigg Boss Tamil 4 house, see photos

October 04, 2020 1:52 pm

Here is a glimpse of the Kamal Haasan-hosted Bigg Boss Tamil 4's house.

Kamal Haasan, Kapil Dev and others launch the first look of Ranveer Singh's 83

January 26, 2020 11:43 am

After releasing the first look of actors from the upcoming film 83, Ranveer Singh, in the presence of legendary actor Kamal Haasan, launched the official poster of the film in Chennai.

Ungal Naan: Rajinikanth, Ilaiyaraaja, AR Rahman among others celebrate 60 years of Kamal Haasan

November 18, 2019 12:11 pm

The film fraternity came together at Ungal Naan to honour Kamal Haasan as he completed 60 years in the Tamil film industry.

Rajinikanth, Mani Ratnam and others at the inauguration of Raaj Kamal Films International's new office

November 08, 2019 4:30 pm

Kamal Haasan's production house Raaj Kamal Films International's new office got inaugurated on Friday. Rajinikanth, Vairamuthu and Mani Ratnam among others graced the event.

Inside Kamal Haasan's birthday celebration

November 07, 2019 4:30 pm

Kamal Haasan celebrated his 65th birthday with his family and party members.

Kamal Haasan turns 65: Rare photos of Ulaganayagan

November 07, 2019 10:38 am

Kamal Haasan birthday special: As beloved actor and politician turns a year older today, we take a look at his rare photos.

Celeb spotting: Deepika Padukone, Salman Khan, Kamal Haasan and others

July 18, 2018 7:37 am

While Salman Khan shot an entertaining episode of Dus Ka Dum, Deepika Padukone and Kamal Haasan were spotted at the airport.

Meet the contestants of Bigg Boss Tamil Season 2

September 29, 2018 8:13 pm

From Yashika Anand to Mumtaz here's the final list of the contestants of Bigg Boss Tamil season 2.

Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Vijay and Suriya protest over Cauvery, Sterlite issues

April 08, 2018 6:45 pm

The who's who of Tamil film industry including Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Vijay, Suriya among others participated in a protest held by the Nadigar Sangam in support of multiple issues that have been dominating the political landscape of Tamil Nadu.


5 Reasons To Watch Vishwaroopam 2

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

Vishwaroopam 2 is a sequel to the 2010 film Vishwaroopam. Written, directed and co-produced by Kamal Haasan, the film also stars Pooja Kumar, Andrea Jeremiah, Waheeda Rehman, Shekhar Kapur and Rahul Bose.

Kamal Haasan makes grand debut on Twitter

January 27, 2016 12:03 pm

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): 'Joining the league of several actors, noted Indian actor Kamal Haasan made a grand entry on Twitter on the occasion of Republic Day. The south superstar's first tweet was a video of the rendition of the National Anthem in his voice. Kamal Haasan captioned the video as, "India's freedom struggle remains unique even today. Respecting it is d only way to keep it and set new world standards." The actor's account which was verified within a few hours of his first tweet got over 30,000 followers in 24 hours. Kamal Haasan's elder daughter Shruti Haasan also welcomed the actor on the micro blogging site by citing him as his "most favourite person". The actor, who has won several accolades throughout his career, is one of the popular and biggest stars of cinema in south India.