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.

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Drawing a blank in Tamil Nadu polls, Dhinakaran gets rural votes, and Kamal Haasan urban

While Dhinakaran’s Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) managed to garner a roughly 5 per cent vote share, the spread of the votes showed that the party had fared well in rural pockets, while being completely obliterated in the urban ones.

Our party does not see politics as a profession: Kamal Haasan

Addressing the reporters gathered the Makkal Needhi Maiam party office in Chennai on Friday, Kamal Haasan said, “People have voted for us in such a way that I can keep my heads held high. They trusted us without expecting anything in return, I take this opportunity to thank them for their support, we have a long way to go, have many things to do."


Kamal Haasan starrer Indian 2's shooting to resume from June

Indian 2 went on the floors earlier this year and the filmmakers released first look posters featuring Kamal Haasan in his iconic Senapathy make-up.

Vijay TV releases second promo of Bigg Boss Tamil 3

Actor-politician Kamal Haasan will host Bigg Boss Tamil Season 3, and the season will go on air from the second week of June.

Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan and Shankar unite for Parthiban’s Oththa Seruppu

South Indian superstars Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan, and seasoned filmmakers Shankar and K.Bhagyaraj came together to support Parthiban's Oththa Seruppu.

Madras HC grants Kamal Haasan anticipatory bail in case over Godse remark

The case against Kamal Haasan has been registered under Sections 153A and 295A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), which deal with ‘outraging religious feelings’ and ‘promoting enmity between different groups’, respectively


Mahatma Gandhi a superstar, says Kamal Haasan

Caught in a row for saying that Nathuram Godse, who shot dead Gandhi, was a Hindu and that he was free India's first extremist, Haasan said he cannot "accept a villain as a hero."

Kamal Haasan's MNM seeks calling off of May 19 Sulur bypoll

Earlier, the Coimbatore police had denied permission to Haasan following a furore over his 'free India's first extremist was a Hindu' remarks, due to which Haasan could not undertake campaigning on Friday.

Quality of polity going down, I'm not threatened: Kamal Haasan on being attacked during poll campaign

Kamal Haasan's press meet comes a day after eggs, stones and chappals were hurled by two unidentified men at the dais where the actor-turned politician was holding a public meeting in Aravkurichi in Karur district on Thursday.

Delhi HC nixes petition against Kamal Haasan for 'Hindu terrorist' remark

The poll panel counsel argued that Haasan’s statement was made in Tamil Nadu and no cause of action arose in Delhi. He also apprised the court that, as per media reports, an FIR was also lodged against him.

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Vidya Balan, Kamal Haasan, Yuvraj Singh, Leander Paes honoured by government

Bollywood celebrities, academicians, sportsperson and others were honoured with prestigious Padma Awards.

Meet the contestants of Bigg Boss Tamil Season 2

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


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

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

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

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.

When Shah Rukh Khan, Kamal Haasan and Amitabh Bachchan met Christopher Nolan

Filmmaker Christopher Nolan spoke about preserving celluloid in the digital age at the Reframing the Future of Film event in Mumbai. The ace filmmaker also met Shah Rukh Khan, Kamal Haasan and Amitabh Bachchan on the sidelines of the event.

Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth and Suriya attend Keerthana and Akshay's wedding

Keerthana, the daughter of actors Parthepan and Seetha, got hitched on Thursday to film editor Sreekar Prasad's son Akshay in Chennai on Thursday. The event saw several political and film personalities in attendance.


Photos: Kamal Haasan makes big political debut

Veteran Tamil actor Kamal Haasan launched his political party in Madurai on Wednesday.

Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan cross paths at Natchathira Vizha 2018

At Natchathira Vizha 2018, Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth make their first public appearance together post the latter's announcement about political entry.

Vishwaroopam 2: Kamal Haasan is back on the sets, doing what he does best

After creating ripples in the national politics for the better part of this year, movie-demi god Kamal Haasan is back doing what he does best. He has resumed for shooting of his film Vishwaroopam 2.

From SRK and Kajol's secret jokes to Amitabh Bachchan and Kamal Haasan's discussion, the highlights of 23rd Kolkata International Film Festival

The 23rd Kolkata International Film Festival will last over eight days from November 10 to November 17. This year, the festival will feature 142 movies from 65 countries in 19 categories. At the opening ceremony of Kolkata International Film Festival, the giants of Indian cinema Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan, Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol were seen on stage.

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5 Reasons To Watch Vishwaroopam 2

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 On GST Impact: Filmmaking Has Been Made Difficult In Tamil Nadu Deliberately

In Tamil Nadu, theatres were shut down on Monday in protest against the high taxation. Kamal Haasan has said that filmmaking in Tamil Nadu has been made difficult deliberately following the government’s decision to levy 30 per cent entertainment tax over and above the newly implemented GST. The Goods and Services Tax (GST) came into […]


Kamal Haasan makes grand debut on Twitter

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.