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Thursday, December 12, 2019

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.


Kamal Haasan's party, Rajinikant's forum say no to Tamil Nadu rural civic polls

December 08, 2019 9:16 pm

Alleging that the local body polls will not be a journey towards people's welfare, Haasan, in a statement, hit out at both the ruling AIADMK and DMK for "staging a political drama" in the name of local polls.

'Cat and mouse living together': AIADMK on speculation over Rajinikanth-Kamal Haasan alliance

November 21, 2019 4:41 pm

Earlier this week, on Tuesday, willing to join hands with Rajinikanth for the state's welfare, Haasan backed Rajinikanth over his comments describing Chief Minister K Palaniswami coming to the top post as a "wonder", saying it was "not a criticism but the reality."

Kamal Haasan to undergo surgery

November 21, 2019 12:50 pm

Actor-politician Kamal Haasan, who will be seen next in Indian 2, suffered a compound fracture in his right leg in 2016.

'If a situation arises...':Rajinikanth on joining hands with Kamal Haasan

November 19, 2019 9:36 pm

Rajinikanth did not field any candidates in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, saying he has his sights set on the 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly elections.

When Vadivelu's overacting caught Sivaji Ganesan and Kamal Haasan off-guard

November 19, 2019 1:12 pm

At Ungal Naan event, Vadivelu said Kamal Haasan has given him the much-needed break in his career for the second time.

There is no other actor who is as accomplished as Kamal Haasan: Rajinikanth

November 18, 2019 5:07 pm

Ungal Naan was a throwback to the 2009 event, where Kamal and Rajinikanth demonstrated their mutual love and respect for each other without any reservation.

Kamal Haasan launched political party due to lack of opportunities in film industry: CM Palaniswami

November 12, 2019 8:27 pm

Taunting Haasan, the Chief Minister said, "he is a big leader," and wondered why his MNM did not contest the recent bypolls to Vikravandi and Nanguneri Assembly constituencies

Bobby Simha plays a cop in Indian 2?

November 12, 2019 5:45 pm

Besides Kamal Haasan and Bobby Simha, Indian 2 also stars Kajal Aggarwal, Rakul Preet, Vivek, Samuthirakani, Priya Bhavani Shankar, Vidyut Jammwal and Anil Kapoor.

Had a controversial opinion on Gandhiji while growing up: Kamal Haasan

November 10, 2019 7:42 pm

Also starring Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukerji, Vasundhara Das, Atul Kulkarni and Naseeruddin Shah, Hey Ram is still relevant after a good two decades.

Apoorva Sagotharargal is my favourite Kamal Haasan film: Rajinikanth

November 10, 2019 5:40 pm

Speaking at Kamal Haasan's 65th birthday celebrations, Rajinkanth also added that his favourite movies included Kamal Haasan’s Hey Ram and Thevar Magan.


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.

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

April 01, 2018 10:40 am

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

March 10, 2018 2:39 pm

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

February 22, 2018 10:12 am

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


5 Reasons To Watch Vishwaroopam 2

August 08, 2018 12:30 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.