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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.


People's love is my medicine: Kamal Haasan on his recovery

January 20, 2021 5:40 pm

Kamal Haasan recently finished hosting the fourth season of Bigg Boss Tamil. The actor, who has been the face of the show since its inception in 2017, may not return for the next season.

Kamal Haasan takes break from campaign, to undergo follow up surgery

January 18, 2021 3:18 pm

Due to an accident a few years ago, he had undergone a surgery on his leg and he was required to go in for a follow- up surgery, Haasan said.

Aari Arjuna lifts Bigg Boss Tamil Season 4 trophy

January 18, 2021 12:15 am

Aari Arjuna beat Balaji Murugadoss to lift the trophy of Bigg Boss Tamil Season 4.

Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan popular film stars, but 'marginal players' in politics: Aiyar

January 10, 2021 5:15 pm

Aiyar, who has been named in three key panels set up by the Congress for Tamil Nadu polls, asserted that superstar Rajinikanth's decision that he will not enter electoral politics 'will not make a tinker's difference'.

Tamil Nadu feels BJP irrelevant, will seek Rajinikanth's support: Kamal Haasan

December 30, 2020 6:48 pm

Taking a jibe at both AIADMK and DMK, Haasan said both the party leaders are accusing each other and releasing the list of corruption charges making their jobs easier and he feels thankful to them for doing that.

'Disappointing...but': Kamal Haasan on Rajinikanth's decision to drop political plans

December 29, 2020 8:32 pm

Earlier in the day, Rajinikanth announced that he would not be entering politics owing to his ill health and the pandemic situation.

Kamal Haasan releases 'bribe card', alleges corruption in all government departments

December 28, 2020 8:04 pm

Rebutting Chief Minister Edappadi’s claim that the state is progressing in the right direction under his government, Haasan said the state is deep-rooted in corruption as one has to pay bribes in all government offices.

General secretary of Kamal Haasan's party joins BJP ahead of Tamil Nadu polls

December 26, 2020 8:56 am

Arunachalam, one of the founding members of the MNM, said he took the decision after Haasan refused to support the Centre's farm laws.

My dream to see 50 per cent women in Cabinet: Kamal Haasan

December 24, 2020 11:34 am

Addressing a gatheringin Chennai, Haasan expressed his concern over the low representation of women in the Tamil Nadu Cabinet. He said that women voters alone can change the fate of Tamil Nadu as they are more in number.

Explained: How would a Kamal Haasan-Rajinikanth alliance fare in Tamil Nadu?

December 30, 2020 3:01 pm

Ahead of the 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, Kamal Haasan has proposed the idea of an alliance with Rajinikanth's new party. Why do some BJP leaders endorse this idea? And why do their fans oppose it?


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.