Kamal Haasan: News

Kamal Haasan is an Indian film actor, director, producer, dancer, screenwriter, lyricist, and playback singer who predominantly works in the Tamil film industry. Haasan has also worked in the Bengali, Telugu, Hindi, Kannada and Malayalam film industries. He has won several accolades including 19 Filmfare Awards and four National Film Awards. In 1984, he received the Kalaimamani Award, in 1990, he received the Padma Shri and the Padma Bhushan in 2014. He was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013 and the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2016. In 1960, Haasan made his debut as a child actor in the Tamil film ‘Kalathur Kannamma,’ which made him win the President’s Gold Medal. As an adult, he made his acting debut with the 1975 film ‘Apoorva Raagangal.’ Following this, he went on to appear in films like ‘Moondram Pirai,’ ‘Nayakan,’ ‘Indian,’ ‘Hey Ram,’ ‘Virumaandi,’ and ‘Vishwaroopam,’ among many others. Haasan was appointed as the official Indian delegate to the 67th Cannes Film Festival in 2014. He has also written many of his films including ‘Raja Paarvai,’ ‘Aalavandhan,’ ‘Anbe Sivam,’ among others. In 2018, Haasan founded the centrist party Makkal Needhi Maiam.

28 May 2023


IIFA 2023: Alia Bhatt, Hrithik Roshan emerge as big winners

The 23rd International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards took center stage on a star-studded Saturday night amid the glitz and glamor of the Bollywood industry at the Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi.

26 May 2023


Chinmayi Sripada slams Kamal Haasan for keeping mum during #MeToo

Indian wrestlers are protesting in Delhi against the current president of the Wrestling Federation of India, Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. Many celebrities have extended their support to the international laurel-winning athletes.

13 Apr 2023

Shahid Kapoor

'Bloody Daddy' release date set: Everything about 'Nuit Blanche'

Shahid Kapoor's new offering to the screens will be Bloody Daddy, the first look of which was dropped on Wednesday evening. Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, the poster shows Kapoor in an intense avatar with a cut on his nose and blood on the shirt.

10 Apr 2023

Tamil Cinema

Tamil cinema: Release dates of 'Indian 2' and 'Ayalaan' out

Kamal Haasan is a veteran superstar of Tamil cinema and he is defining himself with every passing day. His upcoming film Indian 2 with Shankar has been in the buzz for a long time.

15 Mar 2023


Veteran actor Sameer Khakhar passes away at 70

Veteran film and television actor Sameer Khakhar left for his heavenly abode on Wednesday morning. The late actor, best known for Bollywood films such as Shahenshah, Jai Ho, and Hasee Toh Phasee, among many others, breathed his last at the age of 70.

14 Mar 2023

Lokesh Kanagaraj

Happy birthday Lokesh Kanagaraj: An overview of his upcoming films

Within six years and four films, Tamil director Lokesh Kanagaraj has made a name for himself as one of the most-acclaimed filmmakers in Kollywood industry.

09 Mar 2023

Tamil Cinema

Kamal Haasan's photo from sets of 'Indian 2' goes viral

Kamal Haasan is a pan-India superstar, and the actor has reinvented himself every decade.

19 Feb 2023

Tamil Cinema

Tamil actor Mayilsamy dies aged 57 after suffering heart attack

Noted Tamil actor Mayilsamy passed away after suffering a heart attack in the wee hours of Sunday in Chennai. He was aged 57.

16 Feb 2023

Bollywood Films

When did Bollywood start remaking South Indian films 

"Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery," a quote by Oscar Wilde perfectly fits the Bollywood films that are either direct remakes or inspired by South Indian movies.

03 Feb 2023

Telugu Films

Legendary filmmaker K Viswanath's demise; Chiranjeevi, Rajamouli attend last rites

Legendary filmmaker and a prominent name in the Telugu film industry, Kasinadhuni Viswanath died late on Thursday night, at the age of 92, after suffering from age-related ailments.

05 Jan 2023


A look at Rahul Gandhi's star-heavy Bharat Jodo Yatra

Rahul Gandhi's Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY) has entered its last leg. The journey which started on September 7 from Tamil Nadu, will end this month in Jammu and Kashmir.

31 Dec 2022

South Indian Cinema

Year wrap: South stars who made a comeback in 2022

Though it might not look like it, we are just a day away from 2023!

24 Dec 2022

Rahul Gandhi

'Hindu-Muslim hatred spread 24x7': Rahul Gandhi's jibe at BJP-led Centre

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government for allegedly fostering "Hindu-Muslim hatred" and misusing religious differences to "divert attention from real issues."

22 Dec 2022

Tamil Cinema

Kamal Haasan to quit 'Bigg Boss Tamil'; know the reason

Superstar Kamal Haasan will reportedly not return to host Bigg Boss Tamil Season 7. The actor who is very active in the television industry these days will be quitting the show in order to focus on his upcoming films.

13 Dec 2022


Suriya's Rolex from 'Vikram' to get spinoff: Director Lokesh Kanagaraj

When Kamal Haasan's Vikram hit the theaters in June this year, it took the box office by storm.

12 Dec 2022


Rajinikanth's 72nd birthday: Dhanush to Kamal Haasan, stars wish 'Thalaivar'

Superstar Rajinikanth is celebrating his 72nd birthday on Monday, December 12. Celebrities and fans have flooded social media posting wishes for the actor, and showering their love on him.

24 Nov 2022


Kamal Haasan hospitalized in Chennai; to be discharged today

Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan was admitted to a Chennai-based hospital on Wednesday evening.

10 Nov 2022

Tamil Cinema

5 comedy dramas of Kamal Haasan that cannot be missed

Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan has been in the entertainment industry for decades and has made thousands of crores at the box office.

07 Nov 2022

Upcoming Movies

Collaboration with Mani Ratnam, 'Indian 2': Kamal Haasan's upcoming films

Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan is celebrating his 68th birthday on Monday (November 7)!

07 Nov 2022

South Indian Cinema

Happy birthday, Kamal Haasan! Recalling his early 'pan-Indian' supremacy

The term "pan-Indian star" is the new talk of Tinsel town and has caught traction after the release of Baahubali, RRR, KGF franchise, and Pushpa.

02 Nov 2022

Tamil Nadu

TN: Chola King's birth anniversary celebrations will be state event

The Tamil Nadu government has decided to celebrate Raja Raja Chola's birth anniversary a government event every year on Thursday, India Today reported.

08 Oct 2022

Vikram (the movie)

Busan International Film Festival: Houseful response for Kamal Haasan's 'Vikram'

Kamal Haasan superhit film Vikram has once again hit the headlines.

#NewsBytesExplainer: The ongoing controversy regarding Raja Raja Chola's religious identity

The legendary actor Kamal Haasan's statement that the Chola king was not Hindu sparked outrage, prompting political parties, especially the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to react.

24 Aug 2022

Tamil Cinema

Kamal Haasan's 'Indian 2,' Suriya-starrer 'Suriya 42' go on floors

Two of the highly-anticipated Tamil films—Indian 2 and Suriya 42 went on floors on Wednesday (August 24)!

20 Aug 2022

Samantha Ruth Prabhu

5 spiritual dramas like 'Karthikeya 2' to watch on OTT

Telugu film Karthikeya 2 has turned out to be a blockbuster, keeping up with the success streak of the recently released Tollywood movies including Sita Ramam and Bimbisara.

15 Aug 2022

Independence Day

Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Chiranjeevi, Mohanlal, more extend Independence Day wishes

As the nation is celebrating its 75th Independence Day, celebrities have been sharing photos and quotes on social media to extend their wishes to the fans.

13 Aug 2022

Shah Rukh Khan

#IndependenceDaySpecial: Goosebumps-inducing Tamil films to watch from 'Indian' to 'Rocketry'

India will celebrate its 75 years of independence this year.

11 Aug 2022

Tamil Cinema

'Kaithi 2' to roll out next year, confirms Karthi

Ever since it was announced that the Tamil film Kaithi will get a sequel, fans have been waiting to know updates about it.

07 Aug 2022

R Madhavan

R Madhavan's 'Rocketry' becomes the highest-rated Indian film on IMDb!

It's raining accolades for R Madhavan's magnum opus Rocketry: The Nambi Effect and how!

05 Aug 2022

Deepika Padukone

'Indian 2': Will we see Deepika Padukone opposite Kamal Haasan?

In an unexpected turn of events, Bollywood star Deepika Padukone has reportedly been roped in to play the leading lady in the Tamil film Indian 2.

04 Aug 2022

Sai Pallavi

Sai Pallavi's 'Gargi' is hitting SonyLIV on this date

Sai Pallavi's latest Tamil outing Gargi was released theatrically on July 15 amid huge expectations.

03 Aug 2022

Kajal Aggarwal

Kamal Haasan's next to be directed by 'Valimai' helmer Vinoth?

Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan is reportedly set to star in a political drama to be directed by Valimai filmmaker H Vinoth.

28 Jul 2022


Happy birthday Dhanush: 5 roles we want 'Vaathi' to play

In his career spanning over two decades, Dhanush has become a household name for Tamil cinema fans.

27 Jul 2022

Tamil Cinema

'Gargi' OTT release: When, where to watch Sai Pallavi starrer?

Sai Pallavi's recent Tamil film Gargi, which received positive reviews from fans and critics alike, will reportedly be streamed on the OTT platform SonyLIV.

26 Jul 2022

Sai Pallavi

Udhayanidhi Stalin's next venture to be bankrolled by Kamal Haasan

In exciting news, Tamil actor-politician Udhayanidhi Stalin's next film will be bankrolled by Kamal Haasan under his Raaj Kamal Films International (RKFI) banner.

16 Jul 2022

Tamil Nadu

#AllAboutFees: Kamal Haasan's remuneration from Rs. 500 to Rs. 50cr

Tamil megastar Kamal Haasan aka "Universal Hero" needs no introduction to cinephiles.

14 Jul 2022

Disney+ Hotstar

After box office rampage, Kamal Haasan's 'Vikram' sets OTT record

Less than a week after debuting on OTT, the Tamil film Vikram starring Kamal Haasan aka "Universal Hero" has emerged as one of the top movies on the streaming platform Disney+ Hotstar.

04 Jul 2022


What to watch in July? 7 upcoming titles hitting OTT

July will be quite engaging for cinephiles due to scheduled theatrical releases such as Ek Villain Returns, Shamshera, and Thor: Love and Thunder, among others.

29 Jun 2022

Disney+ Hotstar

Kamal Haasan's behind-the-scenes video from 'Vikram' proves why he's GOAT

Kamal Haasan's Vikram is on a record-breaking spree at the box office. The film is all the buzz right now.

26 Jun 2022


Kamal Haasan's 'Vikram' gears up to enter Rs. 400cr club

Superstar Kamal Haasan's Vikram is set to achieve another milestone soon!

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