Articles about Kamal Haasan

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.

5 action movies of Kamal Haasan to watch before 'Vikram'

25 May 2022

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5 action movies of Kamal Haasan to watch before 'Vikram'

It has been more than three years since we saw our "Aandavar" Kamal Haasan on the big screens.

Mohanlal, Priyadarshan to start shooting 'Olavum Theeravum' in July

25 May 2022

Entertainment
Mohanlal, Priyadarshan to start shooting 'Olavum Theeravum' in July

We already know that veteran director Priyadarshan and Mollywood superstar Mohanlal are joining hands for a portion of an upcoming Malayalam anthology.

Director Lokesh Kanagaraj hints at 'Thalapathy 67' with Vijay

22 May 2022

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Director Lokesh Kanagaraj hints at 'Thalapathy 67' with Vijay

After Beast, Tamil star Vijay will be seen in Vamshi Paidipally's next, tentatively titled Thalapathy 66.

5 reasons why we believe 'Vikram' could be 'Kaithi's spin-off

17 May 2022

Entertainment
5 reasons why we believe 'Vikram' could be 'Kaithi's spin-off

The trailer of the upcoming Tamil film Vikram was launched on Sunday following an elaborate ceremony.

'Vikram': Official trailer for Kamal Haasan-starrer is finally here!

15 May 2022

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'Vikram': Official trailer for Kamal Haasan-starrer is finally here!

"Ulaga Nayagan" Kamal Haasan is set to a comeback to the big screens after over three years with the much-awaited film Vikram.

Kamal Haasan faces police case over 'Vikram's 'Pathala Pathala' song

14 May 2022

Entertainment
Kamal Haasan faces police case over 'Vikram's 'Pathala Pathala' song

Upcoming Kamal Haasan starrer Vikram's first song, Pathala Pathala, sparked controversy just a day after its release.

'Vikram': 5 things about Kamal Haasan-starrer ahead of trailer launch

04 May 2022

Entertainment
'Vikram': 5 things about Kamal Haasan-starrer ahead of trailer launch

"Ulaga Nayagan" Kamal Haasan is set to come back to the big screens after more than three years with the upcoming film titled Vikram.

'Achcham Madam Naanam Payirppu' trailer highlights importance of sex education

22 Mar 2022

Entertainment
'Achcham Madam Naanam Payirppu' trailer highlights importance of sex education

Before its release on Amazon Prime Video, makers of Achcham Madam Naanam Payirppu have dropped its trailer.

Now, Kamal Haasan's 'Vikram' will hit theaters on June 3!

14 Mar 2022

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Now, Kamal Haasan's 'Vikram' will hit theaters on June 3!

Kamal Haasan's Vikram is one of the most anticipated Tamil films of the year.

5 much-awaited Tamil films slated to release in 2022

09 Mar 2022

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5 much-awaited Tamil films slated to release in 2022

Tamil cinema or Kollywood had a good time last year.

Kamal Haasan-Fahadh Faasil's 'Vikram' finally finishes its shooting schedule

02 Mar 2022

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Kamal Haasan-Fahadh Faasil's 'Vikram' finally finishes its shooting schedule

The shooting schedule of Vikram is finally over!

'Bigg Boss Ultimate': Silambarasan TR replacing Kamal Haasan as host?

23 Feb 2022

Entertainment
'Bigg Boss Ultimate': Silambarasan TR replacing Kamal Haasan as host?

On Sunday (February 20), Kamal Haasan announced his decision to quit Bigg Boss Ultimate, the OTT version of Bigg Boss Tamil.

5 South Indian actors who have collaborated with Amitabh Bachchan

22 Feb 2022

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5 South Indian actors who have collaborated with Amitabh Bachchan

Telugu actor Prabhas, popularly known as Rebel Star, is currently filming Project K alongside Bollywood stalwart Amitabh Bachchan. The film, touted to be a sci-fi thriller, also stars Deepika Padukone.

Kamal Haasan won't host 'Bigg Boss Tamil Ultimate' any longer

21 Feb 2022

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Kamal Haasan won't host 'Bigg Boss Tamil Ultimate' any longer

Kamal Haasan will no longer be a part of Bigg Boss Ultimate, the OTT version of Bigg Boss Tamil.

5 Bollywood films that should not be remade by anyone

23 Jan 2022

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5 Bollywood films that should not be remade by anyone

Remaking a film is nothing new.

Sivakarthikeyan of 'Doctor' fame collaborating with Kamal Haasan for next

16 Jan 2022

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Sivakarthikeyan of 'Doctor' fame collaborating with Kamal Haasan for next

Tamil actor Sivakarthikeyan recently won over cinema buffs with his 2021 release Doctor.

Why TN health department will issue notice against Kamal Haasan?

07 Dec 2021

Entertainment
Why TN health department will issue notice against Kamal Haasan?

The Tamil Nadu health department will issue a notice to Kamal Haasan for violating COVID-19 rules.

Ramya Krishnan to replace Kamal Haasan as 'Bigg Boss' host?

27 Nov 2021

Entertainment
Ramya Krishnan to replace Kamal Haasan as 'Bigg Boss' host?

We all know that Kamal Haasan is currently recovering from COVID-19. He announced the news earlier this week on Twitter.

'COVID-19 hasn't gone away,' says COVID-19 positive Kamal Haasan

22 Nov 2021

Entertainment
'COVID-19 hasn't gone away,' says COVID-19 positive Kamal Haasan

Veteran actor Kamal Haasan announced on his Twitter Space a few hours back that he has tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from the US.

World Elephant Day: Movies where the cute jumbos are important

12 Aug 2021

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World Elephant Day: Movies where the cute jumbos are important

Elephants are extremely important for maintaining nature's balance, and to raise awareness about them, we have the World Elephant Day.

Kamal Haasan starts shooting for 'Vikram'

17 Jul 2021

Entertainment
Kamal Haasan starts shooting for 'Vikram'

South superstar Kamal Haasan has kickstarted shooting for his latest movie, titled Vikram, and said the first day on the film's set felt like a "high school reunion."

Kamal Haasan-Vijay Sethupathi-Fahadh Faasil look ravaging in 'Vikram' poster

10 Jul 2021

Entertainment
Kamal Haasan-Vijay Sethupathi-Fahadh Faasil look ravaging in 'Vikram' poster

The first-look poster of Lokesh Kanagaraj's upcoming Tamil actioner Vikram is out now!

'Dasavatharam' turns 13, Kamal Haasan says film was a 'masterclass'

15 Jun 2021

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'Dasavatharam' turns 13, Kamal Haasan says film was a 'masterclass'

As Kamal Haasan celebrated 13 years of his sci-fi action thriller Dasavatharam on Monday, the actor-filmmaker took a trip down memory lane to share what went behind making the film, which he said was nothing short of a "masterclass" for him.

CRISIL changes Kamal Haasan firm's ratings for 'not cooperating'

16 May 2021

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CRISIL changes Kamal Haasan firm's ratings for 'not cooperating'

Credit rating agency CRISIL has changed the ratings for actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan's proprietary firm, Kamal Haasan (KH), tagging it "not cooperating."

Actress blasts doctor after dermatological process leaves her with swelling

19 Apr 2021

Entertainment
Actress blasts doctor after dermatological process leaves her with swelling

Tamil actress Raiza Wilson has lashed out at a dermatologist for allegedly pestering her to undergo a procedure she "didn't need."

Haasan releases MNM manifesto, assures 'skill-based payment' to housewives

19 Mar 2021

Politics
Haasan releases MNM manifesto, assures 'skill-based payment' to housewives

Makkal Needhi Maiam chief and actor Kamal Haasan unveiled his party's manifesto in Coimbatore on Friday and promised income for housewives by honing their skills.

Kamal Haasan will contest TN polls from Coimbatore South

12 Mar 2021

Politics
Kamal Haasan will contest TN polls from Coimbatore South

Veteran film actor Kamal Haasan, founder of the Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), the party hustling to create a fresh alternative in Tamil Nadu politics, is set to make his electoral debut from the Coimbatore South constituency in the 2021 state Assembly elections.

Siddharth, Aditi Rao-starrer 'Maha Samudram' to release on August 19

31 Jan 2021

Entertainment
Siddharth, Aditi Rao-starrer 'Maha Samudram' to release on August 19

Aditi Rao Hydari, Siddharth, and Sharwanand starrer upcoming Telugu film Maha Samudram will be released in theaters on August 19, its makers confirmed on Saturday.

Chennai: Kamal Haasan undergoes leg surgery

19 Jan 2021

Entertainment
Chennai: Kamal Haasan undergoes leg surgery

Actor-politician Kamal Haasan on Monday underwent leg surgery at a Chennai hospital and is doing well, his daughters Shruti Haasan and Akshara Haasan said in a statement on Tuesday.

Kangana Ranaut opposes Kamal Haasan's idea of paying homemakers

05 Jan 2021

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Kangana Ranaut opposes Kamal Haasan's idea of paying homemakers

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut has voiced her disagreement over actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan's idea of recognizing housework done by homemakers as a salaried profession, which was recently appreciated by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor.

Superstar Rajinikanth is progressing well, say hospital authorities

26 Dec 2020

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Superstar Rajinikanth is progressing well, say hospital authorities

Actor and politician Rajinikanth, who was admitted to a hospital yesterday over "severe fluctuations" in his blood pressure, is now progressing well, said the hospital authorities in a medical bulletin.

Ahead of TN polls, Kamal Haasan's party member joins BJP

25 Dec 2020

Politics
Ahead of TN polls, Kamal Haasan's party member joins BJP

The Vice-President of Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), the party floated by actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan, on Friday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of Union Minister Prakash Javadekar just months before Tamil Nadu Assembly polls.

Fatima Sana Shaikh reveals she was molested at age three

31 Oct 2020

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Fatima Sana Shaikh reveals she was molested at age three

Bollywood actor Fatima Sana Shaikh has revealed that she was sexually abused as a three-year-old.

SP Balasubrahmanyam's funeral held with police honors

26 Sep 2020

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SP Balasubrahmanyam's funeral held with police honors

Legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam's last rites were held in Chennai on Saturday afternoon along with a 72-gun salute by the Tamil Nadu Police.

'Dil Bechara' is now highest-rated Indian movie on IMDb

25 Jul 2020

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'Dil Bechara' is now highest-rated Indian movie on IMDb

Late beloved actor Sushant Singh Rajput's final movie Dil Bechara is looking to break all plausible and enviable records out there.

Rajinikanth says he never wanted to be Tamil Nadu's CM

12 Mar 2020

Politics
Rajinikanth says he never wanted to be Tamil Nadu's CM

Superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday announced that he never wanted to be the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu but wants to bring change in the political discourse.

3 killed in accident on Kamal Haasan's 'Indian 2' sets

20 Feb 2020

Entertainment
3 killed in accident on Kamal Haasan's 'Indian 2' sets

In a tragic incident, 3 people were killed and many others were injured after a crane collapsed on the sets of Kamal Haasan's upcoming movie Indian 2.

First look poster of Ranveer Singh's sports drama '83' out

26 Jan 2020

Entertainment
First look poster of Ranveer Singh's sports drama '83' out

Bringing an end to the wait, the makers of Kabir Khan's much-anticipated sports drama film '83 have finally released the first look poster of the movie.

Jeff Bezos calls SRK 'humble'; Khan's response cracks him up

18 Jan 2020

Entertainment
Jeff Bezos calls SRK 'humble'; Khan's response cracks him up

If you've been looking for a lesson in acceptance and self-deprecating humor, learn it from Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan.

Pragya Thakur apologizes for Godse remark; says statement was 'distorted'

29 Nov 2019

Politics
Pragya Thakur apologizes for Godse remark; says statement was 'distorted'

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pragya Singh Thakur has tendered an apology for praising Mahatma Gandhi's assassin in the Parliament.

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