One of the most sparkling names of the Indian film industry, Kamal Haasan is the epitome of versatility.
Age and Height
Kamal Haasan was born on 7 November 1954 and is 64 years old as of 2018. He stands 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Kamal first got married in 1978 to Vani Ganapathy. The marriage ended in a divorce a decade later due to Haasan's affair with actress Sarika. He married Sarika in 1988, but the marriage ended in 2004. Since 2005 Hasan started living together with Gautami, but the two separated in 2016.
Kamal was born to D S Srinivasan and Rajalakshmi. He has two brothers, Charuhasan and Chandrahasan, and a sister Nalini. He has two daughters, Akshara and Shruti, from his second marriage.
Kamal Haasan made his debut as a child actor in Kalathur Kannamma, receiving huge praises. After a brief career as a child and theatre artist, followed by a break, Kamal Haasan returned to films as an adult. Though he made his debut with the 1970 Tamil film Maanavan, the first lead role came 3 years later with Arangetram. The next year he made his Malayalam debut with Kanyakumari, receiving wide acclaim. The decade of the 70s saw Kamal Haasan consolidating his position and achieving stardom and acclaim in equal measures. In just a decade of his career, he already had 6 Filmfare awards.
He made his Bollywood debut in 1981 with Ek Duuje Ke Liye that was a big success. Throughout the 80s and 90s, Kamal Haasan gave some spectacular performances, like Moondram Pirai/Sadma, Raaj Tilak, Saagar, Swathi Muthyam, Naayakan, Apoorva Sagodharargal, Indrudu Chandrudu, Thevar Magan, Thevar Magan, and Avvai Shanmughi/Chachi 420.
By the beginning of 21st, Kamal Haasan was already one of the biggest names ever in the Indian film industry. Limiting the projects he was involved with, he still gave films like Hey Ram!, Anbe Sivam, Abhay, and Mumbai Express. Dasavthaaram (2008) saw him portraying 10 roles. In 2013 he produced and acted in Vishwaroopam, followed by its sequel Vishwaroopam II(2018). Currently, he is involved with Indian 2 and Sabaash Naidu.
Kamal Haasan also entered politics in 2018 by launching his party “Makkal Needhi Maiam”.
Kamal Haasan saw his first controversy after 30 years of career when his film Hey Ram! was protested after being perceived as anti-Gandhi.
Both Vishawaroopam and its sequel were deemed anti-Hindu by Hindu extremist groups and had a difficult release.
Kamal Haasan has an unpatrolled array of awards. He is the recipient of Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, and President's Gold Medal. He has won 3 National awards for his films. He won 19 Filmfare awards in a total of 5 languages, one of the highest for any actor.
By the time Kamal Haasan requested Filmfare to not give him any more awards in 2000, he had already won 19 of them.
Seven of his films were India's official entry for Oscars.
|Real Name||Kamal Haasan|
|Famous Role||Shaktivelu in Thevar Magan|
|Height (In Cm)||170|
|Figure Measurement||Not known|
|Date of Birth||1954-11-7|
|Home Town||Not known|
|Birth Place||Paramakudi, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Sun Sign||Not known|
|Education Qualification||Not known|