|Kamal Haasan Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||November 7, 1954|
Kamal Haasan is an Indian actor, dancer, director, writer who is widely known for his work in Tamil cinema but has also worked in various language films like Telugu, Kannada, Bengali, etc. He is also a film producer and has his own production house named Raaj Kamal Films International, which has produced many of his films. Often considered to be a complete actor, he is known to take risks and make experimental films with great VFX. His career began in 1960 as a child artist with the film Kalathur Kannamma and he got his breakthrough as a lead actor in 1975 with Apoorva Raagangal. He also launched his political party Makkal Needhi Maiam in 2018.
Universal Hero, Aandavar, Kamal Haasan
Ramanathapuram, Madras State, India
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
He completed his primary education from Paramakudi and then, later on, completed his education from Santhome, Madras.
Film Actor, Film Producer, Film Director, Screenwriter, Playback Singer, Lyricist, Television, Presenter, Choreographer, Dancer, Philanthropist, Politician
- Father – D. Srinivasan (Lawyer)
- Mother – Rajalakshmi (Housewife)
- Siblings – Charuhasan (Brother) (Actor), Chandrahasan (Brother) (Actor), Vasanth Haasan (Brother), Nalini (Sister) (Classical Dancer)
- Others – Suhasini Maniratnam (Niece), Anu Hasan (Niece), Subhashini Charuhaasan (Niece), Nandini Charuhaasan (Niece)
Kamal Hasaan is managed by Raghavendra. His political manager is Raja Narayanan.
Kamal has a net worth of $100 million as of 2020 as per Gulf News.
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
He has dated –
- Vani Ganapathy (1978-1988) – Vani and Kamal married in 1978 and got divorced in 1988.
- Sarika (1988-2004) – Kamal and actress Sarika Thakur married in 1988 and have 2 daughters named Shruti and Akshara together. They parted ways in 2004.
- Gautami (2004–2016)
- Pooja Kumar (2019-Present)
Race / Ethnicity
He has Tamilian ancestry.
Kamal Hasaan has endorsed brands such as Pothys Silks.
Kamal Haasan Favorite Things
- Actor – Dilip Kumar
- Movies – Kunku, Chandralekha, Devadasu, Andha Naal, The Apu trilogy
Kamal Haasan Facts
- He started his acting career when he was 6 years old and won the President’s Gold Medal for his debut film.
- Kamal has won numerous national awards for his films as an actor.
- He was the part of the first Indian color silent film named Pushpaka Vimana in 1987.
- As of November 2019, his films have made an entry to the Oscar 7 times.
- He is a trained Bharatanatyam dancer.
- He has acted in different language films like Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, Telegu, and Kannada.
- In 1982, he became the first Indian actor to give 5 hit films in a year.
- In 1994, he was the first actor who received a paycheque of 1 crore as his fee.
- He has suffered from more than 30 fractures in his career as he does his stunts by himself.
- Kamal Haasan has earned the title of “the first, and perhaps the last, complete hero in Indian Cinema”.
- He won the Filmfare award in the “Best Actor in a Leading Role” category and earned a “Best Actor in a Supporting Role” nomination for the same film, Saagar in 1985.
- In March 2021, he received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
- In November 2021, Kamal Haasan was tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).
- In June 2022, Kamal Haasan gifted his Rolex watch worth INR 47 lakhs to actor Suriya who had played the role of Rolex in the 2022 film Vikram. At that time, Vikram had already crossed the 200-crore gross earnings mark.
- Following the success of the 2022 film Vikram, Kamal also gifted a Lexus car ES300H to the director of the film Lokesh Kanagaraj in June 2022.
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