Kamal Haasan is an Indian actor, lyricist, producer, dancer, and politician who works mainly in the Tamil film industry. He has worked in several commercial and critically acclaimed blockbusters in Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam, and Telugu languages. He was the highest paid actor in Indian cinema at one point of time.
The actor has won 19 filmfare awards and four National Awards till date. He was conferred the Padma Shri in 1990 and Padma Bhushan in 2014. He has completed over 60 years in the Indian Film Industry and has acted in over 220 movies. In 2018, Kmaal Haasan launched his own political party called Makkal Needhi Maiam in Madurai.
Kamal Haasan Wiki/Biography
Born on 7th November 1954, Kamal Haasan’s age is 67 years as of 2021. He was born in Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu, India.
He completed his initial education at Sir M.ct. Muthiah Chettiar Boys higher secondary school, Madras and then went on to pursue higher education from the Hindu Higher Secondary school in Madras. Around the same time, he also joined the T.K.S. Natake Sabha under the guidance of T.K. Shanmugam.
|Full Name||Kamal Haasan|
|Net Worth||$100 Million|
|Date of Birth||7 November 1954|
|Birth Place||Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Profession||Actor, Lyricist, Producer, Dancer and Politician|
|Hometown||Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu|
|School||Sir M.ct. Muthiah Chettiar Boys Higher Secondary School, Madras, Tamil Nadu, India and The Hindu Higher Secondary School, Madras, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Education Qualification||High School|
Family, Girlfriend & Relationships
Kamal Haasan was born into a Tamil Iyengar family in Paramakudi which is a district in Tamil Nadu. He is an Indian by Nationality.
His father’s name is D. Srinivasan who was a criminal lawyer.
His mother’s name is Rajalakshmi and she is a housewife.
He has two daughters Shruti Haasan and Akshara Haasan.
Kamal Haasan is the youngest of four siblings. He has three elder siblings namely Charuhasan, Chandrahasan and Nalini.
Kamal Haasan is currently unmarried. He got married for the first time in 1978, at the age of 24, to Indian classical dancer Vani Ganpati. They got divorced in 1988.
Haasan started living with actress Sarika in 1988 and got married to her in 1986. Their divorce was finalized in 2004. From 2005 to 2016, he was in a relationship with actress Gauthami. He apparently also dated actress Srividya in the 70s.
Kamal Haasan is a very good looking man with a charming personality. He has a sculpted body. He is 5 feet and 8 inches tall and weighs around 70 Kg. His hair colour is black and he has mesmerizing black eyes.
Kamal Hassan started his career in1960 in M. Saravanan’s ‘Kalathur Kannamma’. He even won the Rashtrapati Award for his performance in the movie. He was only four years old at that time.
In 1962 he made his Malayalam debut by working in K.S. Sethumadhavan’s ‘Kannum Karalum’. After this Kamal Hassan took a seven year break from the film industry and made a come back as a dance assistant under the tutelage of choreographer Thankappan. He assisted choreographer Thankappan in a few movies and even appeared in a dance sequence in a movie called ‘Maanavan’ in 1970. In 1974 he played the lead role in M.T. Vasudevan Nair’s ‘Kanyakumari’. The actor won a filmfare award for his role in the movie. After that, in 1975, he played the lead role K.Balachander’s ‘Apoorva Raagangal’. His performance was deeply appreciated in the movie and he won another filmfare award for the same.
In 1976, Hassan collaborated with K. Balachander for another project titled ‘manmadha leelai’. After that, he appeared in S.P. Mutguraman’s ‘Oru Oodhappu Kan Simmitugiradhu’. It was a hit Tamil movie. This film was remade in Telugu in 1979 and Hassan was a part of it.