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Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan
Name : Kamal Haasan
Gender : Actor
Born on : Nov 07, 1954
Age : 63
Born in :  Paramakudi, Tamil Nadu, India
Acting in : Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Hindi

Biography : Kamal Haasan was born November7, 1954 in Paramakudi, Tamil Nadu. He debuted as a child artiste in the film "Kalathoor Kannamma" (1960), which was released in the year 1960. Since then, he has starred in nearly 200 films in the major Indian languages - Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi. He has been a part of the film industry for 52 years, as of 2012. His journey in cinema has seen him don various roles - from child artiste, to romantic lead to one of the most respected and revered heroes of the film industry today. He has famously said that he is a reluctant actor. He has an avid interest in every aspect of filmmaking and is known for his work as a choreographer, director, and writer, as well. He wrote his first script at age 18 for the film "Unarchigal" (1976), which was then followed by films that have gone on to become cult classics - Rajapaarvai (1981), Sathya (1988), Apoorva Sahotharargal (1989), Thevar Magan (1992), Mahanadi (1994), Kurudhippunal (1995), Avvai Shanmug ... Read more

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Starred in Krishna Shah's shelved project " TAJ" opposite Kareena Kapoor.The film was to be based on the Taj Mahal. The film folded up during the scripting process in 2000.
Uncle to actor Gautam Kanthadai.
When Anil Kapoor was approached for Taal, he suggested to Subhash Ghai that only Kamal Hassan suited the role.
Rajkumar Santoshi wrote Ghayal and Ghatak for Kamal Hassan. Due to no producer's willing to back the film , he changed the star cast.
His favorite actor is Nagesh. His other 3 favorite actors include Shivaji Ganesan, M.G. Ramachandran, Rajesh Khanna. He respected Genmini Ganesan immensely.
Kamal Hasan became the first Indian actor to get a 1 crore as his salary for a single film in 1994. It was Rajesh Khanna who was alone the highest paid Indian actor in India from 1970-1987 and Amitabh shared the status of being highest paid Indian actor with Rajesh Khanna from 1980-87 and Kamal Hasan became alone the highest paid Indian actor from 1988-1998 and shares the same tag of highest paid Indian actor with Rajnikanth from 1999-2013.