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Kamal Haasan is an Indian actor, dancer, film director, screenwriter, producer, playback singer, lyricist, and politician. Haasan started his acting career when he was just 4 years old and won the President’s Gold medal for his performance in his debut film Kalathur Kannamma. He works primarily in Tamil cinema. He has also worked in Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Hindi, and Bengali films. He is the only Indian actor to get more than 18 Filmfare Awards and whose 7 films made an entry to Oscars. Haasan is a trained Bharatanatyam dancer. Haasan has also won 3 National Awards for best actor. Kamal is the only actor who has played 10 different roles, in the film Dasavathaaram. Currently, he is on a pen role in hosting Bigg Boss Tamil 4.

Kamal Haasan 
Marital Status: Divorced
Age: 66 Years
Hometown: Chennai
Bio
Real NameAlwerpettai Aaandavar [1]
NicknameUniversal Hero
Profession(s)Actor, Director, Producer, and Philanthropist
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth1954-11-07 00:00:00
Age (as in 2020)66 Years
BirthplaceParamakudi, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac signScorpio
NationalityIndian
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolSir M.Ct.Muthiah Chettiar Boys Higher Secondary School, Chennai
Hindu Higher Secondary School, Chennai
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known
DebutFilm: Kalathur Kannamma (1959, as a child artist)
Arangetram (1973)
FamilyFather- D. Srinivasan (Lawyer)
Mother- Rajalakshmi Srinivasan
Brother- Chandrahasan and Charuhasan (Actor)
Sister- Nalini Raghu
ReligionHinduism
HobbiesReading
Controversies• His film 'Hey Ram' faced protest from political parties as they considered that the film portrayed Mahatma Gandhi negatively.
• He was forced to change the name of his film 'Sandiyar to Virumandi' in 2004 after Pudhiya Tamizhagam political party said that the film title could create caste-related violence.
• In 2013, he was threatened to leave Tamil Nadu, after his film 'Viswaroopam' was opposed by 'Hindu Makkal Katchi' (a political party), Theatre Owners' Association and Muslim groups due to various reasons.
• In July 2017, the 'Hindu Makkal Katchi' filed a complaint against Kamal Haasan for tarnishing Tamil culture by hosting 'Boss Tamil 1.'
• In May 2019, he attracted controversy by referring to Nathuram Godse as free India’s first Hindu terrorist.
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodKarimeen fish
Favourite ActorNagesh, Shivaji Ganesan, M.G. Ramachandran and Rajesh Khanna
Favourite ActressSridevi and Sripriya
Favourite FilmBicycle Thief, Mughal-e-Azam and Sholay
Favourite MusicianNaushad and Ilaiyaraaja
Favourite BookAmma Vandhaal by Thi. Janakiraman and Marapasu by Thi. Janakiraman
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusDivorced
Affairs/GirlfriendsGautami Tadimalla (Actress; 2004-2016)
WifeVani Ganapathy (Dancer,1978–88)
Sarika Thakur (Actress,1988–04)
ChildrenDaughter- Shruti Haasan (Actress), Akshara Haasan (Actress), and Subbalakshmi
Son- None
Money Factor
Salary30 crore/film (INR)
Net Worth$100 million

 

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