Top 10 Unknown and Interesting facts about Kamal Haasan

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Kamal Haasan ,born on 7th November 1954 is one of the finest actors in the Tamil Film Industry. He is known for his passionate, irrevocable and unique acting methodology and unconditional dedication towards the film industry.  Let us have a look at some facts about him that most of us might not have heard of .

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1) Won the President’s Gold medal as Child actor 

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We have seen many of his films. How many of us did know that he had done many roles during his childhood ?  Kamalhassan even won the President’s Gold medal for his role in the film Kalathur Kannamma. He was just a 4 year old kid  then.


 

2) His first Script was in the age of 18 years 

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He wrote his first script for the movie ‘ Unarchigal ‘ when he was 18 years old. It was about a poor man who rescues a prostitute and falls in love with her eventually. The movie got stuck-up with censor board and was released in 1976. Unarchigal was remade in Malayalam as Raasaleela and  got released in 1975 before the Original.


 

3) He has got a total of 18 Filmfare Awards

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He got the maximum number of  Filmfare awards totalling about of 18. The maestro A.R Rahman is in second place with 14 awards. Along with this Kamal Hassan was the first actor to win National Award for best actor thrice.


 

4) Have acted in many multilingual Films

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We know actors who can act in 2 or 3 different languages but can you believe that Kamal Haasan has acted in 6 different languages including Hindi , Malayalam , Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Bengali language films. Isn’t that something.


 

5) Inspiration to Quentin Tarantino

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The famous Hollywood Director Quentin Tarantino has once said Anurag Kashyap that he got the inspiration to the animation sequence in Kill Bill from the Kamal Haasan Movie Abhay, which was the Bollywood remake of the original film Aalavandhan.


 

6) Oscar Nomination

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His movies have the record of representing India maximum number of times (7 times) in Oscar in the category ‘ Best foreign movie’.


7)  Queen Elizabeth launched Marudhanayagam

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His prestigious project Marudhanayagam was launched  by Queen Elizabeth II. The film, which was supposed to become one of the best in his career, is yet to resume shooting.


 

8)  He is Known for Charity

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Kamal Hassan is always known for his humanitarian efforts but did you knew that he and his Iyakkam  ( Welfare Association) has donated 10000 eye pairs.  He received the First Abraham Kovoor National Award for this efforts in the year 2004.


 

9)  First actor to receive Rs 1 Crore Remuneration

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He is the first actor in Indian film industry to get Rs 1 Crore as his remuneration for a single film in the year 1994. Earlier this record was held by the Legendary actors Rajesh Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan.


 

10) Kamal Hassan was casted in Enthiran

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Did you know that Kamal Haasan was chosen by Shankar to play the lead role in the movie Enthiran. The film was initially planned with Kamal and Preity  Zinta in 1998 but due to some financial reasons the movie got suspended before the start. The pictures of the photoshoot taken for the movie had been released recently.


 

Kamal Hassan is said to be in the works of the sequel of his movie Vishwaroopam. The movie is named Vishwaroopam 2 

Top 10 Unknown and Interesting Facts about Mohanlal

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Mohanlal is one of the finest actors of Malayalam Film Industry (Molly wood). He with his seamless acting and charming smile has robed the heart of millions of fans worldwide. Now let us have a look at some interesting facts about this legend.

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1) Mohanlal’s first Movie was not Manjil Virinja Pookkal

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You think his first movie was ‘Manjil Virinja Pookkal ‘?  You got it wrong. His first movie was Thiranottam that he made with his friends Maniyan Pilla Raju, Suresh Kumar, Unni, Ravi Kumar and others. Nevertheless, it took 25 years for the movie to be released in theaters. The movie got released only at one theater in Kollam in 2005


2) Time Magazine

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He is one among the few Indian actors endorsed by the TIME magazine .TIME quoted him as India’s answer to Marlon Brando.


 

  3) State Gusthi Champion

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We love when Latettan ( that’s what Keralites call him fondly) performs breath taking stunt scenes in movies. Do you know that Mohanlal was actually the State Gusthi Champion in 1977-78? He also received a honorary black belt in the famous Martial art Taekwondo.


 

4)College days and enmity with Priyadarshan

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We all know about his friendship with the famous director Priyadarshan. However, the little known fact is that they were arch-rivals during college days as they supported two different political parties.There’s also a rumor that the two were in hunt for a girl (remember triangle love stories in movies) during college period and they literally fighted in open for winning her heart!


 

5) First Award

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Mohanlal has bagged more than 2 dozen popular awards during his career including 3 National awards but do you know which was his first award? . He got his first award when he was in 6th grade. He did the role of a ninety year old person in a stage play named The Computer boy .


 

6)Owns a flat in Burj Khalifa

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He is one of the few Indians who owns a flat in Burj Khalifa . Besides that he has a villa in Arabian Ranches and a Scandinavian style house in Ooty.


 

7) Mohanlal is a fabulous singer

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Besides an awesome actor he is also a fabulous singer and has sung more than 30 songs including the popular song “Aattumanal Paayayil”in the 2012 movie Run Baby Run


 

8)  Iruvar is not his first tamil movie

Did you think Mohanlal’s first tamil movie was Mani Ratnam’s Iruvar? You got it wrong pal. It was Gopura Vasalile directed by Priyadarshan. He did a special appearance in the movie.

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9) Mohanlal as Story writer

Other than being a fantastic actor and producer he has also tried his hand in story writing. He has written story for the movie Swapnamalika directed by K.A Devarajan. He has played leading role in the movie as well. The film is not yet released and has been delayed for unknown reasons.

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10) Rejected by Fazil for Manjil Virinja Pookkal

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During the 1980′s in response to an audition call by Navodaya, Mohanlal’s friends had sent his pictures to the studio. Although he was called for the audition he was rejected by the panel comprised of famous directors like Sibi Malayalil & Fazil. But somehow he was able to impress  Jijo Navodaya and got a chance to portray the antagonist in the movie ‘Manjil Virinja Pookkal


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Thala Ajith and Shalini Blessed with New Baby Boy – KuttyThala

News!! Thala Ajith and Shalini is blessed with baby boy. The social media started calling the new born with hash tage #KuttyThala! The tag is trending through out Twitter and other Social medias! The new born is Ajith Shalini couple’s second one. The birth time was 4.30 AM (2nd March). Mother and KuttyThala are doing fine. They have a 7 year old daughter Anoushka. The couple has not declared any name for the new born! We all are eagerly waiting for that. We wish Thala and Shalini all the goodness!

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So that’s KuttyThala! You may see some other pics from hospital!

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OK Kanmani Trailer and Teaser Released

OK Kanmani is the new movie from ManiRatnam with Dulqer Salman and Nithya Menon in lead roles. This movie is actually a remake of Maniratnam movie Mounam Pesudhey! The teaser looks so promising! It seems DQ (Dulquer as he is called) and Nithya are so live and at moment in each and every scene. Here watch the teaser!

Best and Top 10 Movies of Vijay – The Best List

Vijay is the son of film director and producer, S.A. Chandrashekar. His first film released in the year 1992 and from there on he has evolved greatly as an actor. He has given the Tamil cine-world many commercial super hit films. He is not just a good actor but is also a great dancer. The comedy tracks in his movies are simply superb. He has appeared in more than 60 films, both as lead actors and this number also includes his performances as a child actor. Among all his films, the following few are some of his best.

Note:- We have compiled the Best and Top 10 Movies of Vikram as well. Have a look at the article!

Best and Top 10 Movies of Vijay

We believe these are the best and top movies of Vijay (in no particular order). As we all know, there is no other entertaining actor like Vijay in Tamil cinemas. He’s good in acting and at the same time can handle soft comedies and dances really well. So here find the best movies list of Vijay. If we missed any movies, please suggest in our comments section. We shall add the relevant one to Vijay best movies list!

 Top and Best Movies of Vijay

  1. Kadhalukku Mariyadhai

The film is a love story and is a kind of film that one can sit with the family and watch. In the movie he falls in love with Shalini who comes from a strict Christian family and has brothers who are against her meeting Vijay who is a Hindu. Towards the end of the movie, both the families understand their love for each other and the film has a happy ending.

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  1. Ghilli

The film was released in the year 2004 and was released in over 150 theatres. The blockbuster film went on to become the highest-grossing Tamil movie at that point of time; the record was later broken by another movie called Chandramukhi. Ghilli is an action film in which Prakash Raj plays the negative character and he won many hearts for his brilliant performance in this film. The plot revolves around Vijay, who rescues Trisha from the clutches of Prakash Raj.

Best Movies of Vijay

  1. Sivakasi

The movie released in the year 2005 and is also an action film. Vijay plays the role of a welder in this movie and Asin is the leading lady.

Top 10 Movies of Vijay

  1. Pokkiri

This action thriller released in the year 2007 and is the remake of a telugu movie. The movie was directed by Prabhu Deva and also stars some other brilliant actors like Prakash Raj, Nassar and Napoleon. Vijay plays the role of an undercover cop who is hired by the underworld don to work for him.

Top Movies of Vijay

  1. Kaavalan

The film is a remake of a Malayalam film that was called Bodyguard. The film was a great hit and also has the credit of being chosen to be played at the Shangai International film festival out of the many other films that were submitted by India. As the title suggests, Vijay plays the role of a bodyguard to Asin and plot revolves around their love story.

Best Movies of Vijay

  1. Nanban

The movie that released in the year 2012 is remake of a superhit hindi movie, 3 idiots which was an adaptation of a novel called Five point someone, written by Chetan Bhagat. Jiiva and Srikanth play Vijay’s two close friends who meet in the college and the story is about this exceptional student played by Vijay, who does not believe in the education system.

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  1. Kaththi

Released in 2014, Vijay plays dual roles in the movie. The film talks about one of the burning issues of our farmers, corporate encroachment.