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 

Vishwaroopam To Hit Theaters On Jan 25

All the controversys come to an end . It was confirmed that Kamal Haasan’s Vishwaroopam to hit theaters on jan 25.Kamal Haasan’s decision to air the movie on DTH a day ahead of its release in cinema halls throws up several issues.The standoff between Kamal Haasan and the Tamil Nadu Theatre Owners seems to have been settled as Kamal announced late last night that he would release Viswaroopam in 500+ theatres.However, one has to admit that watching a film on the TV screen cannot match the theatre experience, especially since Kamal Haasan is known to bring much innovation in terms of picturisation and sound quality to his creations. TV screens, however big, are no match for theatres in terms of screen size and sound quality.

 

Viswaroopam Tamil Movie Latest Stills

Viswaroopam , upcoming tamil movie is the much awaited tamil movie of the year starring Kamal Hassan . Kamal haasan is the director and co-producer of the movie.The cast includes kamal,Pooja Kumar, Andrea and Rahul Bose.Its been partially filmed in india and the rest in america.Its one of the high budgeted movie ever produced in india.Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy is the music director of the film.

Kamal Hassan’s Viswaroopam on june 29th

There were earlier buzz that Kamal Hassan’s Viswaroopam would release this June and now producers have confirmed the date- 29th.Viswaroopam would hit worldwide on 29th june in Tamil and Hindi version.Its post production is going in full swing in Los Angels and  there would be a special premier for the Hollywood producer Barrie M Osborne of matrix and lord of the rings.Its directed by Kamal Hassan and stars Kamal in dual roles ,Pooja Kumar, Rahul Bose, Andrea Jeremiah in imp roles .It would be releasd in Hindi version as
Vishwaroop. Its digital poster was released earlier this month which generated high expectations among the moviegoers.

Kamal’s Viswaroopam From June

It is now officially confirmed from the producers of viswaroobam that it slated for a end june release.Its the most anticipated movie after billa 2.Kamal haasan is the director and co-producer of the movie.The cast includes kamal,Pooja Kumar, Andrea and Rahul Bose.Its been partially filmed in india and the rest in america.Its one of the high budgeted movie ever produced in india.Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy is the music director of the film.The last minute post production works of this film is going on in Los Angeles city.The films handles a dark theme this time which is not usual for kamal hassan films.

Mohanlal – kamal haasan to unite again ?

Strong rumours adn speculations are swirling  across southern film industry as mohanlal and kamal Hassan would be united again in a new film titled Randamoozham directed by hariharan . It would be adaptation of M.T.Vasudevan Nair’s novel of the same name.if the rumours are true they would be uniting in the tamil version of the film as it is a multi language film and that would be second time after unnai pol oruvan. but the director has denied the rumors as the scripting is only through half the way and the casting has not yet started. Anyway there would be a star studded cast for the film as it is released in all of the major languages.