Biography

Kamal Haasan is an Indian film actor, screenwriter, and filmmaker, considered to be one of the leading method actors of Indian cinema. He is widely acclaimed as an actor and is well known for his versatility in acting. Kamal Haasan has won several Indian film awards, including four National Film Awards and numerous Southern Filmfare Awards, and he is known for having starred in the most number of films submitted by India in contest for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. In addition to acting and directing, he has also featured in films as a screenwriter, songwriter, playback singer, choreographer and lyricist. His film production company, Rajkamal International, has produced several of his films. In 2009, he became one of very few actors to have completed 50 years in Indian cinema.After several projects as a child artist, Kamal Haasan's breakthrough into lead acting came with his role in the 1975drama Apoorva Raagangal, in which he played a rebellious youth in love with an older woman. He secured his second Indian National Film Award for his portrayal of a guileless school teacher who tends a child-like amnesiac in 1982'sMoondram Pirai. He was particularly noted for his performance in Mani Ratnam's Godfatheresque Tamil film Nayagan(1987), which was ranked by Time magazine as one of the best films of all time. Since then he has gone on to appear in other notable films such as his own productions, Hey Ram and Virumaandi, as well as the Dasavathaaram, in which he appeared in ten distinct roles.

Kamal Haasan is an Indian film actor, screenwriter, and filmmaker, considered to be one of the leading method actors of Indian cinema. He is widely acclaimed as an actor and is well known for his versatility in acting. Kamal Haasan has won several Indian film awards, including four National Film Awards and numerous Southern Filmfare Awards, and he is known for having starred in the most number of films submitted by India in contest for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. In addition to acting and directing, he has also featured in films as a screenwriter, songwriter, playback singer, choreographer and lyricist. His film production company, Rajkamal International, has produced several of his films. In 2009, he became one of very few actors to have completed 50 years in Indian cinema.After several projects as a child artist, Kamal Haasan's breakthrough into lead acting came with his role in the 1975drama Apoorva Raagangal, in which he played a rebellious youth in love with an older woman. He secured his second Indian National Film Award for his portrayal of a guileless school teacher who tends a child-like amnesiac in 1982'sMoondram Pirai. He was particularly noted for his performance in Mani Ratnam's Godfatheresque Tamil film Nayagan(1987), which was ranked by Time magazine as one of the best films of all time. Since then he has gone on to appear in other notable films such as his own productions, Hey Ram and Virumaandi, as well as the Dasavathaaram, in which he appeared in ten distinct roles.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 172

Birthday 1954-11-07

Place of Birth Paramakudi, Tamil Nadu, India

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Also Known As

  • Kamalagakasan
  • Kamalahasan
  • Padmashri Kamal Haasan
  • कमल हसन

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Thevar Magan 2 as Shaktivelu
Indian 2 as Senapathy
Sommokadidhi Sokokadidhi as Rangadu & Dr.Shekar
Sabaash Naidu as Balram Naidu (Tamil/Telugu) / Pranab Kundu (Hindi)
Marudhanayagam as Marudhanayagam
2018 Vishwaroopam II as Major Wisam Ahmad Kashmiri / Vishwanathan / Wiz
2018 Bigg Boss (1 episode) as Himself - To promote film Vishwaroopam II
2017 Bigg Boss (1 episode) as Himself - To promote film Vishwaroopam II (273 episodes) as Himself - Presenter
2016 Meen Kuzhambum Mann Paanaiyum as Cameo Appearance
2015 Thoongaavanam as CK Diwakar IRS
2015 Papanasam as Suyambulingam
2015 Uttama Villain as Uttaman/Manoranjan
2013 Vishwaroopam as Wisam Ahmad Kashmiri / Vishwanath
2010 Manmadhan Ambu as Major Raja Mannar
2009 Unnaipol Oruvan as Common Man
2009 Eenadu
2008 Dasavatharam as Govindarajan Ramaswamy / Rangaraja Nambi / George W. Bush / Avtaar Singh / Balram Naidu / Christian Fletcher / Shinghen Narahasi / Krishnaveni / Vincent Poovaragavan / Kalifullah Mukhtaar
2006 Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu as Raghavan
2005 Rama Shama Bhama as Dr. Shyam Sajjan (Cameo Appearance)
2005 Mumbai Xpress as Avinasi
2004 Vasool Raja MBBS as Rajaraman Venkatraman (Vasool Raja)
2004 Virumandi as Virumandi
2003 Nala Damayanthi as Himself
2003 Anbe Sivam as Nalla Sivam
2002 Panchathantiram as Ramachandramurthy
2002 Pammal K. Sambandam as Pammal K. Sambandam
2001 Aalavandhan as Abhay Kumar / Major Vijaykumar
2001 Paarthale Paravasam as Himself (Guest Appearance)
2001 Abhay as Abhay / Vijay
2000 Thenali as Tenali Soman
2000 Hey Ram as Saket Ram
1998 Kadhala Kadhala as Ramalingam
1997 Chachi 420 as Jaiprakash Paswan / Laxmi Godbhole
1996 Kuruthipunal as Adhi Narayanan
1996 Avvai Shanmugi as Pandyan / Avvai Shanmugi
1996 Indian as Senapathy / Chandra Bose
1995 Sathi Leelavathi as Shaktivel
1994 Nammavar as Selvan
1994 Duet as Guest Appearance
1994 Magalir Mattum as Boss from Head Office
1994 Mahanadhi as Krishna
1993 Kalaignan as Indrajeet
1993 Maharasan as Vadivelu
1992 Pagadai Panirendu
1992 Gunaa as Gunasekharan aka Gunaa
1992 Thevar Magan as Shaktivelu
1992 Singaravelan as Singaravelan
1990 My Dear Marthandan as (Guest Appearance)
1990 Michael Madana Kamarajan as Michael / Madan / Kameshwaran / Raju
1990 Indiran Chandiran as Mayor Rayudu / Chandran
1989 Indrudu Chandrudu
1989 Neela Malargal as Little Kannan
1989 Apoorva Sagodharargal as Raghupathy / Appu / Raja
1989 Nethiyadi
1989 Vetri Vizha
1989 Chanakyan as Johnson
1988 Unnal Mudiyum Thambi as Udhayamoorthi
1988 Daisy as James
1988 Sathya as Sathyamurthy
1988 Soora Samhaaram as A V Pandian
1987 Pushpak as Unemployed graduate
1987 Per Sollum Pillai
1987 Nayakan as Shaktivelu / Velu Naiker
1987 Kadamai Kanniyam Kattupaadu
1987 Kadhal Parisu
1986 Vikram as Arun Kumar Vikram
1986 Naanum Oru Thozhilali as Bharath
1986 Manakanakku
1986 Punnagai Mannan as Sethu and Chaplin Chellapa
1986 December Pookal
1985 Mangamma Sabadham
1985 Geraftaar
1985 Uyarndha Ullam
1985 Saagar as Raja
1985 Kaakki Sattai as Murali
1985 Andha Oru Nimidam as Kumar
1985 Japanil Kalyanaraman
1985 Manakkanakku
1985 Swati Muthyam as Sivayya
1984 Pyasa Shaitan
1984 Raaj Tilak
1984 Oru Kaidhiyin Diary
1984 Enakkul Oruvan
1984 Ek Nai Paheli as Sandeep
1983 Benkiyalli Aralidha Hoovu
1983 Sadma as Somprakash/Somu
1983 Poikkal Kudhirai as himself acted inside photo frame (guest appearance)
1983 Thoongadhey Thambi Thoongadhey
1983 Salangai Oli as Balakrishna
1983 Sagara Sangamam as Balakrishna A.K.A Balu
1983 Sattam
1983 Uruvangal Maralam
1983 Zara Si Zindagi as Rakesh Kumar Shastri
1982 Agni Sakshi
1982 Rani Theni
1982 Simla Special
1982 Sanam Teri Kasam as Sunil Sharma (Sunny)
1982 Sagalakala Vallavan
1982 Moondram Pirai as Teacher
1982 Vazhvey Maayam as Rajasekaran
1981 Aakali Rajyam
1981 Kadal Meengal
1981 Tik Tik Tik as Dileep
1981 Ellam Inbamayyam
1981 Ek Duuje Ke Liye as S. Vasudevan 'Vasu'
1981 Sankarlal
1981 Savaal
1981 Raja Paarvai as Blind Musician
1981 Thillu Mullu as Cameo
1981 Meendum Kokila
1981 Ram Lakshman
1980 Varumayin Niram Sivappu as Sundaram Rangan
1980 Guru
1980 Mariya My Darling
1980 Natchathiram
1980 Ullasa Paravaigal
1979 Azhiyatha Kolangal as Gowrishankar
1979 Neeya
1979 Sigappukkal Mookkuthi
1979 Allaudinaum Arputha Vilakkum as Alavuddin
1979 Nool Veli as Cameo
1979 Annai Velankanni as Uncredited role
1979 Idikatha Kaadu
1979 Idi Katha Kaadu
1979 Thaayillamal Naan Illai
1979 Ninaithale Inikkum as Chandru
1979 Allauddinum Albhutha Vilakkum as Allaudin
1979 Andamaina Anubhavam
1979 Kalyanaraman
1978 Aval Appadithan as Arun
1978 Eeta as Ramu
1978 Thappida Thala
1978 Thappu Thalangal as Cameo (Sarasu's Hindi Speaking Customer)
1978 Manidharil Ithanai Nirangala
1978 Sigappu Rojakkal as Dileep
1978 Vayasu Pilichindi
1978 Sattam En Kayil
1978 Ilamai Oonjaladukirathu
1978 Maro Charitra as Balu
1978 Nizhal Nijamagirathu
1978 Madanolsavam as Raju
1977 Kokila
1977 Aadu Puli Attam
1977 Naam Pirandha Mann
1977 16 Vayathinile as Chappani
1977 Avargal as Janardhan (Johnnie)
1976 Lalitha
1976 Moondru Mudichu as Balaji
1976 Sathyam
1976 Manmadha Leelai as Madhu
1976 Unarchigal
1976 Anthuleni Katha
1976 Agnipushpam
1975 Pattikkaattu Raja
1975 Andharangam
1975 Apoorva Raagangal as Prasanna
1975 Melnaattu Marumagal as Raja
1974 Naan Avanillai
1974 Aval Oru Thodar Kathai as Prasad
1973 Sollathaan Ninaikkiren
1973 Arangetram as Thyagu
1972 Kurathi Magan
1972 Kanna Nalama
1963 Vanambadi as Child Artist Ravi (Mohan younger brother)
1963 Anandha Jodhi as Child Artist
1962 Kannum Karalum as Child Artist
1962 Paadha Kaanikkai as Child Artist
1962 Parthal Pasi Theerum as Child Artist Babu, Kumar
1960 Kalathur Kannamma as Child Artist Selvam

Writing

Sabaash Naidu Dialogue Story Screenplay
2018 Vishwaroopam II Story Lyricist Screenplay Dialogue
2015 Thoongaavanam Screenplay
2015 Uttama Villain Story Screenplay
2013 Vishwaroopam Dialogue Screenplay
2010 Manmadhan Ambu Screenplay Dialogue Story
2008 Dasavatharam Dialogue Story Screenplay
2005 Ramji Londonwaley Original Story
2005 Mumbai Xpress Story Dialogue
2004 Virumandi Writer
2003 Nala Damayanthi Story Screenplay
2003 Anbe Sivam Screenplay
2002 Panchathantiram Screenplay Story
2001 Aalavandhan Screenplay Original Story
2001 Abhay Writer
2000 Hey Ram Story
1998 Kadhala Kadhala Writer
1997 Chachi 420 Screenplay
1994 Mahanadhi Writer
1992 Thevar Magan Writer
1990 Michael Madana Kamarajan Writer
1988 Sathya Screenplay

Production

Sabaash Naidu Producer
2019 Kadaram Kondan Producer
2018 Vishwaroopam II Producer
2015 Thoongaavanam Producer
2015 Uttama Villain Producer
2013 Vishwaroopam Producer
2009 Unnaipol Oruvan Producer
2005 Mumbai Xpress Producer
2003 Nala Damayanthi Producer
2000 Hey Ram Producer
1997 Chachi 420 Producer
1996 Kuruthipunal Producer
1994 Magalir Mattum Producer
1992 Thevar Magan Producer
1990 Michael Madana Kamarajan Producer
1989 Apoorva Sagodharargal Producer
1987 Kadamai Kanniyam Kattupaadu Producer
1986 Vikram Producer

Directing

Marudhanayagam Director
Sabaash Naidu Director
2018 Vishwaroopam II Director
2013 Vishwaroopam Director
2004 Virumandi Director
2000 Hey Ram Director
1997 Chachi 420 Director

Crew

2018 Vishwaroopam II Choreographer
2017 Bigg Boss (273 episodes)Presenter
2000 Hey Ram Choreographer

Sound

2018 Vishwaroopam II Playback Singer
2003 Nala Damayanthi Playback Singer

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