Kamal Haasan was born on November 7, as the youngest son to criminal lawyer D. Srinivasan and Rajalakshmi (a housewife) in Paramakudi, Tamil Nadu, in 1954. Kamal Haasan’s real name is Parthasarathy. The talented actor started his career at a very early age. He worked as a child artist in innumerable Tamil movies. Not many are aware of many things about Kamal Haasan, so let’s have a look to explore some.
Here we list some interesting facts about the flair actor.
1. Kamal Haasan won the prestigious President’s Gold Medal for his performance in Kalathur Jannamma at age 4.
2. The actor is also referred to as Ulaganayakan (universal star).
3. The superstar has acted in over 200 films.
4. His first film in a lead role was the 1975 K Balachander-directorial, Apoorva Raagangal.
5. Apart from acting, he is also known for writing scripts, singing, producing films, drafting songs and direction.
6. Kamal Haasan is the only Indian actor to have featured in six different languages including Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Bengali films.
7. He is also the first Indian actor to take home a remuneration of Rs 1 crore for a single film.
Actor Kamal Hasan
Actor Kamal Hasan
8. Kamal Haasan has won four National awards.
9. The actor won 19 Filmfare awards, nine Tamil Nadu state awards and eight Vijay awards.
10. He is also the recipient of the Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan as well as the Chevalier award.
11. He was also honoured with the FICCI Living Legend award by The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
12. The actor is famous for trying different looks in his films.
13. Apart from trying looks, he is also known for his death-defying action scenes.
14. Kamal Haasan can speak Tamil, English, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam, Bengali, Kannada and French fluently
15. Kamal Haasan has the highest number of Films (7) which were submitted to Oscar from India under Best Foreign Language Film category