Dasavatharam

  • The Tamil film industry's new storyline July 7, 2011

    The phenomenon of Tamil cinema is not restricted to the region. Not only does it enthrall the audiences of neighbouring states and influence their filmmaking, it has crossed national borders and found a following among the Tamil diaspora, and foreign fans. Tamil cinema celebrates the cult of the hero,...
  • Kamal Haasan completes 50 years in cinema August 29, 2009

    From a cherubic fouryearold in Kalathur Kannamma, an underworld don in Nayagan, to playing 10 different avatars in Dasavatharam. Actor, producer, director, lyricist, choreographer and screen writer, at 55 Kamal Hassan has completed 50 years in cinema. We travel back with the versatile actor to witness yet...
  • Kamal Haasan's scripting workshop, a success May 29, 2009

    New Delhi: The best names in Indian filmmaking including the likes of Vishal Bhardwaj, Shekhar Kapur, Rajiv Menon and Gulzar are teaming up for a one of a kind screenwriting workshop. Kamal Haasan, Hariharan, Atul Tiwari and Anjum Rajabali teamed up with the Indian Institute of Technology to announce a...
  • Kamal Haasan's Dasavatharam appears in Hindi avatar April 18, 2009

    Mumbai: With Bollywood on a break due to multiplex strikes, Kamal Haasan's Dashavataram in Hindi is a much awaited and welcome film to feast on this Friday. The actor who is busy promoting his film was spotted at a special screening that was kept for his friends on Thursday evening. It...
  • Pics: Friday dud at the Box Office April 17, 2009

    Producers and mutliplexes are still at loggerheads so no Bollywood release this Friday as well. What the audience is left with is the Hindi version of Kamal Haasan's Dasavatharam and an animation from Hollywood. ...
  • Kamal Hasan set to release Dasavatharam in Hindi April 1, 2009

    New Delhi: He doesn't give any advice to daughter Shruti, and he calls Amitabh Bachchan a 'lion', I'm talking about Tamil star Kamal Hasan who's now all set to release his hit magnum opus Dasavatharam in Hindi. Sushant Mehta: Why did it take so long to release Dasavtharam up...
  • Kamal Hassan turns 54, but no celebrations November 8, 2008

    Chennai: Legendary Tamil actor Kamal Haasan turns 54 on Friday. The phenomenal actor director, scriptwriter of Tamil cinema has requested his fans to refrain from celebrating his birthday this year as a mark of protest against the mass genocide being practiced in neighbouring Sri Lanka. Kamal Haasan made his acting debut...
  • Watch trailer: Kamal Haasan's magnum opus Dasavathaaram June 13, 2008

    Here's a look at the most expensive Indian movie ever made. ...
  • Friday flicks: It's Dday for Dasavathaaram | Trailer June 13, 2008

    New Delhi: The much anticipated Kamal Haasan film Dasavathaaram releases in Tamil and Telugu on Friday. Director KS Ravikumar and Haasan team up for the fourth time with this magnum opus made with a budget of about Rs 165 crore. We came up with the idea of doing a fullfledged...
  • Dasavathaaram wins court battle, to hit theatres June 12, 2008

    New Delhi: Actordirector Kamal Haasan's much anticipated film, Dasavathaaram will be releasing on Friday as per schedule after the Supreme Court on Thursday declined to stay the screening of the film. Earlier in May, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad had approached the Madras High Court demanding the removal of scenes that...
  • Madras HC dismisses case against Dasavatharam May 30, 2008

    Chennai: Even before its release, Kamal Hassan starrer Dasavatharam has been plagued with controversies first allegations of plagiarism were levelled against its makers, then eyebrows were raised over the dress that its actress Mallika Sherawat wore for its music launch. And finally, president of the International Vaishnavadharama Samrakshana Sri...
  • Movies do a double whammy with double roles May 23, 2008

    Mumbai: The more the merrier, the film industry seems to have taken this line a bit too seriously. A double role was something of a rarity in films but now there's Kamal Haasan playing 10 roles in his soontobereleased multilingual film Dasavatharam. Also news is that the lead pair of...
  • Kamal Hassan's Dasavatharam faces ire of Hindu outfits May 6, 2008

    Chennai: After the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), it was the turn of Hindu Munnani to cry foul of Actor Kamal Hassan's yet to be released Dasavatharam, in which he plays a record number of ten roles, the firstofitskind in the Indian film industry. Even as the film was scheduled for...
  • Mallika's short dress too hot for Tamil right wing party May 3, 2008

    Chennai: It was a muchhyped event but the audio release function of Kamal Haasan's film Dasavatharam doesn't seem to have gone down well with a few people. A Tamil right wing party, Hindu Makkal Katchi, has filed a complaint against actress Mallika Sherawat for not being properly attired for...
  • Dress lands Mallika in trouble with Hindu group May 2, 2008

    New Delhi: Actress Mallika Sherawat has found herself in the middle of a controversy once again. This time, it's over the dress she wore for the music release of Kamal Hassan's Dasavatharam last week in Chennai. On Thursday, an activist of the Hindu Makkal Katchi, Kanirajan, submitted a petition against...
  • Kamal Hassan's ordeal in Dasavatharam April 26, 2008

    New Delhi: Kamal Hassan's Dasavatharam is one of the most eagerly awaited films of the year. The actor will play ten roles in it but thats just one reason why he thinks its special. Apart from all the celebrities who attended the music launch of the film, there is still...
  • Jackie Chan to release Dasavatharam music in Chennai April 25, 2008

    New Delhi: Hollywood star Jackie Chan arrived in Chennai on Thursday evening to for the music release of Kamal Hassan's magnum opus, Dasavatharam. The audio release will be held on Friday evening. Celebrities likely to attend the event are Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Jayapradha, Tamil superstar Mammootty and...
  • Tamil films, channels banned in K'taka over Hogenakkal April 2, 2008

    Bangalore: The dispute over the Hogenakkal water canal project is still raging between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. The Tamil Nadu government has asked the Centre to intervene. In Karnataka, activists are planning to stage protests at Kollegal, near the border. After films, activists are also planning to ban the screening...
  • Kamal Hassan on his forthcoming release, Dasavatharam January 31, 2008

    Chennai: "These are two emotional sequences in my career. One Mr Balachandar giving me an opportunity and another Kerala accepting me not only as a lead actor, but also as one among them. I have always thought of myself as a Malayalee too. This is what actor Kamal Hassan said...
  • Kamal, Asin keep everyone guessing on Dasavatharam November 30, 2007

    Chennai: Actor Kamal Hassan turned social activist on Thursday when we caught up with him at an AIDS awareness event initiated by the UN and Tamil Nadu AIDS Control Society in Chennai. "We don't have to see someone suffer and then act on it. I don't have to see someone...
  • Kamal Hassan takes to Gandhigiri June 19, 2007

    Chennai: Gandhigiri caught the attention of the nation in the year 2006. And now, thanks to actor Kamal Hassan who is taking the craze down south. "The life I'm trying to live to the best of my knowledge is inspired by Gandhiji. He's over the years again and again proved...
  • Kamal Hassan accused of plagiarism September 14, 2006

    Chennai: Controversy has stalked superstar Kamal Hassan everytime he has embarked on a new venture. The latest confronting him is the charge of plagiarism of the story line of his new film Dasavatharam, in which he is playing as many as ten roles. However, when contacted, Kamal Hassan said he...