Kamal Haasan

  • Akshara is in good hands: Kamal Haasan on daughter's Bollywood debut 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Kamal Haasan feels his daughter Akshara, who is making her debut in Bollywood with R Balki's 'Shamitabh', is in good hands and does not need his advice. "I think she should not take any advice from old time actors. I think she knows her way. And she will...
  • Kamal Haasan: Talking to Telugu filmmakers, but haven't signed any film yet July 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan has admitted that he's in talks with a few Telugu directors to do a film, but says he hasn't signed a film yet in the language. He also says if a Telugu film happens, his home banner will produce it. "There's no truth in the recent statements stating...
  • Snapshot: A disheveled Amitabh Bachchan is spotted wearing shabby clothes on the sets of 'Shamitabh' June 2, 2014

    There is no denying the fact that Amitabh Bachchan has often stunned and shocked his fans by taking up challenging roles and sporting different looks in his films. The megastar sported yet another shocking look for one of his drastically different roles. Big B, who is often appreciated for his...
  • 'Manam' made me emotional: Kamal Haasan May 29, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who saw the Akkineni family's Telugu drama 'Manam' at a private screening here, said the film made him nostalgic and very emotional. Kamal also lauded the team for making the movie the best tribute to late actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR), who starred alongside son Nagarjuna and...
  • Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan to lead official Indian delegation to Cannes May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who is also chairman of FICCI Media and Entertainment Committee-South, will lead the Indian delegation to the 67th Cannes International Film Festival, which begins Wednesday. Apex business chamber in India - the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), for the first time this...
  • Watch: Jayalalithaa, Kamal Haasan, Kanimozhi vote in Tamil Nadu April 24, 2014

    39 seats in Tamil Nadu are voting in the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections on April 24. Even though Tamil Nadu is witnessing a multi-corner contest, the main fight is between chief minister J Jayalalithaa led AIADMK and M Karunanidhi-MK Stalin led DMK. ...
  • Snapshot: Rajinikanth, Aamir Khan, Kamal Haasan, and Vidya Balan cast their votes early this morning in Mumbai and Chennai April 24, 2014

    The Mumbai and Chennai polls saw mega stars turning up at polling booths early in the morning. Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan were out to vote in Chennai, while Vidya Balan and Aamir Khan were among the first few in Mumbai to cast their votes. Vidya Balan voiced the importance of...
  • e Lounge: Vidya Balan, Kamal Haasan recieve Padma Awards 2014 April 1, 2014

    The names of the recipients of the prestigious Padma Awards for the year 2014 were announced on Monday. The list featured some faces from the film world as well. Bollywood actors Vidya Balan, Kamal Haasan were among the Padma Award 2014 winners. ...
  • Kamal Haasan pledges commitment to the country April 1, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil cinema star Kamal Haasan, who had last year threatened to leave India in the light of controversies surrounding his film 'Vishwaroopam,' today pledged his "commitment" to the country and expressed hope he would not leave it. Hours after arriving here after receiving the prestigious Padma Bhushan award in...
  • Don't sell your self-respect for a pittance: Kamal Haasan March 19, 2014

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu state election commission has roped in actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan to campaign against cash for votes. In a video released by the election commission, Kamal has urged people to not sell their future and self-respect for a pittance. "Don't vote by comparing which leader is paying more for...
  • 'Cuckoo' has intricacies you find in novels: Kamal Haasan February 19, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan is impressed by the trailer of Tamil drama 'Cuckoo'. He says it features details as intricate as one would find in a novel. The trailer was shown Tuesday at the film's audio launch, where Kamal was the chief guest. "I may not have the regular cinema philosophies, but...
  • Kamal Haasan is my inspiration: Suriya Sivakumar February 18, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil actor Suriya Sivakumar said Tuesday that he has shaped his career in the footsteps of actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, whom he considers his biggest inspiration. Suriya shared the dais with Kamal here at the audio launch of Tamil drama 'Cuckoo'. "We all need inspiration. It's only because of inspiration that we...
  • Kamal Haasan: Despite being my senior, Balu Mahendra was a friend February 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Kamal Haasan has fond memories of his bonding with prolific filmmaker Balu Mahendra, who recently breathed his last in Chennai. The actor says it was tough to question the creative choices of the director, who helmed 'Sadma'. "Balu Mahendra and I shared a very close relationship. His debut film as...
  • Mohanlal's 'Drishyam' crosses Rs 1 crore mark in UK February 14, 2014

    Chennai: Superstar Mohanlal-starrer Malayalam thriller "Drishyam", has crossed Rs 1 cr mark in UK. The film, which released on December 19 last year, was reportedly made on a budget of Rs 4.5 crore. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to share the box office numbers of the film. "Malayalam film...
  • Kamal Haasan to shoot 'Drishyam' remake from mid-2014 February 5, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan will commence filming the yet-to-be-titled Tamil remake of recent Malayalam blockbuster 'Drishyam' from the second half of 2014, says director Jeethu Joseph. Superstar Mohanlal-starrer 'Drishyam', which was helmed by Jeethu, released during Christmas weekend last year. It has emerged as the biggest hit in Malayalam filmdom. "Kamal sir...
  • Kamal Haasan to act in the remake of Malayalam thriller 'Drishyam' February 4, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan will commence filming the yet-to-be-titled Tamil remake of recent Malayalam blockbuster 'Drishyam' from the second half of 2014, says director Jeethu Joseph. Superstar Mohanlal-starrer 'Drishyam', which was helmed by Jeethu, released during Christmas weekend last year. It has emerged as the biggest hit in Malayalam filmdom. "Kamal sir...
  • Kamal Haasan on receiving Padma Bhushan: There are thousands who are more deserving than me January 28, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who has been named for a Padma Bhushan, says it is a "good fortune" that he has been chosen for India's third highest civilian honour, but the artiste in him will only be satisfied when he takes Indian cinema to the international arena. "I think it's by...
  • Padma Bhushan is an impetus to do more good work: Kamal Haasan January 26, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who was conferred with the Padma Bhushan award on Saturday, said it was his "good fortune" to get chosen for the award. The 59-year-old actor said he doesn't consider it an honour for his work, but as a driving force to continue doing good work. "I don't consider...
  • Actor Kamal Haasan, 25 others awarded Padma Bhushan for year 2014 January 26, 2014

    Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, known for his work across all southern languages, was on Saturday named for the Padma Bhushan award on the occasion of the 65th Republic Day. Haasan will get the award for his contribution to Indian cinema over the last five decades. The 59-year old, who has so far starred...
  • Nageswara Rao was my spiritual guru: Kamal Haasan January 24, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan says that late movie icon Akkineni Nageswara Rao was his spiritual guru, who left a lasting effect on him. Nageswara Rao, also known as ANR, died Wednesday due to intestinal cancer. He eas 89. "ANR was my spiritual guru. He was my guru not just in acting, but...
  • Uthama Villain: K Balachander to work in Kamal Haasan's film January 18, 2014

    Chennai: Legendary filmmaker K. Balachander will essay an important role in Kamal Haasan-starrer Tamil comedy 'Uthama Villain', which will go on floors soon after the release of 'Vishwaroopam 2'. Balachander, known for shaping Kamal's career, worked with the actor in over 30 films since 1973 Tamil drama 'Arangetram'. "It's true that Balachander...
  • 'Vishwaroopam 2' sneak peek: Kamal Haasan promises an action packed film January 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Kamal Haasan, the director of 'Vishwaroopam 2', has released a video which features the high points during the shooting. The video suggests that the film will be high on action and full of daredevil stunts. The film also features Pooja Kumar and Waheeda Rehman in important roles. Take...
  • Was nervous about 'Kalyana Samayal Saadham': Kamal Haasan January 2, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan said he wanted the recent Tamil romantic-comedy 'Kalyana Samayal Saadham' to succeed because the makers had told him that he had been their biggest inspiration and that made him nervous. The film, which has been popularized as KSS, revolves around a soon-to-be married couple who deal with...