KAMAL HAASAN

  • Kamal Haasan gets injured on the sets of 'Papanasama', assures 'all is well' October 17, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who is currently shooting in Kerala for Tamil thriller "Papanasama, said Thursday that he wasn't injured while shooting as being speculated and "all is well" with him. "Before various new ailments are endowed upon me, I hasten to clarify that all is well. It is not true...
  • Kamal Haasan invites millions for Clean India campaign October 3, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who was nominated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to work towards a cleaner India, humbly accepted the invitation and invited nine million people to make this a "nation building" initiative. Modi on Thursday also nominated actors Priyanka Chopra, Salman Khan and cricketer Sachin Tendulkar among others. Modi has...
  • Kamal Haasan discharged from hospital September 17, 2014

    Chennai: Actorfilmmaker Kamal Haasan, who was admitted to a private hospital here following a bout of food poisoning, was discharged Wednesday. He will resume shooting from Thursday, said his manager. He was admitted to Apollo hospital Tuesday. "Kamal sir has been discharged. He's perfectly fit and will start shooting from tomorrow (Thursday),"...
  • Actor Kamal Haasan hospitalised for food poisoning; out of danger now September 17, 2014

    Chennai: Actorfilmmaker Kamal Haasan, who was Tuesday admitted to a private hospital here following suspected symptoms of food poisoning, will be discharged Wednesday morning, said a hospital source. Kamal's manager Nikil Murugan had told IANS that the star was admitted to Apollo Hospital on Greams Road here. "We ran some tests to...
  • Robin Williams left project 'Absolutely Anything' incomplete? August 17, 2014

    The makers of "Absolutely Anything" are reportedly planning to remove actor Robin Williams' contribution in the film as the late star couldn't complete his work due to his sudden death. Williams gave his voice to the animated character of Dennis the Dog in "Absolutely Anything" a liveaction British comedy...
  • Was Kamal Haasan right in calling Robin Williams' suicide a 'copout'? August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: What must have Robin Williams be thinking while taking his life? In a rather graphic report released by Marin County assistant deputy chief coroner, the authorities have said that Williams was found hanging by the roof of his room, by his own belt. With more gruesome details coming...
  • If the alleged story about Robin William's suicide is true then I dislike him: Kamal Haasan August 12, 2014

    Chennai: Actorfilmmaker Kamal Haasan, whose "Chachi 420" was based on actor Robin Williams "Mrs. Doubtfire", mourns the death of the Oscarwinning star and also credits him for revolutionising the portrayal of men on the big screen and bringing dignity to male crying. Williams was found dead Monday in his home in...
  • Akshara is in good hands: Kamal Haasan on daughter's Bollywood debut July 19, 2014

    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...
  • Writers should script roles for older actors: Kamal Haasan July 19, 2014

    Mumbai: South superstar Kamal Haasan feels writers usually don't script roles for older actors but its time they took on the mantle. "Writers do not write roles for older people... they always write for younger people so we all try to look young. But times are changing... Amitji (Amitabh Bachchan) is...
  • Kamal Haasan: Talking to Telugu filmmakers, but haven't signed any film yet July 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: Actorfilmmaker 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: Actorfilmmaker 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...
  • Actorfilmmaker Kamal Haasan to lead official Indian delegation to Cannes May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Actorfilmmaker Kamal Haasan, who is also chairman of FICCI Media and Entertainment CommitteeSouth, 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: Actorfilmmaker 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 actorfilmmaker 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 Mohanlalstarrer 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 mid2014 February 5, 2014

    Chennai: Actorfilmmaker Kamal Haasan will commence filming the yettobetitled Tamil remake of recent Malayalam blockbuster 'Drishyam' from the second half of 2014, says director Jeethu Joseph. Superstar Mohanlalstarrer '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: Actorfilmmaker Kamal Haasan will commence filming the yettobetitled Tamil remake of recent Malayalam blockbuster 'Drishyam' from the second half of 2014, says director Jeethu Joseph. Superstar Mohanlalstarrer 'Drishyam', which was helmed by Jeethu, released during Christmas weekend last year. It has emerged as the biggest hit in Malayalam filmdom. "Kamal sir...