Kamal Hasan

  • Women Interrupted: Susan Sarandon, Kamal Haasan in conversation with Sagarika Ghose December 1, 2013

    The show highlights the role cinema plays in crime against women. On the sidelines of the 44th film festival in Goa, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose caught up with Susan Sarandon, Kamal Haasan and Suhasini Mani Ratnam on cinema's role in crime against women. ...
  • 'Vishwaroopam' would make Indian Muslims proud: Haasan January 31, 2013

    Mumbai: Kamal Haasan implored the fundamentalists to "see reason" and said he will not stop pursuing negotiations with them over his film 'Vishwaroopam', while talking to CNN-IBN on Thursday night. The actor and director also claimed he does not "rule out politics" in the controversy that has surrounded his Rs...
  • Tamil Nadu bans screening of 'Vishwaroopam' January 23, 2013

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday night banned the screening of Kamal Hasan's 'Vishwaroopam' following strong protests from various Muslim organisations over alleged depiction of their community in a negative light. Official sources said the state government has asked the respective district collectors to invoke necessary legal provisions to...
  • Rajinikanth lends support to Tollywood's strike against service tax January 8, 2013

    Tamil film industry shut down on Monday after film industry members went on a day-long hunger strike in Chennai to protest against the service tax levied by the Centre and demanded the Centre scrap it completely. Meanwhile, film and television shooting was suspended for the day and theatres also remained...
  • Delhi Police gets custody of 2 alleged IM men July 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The custody of two alleged Indian Mujahideen members, brought here from a Bangalore jail, was on Monday given to Delhi police for ten days by a court in Jama Masjid attack case in which Mumbai's 26/11 terrorists' handler Abu Jundal is also an accused. The suspected IM men Kamal...
  • Kamal Hasan to play Tipu Sultan in his next film October 12, 2011

    Businessman cum film producer Gokulam Gopalan, who shot to fame after making 'Pazhassi Raja', has finalised Kamal Haasan for his next, which is again a historical about Tipu Sultan and Unniarcha. Speaking to reporters, Gopalan said Kamal Haasan has agreed to act in the proposed film. "Veteran writer John Paul is doing...
  • The Dirty Picture: Who was Silk Smitha? August 31, 2011

    New Delhi: 1982 was a great year for southern actor Smitha who had nine releases lined up. She followed up the year's performance with 13 releases and no one was complaining despite repetitive characterization. Her fan following did not bother about the same basic storyline and just wanted their diva...
  • Kamal Haasan at Maaveeran music launch May 1, 2011

    Kamal Hasan, Mani Ratnam appeared at the audio release of the remake of the Telugu blockbuster 'Magadheera'. ...
  • Phalke Award for Balachander overdue: Kamal Hasan April 30, 2011

    Kamal Hasan, K Balachander's protgee, talks about Balachander being honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award this year. The veteran filmmaker who bought a whiff of fresh air to Tamil cinema in the 60's. ...
  • Hasan, Rajni come together for Tamil film awards December 10, 2009

    Chennai: It is not everyday when two of Tamil film industry’s biggest stars share a stage. However, the Tamil Nadu Government film awards ceremony saw Rajinikanth and Kamal Hasan make a rare appearance together. While Rajinikanth walked away with the Best Actor honour for his performance in the blockbuster hit...
  • SRK, Kamal dub for Mammootty-starrer Pazhassi Raja October 15, 2009

    Mumbai: Along with many big Bollywood releases, this Diwali movie lovers will also get to watch a big release from the south - Pazhassi Raja. The movie, which is about the first organised freedom struggle against the British, is one of the most expensive Malyalam productions and stars Mammootty. Over...
  • Watch: Kamal Hasan recalls his days as a child August 27, 2009

    Veteran actor Kamal Haasan who has completed 50 years in cinema..recalls his days as a child. ...
  • First Tamil movie to have a digital release August 6, 2009

    Chennai: Thiru Thiru Thuru Thuru will be the first Tamil movie to have a digital release all over the country. The music release of the movie saw veteran actor Kamal Hasan talking about the future of cinema in the digital age. “I'm a great fan of the upcoming...
  • Kamal Hasan, Prabhu Deva remember MJ July 14, 2009

    Chennai: Actors Kamal Hasan and Prabhu Deva made a rare appearance together in Chennai on Monday to inaugurate a dance school. Both the actors - who are known for their mesmerising dance moves - couldn't help but remember Michael Jackson at the event. "I've been impressed by his music and...
  • HOT: Best Bollywood quotes April 24, 2009

    The hottest B'town quotes this season and buzz18's take on each of them ...
  • Kamal Hasan urges voters to go out and vote April 16, 2009

    New Delhi: The country goes to polls for the first phase of the General Elections 2009 on Thursday. Here's actor Kamal Hassan asking you to go out and vote. He requests voters to be the agents of change that they want to see. He also reiterates that the voter is...
  • 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...
  • I can't be Kamal Hasan from Day One: Shruti Hasan March 10, 2009

    Mumbai: Tamil star Kamal Hasan's daughter Shruti will be making her big Bollywood debut this year in Luck co-starring Imran Khan. CNN-IBN's Manisha Mahaldar spoke to this new kid on the block about working with the youngest Khan and lots more. Manisha Mahaldar: Your Bollywood debut is Luck. Did your father...
  • National Wipes: News from across India May 6, 2008

    Here's what happened in India on Tuesday. ...
  • 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 stars say no to multi-starrers September 21, 2006

    Chennai: From Omkara to Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna, Bollywood is churning out multi-starrers like never before. But its southern counterpart, Kollywood is focusing on action-packed thrillers where just one hero is the 'be all and end all'. While the actors blame it on the scripts, the directors blame it on...