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Superstar Kamal Haasan turns 66. Born on 7 November 1954 in Parmakudi, Tamil Nadu, Haasan is an actor in Tamil cinema. But he has also worked in Telugu, Malayalam, Hindi, Kannada and Bengali film industries. The special thing is that he has completed Silver Jubilee in all other film industries except Bengali. Little is known about Kamal Haasan that in 1994 he became the first Indian actor to take Rs 1 crore for a single film. Let’s look at 5 such facts / stories on his birthday: –
1. At the age of 6 won the gold medal for acting
Kamal Haasan started his acting career when he was just 6 years old. She played the role of an orphan in the Tamil film Kalathur Kannamma, released in 1959. He was awarded the Prestigious President Gold Medal for his performance.
2. Actor who won the most Filmfare Awards
Kamal Haasan is the most Filmfare Award winning film actor in the history of Indian cinema. He has won this award 19 times (2 Hindi and 17 South). It is said that he later withdrew his name from the Filmfare Association, so that the young actors could win this award in the future. Filmfare got for these films-
|1||Sagar (1985)||Hindi||Best actor|
|2||Heritage (997)||Hindi||Best story|
|3||Kanyakumari (1974)||Malayalam||Best actor|
|4||Apoorva Ragangal (1975)||Tamil||Best actor|
|5||Oru Udhappu Kan Simitturagirdhu (1976)||Tamil||Best actor|
|6||16 Vayadhinile (1977)||Tamil||Best actor|
|7||Sigappu Rojakal (1978)||Tamil||Best actor|
|8||Yetta (1978)||Malayalam||Best actor|
|9||Raja Parvai (1981)||Tamil||Best actor|
|10||Akali Rajyam (1981)||Telugu||Best actor|
|11||Sagar Sangamam (1983)||Telugu||Best actor|
|12||Pushpak Viman (1986)||Kannada||Best actor|
|13||Apoorva Sagodharargai (1989)||Tamil||Best actor|
|14||Indrudu Chandrudu (1989)||Telugu||Best actor|
|15||Guna (1991)||Tamil||Best actor|
|16||Thevar Magan (1992)||Tamil||Best actor|
|17||Kuruthipunal (1995)||Tamil||Best actor|
|18||Indian (1996)||Tamil||Best actor|
|19||Hey Ram (2000)||Tamil||Best actor|
3. The only actor to have 7 films sent to the Oscars
7 films of Kamal Haasan have been sent by India in the Oscar Award Best Foreign Film category, which is the highest number of films of any Indian actor. These 7 movies are-
|4||Thevar magan||1992||Tamil||Producer – Actor|
|5||Kuruthipunal||1995||Tamil||Actor, screen writer|
4. When there was a fight between Kamal and Naseeruddin
In 1983, Kamal Haasan wanted to produce a film with Jaya Prada, whose director K.K. Vishwanathan was. For this, he approached Naseeruddin Shah and said that this is a small art film and I want you to work in it without any fees.
Naseeruddin got angry on this and asked Kamal Haasan to leave. Naseer said that if it is such a small film then why are they casting themselves and Jaya Prada in it? After this, the two did not work together for 17 years. In 2000, he was seen in the film ‘Hey Ram’.
5. Rani was scolded for wearing a platform sleeper
Rani Mukerji has worked with Kamal Haasan in the film ‘Hey Ram’. In an interview, Rani shared an interesting anecdote related to this film. They said- I remember that I used to wear platform sleepers because of the low height.
When Kamal saw this, he said – ‘Are you mad? Go flats, you will never be recognized by how tall you are. Rather your achievements will make your identity. ‘After this advice of Kamal ji, I became confident about my stature.