Biography – Kamal Hassan
Biography – Indian Actor – Kamal Hassan
Born: 7 November 1954
Kamal Hassan is a widely recognised and notable Indian film actor who has successfully donned the various other roles like producer, screenwriter, songwriter, director, playback singer and choreographer. He is regarded as the leading method actors who have experimented with varying kinds of roles. He has showcased his remarkable acting abilities by winning several Indian film awards. He has won four National Film Awards and several Southern Filmfare Awards. Also he hold the distinction of appearing in most of films that are submitted for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Most of his films are produced by his film production company, Rajkamal International.
Kamal Hassan began his acting career as a child artist in a large number of movies. He acted as a leading actor in movie Apoorva Raagangal in 1975 in which he portrayed a rebellious youth character who loves an older woman. He got his first Indian National Film Award for Moondram Pirai in 1982 where he portrayed the role of a guileless school teacher with child-like amnesiac. His movie Nayagan (1987) was particularly recognised for his remarkable and it is also ranked by Time magazine among the best films of all time.
Kamal Haasan was awarded Padma Shri by Government of India for his amazing contribution to the Indian Cinema. He holds the records of most National Film Awards for an actor with four awards. He has won a record nineteen Filmfare Awards across five languages. In fact, he had requested the award committee to not consider his name for future awards in 2000. Recently, he had won four awards for his performance in movie Dasavathaaram.
Some of the notable awards won by Kamal Hassan are as follows:
National Film Award for Best Child Artist for Kalathur Kannamma
Filmfare Best Tamil Actor Award for Apoorva Raagangal
National Film Award for Best Actor for Moondram Pirai
National Film Award for Best Actor for Nayagan
National Film Award for Best Actor for Indian
Filmfare Best Tamil Actor Award for Hey Ram
Filmfare Best Tamil Actor Award for Thevar Magan
Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor for Dasavathaaram