Happy Birthday Kamal Haasan: On his 64th Birthday, check out 10 lesser known facts about the legendary actor
The legendary actor, Kamal Hasan's real name is Parthasarathy Srinivasan.
He began his acting career as a child artist, with a Tamil film 'Kalathur Kannamma' in 1959. He has also won the prestigious President's Gold Medal for his performance in this film.
Apart from acting skills, Kamal Haasan is also an expert in directing films, writing scripts and singing. At the age of 18, the ace actor wrote his first script of a Malayalam film, 'Unarchigal'.
Kamal Hassan is a good friend of Rajinikanth. He was expected to portray the role of Dr. Vaseegaran and Chitti in the Shankar's 'Robot' that released in 2010.
Kamal Haasan is the only Indian actor to have featured in six different languages i.e Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and Bengali films.
He is the first Indian Superstar, to get the remuneration of Rs 1 crore for a single film in 1994.
Despite starring in different genre of films and even after portraying the multiple characters in one single film, the actor is called as a death defying action star of India.
Kamal Haasan is the recipient of the honorable Padma Shri and the Padma Bhushan Award. Also the actor has bagged 19 Filmfare awards and the International award, for highest French order of merit for military and civil merits i.e Chevalier award.
'Marudhanayagam', Kamal Haasan's most ambitious project was launched by the Queen Elizabeth II , but the film could not reach the expectations level.
The action king of Indian films, Kamal Hassan is a huge fan of Chinese superstar Jackie Chan.