Kamal Haasan is a prominent name in Indian Film Industry and today ‘Ulaganayagan’, which means ‘Hero of the World’ in Tamil, turns 65. As the actor has turned a year older, Film Industry along with his fans and followers started pouring their wish on the internet.
With a career spanning over six decades in the Film Industry, actor, politician Haasan became a big name in the nation for his works as well as philanthropist moves. In his acting career, Kamal has won 19 Filmfare awards and three National Awards while registering numerous blockbusters in his name.
Let’s have a look at some of his finest works:
‘Sadma’ is regarded as one of the best movies with Kamal Haasan and Sridevi in lead roles. The storyline touches your heart and keeps you intact till the very last. It showcases the story of a young girl who suffers from amnesia resulting in childlike behaviour and Kamal Haasan takes up her responsibility. They share an adorable bond which makes the audience go aww.
A 1987 Tamil movie, ‘Nayagan’ garnered many applauses across the world and was featured in the ‘All-Time 100 Best Films’ by TIME Magazine. The movie shows the story of Mumbai underworld and the South Indians residing in the city. Kamal received the National Film Award in the Best Actor category for his brilliant performance.
‘Indian’ was the film that became the biggest blockbuster of Tamil Cinema on its release. The 1996 movie had Kamal in a double role, as a father and son. It showcases the corrupt practices in the Indian society and Haasan as a father tries to fight against it while as a son promotes it. The movie received three nominations in the National Film Awards with Kamal winning the Best Actor award.
‘Dasavathaaram’ is a 2008 science fiction movie that got released worldwide. Kamal Haasan played ten roles in the movie hailing from different timelines. The movie had a philosophical turning after the Tsunami disaster happens and several people join together to protect a bioweapon from falling into bad hands.
‘Vishwaroopam’ is an action thriller film with Kamal Haasan in the lead role. Kamal plays the role of a dance master who gets married in the USA and his wife, being suspicious of his behaviour, digs in a bit revealing his true identity. The movie was written, directed and produced by Kamal Haasan with the soundtracks of Shankar Ehsaan Loy. The action sequels are truly remarkable in the movie.
On his special day, daughter Shruti Haasan shared a heartwarming post sending greetings to her dad.
Akshara Haasan also shared a picture of him by writing, “Happiest birthday to such an amazing father , best friend. You have always pushed us to always be better and achieve better ; you have been a true example of these qualities and much more. I hope this year brings you much more and all the success in what ever you choose. @ikamalhaasan”.