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Kamal Haasan

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Kamal Haasan (Tamil: கமல் ஹாசன்; born 7 November 1954) is an Indian film actor, screenwriter, and director, considered to be one of the leading method actors of Indian cinema.
Born = 7 November 1954 (age 56)
Paramakudi, Madras State, India

Residence Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Occupation Film actor, producer, director, screenwriter, songwriter, playback singer, lyricist

Years active 1959–present

Spouse Vani Ganapathy
(1978-1988)

Sarika Haasan
(1988-2004)

Partner Gouthami Tadimalla
(2004-present)

Children Shruti Haasan (born 1986)

Akshara Haasan (born 1991)

He is widely acclaimed as an actor and is well known for his versatility in acting. Kamal Haasan has won several Indian film awards, including four National Film Awards and numerous Southern Filmfare Awards, and he is known for having starred in the largest number of films submitted by India in contest for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
In addition to acting and directing, he has also featured in films as a screenwriter, songwriter, playback singer, choreographer and lyricist.
His film production company, Rajkamal International, has produced several of his films. In 2009, he became one of very few actors to have completed 50 years in Indian cinema
After several projects as a child artist, Kamal Haasan’s breakthrough into lead acting came with his role in the 1975 drama Apoorva Raagangal, in which he played a rebellious youth in love with an older woman. He secured his second Indian National Film Award for his portrayal of a guileless school teacher who tends a child-like amnesiac in 1982’s Moondram Pirai.

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