Kamal Haasan (born 7 November 1954) is an Indian film actor, screenwriter, director, producer, playback singer, choreographer and lyricist with Tamil film industry as his basic field. He acted in Hindi, Malayalam and Telugu films also. He has won four National Film Awards and 19 Filmfare Awards. Kamal Haasan received the Padma Shri in 1990 and the Padma Bhushan in 2014.
Haasan made his Bollywood debut in Ek Duuje Ke Liye, the remake of his Telugu-language film Maro Charithra directed by K. Balachander (which earned him his first Filmfare Hindi-language nomination). Similarly, he acted in Sadma, a hit Tamil film remade in Hindi. Subsequently, he focused on Bollywood remakes of his Tamil films, including Yeh To Kamaal Ho Gaya and Zara Si Zindagi. In 1984 he acted in Raaj Tilak and in 1985 in Saagar, a box office hit film. Then, he had a role in in Geraftaar.
By the end of the 1980s Haasan was successful in the Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu and Hindi film industries, with Filmfare Awards in each industry.
Kamal Haasan, himself directed his Hindi remake of Avvai Shanmughi as Chachi 420,
In 2008's Dasavathaaram, he played ten different roles; the film was released in a number of languages (including Tamil, Telugu and Hindi) throughout India and overseas. Dasavathaaram, written by Haasan and director K. S. Ravikumar, is one of the first modern science-fiction films made in India. Starring Haasan and Asin Thottumkal, it was the highest-grossing Tamil film (as of 2008). In Canada, Dasavathaaram was the first Tamil film distributed by Walt Disney Pictures.
Haasan's film Vishwaroop was released in 2013. .
In addition to acting, Haasan is noted for film story writing, Haasan has also written songs for his films. He is also a playback singer singing in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam and English.
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Kamal Haasan Bollywood FilmographyYear Film Co-stars
1977 Aaina Mumtaz
1981 Ek Duuje Ke Liye - Rati Agnihotri, Madhavi
Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actor
1982 Sanam Teri Kasam Reena Roy
1982 Yeh To Kamaal Ho Gaya Poonam Dhillon
1983 Zara Si Zindagi Anita Raj, Nilu Phule
1983 Sadma - Sridevi, Silk Smitha
1984 Yeh Desh Geetha
1984 Ek Nai Paheli Raaj Kumar, Hema Malini
1984 Yaadgar Poonam Dhillon
1984 Raaj Tilak Hema Malini, Reena Roy
1984 Karishma Reena Roy, Sarika
1985 Saagar - Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia
1985 Geraftaar Rajinikanth, Amitabh Bachchan, Poonam Dhillon, Madhavi
1985 Dekha Pyar Tumhara Poonam Dhillon, Rati Agnihotri
1997 Chachi 420 Tabu
2000 Hey Ram
2005 Mumbai Xpress