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The “Universal Hero”, Kamal Hassan is an Indian Actor, dancer, film director, screenwriter, producer, playback singer, and lyricist who primarily works in Tamil cinema and Bollywood.
He is born with the name of ‘Parthasarathy Srinivasan’. He is the recipient of four National Film Awards and 19 Filmfare Awards. He is the president of his own political party Makkal Needhi Maiam.
Height / Weight / Age
Hassan was born on 7 November 1954. He seems to be tall with a height of 170 cm in centimeters and 5’7” in feet and inches. He is a well-built man with body measurements of 40 inches chest, 34 inches waist, and 14 inches biceps.
He seems very fit and healthy and weighs 76 kg in kilograms and 167 lbs in pounds approximately. His black eye color and his black hair make his personality even more elegant.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Kamal Hassan is around $100 Million.
Education / Family
Hassan was born and raised up in Paramakudi, Tamil Nadu, India and belongs to a Hindu family. He is born to his father D. Srinivasan who was a Lawyer and his mother Rajalakshmi Srinivasan. He is born with two brothers Chandrahasan and Charuhasan (Actor) and one sister Nalini Raghu.
He completed his school education from Sir M.Ct.Muthiah Chettiar Boys Higher Secondary School, Chennai, and Hindu Higher Secondary School, Chennai. He didn’t reveal further information related to his educational qualifications.
|Real Name||Alwerpettai Aaandavar|
|Birth Place||Paramakudi, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Date Of Birth||7 November 1954|
|Age||66 years old (as of 2020)|
|Height||In centimeters – 170 cm
In feet inches – 5’7”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 76 kg
In Pounds – 167 lbs
|Profession||Actor, Director, Producer, and Philanthropist|
|School||Sir M.Ct.Muthiah Chettiar Boys Higher Secondary School, Chennai
Hindu Higher Secondary School, Chennai
|Home Town||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Debut||Film: Kalathur Kannamma (1959, as a child artist)
|Fathers Name||D. Srinivasan (Lawyer)|
|Mothers Name||Rajalakshmi Srinivasan|
|Brothers||Chandrahasan and Charuhasan (Actor)|
Career / Fashion And Style
Talking about his career, he started his career in acting with the film “Kalathur Kannamma” in 1960 as a child artist. Later in 1962, he made his Malayalam debut with the movie “Kannum Karalum.” He returned back to the industry as a dance assistant. He appeared in a dance sequence in the film “Maanavan” in 1970.
He made his debut as a supporting actor with the movie “Arangetram” in 1973. As a lead actor, he made his debut in 1974 with the film “Kanyakumari”. He got a breakthrough in 1975 with the film “Apoorva Raagangal”. In 1981, he made his Bollywood debut with the movie “Ek Duuje Ke Liye”.
In 1981, he made his debut as a producer with the film “Raja Paarvai”. In the same year, he founded his own production company ‘Raaj Kamal Films International’ through which he produced several films.
In 1997, he made his debut as a director with the film “Chachi 420” and this film is the remake of his Tamil movie “Avvai Shanmughi”.
Apart from all these he also writes many films including Raja Paarvai (1981), Thevar Magan (1992), Hey Ram (2000), Aalavandhan (2001), Virumaandi (2004), Dasavathaaram (2008), Vishwaroopam (2013), and many more. In February 2018, he launched his political party ‘Makkal Needhi Maiam which contested for the first time in the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
He got married to Vani Ganapathy in 1978 but separated after 10 years. Then, he got married to actress Sarika Thakur in 1988 but got divorced in 2004. Later, he dated actress Gautami Tadimalla from 2004 to 2016. He is blessed with three daughters named Shruti Haasan (Actress), Akshara Haasan (Actress), and Subbalakshmi.
|Girlfriend||Gautami Tadimalla (Actress; 2004-2016)|
|Wife||Vani Ganapathy (Dancer,1978–88)
Sarika Thakur (Actress,1988–04)
|Children||Daughter – Shruti Haasan (Actress), Akshara Haasan (Actress), and Subbalakshmi
Here we are providing you a list of his favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Nagesh, Shivaji Ganesan, M.G. Ramachandran and Rajesh Khanna|
|Favorite Actress||Sridevi and Sripriya|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Naushad and Ilaiyaraaja|
|Favorite Film||Bicycle Thief, Mughal-e-Azam and Sholay|
|Favorite Book||Amma Vandhaal by Thi. Janakiraman and Marapasu by Thi. Janakiraman|
|Favorite Food(s)||Karimeen fish|
Some Interesting Facts About Kamal Hassan
- His film Vishwaroopam sparked several controversies as the film might create a religious disharmony.
- In 2014, he received Padma Bhushan.
- He won 4 National Awards.
- He is the only actor who won 18 Filmfare awards.
- His seven films have made entry to Oscars.
- In 1997, his film “Marudhanayagam” was inaugurated by Queen Elizabeth 2.
- He played the ten different roles in the film “Dasavathaaram (2008).”
- In 1984, he got a salary of Rs. 1 crore.