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Kamal Haasan is one of the most talented stars to emerge from India… and he turns a year older today!
Born on 7 November 1954 to crime lawyer D Srinivasan, and housewife Rajalakshmi, Haasan’s foray into acting began at a very early age. As a child star, he took on roles in many Tamil movies, and even picked up the prestigious President’s Gold Medal for his performance in Kalathur Jannamma at the mere age of four!
Here are more fun facts about the man…
- Kamal Haasan was chosen for France's Chevalier Award for the title of Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts Arts et Lettres (Knight in the National Order Arts and Letters)
- He’s the one and only Indian actor to have bagged more than 18 Filmfare awards.
- His hobby is reading books.
- His favourite food is Karimeen Fish.
- His favourite film is Bicycle Thief, Mughal-e-Azam and Sholay.
- He initially entered the film industry with a dream of becoming a director.
- His film Pushpaka Vimana (The Love Chariot) was the first Indian coloured silent film.
- Kamal Haasan owns a Hummer H2 that costs around RMxxx (1.8 crores).
Info via India Times