Kamal Haasan : Net Worth, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wiki, Facts and Figures

Kamal Haasan, born as Parthasarathy Srinivasan, is a renowned Indian film actor who has left an indelible mark on Indian cinema. The Bollywood actor With a career spanning over six decades, Haasan’s contributions to the film industry have been monumental and multifaceted, earning him the title of ‘Ulaga Nayagan’ or ‘Hero of the World’.

Kamal Haasan
Kamal Haasan

Early Life and Upbringing

Born on November 7, 1954, in Paramakudi, Tamil Nadu, India, Haasan was introduced to the world of cinema at a tender age of four. His father, D. Srinivasan, was a lawyer, and his mother, Rajalakshmi Srinivasan, a homemaker.

Haasan’s early education took place at Sir M.Ct.Muthiah Chettiar Boys Higher Secondary School and Hindu Higher Secondary School in Chennai.

Kamal Haasan - Early Life And Upbringing
Kamal Haasan – Early Life And Upbringing

Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign

Kamal Haasan - Personal Life
Kamal Haasan – Personal Life
Personal DetailsInformation
Full NameKamal Haasan
NicknameUniversal Hero
Alternative Names(s) (also known as)Alwarpettai Andavar
Date of Birth7 November 1954
Age (as of 2023)69 Years
Zodiac SignScorpio
BirthplaceParamakudi, Tamil Nadu, India
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Current AddressAlwarpet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Education QualificationHigh School Dropout
Hobbies and InterestsReading, Writing, Singing, Dancing
Languages KnownTamil, Hindi, English, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, Bengali
Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Wikipedia Profile linkWikipedia
IMDb Profile linkIMDb
Website linkN/A

Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Kamal Haasan - Physical Appearance
Kamal Haasan – Physical Appearance
Physical StatsInformation
Body TypeSlim
Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)40-34-14 inches
Height in feet, inches, cm5’ 7″, 170 cm
Weight in kg, lbs76 kg, 167 lbs
Chest40 inches
Waist34 inches
Biceps14 inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
HairstyleShort and Curly
Distinctive FeaturesSharp Nose, Expressive Eyes, Mole on the Left Cheek

Family and Relationships – Girlfriend/Wife, Affairs

Haasan has been married twice. His first marriage was with dancer Vani Ganapathy in 1978, which ended in divorce in 1988. He then married actress Sarika Thakur in 1988, and they divorced in 2004.

From his marriage with Sarika, he has two daughters, Shruti Haasan and Akshara Haasan, both of whom are actresses. Post-divorce, Haasan was in a live-in relationship with actress Gautami Tadimalla from 2005 to 2016.

Kamal Haasan - Family And Relationships
Kamal Haasan – Family And Relationships
Relationships DetailsInformation
Marital StatusDivorced
Spouse – WifeVani Ganapathy (1978-1988), Sarika Thakur (1988-2004)
FatherD. Srinivasan (Lawyer)
MotherRajalakshmi Srinivasan
Children Shruti Haasan (Actress), Akshara Haasan (Actress), Subbalakshmi
Siblings Chandrahasan (Brother), Charuhasan (Brother, Actor), Nalini Raghu (Sister)
Affairs – Girlfriend(s) Gautami Tadimalla (Actress, 2004-2016)
Significant RelationshipsN/A

Rise to Stardm

Haasan has been married twice. His first marriage was with dancer Vani Ganapathy in 1978, which ended in divorce in 1988. He then married actress Sarika Thakur in 1988, and they divorced in 2004. From his marriage with Sarika, he has two daughters, Shruti Haasan and Akshara Haasan, both of whom are actresses.

Post-divorce, Haasan was in a live-in relationship with actress Gautami Tadimalla from 2005 to 2016.

Kamal Haasan - Rise To Stardom
Kamal Haasan – Rise To Stardom

Kamal Haasan – Debut Film – Kalathoor Kannamma (1960)

Kamal Haasan - Debut Film
Kamal Haasan – Debut Film
Kalathur Kannamma Tamil Movie | Kamal lives in orphanage | Gemini Ganesan | Savitiri | Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan – Successful Film – Vikram (2022)

Kamal Haasan - Successful Film
Kamal Haasan – Successful Film
VIKRAM - Official Trailer | Kamal Haasan | VijaySethupathi, FahadhFaasil | LokeshKanagaraj | Anirudh

Career, Awards, and Achievements

Haasan’s illustrious career is adorned with numerous accolades. He has won four National Film Awards, two Filmfare Awards, and a record 17 Filmfare Awards South. His film “Hey Ram” was India’s official entry to the Oscars in the Best Foreign Film category.

In 2016, the French government honored Haasan with the ‘Chevalier’ Award for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema.

Kamal Haasan - Career, Awards, And Achievements
Kamal Haasan – Career, Awards, And Achievements
Career DetailsInformation
Profession(s)Actor, Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Playback Singer, Television Presenter, Politician
Debut FilmKalathur Kannamma (1959, as a child artist), Arangetram (1973, as a lead actor)
Notable Roles Raja in Apoorva Raagangal (1975), Srinivas in Moondram Pirai (1982), Balakrishna in Sagara Sangamam (1983), Velu Naicker in Nayakan (1987), Appu and Raja in Apoorva Sagodharargal (1989), Shaktivelu in Thevar Magan (1992), Senapathy in Indian (1996), Saketh Ram in Hey Ram (2000), Nandu in Anbe Sivam (2003), Virumaandi in Virumaandi (2004), Raghavan in Vettaiyadu Vilayadu (2006), Ten Roles in Dasavatharam (2008), Vishwanath in Vishwaroopam (2013), Vikram in Vikram (2022)
Recent Films – New MoviesVikram (2022), Indian 2 (2022)
Upcoming Films Thalaivan Irukkindran (2023), Marudhanayagam (TBA)
Popular Television Series Bigg Boss Tamil (2017-2021), Neengalum Vellalam Oru Kodi (2013)
Awards and Achievements Four National Film Awards, Nine Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, Four Nandi Awards, One Rashtrapati Award, Two Filmfare Awards, Seventeen Filmfare Awards South, Kalaimamani Award (1984), Padma Shri (1990), Padma Bhushan (2014), Prix Henri-Langlois French Award (2016), Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Chevalier) (2016)
Endorsements/Brand Collaborations Pothys, Thumbs Up, Jeevan Blood Bank, GRT Jewellers, PETA India, Henko, Lloyd, Paragon
Philanthropy/Charity Work Children’s Cancer Relief Fund, Hridayaragam 2010, Tamil Nadu Flood Relief, Kerala Flood Relief, COVID-19 Relief
Professional Associations Makkal Neethi Miami (Political Party), Raaj Kamal Films International (Production Company), Kamal Haasan Welfare Association (Fan Club)
Training and EducationLearned Bharatanatyam from T. K. Mahalingam Pillai, Learned Kuchipudi from Vempati Chinna Satyam, Learned Acting from K. Balachander
Production CompanyRaaj Kamal Films International
Box Office Success – Hit Movies Nayakan (1987), Apoorva Sagodharargal (1989), Thevar Magan (1992), Indian (1996), Dasavathaaram (2008), Vishwaroopam (2013)
Critical Acclaim Movies Moondram Pirai (1982), Sagara Sangamam (1983), Pushpaka Vimana (1987), Hey Ram (2000), Anbe Sivam (2003), Virumaandi (2004)

Assets and Finances – Net Worth

Kamal Haasan - Assets And Finances
Kamal Haasan – Assets And Finances
Financial ProfileInformation
Net Worth in Rs. and DollarsRs. 900 Crore, $100 Million
Per Movie Charges in Rs. and DollarsRs. 30 Crore, $4 Million
Per Endorsement Charges in Rs. and DollarsRs. 2 Crore, $270,000
Sponsorship Deals Pothys, Thumbs Up, Jeevan Blood Bank, GRT Jewellers, PETA India, Henko, Lloyd, Paragon
Business Ventures Raaj Kamal Films International, Kamal Haasan Welfare Association
Investments Real Estate, Stocks, Mutual Funds
Real Estate Holdings Bungalow in Alwarpet, Chennai, Farmhouse in Kelambakkam, Chennai, Properties in Mumbai and Hyderabad
Luxury Items/Properties Owned Rolex Watch, Harley Davidson Bike, Vintage Car Collection
Cars Collection Audi A8, Hummer H3, Range Rover, Toyota Corolla, BMW 7 Series

Favorite Things, Likes and Dislikes

Kamal Haasan - Favorite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Kamal Haasan – Favorite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Favorite ThingsInformation
Favorite ActorNagesh, Shivaji Ganesan, M.G. Ramachandran, Rajesh Khanna
Favorite ActressSridevi, Sripriya
Favorite FilmBicycle Thief, Mughal-e-Azam, Sholay
Favorite Music BandsNaushad, Ilaiyaraaja
Favorite SportCricket
Favorite BooksAmma Vandhaal by Thi. Janakiraman, Marapasu by Thi. Janakiraman
Favorite ColorBlack
Favorite FoodKarimeen Fish
Things s/he likeReading, Writing, Singing, Dancing, Acting, Directing
Things s/he dislikeViolence, Corruption, Casteism, Communalism

Top 5 Best Films – Kamal Haasan

Film NameYear of ReleaseCharacter Played
Nayakan1987Velu Naicker
Hey Ram2000Saket Ram
Dasavathaaram200810 roles

Controversies – Kamal Haasan

  • His film “Thevar Magan” faced criticism for equating violence with the Thevar community.
  • “Hey Ram” faced protests from political parties for allegedly portraying Mahatma Gandhi negatively.
  • The title of his film “Virumandi” was changed from “Sandiyar” after a political party claimed that the original title could incite caste-related violence.
  • A song in “Manmadan Ambu” was removed after right-wing groups claimed it was obscene.
  • His film “Viswaroopam” faced opposition from various groups, leading to threats against Haasan.
Kamal Haasan - Controversies
Kamal Haasan – Controversies

Interesting Facts – Kamal Haasan

  • Haasan started acting at the age of four and won the Best Actor President’s Medal for his role in “Kalathur Kannamma”.
  • He is an actor, director, scriptwriter, producer, playback singer, and lyricist.
  • Haasan speaks many languages like Tamil, English, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam, Bengali, Kannada, and French.
  • He is the only Indian actor who has appeared in films in six languages: Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Bengali.
  • Haasan has the highest number of films (7) submitted to the Oscars from India under the Best Foreign Language Film category.
  • He was the highest-paid star from 1988 to 1998 and was the first Indian actor to be paid INR 1 crore for a single film.
Kamal Haasan - Interesting Facts
Kamal Haasan – Interesting Facts

In conclusion, Kamal Haasan’s journey in the Indian film industry is a testament to his talent, versatility, and dedication. His contributions have not only enriched Indian cinema but have also set a high standard for actors and filmmakers alike.

His life and career serve as an inspiration for aspiring artists and cinema lovers around the world.

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