Kamal Hassan- The name itself speaks of versatility, style, amazing histrionics and multifaceted nature. By saying multifaceted, Kamal Hassan is not somebody who just does it for casual sake. He does anything with so much perfection that it becomes a trendsetter! Let it be character selection, dialogue delivery, Singing, Directing, Dancing- this man can do anything with amazing perfection!
Kamal who began his acting career as a child artist during the 60s in Tamil Cinema is celebrating his 60 th birthday today. Kamal needs no introduction. Yet here we give few less known facts about the versatile actor:
-He wrote his first script at age 18 for the film “Unarchigal” (1976).
- 7 of his films were submitted for the Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Foreign Language Film but unfortunately no nominee.
- So far 4 National Awards, 9 Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, 19 Film-fare Awards.
-He is fluent in Tamil, English, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam, Bengali, Kannada and French.
-He is the only actor to have acted in Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam and Bengali languages.
-Kamal has spent 54 years in the film industry and has won a Padma Shri and holds a Guinness World Record for essaying 10 roles in Dasavatharam