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 This is a filmography of Kamal Haasan, an Indian film actor who primarily works in the Tamil film industry. Throughout his career, he has also been involved as a producer, screenwriter, director, playback singer, choreographer and songwriter.Making his debut as a child actor in the 1959 Tamil film Kalathur Kannamma, he won the President's Gold Medal for his performance.Since then he has acted in over 200 films, including other film industries of the country, Malayalam, Telugu, Hindi, Kannada and Bengali. After a few projects as child artist, he had to take a break to continue his education. Kamal later concentrated on dance choreography and started working as assistant choreographer, making uncredited appearances in films which he worked during the early 1970s.

In 1973, Kamal landed in his first adult role, Arangetram, directed by K. Balachander, whom the actor considers his mentor. He continued with minor roles in several films such as Sollathaan Ninaikkiren (1973) and Naan Avanillai (1974), most of them directed by Balachander, before acting as an independent lead actor in the 1974 Malayalam film Kanyakumari. The film won him the first of his 19 Filmfare Awards. The next year he acted in a series of films in Tamil and Malayalam. He got his major breakthrough in Tamil through Apoorva Raagangal (1975) which earned him a second Filmfare Award, his first in Tamil. Following the success of Kanyakumari, he started working on more Malayalam films throughout the 70s. From 1974 to 1978 he won six Filmfare Awards, including Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Actor for four consecutive years. Kamal turned producer for Raja Paarvai (1981), in which he played the lead role of a blind musician. The film was produced under the banner "Hasan brothers", and later renamed Raaj Kamal Films International.
Kamal entered Bollywood through Ek Duuje Ke Liye (1981), directed by Balachander. The film was a remake of his 1978 Telugu film Maro Charitra became a cult classic. In Moondram Pirai (1982) he played the role of a school teacher who looks after a girl suffering from amnesia. The performance won him many accolades including the "Best Actor" awards at both national and regional level. His work in Ramesh Sippy's, Saagar (1985), a triangular love story, was nominated in both "Best Actor" and "Best Supporting Actor" categories at the 33rd Filmfare Awards. Under Raaj Kamal Films International, he produced films such as Vikram (1986), Apoorva Sagodharargal (1989), Thevar Magan (1992) and Hey Ram (2000). As a producer he won a Filmfare Award and National Film Award for Apoorva Sagodharargal and Thevar Magan. Seven of the films that Haasan has been featured were submitted by India to the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film, the most films ever submitted for any actor in India.[5] In 2009, he became one of the few actors in India to have completed 50 years in cinema. His work Vishwaroopam (2013), also produced and directed by him, won two awards at the 60th National Film Awards.
  1. BornNovember 7, 1954 (age 60), Paramakudi
  2. SpouseSarika (m. 1988–2004), Vani Ganapathy (m. 1978–1988)

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