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Kamal Haasan Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife, Affairs & More

Kamal Haasan

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Bio
Real NameParthasarathy Srinivasan
NicknameUniversal Hero
ProfessionActor, Director, Producer, and Philanthropist
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Weightin Kilograms- 76 kg
in Pounds- 167 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 34 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth7 November 1954
Age (as in 2016)62 Years
Birth PlaceParamakudi, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
NationalityIndian
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolSir M.Ct.Muthiah Chettiar Boys Higher Secondary School, Chennai
Hindu Higher Secondary School, Chennai
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
DebutFilm Debut (as a child artist): Kalathur Kannamma (1959)
Film Debut (as an adult): Arangetram (1973)
FamilyFather- D. Srinivasan (Lawyer)
Mother- Rajalakshmi Srinivasan
Brother- Chandrahasan and Charuhasan (Actor)
Kamal Haasan with his brother Charuhasan
Kamal Haasan brother Chandrahasan
Sister- Nalini Raghu
ReligionHindu
HobbiesReading
Controversies• His film Hey Ram faced protest from political parties as they considered that the film portrayed Mahatma Gandhi negatively.
• He was forced to change the name of his film Sandiyar to Virumandi in 2004, after Pudhiya Tamizhagam political party said that the film title could create caste-related violence.
• In 2013, he was threatened to leave Tamil Nadu, after his film Viswaroopam was opposed by Hindu Makkal Katchi (a political party), Theatre Owners' Association and Muslim groups due to various reasons.
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodKarimeen fish
Favourite ActorNagesh, Shivaji Ganesan, M.G. Ramachandran and Rajesh Khanna
Favourite ActressSridevi and Sripriya
Favourite FilmBicycle Thief, Mughal-e-Azam and Sholay
Favourite MusicianNaushad and Ilayaraja
Favourite BookAmma Vandhaal by Thi. Janakiraman and Marapasu by Thi. Janakiraman
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusDivorced
Affairs/GirlfriendsGautami Tadimalla (Actress, Partner)
Kamal Haasan with Gautami
Relationship StatusIn a relationship (with Gautami Tadimalla)
WifeVani Ganapathy (Dancer,1978–88)
Kamal Haasan with Ex-wife Vani Ganapathy
Sarika Thakur (Actress,1988–04)
Kamal Haasan with Ex-wife Sarika
ChildrenDaughter- Shruti Haasan (Actress), Akshara Haasan (Actress), and Subbalakshmi
Kamal Haasan with his daughters
Kamal Haasan with Gautami daughter Subbalakshmi
Son- N/A
Money Factor
Salary30 crore/film (INR)
Net Worth$100 million

Kamal Haasan

Some lesser known facts about Kamal Haasan

  • Does Kamal Haasan smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Kamal Haasan drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Haasan started his acting career when he was just 4 years old and won the President’s Gold medal for his performance in his debut film Kalathur KannammaKamal Haasan as a child actor
  • He actually wanted to be a film director.
  • He is the only Indian actor to get more than 18 Filmfare Awards, behind him is A.R Rahman with 14 Filmfare Awards.
  • He has also won 3 National Awards for best actor.
  • His film Pushpaka Vimana (The Love Chariot) was the first Indian colour silent film.

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  • He is the only Indian actor whose 7 films made an entry to Oscars.
  • His film Nayagan is listed among the top 100 greatest films ever made by the TIME magazine.
  • He is a trained Bharatanatyam dancer.
  • His dream film Marudhanayagam started in 1997 and was inaugurated by Queen Elizabeth 2, but hasn’t made yet. Kamal Haasan with Queen Elizabeth 2
  • His Welfare Association, Kamal Narpani Iyakkam has organizes blood and eye donation campaign, and he even won the Abraham Kovoor National Award for his noble work in 2004.
  • He is the only actor who has played 10 different roles, in the film DasavathaaramKamal Haasan in Dasavathaaram
  • Director Mani Ratnam is his relative, as his niece Suhasini is married to him.
  • He has acted in different languages like Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Bengali.
  • Once, he was offered 100 crores (INR)to join a political party but he refused them.
  • He is the only Indian actor who has given  5 hit films in a year (1982).
  • He was the first Indian actor to get a salary of 1 crore (INR) in 1994.
  • He has donated his body to Madras Medical college after his life.
  • His film Raja Paarvai was the first Indian film with visual effects and animation.
  • Throughout his acting career, he has suffered more than 30 fractures while performing the stunts.
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