Kamal Haasan completes 60 years in films. Kollywood wishes Ulaganayagan on this milestone
Kamal Haasan is hailed as the Ulaganayagan of Indian cinema. It has been 60 years since the actor stepped into films and brought about a million changes in the way his films are made. His fans celebrated the day by offering tributes on social media among several other activities.
The Vishwaroopam actor started off his career as a child artist in Kalathur Kannamma, which released in 1959. The film, which released on August 12, starred Gemini Ganesan and Savitri in the lead roles. As the film turned 60 last month, fans of Kamal Haasan decided to use this opportunity to celebrate the actor's milestone.
His ardent fans have come up with a customised website for the actor which has his filmography, rare photos, songs and other materials. This website (www.ikamalhaasan.com) was launched by actor Suriya, who is a self-proclaimed fan of the star.
Several hashtags appreciating his milestone has been trending on social media. In a video, several stars including Suriya, Pa Ranjith, Karthik Subbaraj and several others have wished Kamal Haasan.
His performance as a child actor in Kalathur Kannamma won the National Award under the Best Child Actor category. In his career spanning six decades, he has acted in over 150 films, directed several films and won awards and accolades.
Three years ago, he turned a new leaf and became a television host for the reality show Bigg Boss in Tamil. He is also busy with the shooting of Shankar's Indian 2. Recently, he had announced that he has revived his old film, Thalaivan Irukkiran, which is expected to go on floors sometime in 2020.