(L to R) All the Haasan boys except. Mr. Charuhasan . The grand uncle Kamal Haasan, the little boy Siddharth Haasan, the Daddy Nirmal Haasan, the grand dad Charu Haasan all in one picture. Happy meeting in the San Jose, U.S . #family time #3G’s #Haasangrandson #MissyuShrutiAkshara.
The life history of Kamal Haasan’s career kick started in the 1960s at the age of six, when he debuted in the the film Kalathur Kannamma. This movie was made by AVM production and won him the First National Award for Best Child Artist.
Kalathur Kannamma is an Indian Tamil romantic drama film produced by A. V. Meiyappan and directed by A. Bhimsingh. The film stars Gemini Ganesan and Savitri in the lead, while Kamal Hassan made his debut in this film as a child artist. T. S. Balaiah, Devika and S. V. Subbaiah play supporting roles. The film’s critically acclaimed soundtrack was composed by R. Sudharsanam. The film tells the story of a young couple — a wealthy zamindar’s son and a farmer’s daughter — who are separated by unfortunate circumstances, while their innocent son is forced to grow up in an orphanage.
The movie was dubbed in Telugu as Mavoori Ammayi, which was released in 1960. The film was also remade in the same language as Mooga Nomu.Bhimsingh later remade the film in Hindi as Main Chup Rahungi, which starred Sunil Dutt and Meena Kumari in the lead roles.The film was also remade in Sinhala as Mangalika, while the Hindi version was remade as Udarata Menike. The Malayalam remake was titled Navavadhu.
Hence began the successful career for Kamal Haasan in the years to come…
Ilaiyaraaja is a respected and beloved veteran music director of Indian film industry. The music maestro has composed over more than 8000 songs and worked in over 1347 films, in a career spanning over three decades. Apart from Tamil, he has also worked in Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi films as a music director.
The Versatile actor Kamal Haasan has sung a song for music maestro Ilaiyaraaja. In just half-an-hour’s notice after the singer assigned the job of singing the intricate composition couldn’t rise to the occasion.
Ilaiyaraaja immediately commanded his assistant to get Kamal Haasan on the phone. Within an hour, the actor reached the recording studio and the song was recorded in thirty minutes. This proves the versatility factor in him. He is not just an actor but also a singer, dancer, choreographer, script writer, director,
Kamal Haasan being a diehard fan of Charlie Chaplin sang for the movie Pankaj Kapoor-starrer “Happi”, which was a tribute to Chaplin. The Tamil genius has paid heartfelt tributes to Chaplin in films like Pushpak and Sagar. He still considerers this as a golden opportunity.
Kamal Haasan’s father encouraged him to become an actor. So, Kamal Hassan is now an inevitable actor in the Indian film industry. At the age of six, the actor was seen in the film Kalathur Kannamma, released in 1960. Kamal Hassan belongs to a Tamil Iyengar family where education had acquired the foremost importance. His unquenchable passion for the movie business started right from that age and was also a very observant child actor right from such a tender age. Kamal Hassan was seen as a child star in films such as Parthal Pasitheerum where he shared his screen with the stalwart, Sivaji Ganeshan. Sivaji Ganeshan’s adoration for Sivaji Ganeshan started from this time. He also did films like Paadha Kanikkai and Vaanambadi in such tender age.Although, he discontinued his studies when he was in the ninth standard, the glow of brilliance could be noticed in his young eyes. In the movie business where conventionality is the name of the game, he created a rebellion of artistic films. Kamal Hassan succeeded and blazed a trial of his own.