The extra-ordinary actor with so many talents and awards has turned 61 today on November 7. Though, Kamal Haasan has done several great films but here are 5 of his best films for which he is considered as one of the finest actors in Indian Cinema. Kalathur Kannamma: Kamal Haasan made his debut as a child artist in 1960 in the film, 'Kalathur Kannamma'. He received his first National Award in his debut film, Kalathur Kannamma, when he was just six years old.
The 1982 blockbuster Moondram Pirai, directed by Balu Mahendra. Kamal won his second National Film Award for Best Actor for this film. Kamal with Sridevi, shared a very good onscreen chemistry.
Kamal Haasan's performance as Velu Nayakan earned him a National Film Award for Best Actor. In 2005, the magazine TIME included Nayagan in its list of 'All-Time 100 Best Films'.
Kamal played a dual role as father and son In 1996 Movie ‘Indian’, which was directed by Shankar. The film won three National Awards, including one for Kamal for his brilliant portrayal of a wrinkled silver-haired veteran freedom fighter in his 70s who decides to enforce his own brand of justice.
Kamal Haasan is known for his extra ordinary talent to play several characters in a movie. He showcased his talent in the movie ‘Dasavathaaram’, a science fiction movie written by Kamal, in which he played ten different roles. Kamal Haasan is a multi-faceted personality, an amazing combination of actor, writer, director, producer, singer, lyricist, and choreographer.
The film was written, directed and produced by Kamal Haasan and he also starred as the protagonist in the film. he semi-fictional plot centres on India's Partition and the murder of Mahatma Gandhi by Nathuram Godse. The film was selected byIndia as the its submission to the Oscars in the year 2000, but was not nominated. Kamal Haasan was honored by Padma Shri in 1990 for his exceptional contributions to Indian cinema.