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Kamal Haasan: Indian actor
Kamal Haasan is an Indian actor, dancer, film director, screenwriter, producer, playback singer, lyricist and politician who works primarily in Tamil cinema. Hassan has also worked in Malayalam, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada and Bengali films. His production company, Raaj Kamal Films International, has produced several of his films. Haasan's contributions to film have been praised by his contemporaries across the Indian film industry, and he has been recognised as an influence for actors and filmmakers in the Tamil film industry. He has won four National Film Awards and 19 Filmfare Awards. He was awarded the Kalaimamani award in 1984 the Padma Shri in 1990, the Padma Bhushan in 2014 and the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Chevalier) in 2016. He was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at 15th Mumbai International Film Festival in 2013.

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MNM may consider joining anti-BJP front if invited, says Kamal Haasan


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Coimbatore South Election Result 2021 LIVE: MNM's Kamal Haasan leads against Congress' Mayura S Jayakumar

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Tamil Nadu Election Results 2021 LIVE Updates: DMK crosses halfway mark, Udhayanidhi Stalin leads in Chepauk

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Tamil Nadu Election Result 2021 LIVE: Kamal Haasan leads in Coimbatore South, Stalin in Kolathur

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Ready to quit cinema if it becomes hurdle to political career: Kamal Haasan

Saying his entry into politics was historic, as he was one among the 30 per cent who remained aloof from politics, he said that late chief minister M G Ramachandran had as MLA acted in many films to..
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Smriti Irani challenges Kamal Hassan for an open debate with BJP candidate

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No outsider in politics, says MNM chief Kamal Haasan

Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan on Monday hit back at Bharatiya Janata Party's Vanathi Srinivasan, his opponent from Coimbatore South constituency, saying that it was faulty logic, in the..
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Kamal Haasan to contest from Coimbatore South constituency


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Tamil Nadu Assembly Election 2021: Kamal Haasan unveils his party's first list of 70 candidates

Haasan said that the DMK was portraying itself wrongly as the saviour of Tamils and the AIADMK was accusing the DMK of being a dynasty party.
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DMK vision document: Kamal Haasan, BJP say their ideas, schemes lifted, re-packaged

Reacting to the DMK's vision document, Kamal Haasan said that the DMK had ripped off important points announced by the fledgling party.
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Kalam’s scientific adviser appointed vice-prez of Kamal Haasan’s party


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Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections 2021: Kamal Haasan to contest from two seats

The actor-turned-politician has entered into a political alliance with the All India Samathuva Makkal Katchi (AISMK).
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Sarathkumar meets Kamal Haasan amid talks of formation of third front

Amid talks about a third front, All India Samathuva Makkal Katchi leader R Sarathkumar called on Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan on Saturday. Sarathkumar said he met Kamal to explore the..
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Situation conducive for formation of third front in TN: Kamal Haasan


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Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan popular film stars, but 'marginal players' in politics: Aiyar


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Kamal Haasan party's prominent face Arunachalam joins BJP


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Kamal Haasan promises 'payment' to women for work at home, unveils economic agenda for TN


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Not a suitable time to talk about alliances: Kamal Haasan

Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) chief Kamal Haasan said on Wednesday that many ask him about a possible pact with Rajinikanth and added that it is not a suitable time to talk about alliances. On speculations..
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'Phone call away': Kamal Haasan on political tie-up with Rajinikanth


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Kamal Haasan invokes AIADMK icon MG Ramachandran's legacy


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Actor and MNM chief Kamal Haasan says he will contest 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly elections

Haasan has been strongly advocating for making Madurai the second capital of Tamil Nadu and has urged people to extend their support in the elections.
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Kamal Haasan asks PM Modi to explain need for new Parliament building

"To protect whom is a new Parliament building being constructed at a cost of Rs 1,000 crore when half of India is hungry due to the coronavirus pandemic triggered loss of livelihoods,' the Makkal..
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Former Tamil Nadu IT Secretary Santhoshbabu joins Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam

The former civil servant would be responsible for handling IT, Data, research, quality, manifesto and all headquarters operations.
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Ahead of Tamil Nadu Polls, Kamal Haasan urges adults to get Voter ID checked and ready

Special camps will be held at the voting centres where voters can apply for corrections or changes to be made.
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Kamal Haasan chairs MNM party meeting to strategize for 2021 polls

It is understood that the main agenda of the meeting is to work on establishing booth committees for all constituencies.
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Kamal Haasan calls China back-stabber, seeks answers from PM Modi


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Kamal Haasan questions Tamil Nadu govt's COVID-19 data, launches people's campaign to 'resurrect' Chennai

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan has alleged that there was a contrast in the COVID-19 data being shared by the Tamil Nadu government, during a video conference with journalists.
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Kamal Haasan says migrant crisis is a time bomb, 'balcony govt' must keep their eyes on what’s happening on ground


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'Kamal Haasan home quarantine notice, needling by govt'


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Kamal Haasan appears before Chennai Police over probe on crane crash at 'Indian 2' that killed three

He said that it was his duty towards his deceased brothers for him to appear before the police and share the details of what occurred on the day of the accident.
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I predicted cracks will emerge in DMK-Congress ties: Kamal Haasan


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Kamal Haasan now slams proposed NRC, vows to fight till 'this tyranny goes off'


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Anti-CAA protest: Kamal Haasan expresses solidarity with agitating Madras varsity students, not allowed into campus

Haasan was, however, not allowed to enter the main campus and spoke to the agitating students from behind the main gate of the university, opposite the Marina Beach. The MNM chief said he was at the..
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It's start of end of anti-national forces: Kamal Haasan

on Tuesday termed the protests across the country against the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 as marking the beginning of the end of anti-national forces.
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Kamal Haasan hits out at CAA, says MNM opposed to NRC too


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Tamil Nadu: Kamal Haasan's MNM, Rajinikanth to skip local body polls

The local rural body elections will be held in Tamil Nadu in two phases - on December 27 and on December 30.
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Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth hint at joining hands politically ‘if need arises’

In a move that could set the political tongues wagging in Tamil Nadu, actors Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth on Tuesday said they would join hands politically if the need arose.
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'Battle for our language will be bigger than Jallikattu': Kamal Haasan responds to Amit Shah

'No Shah or Sultan can change it'.....
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'No Shah, Sultan or Samrat must renege on' unity in diversity promise; says Kamal Haasan on Hindi imposition


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Expenditure on Kudankulam project more than production: Kamal Haasan

Makkal Needhi Maiyam president and actor Kamal Haasan on Friday raised questions on Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant and said the expenditure on the project is more than the production.
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No end to friendship: Kamal Haasan's moving tribute to comedy ace 'Crazy' Mohan

There was an outpouring of grief on social media, as many recalled their favourite 'Crazy' Mohan lines.
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