1. Best Actor President Medal
Kamal Haasan started Acting at the age of 4. And at the age of 4, he won the Best Actor President’s Medal for his role in Kalathur Kannamma. And his real name is Parthasarathy Srinivasan
of Films (7) which were submitted to Oscar from India under the Best Foreign Language Film category
- Wears many feathers in his hat!
Kamal Haasan is a synonym for Cinema. he is an actor, Director, Script Writer, Producer, Playback Singer, Lyricist, Choreographer, and Dancer.
- Can speak many languages
Kamal Haasan speaks many languages like Tamil, English, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam, Bengali, Kannada, and French.
- Only actor to act and make movies in six languages
Kamal Haasan is the only Indian actor who has appeared in films in six languages: Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Bengali. And Kamal is the only Indian star who had given silver jubilee movies in 5 languages
5. Oscar nominations
Kamal Haasan has the highest number of Films (7) which were submitted to Oscar from India under the Best Foreign Language Film category
6. Won the President Medal in the Best Actor category
Kamal Haasan has won 19 Filmfare Awards, most by any Indian. In 2000, he wrote to the Filmfare committee requesting not to award him further.
- First Highest-paid star
From 1988 to 1998, Kamal Haasan was the highest-paid star. In 1994, he also made history as the first Indian actor to be paid INR 1 crore for a single film.
- Narpani Iyakkam
Kamal disowned fan clubs and started ‘Narpani Iyakkam.’ He is the first person to convert all his fan clubs into social welfare.
- Honoured by the French government
In 2016, the French government commemorated Kamal Haasan with ‘Chevalier’ Award for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema. He became the second Tamil actor after the legendary Sivaji Ganesan to receive this prestigious recognition
- Highest taxpayer award
Kamal is the one of the rare Indian stars who receives remuneration via cheque. Back in the past, the Income tax department awarded him the best tax payer award.He donated his entire body organs for research.