Vote for Kamal's wax statue at Madame Tussauds
Vote for Kamal’s wax work at Madame Tussauds
He’s acted in more than 200 films in six languages (including one in Bengali!); he’s an acclaimed producer, writer, singer and director, multiple National Award-winner, internationally honoured in countries as diverse as Germany and Korea and has achieved superstardom in a fickle film industry. Yes, we are talking about Kamal Haasan, the personification of versatility. If Kamal is aiming for perfection, his fans have recently started an Internet campaign to place a waxwork of the legendary actor at the prestigious Madame Tussauds museum in London. Other Indian stars at Madame Tussauds include Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai.
Here are ten quick facts about Kamal Haasan:
1. Kamal Haasan has acted in over 200 Indian films in various languages: Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Bengali and even a silent film.
2. Kamal is one of the two actors to receive three National Film Awards for Best Actor in India.
3. Seven of his movies have been sent as India’s official entry to the Oscars.
4. He also won the National Award (Best Child Actor) for his debut performance in Kalathur Kannamma.
5. Kamal Haasan has won 18 Filmfare awards.
6. He has also won the Abraham Kovoor National Award for his Humanist Activities and Secular Life.
7. He has a huge fan following among the Indian population worldwide in India, Srilanka, Malaysia, Singapore, UK, US, Canada and other European countries.
8. He was conferred an honorary doctorate by Sathyabama University, Chennai in 2005.
9. In 2009, he became one of very few actors to have completed 50 years in Indian Cinema.
10. In 1990, he was honoured with India’s fourth highest civilian honour, the Padma Shri, for his services to Indian cinema. So what are you waiting for?
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