Kamal Haasan

Makkal Needhi Maiam welcomes SC order on Lokayukta, calls it poetic justice

Makkal Needhi Maiam welcomes SC order on Lokayukta, calls it poetic justice

The party said it is shameful that Tamil Nadu had not set up the watchdog yet.

Apr 19, 2018, 23:49 PM IST
Tamil Cinema Strike called off: 'Kaala', 'Vishwapooram 2' and other big films can now get a smooth release

Tamil Cinema Strike called off: 'Kaala', 'Vishwapooram 2' and other big films can now get a smooth release

The 48-day long Tamil Cinema strike has now been called off and the movie makers can heave a sigh of relief, expecting a smooth release of their upcoming ventures. Reportedly, the decision to call off the strike has been taken after a meeting between Tamil Film Producers Council, Digital Service Providers and the Tamil Nadu Government.

Apr 18, 2018, 18:26 PM IST
I'm sorry my child: Kamal Haasan tweets apology to Kathua rape victim

I'm sorry my child: Kamal Haasan tweets apology to Kathua rape victim

The tweet seems to have struck a chord for many, it also sparked a firey debate.

Apr 13, 2018, 10:58 AM IST
Do your duty and follow court orders on Cauvery: Kamal Haasan in open letter to PM Narendra Modi

Do your duty and follow court orders on Cauvery: Kamal Haasan in open letter to PM Narendra Modi

Kamal suggested in his letter that the Modi government is delaying the constitution of the Cauvery Water Management Board with an eye on the Karnataka election.

Apr 12, 2018, 13:12 PM IST
Call for ban on Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan films in Karnataka over Cauvery water dispute: Reports

Call for ban on Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan films in Karnataka over Cauvery water dispute: Reports

Amid the standoff between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka over sharing of Cauvery water, pro-Kannada groups have demanded ban on movies of superstars Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan, who recently entered politics.

Apr 11, 2018, 15:11 PM IST
Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Dhanush join Tamil stars in Cauvery board protests

Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Dhanush join Tamil stars in Cauvery board protests

There have been massive protests in Tamil Nadu over the formation of the Cauvery Management board.

Apr 08, 2018, 12:14 PM IST
Kamal Haasan hits out at Tamil Nadu's AIADMK government, accuses it of subservience to Centre

Kamal Haasan hits out at Tamil Nadu's AIADMK government, accuses it of subservience to Centre

He also lashed out at the Centre for failing to set up the Cauvery Water Management Board.

Apr 04, 2018, 12:08 PM IST
Christopher Nolan takes Kamal Haasan by surprise; Twitter loses calm

Christopher Nolan takes Kamal Haasan by surprise; Twitter loses calm

What happens when two creative genius meet up? All hell breaks loose on Twitter. 

Mar 31, 2018, 11:59 AM IST

Brutally Basic Bollywood: It seems Bollywood actors are not willing to tell the truth about their lives

It seems Bollywood actors are not willing to tell the truth about their lives.

Mar 22, 2018, 16:56 PM IST
Kamal Haasan's spy-thriller Vishwaroopam 2 censored U/A, trailer to be out soon

Kamal Haasan's spy-thriller Vishwaroopam 2 censored U/A, trailer to be out soon

The long-delayed sequel to 'Vishwaroopam' that stars Kamal Haasan an Indian spy, has been passed with U/A certificate by Central Board of Film Certification and the film may hit the screens during the summer. 

Mar 18, 2018, 18:54 PM IST
South India subsidises the North, where is the reward for development: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah

South India subsidises the North, where is the reward for development: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah

The Congress CM's opinion reflects the growing chorus of voices in the South that are questioning the disparity. The issue is heating up over proposals to use the 2011 census as the basis for Central planning, which puts all southern states at a disadvantage.

Mar 16, 2018, 13:59 PM IST
Way women are treated currently is shameful: Kamal Haasan

Way women are treated currently is shameful: Kamal Haasan

It's not about actors becoming politicians, it's about concerned citizens getting involved, said Kamal Haasan.

Mar 11, 2018, 12:58 PM IST
Rajinikanth says 'Vanakkam' to Facebook, Instagram family!

Rajinikanth says 'Vanakkam' to Facebook, Instagram family!

After Twitter, Rajinikanth has now joined Facebook and Instagram.

Mar 07, 2018, 18:28 PM IST

Vantage Point - Centrist, populist, charismatic: Can Kamal Haasan become Tamil Nadu's Macron?

Periods of turmoil typically favour the rise of charismatic leaders, and both Kamal and Rajni seem to fit that bill.

Mar 07, 2018, 17:34 PM IST
Sridevi and I were like sister and brother, reveals Kamal Haasan

Sridevi and I were like sister and brother, reveals Kamal Haasan

Thousands of fans thronged the streets to pay their last respects to Sridevi on Wednesday.

Mar 02, 2018, 15:25 PM IST
Kamal Haasan not in favour of total prohibition on liquor, rules out freebies in TN

Kamal Haasan not in favour of total prohibition on liquor, rules out freebies in TN

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan is not in favour total prohibition as he believes that it would do more harm than good.

Mar 01, 2018, 15:03 PM IST
Sridevi no more: You will be missed, say Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth

Sridevi no more: You will be missed, say Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth

Kamal and Rajinikanth, who have fond memories of working with Sridevi, took to Twitter to express shock and condolences.

Feb 25, 2018, 09:49 AM IST
Even Tricolour has saffron, but it must not spread to the entire flag: Kamal Haasan

Even Tricolour has saffron, but it must not spread to the entire flag: Kamal Haasan

Actor-politician Kamal Haasan opposed "saffronisation," saying all sections of people should be given space and respect. Using the national flag as a symbol to convey his political message, the actor rejected suggestions that he was denigrating the Hindu right wing ideology.

Feb 23, 2018, 07:50 AM IST

6 actors who failed as politicians

As Kamal Haasan joins the list of actor-turned-politicians with the launch of his party Makkal Needhi Maiam, here is a list of those who tried but failed.

Feb 22, 2018, 19:51 PM IST

Breaking 20-20: Actor Kamal Haasan launches his new party Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM)

Actor Kamal Haasan launches his new political party Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM). Watch this video for more information.

Feb 22, 2018, 17:23 PM IST