Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan’s MNM crumbles, sees multiple resignations post Tamil Nadu Assembly poll results

ZEE News has learnt that Haasan had asked members of his party’s Central Governing Body (CGB) to tender their resignations from the respective posts they held (not from the primary membership of the party), following which they obliged.

May 07, 2021, 06:32 AM IST

MNM chief Kamal Hasaan loses Coimbatore South seat to BJP’s Vanathi Srinivasan in Tamil Nadu Assembly election

The Actor-turned-politician and Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) chief Kamal Haasan who was contesting in Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, from the Coimbatore (South) constituency, lost the assembly seat on Sunday (May 2, 2021) after a neck-to-neck fight with BJP candidate Vanathi Srinivasan.

May 03, 2021, 07:34 AM IST

Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Mohanlal and many others mourn Vivekh's demise

Superstar Rajinikanth, who worked with Vivekh in films such as "Sivaji: The Boss" and "Manathil Urudhi Vendum", tweeted on his sudden demise.

Apr 17, 2021, 15:20 PM IST

Tamil Nadu assembly elections: 'We are most-needed during polls, but forgotten later,' say lookalikes of actors, politicians

In Tamil Nadu’s personality-cult dominated political landscape, image is everything and sometimes even imitations are accepted. For several decades, political parties have been hiring lookalike artists of actors and politicians during the campaign season. 

Apr 05, 2021, 07:44 AM IST

Tamil Nadu Assembly polls: Newbie politicians go digital after testing COVID-19 positive during campaign

Contesting in nearly 150 seats, Makkal Needhi Maiam hopes to carve a niche for itself, by opposing both major Dravidian parties in the state. Kamal Haasan will be contesting from Coimbatore South Constituency. 

Mar 22, 2021, 14:08 PM IST

Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021: Amid fanfare, Kamal Haasan files nomination for Coimbatore South seat

Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu are scheduled to take place on April 6, where the megastar will contest against Bharatiya Janata Party's Vanathi Srinivasan.

Mar 15, 2021, 18:16 PM IST

Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections 2021: Kamal Haasan releases Makkal Needhi Maiam's first list of 70 candidates

Haasan said he would continue to be a firm defender of the freedom of language, speech and culture

Mar 10, 2021, 19:35 PM IST

Tamil Nadu assembly election 2021: Kamal Haasan's MNM finalises seat-sharing deal with allies, to fight in 154 seats

According to the deal, the MNM will contest the assembly election on 154 out of 234 assembly seats. The party has left the remaining 80 seats for its two alliance partners - All India Samathuva Makkal Katchi and Indhiya Jananayaga Katchi - that will contest on 40 seats each.

Mar 09, 2021, 11:16 AM IST

Tamil Nadu assembly election 2021: Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam promises support for single mothers in party agenda

The Makkal Needhi Maiam also appointed APJ Abdul Kalam's scientific advisor V Ponraj, as the Vice President of the party.

Mar 03, 2021, 17:03 PM IST

Shruti Haasan’s pictures with dad Kamal Haasan and rumoured beau Santanu Hazarika break the internet!

Shruti Haasan dropped pictures with her rumoured beau Santanu Hazarika in her Instagram Stories. Dressed in green and black coloured tee, Shruti clicks a picture while Santanu stands beside her. In another picture, Shruti and Santanu can be seen in each other’s arms while sporting identical gothic masks. 

Feb 27, 2021, 18:39 PM IST

Kamal Haasan health update: Actor stable after follow-up leg surgery

Earlier, Kamal Haasan shared the news of him undergoing the surgery on Twitter. 

Jan 19, 2021, 10:44 AM IST

Kamal Haasan to undergo leg surgery, says will be back soon

Kamal Haasan released a statement informing his fans that he will be taking a break to rest for the surgery.

Jan 17, 2021, 22:20 PM IST

DNA: Kamal Haasan promises salary to homemakers

Kamal Haasan has promised that if his government comes to power in Tamil Nadu, he will pay salaries to homemakers.

Jan 05, 2021, 23:08 PM IST

Huge setback to Kamal Haasan as Makkal Needhi Maiam leader A Arunachalam joins BJP

Arunachalam hails from a village in Tuticorin district and he has been instrumental in laying groundwork in Tamil Nadu's rural areas for Makkal Needhi Maiam.

Dec 25, 2020, 11:22 AM IST

Ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly election, Kamal Haasan says this about Rajinikanth

Kamal Haasan said both Rajinikanth and he would "give up all ego and co-operate if it would benefit the people".

Dec 16, 2020, 06:49 AM IST

Why Rs 1000 cr new Parliament building when half of India is hungry: Kamal Haasan asks PM Modi

Taking to Twitter on Sunday (December 13), Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) chief wrote, "Why a 1,000-crore new Parliament when half of India is hungry, losing livelihood due to coronavirus."

Dec 13, 2020, 16:36 PM IST

News bulletin Dec 13: Farmers vow Delhi-Jaipur highway blockade on Sunday, 6th phase DDC poll in J&K and other key events

Read the top news headlines and other major updates from across the country to start your day.

Dec 13, 2020, 07:06 AM IST

Former Tamil Nadu IT Secretary Santhosh Babu 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

Dec 01, 2020, 14:20 PM IST

This is where Kamal Haasan wants to celebrate his next birthday

Kamal Haasan announced that his next birthday will be celebrated at this place!

Nov 09, 2020, 17:59 PM IST

Happy Birthday Kamal Haasan: A look at his path-breaking performances

In 1979, Haasan was awarded the Kalaimamani award, the Padma Shri in 1990 and the Padma Bhushan in 2014. 

Nov 07, 2020, 06:00 AM IST