One of the country's most popular actors and star of innumerable hit films down south, Kamal Hassan is in the news for doing his bit towards charity for downtrodden children. The veteran actor has been named ambassador of Hridaya Ragam II, a project launched by the World Malayalee Council (WMC) to facilitate free cardio surgeries for about 100 poor children this year.
The actor, who is more popular for his work in Tamil films, said that he was just doing his duty and didn't really differentiate between the Tamil and Malayalee communities when it came to extending his support for such a noble cause.
To raise funds, the WMC, in association with the Madras Medical Mission and 'Malayala Manorama' group of publication, would also be holding a musical concert on Feb 24th where leading singers and composers of the Malayalam film industry would take part. The event would be inaugurated by veteran music composer Ilayaraja.
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