Veteran actor Kamal Hassan has contributed a lot to the Indian
cinema. The actor has acted in Hindi aswell as all the South Indian
languages. Now,a film festival titled 'Retrospective of Kamal
Haasan Films" has been organized in New Delhi. A three days
festival is held from 2nd July to 4th July.
Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni will be
inaugurating the film festival at the Siri Fort Auditorium. The
festival will screen seven movies of the actor and entry is free
for the public.
Hassan"s Hindi film Hey Ram will open up the festival
and other six movies which will be screened are Tamil movies like
Virumaandi, Anbe Sivam, Thevar Magan, Nayagan and
Dasavathaaram and one Telugu movie Sagar
The Padma Shri award winner made his debut in film as achild
artiste at the age of 4 in the Tamil movie Kalathur
Kannamma. The film was released in 12th August 1959 and he won
the Best Child Artist for the film.
Haasan holds the record for winning nineteen Filmfare Awards in
five languages. He reeived his last award in the year 2000 and he
requested not to consider him for further awards.