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Film festival to mark Kamal Haasan's golden jubilee

A three-day festival of Kamal Haasan's films is being organised in the capital from July 2 to commemorate the veteran actor's 50 years in Indian cinema. The 55-year-old national-award-winning actor, who has played diverse roles in...
By HT Correspondent | PTI, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2010 06:27 PM IST

A three-day festival of Kamal Haasan's films is being organised in the capital from July 2 to commemorate the veteran actor's 50 years in Indian cinema.

The 55-year-old national-award-winning actor, who has played diverse roles in over 200 films in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi, will be the guest of honour at the event, to be inaugurated by Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni.

Seven movies of the actor will be screened. The Retrospective will open with Hindi film HeyRam and will be followed by Tamil movies like Anbe Sivam,Virumaandy, Thevar Magan, Dasavatharam and Nayagan and one Telugu movie Sagar Sangamam.

The Padma Shri award winner made his debut as a child artiste in the Tamil movie Kalathur Kannamma at the age of four. The film, released in August 1959, fetched him the best child artist award.

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