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Kamal Haasan joins Twitter, gets 36,000 followers in a day

Kamal Haasan took to his handle to post his very first tweet, a rendition of the National Anthem, with a patriotic caption.

regional movies Updated: Jan 27, 2016 13:00 IST
Kamal Haasan,Shruti Haasan,Kamal Haasan Twitter
Actor Kamal Haasan joined Twitter on Republic Day with a patriotic message. (IANS)

Veteran actor Kamal Haasan celebrated Republic Day in a unique way by joining micro-blogging site Twitter. The 61-year-old actor’s first tweet was a video of the rendition of the National Anthem in his voice.

“India’s freedom struggle remains unique even today. Respecting it is the only way to keep it and set new world standards,” he tweeted.

His handle iKamalhaasan is a verified one and has so far got 36.1 K followers in less than a day. His elder daughter, actress Shruti Haasan welcomed him. “One of the happiest moments ever on Twitter! Welcome my most favourite person @ikamalhaasan to twitter!!! Love you appa,” she wrote.

The Padma Shri awardee is currently busy with the post-production of his controversial spy thriller, Vishwaroopam II.

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First Published: Jan 27, 2016 12:36 IST