Posted by: Satheesh Kumar Muthu | November 26, 2008

PadmaSri Kamal Haasan-The Ultimate God Father of Indian Cinema


1) The Only Indian actor to get four national awards and three international

2) Four national awards for the movies Nayagan,Indian,Moonram pirai and
Kalathur kannamma.

3) Three South Asian International best film awards for Virumaandi,
Swathi muthyam,Saagara sangamam.

4) First actor in Indian cinema whose 7 films made an official entry
to Academy Awards(oscar),this itself a record.Neither Rajinikanth nor Amitabh,not even Mohan lal or Mammooty.Only kamal did it.

5) First and only actor in Indian cinema to be awarded with 18
filmfare awards.Even dilip kumar has only 14 filmfare awards.

6) Times magazine listed his film “Nayagan”  in the top 100 greatest films
ever made.No other south indian actor got that accolade.

7) He was also awarded Fourth Highest Civilian Award in INDIA – the

8) Recently he was conferred an honorary doctrate by sathyabhama
Deemed university.

9) His self production company raj kamal after giving blockbuster
movie Kuruthi Punal, Apoorva Sagodharargal, Raja Parvai etc declared a
turn over profit of Rs.450 million

10) His dream project Maruda Nayagam was inaugurated by Queen

11) Started a new company raj kamal audio to drive to corporatise
all his film commitments

12) First actor in India to transform his fans club into social
service organisation

13) He and his iyakkam(organisation) has donated 10,000 eye pairs.Kamal distributed
10,000 kg rice to poor , gave free chappels to the needs, and many more.

14) He was offered a huge amount of around 100 crores by a politican to join their
political party but kamal refused it for he says he need to do a lot to Indian cinema. He is simply the best

15) The Only tamil actor who does take tamil movie(without doing remake) to other states and
make it hit.

16) Two andhra state awards

17) 7 or 8 tamil nadu state awards

18) Kalaimamani – by TN Govt

19) Kadhal ilavarasn – by gemini ganesan

20) Puratchi mannan – by K.Balachander

21) Super actor – by panchu arunachalam

22) Kalai gnani – by M.karunanidhi

23) Universal hero – by k.s.ravikumar

24) The Fuel Instrument Engineers (FIE) Foundation, (
Ichalkaranji, Maharashtra ) has conferred “F.I.E” award of Greatest
Indian of our time.Till now only 5 Indians has got it including TATA.

25) Chennai Rotary Club awarded ‘Sirantha Manithar’ award.

26) Conferred Dr. A.T. Kovoor National Award (2004) for Humanist
Activities and Secular Life.The award is instituted by Bharatheeya
Yukthivadi Sangham (Rationalist Association of India ).

27) First actor as a director to lauch the inauguration of film for
the firsttime at Madurai . A remarkable new trend to tamil film
industry whichlauches all its film at chennai.

28) 28) For the first time ever Intel corporation has entered into a
partnership with kamal hassan to introduce and promote digital
entertainment in indian cinemas.Intel is working with only kamal in
india .

29) Only actor in indian cinema to give 5 mega hits in a year 1982
including tamil and hindi

30) Only actor in india who has the courage to act in different
languages and has found success.

31) His film marocharithra ran 1000 days at kavitha theatre in bangalore.

32) Ek duje ke liye is still an all time great film in hindi which
ran for more than 350 days. a remarkable achievement by a tamil
actor & K.Balachander

33) First and only Actor conducted All India Fans Conference at
Coimbatore in 1985.

34) Completed 100 Films at the age of 27.

35) First Actor to donate his body to Madras Medical college after his
life on 15.08.2002.

36) First Indian film “Raja Paarvai” to indroduce animation and
visual effects.

37) First film “Michael Madana Kamarajan” to have Face Morphing

Technology in Tamil Film Industry.
38) First Indian film “Indian” to have make-up men from USA .

39) First Indian film ” Mangamma Sabatham” to have computer graphics
used in a song.

40) First film “Sakalakala Vallavan” to run 1000 continuous
housefull shows in chennai.

41) ” Guna Cave ” name came to that cave in kodaikanal after the film
Guna shooted there.

42) In his life span he has faced minimum of 34 fractures while doing
stunts in films.This shows his dedication to the art.

43) Only actor in the world to have received 171 awards (both
including national and international awards)

44)Only tamil actor to have acted with other legends like MGR ,
sivaji, gemini ganesan,

45) Only actor in the world acting in 10 different roles in one movie in dasavatharam.

45)Still lot more



  1. nice. i’m also a profound fan of kamal. thanks for giving his profile of records. overwhelmed to see that. why can’t you review his best loved movies….

  2. It’s really great to see his list of achievements. Still there is a long way for this great man to go ahead. He really deserve to get more that whatever he has now…

    A man dedicated to the word of “DEDICATION”..!

  3. Yeah u r right Bala.

  4. Kamal rocks!!!!!!!!!!!!!! He is the best actor and I’ve admired him since I was a kid. An actor who never fails to try out new things in accordance to Indian cinema. A very talented actor next to the great Shivaji Ganesan.

  5. @ James Naras
    Hey dude, hearty welcome to my blog. Ya I’m also a profound fan of Kamal from my childhood. He has always been a source of Inspiration to me. Particularly his dedication is extraordinary. Many many thanks for commenting on my blog.Have a wonderful day,dude……………

  6. Hey Satheesh,
    Any latest updates on Kamal?

  7. @ James
    Hey James thank u….I’ll definitely look for a new update on our Hero…

  8. my dear friend,
    I bumped into the search and found kamal’s new movie with mohanlal: unnai pol oruvan. I was waiting for yr updates………..

  9. @ James
    Oh I’m sorry James..I’m on that now….Have no access to net since 10 days. Our town is Flood-stricken…..

  10. i’m sorry to hear that. u and family ok? i’ve seen kamal’s new movie. excellent. he’s the man. good script. good casts.

  11. @James
    Ya UNNAI POL ORUVAN…I’ve seen it too.The movie is awesome.I’ll post about Kamal soon…

  12. what’s up doc?

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