Kamal Haasan Age, Wife, Net Worth, Height, Family, Biography

Kamal Haasan was born on November 7, 1954, in Paramakudi, a place in Tamil Nadu, India. His real name is Parthasarathy Srinivasan. He really liked performing in shows and acting from a very young age. His parents, his mom who was a singer and his dad who was famous for writing plays, helped him become even better at it. He started acting in movies when he was just four years old, in a Tamil film called “Kalathur Kannamma” in 1960.

After finishing his basic school studies in Paramakudi, he moved to Madras (now called Chennai) to continue his education. In Madras, inspired by his dad, Haasan got interested in movies and the arts.


Full NameAlwerpettai Aaandavar
ProfessionActor, Director, Producer, Playback Singer, television presenter, politician and Philanthropist
Famous AsActor
Nick NameUniversal Hero
Date of Birth7 November 1954 (Sunday)
Age69 Years Old
BirthplaceParamakudi, Tamil Nadu, India
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Mother TongueTamil 
Zodiac SignScorpio
Food HabitsNon-vegetarian
Educational QualificationYet To Update
School NameHindu Higher Secondary School in Chennai, Tamil Nadu
College/UniversityYet To Update
DebutFilm: Kalathur Kannamma (1959, as a child artist)
Arangetram (1973)


In his debut film, “Kalathur Kannamma,” Kamal Haasan received the National Film Award for Best Child Actor. He continued to excel, taking a short break for studies before returning in 1972 to mainstream cinema.

At eighteen, he wrote his first screenplay for the 1976 film “Unarchigal.” Kamal went on to write scripts for several cult classics, showcasing his versatility.

In addition, he writes a lot of fiction and non-fiction in Tamil, and his published works attest to his ongoing investigation of form and structure.


Father NameD. Srinivasan (Lawyer)
Mother NameRajalakshmi Srinivasan
Brother NameChandrahasan and Charuhasan (Actor)
Sister NameNalini Raghu

Physical Appearance

Kamal Haasan Height
Height (Approx.)in centimeters – 170 cm
in meters – 1.70 m
in feet inches – 5’ 7”
Weight (Approx.)in kilograms – 75 kg
in pounds – 165 lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack

Relationship Status

Marital StatusDivorced
Affairs/GirlfriendsGautami Tadimalla (Actress; 2004-2016)
Kamal Haasan WifeVani Ganapathy (Dancer,1978–88), Sarika Thakur (Actress,1988–04)
ChildrenDaughter– Shruti Haasan (Actress), Akshara Haasan (Actress), and Subbalakshmi

Kamal Haasan Net Worth & Salary

Kamal Haasan Networth
Net Worth in Indian Rupees (Approx.)₹388 crore
Salary in Indian Rupees (Approx.)₹30 crore/film
Car & Bike CollectionBMW 730LD, Lexus Lx 570
Income SourceActing, Brand endorsements, TV shows

Social Media Handles

Kamal Haasan Instagram Profile
Instagram @ikamalhaasan
Facebook @iKamalHaasan
Twitter @ikamalhaasan
YouTube @ikamalhaasan


  • President’s Gold Medal Award:  for Best Child Actor in 1960
  • National Film Awards:  for Best Actor in 1977, 1983, 1987
  • National Film Award:  for Best Feature Film in Tamil  in 1992
  • 19 Filmfare Awards:  in five languages
  • Chevalier Sivaji Ganesan Award:  for Excellence in Indian Cinema in 2006
  • Living Legend Award in 2007
  • Kalaimamani Award in 1979
  • S. S. Vasan Award:  for Lifetime Achievement in Film Industry in 2022


Throughout his career, Kamal Haasan has faced controversies. In 2000, “Hey Ram” drew protests for its portrayal of Mahatma Gandhi. In 2013, “Vishwaroopam” faced opposition, and in 2019, he generated controversy for his remarks about Nathuram Godse.

5 Facts About Kamal Haasan

  1. Actor, director, producer, screenwriter, playback singer, and dancer Kamal Haasan is a multi-talented person.
  2. In addition to other Indian languages, Kamal Haasan has acted in more than 220 Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam films.
  3. In 1981, Kamal Haasan started his production firm, R.A.A. Films.
  4. He is an outspoken supporter of political and social change.
  5. The third-highest civilian award in India, the Padma Bhushan, has been bestowed upon Kamal Haasan.

Favorite Things

MusiciansNaushad and Ilaiyaraaja
SingersYet To Update
FilmsBicycle Thief, Mughal-e-Azam and Sholay
FoodsKarimeen fish
SportYet To Update
ActorNagesh, Shivaji Ganesan, M.G. Ramachandran and Rajesh Khanna
ActressSridevi and Sripriya
ColorYet To Update
BookAmma Vandhaal by Thi. Janakiraman and Marapasu by Thi. Janakiraman

Kamal Haasan Songs Lyrics


Why is Kamal Haasan considered a legend in Indian cinema?

Kamal Haasan’s unmatched talent, versatility, and dedication to his craft make him a legend. His ability to transition between genres captivates audiences.

What are some of Kamal Haasan’s most iconic films?

His notable works include “Anbe Vaa,” “Sagara Sangamam,” “Moondram Pirai,” “Indian,” “Hey Ram,” and “Vikram.”

What are some of Kamal Haasan’s achievements outside of acting?

Apart from acting, he is a skilled screenwriter, director, producer, playback singer, and dancer, with critically acclaimed films like “Unarchigal,” “Ratsasan,” and “Vikram.”

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