Kamal Haasan’s next film will be released on June 3

NEW DELHI : Kamal Haasan’s next film VikramName will hit theaters on June 3, the actor has confirmed. The action thriller written and directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj and produced by Haasan, features him starring Fahadh Faasil and Vijay Sethupathi.

Haasan began his career as a child artist in the 1960 Tamil language film Kalathur Kannamma, for which he won the President’s Gold Medal. He managed to break through as a lead actor with the 1975 drama Apoorva Raagangal, directed by K.Balachander, in which he plays a young rebel who falls in love with an older woman. He won his first National Film Award for his portrayal of a teacher who cares for a woman who suffers from retrograde amnesia in Moondram Pirai (1983), starring Sridevi which was later remade in Hindi as Sadma. He received much acclaim for his performances in K. Viswanath’s Swathi Muthyam (1986), Mani Ratnam Nayakan (1987), and S. Shankar’s Indian (1996) and also won its second and third National Film Awards respectively. He is also known for comedies like Michael Madana Kama Rajan and for his portrayal of a deranged and obsessive protagonist in guna outraged Thevar Magan which was redone in Hindi as Virasat with Anil Kapoor, and which had won Haasan another national award for best Tamil-language feature film as a producer, as well as being India’s entry for the Oscars that year.

Over the years, Haasan has appeared in films like Hey Ram (2000), Virumaandi (2004), Dasavathaaram (2008) in which he played ten roles and Vishwaroopam (2013) which were his own productions. Haasan has acted in over 230 films, and in 2019 he became one of the few actors in India to have worked 60 years in film.

In 2018, Haasan officially launched his political party, Makkal Needhi Maiam.

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