Kamal Haasan Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Kamal Haasan

Biography / Wiki

The “Universal Hero”, Kamal Hassan is an Indian Actor, dancer, film director, screenwriter, producer, playback singer, and lyricist who primarily works in Tamil cinema and Bollywood.

He is born with the name of ‘Parthasarathy Srinivasan’. He is the recipient of four National Film Awards and 19 Filmfare Awards. He is the president of his own political party Makkal Needhi Maiam.

Height / Weight / Age

Hassan was born on 7 November 1954. He seems to be tall with a height of 170 cm in centimeters and 5’7” in feet and inches. He is a well-built man with body measurements of 40 inches chest, 34 inches waist, and 14 inches biceps.

He seems very fit and healthy and weighs 76 kg in kilograms and 167 lbs in pounds approximately. His black eye color and his black hair make his personality even more elegant.

Net Worth

According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Kamal Hassan is around $100 Million.

Education / Family

Hassan was born and raised up in Paramakudi, Tamil Nadu, India and belongs to a Hindu family. He is born to his father D. Srinivasan who was a Lawyer and his mother Rajalakshmi Srinivasan. He is born with two brothers Chandrahasan and Charuhasan (Actor) and one sister Nalini Raghu.

He completed his school education from Sir M.Ct.Muthiah Chettiar Boys Higher Secondary School, Chennai, and Hindu Higher Secondary School, Chennai. He didn’t reveal further information related to his educational qualifications.


Kamal Hassan

Real Name Alwerpettai Aaandavar
Nickname Universal Hero
Birth Place Paramakudi, Tamil Nadu, India
Date Of Birth 7 November 1954
Age 68 Years
Height In centimeters – 170 cm

In feet inches – 5’7”

Weight In Kilograms – 76 kg

In Pounds – 167 lbs

Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Profession Actor, Director, Producer, and Philanthropist
Sexual Orientation Straight
School Sir M.Ct.Muthiah Chettiar Boys Higher Secondary School, Chennai

Hindu Higher Secondary School, Chennai

College Not Known
Religion Hinduism
Nationality Indian
Home Town Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Debut Film: Kalathur Kannamma (1959, as a child artist)

Arangetram (1973)

Fathers Name D. Srinivasan (Lawyer)
Mothers Name Rajalakshmi Srinivasan
Brothers Chandrahasan and Charuhasan (Actor)

Kamal Haasan with his brother
Kamal Haasan with his brother

Sister Nalini Raghu

Career / Fashion And Style

Talking about his career, he started his career in acting with the film “Kalathur Kannamma” in 1960 as a child artist. Later in 1962, he made his Malayalam debut with the movie “Kannum Karalum.” He returned back to the industry as a dance assistant. He appeared in a dance sequence in the film “Maanavan” in 1970.

He made his debut as a supporting actor with the movie “Arangetram” in 1973. As a lead actor, he made his debut in 1974 with the film “Kanyakumari”. He got a breakthrough in 1975 with the film “Apoorva Raagangal”. In 1981, he made his Bollywood debut with the movie “Ek Duuje Ke Liye”.

In 1981, he made his debut as a producer with the film “Raja Paarvai”. In the same year, he founded his own production company ‘Raaj Kamal Films International’ through which he produced several films.

In 1997, he made his debut as a director with the film “Chachi 420” and this film is the remake of his Tamil movie “Avvai Shanmughi”.

Apart from all these he also writes many films including Raja Paarvai (1981), Thevar Magan (1992), Hey Ram (2000), Aalavandhan (2001), Virumaandi (2004), Dasavathaaram (2008), Vishwaroopam (2013), and many more. In February 2018, he launched his political party ‘Makkal Needhi Maiam which contested for the first time in the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More

He got married to Vani Ganapathy in 1978 but separated after 10 years. Then, he got married to actress Sarika Thakur in 1988 but got divorced in 2004. Later, he dated actress Gautami Tadimalla from 2004 to 2016. He is blessed with three daughters named Shruti Haasan (Actress), Akshara Haasan (Actress), and Subbalakshmi.

Girlfriend Gautami Tadimalla (Actress; 2004-2016)

Kamal Haasan with his ex-girlfriend Gautami
Kamal Haasan with his ex-girlfriend Gautami

Marital Status Divorced
Wife Vani Ganapathy (Dancer,1978–88)
Kamal Haasan with his ex-wife Vani
Kamal Haasan with his ex-wife Vani

Sarika Thakur (Actress,1988–04)

Kamal Haasan with his ex-wife Sarika
Kamal Haasan with his ex-wife Sarika

Children Daughter – Shruti Haasan (Actress), Akshara Haasan (Actress), and Subbalakshmi


Kamal Haasan with his daughters
Kamal Haasan with his daughters


Kamal Haasan with his daughter Subbalakshmi
Kamal Haasan with his daughter Subbalakshmi

Favorite Things

Here we are providing you a list of his favorite things.

Favorite Actors Nagesh, Shivaji Ganesan, M.G. Ramachandran and Rajesh Khanna
Favorite Actress Sridevi and Sripriya
Favorite Musical Instrument Not Known
Favorite Singer(s) Naushad and Ilaiyaraaja
Favorite Film Bicycle Thief, Mughal-e-Azam and Sholay
Favorite Book Amma Vandhaal by Thi. Janakiraman and Marapasu by Thi. Janakiraman
Favorite Food(s) Karimeen fish

Kamal Haasan

Some Interesting Facts About Kamal Hassan

  • His film Vishwaroopam sparked several controversies as the film might create a religious disharmony.
  • In 2014, he received Padma Bhushan.
  • He won 4 National Awards.
  • He is the only actor who won 18 Filmfare awards.
  • His seven films have made entry to Oscars.
  • In 1997, his film “Marudhanayagam” was inaugurated by Queen Elizabeth 2.
  • He played the ten different roles in the film “Dasavathaaram (2008).”
  • In 1984, he got a salary of Rs. 1 crore.