Kamal has turned 55 and quietly celebrated his birthday with his close friends and family members. He is also celebrating his 50 years in Tamil cinema this year. He was made his screen debut in ‘Kalathur Kannamma’ in 1959.

Called Ulaganayagan(universal hero), Kamal Hassan asked his fans to avoid celebrations on his birthday to empathize with the Sri Lankan Tamils. Born on November 7, 1954 in Paramakudi, Kamal Haasan is a multi talented artist who has made his mark as a actor, story writer, film producer, lyrist, vocalist and choreographer.