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Fan film on Kamal

It’s a YouTube video. A sketch of the child Kamal Haasan in Kalathur Kannamma segues seamlessly into another of the young actor being carried by Sivaji Ganesan. A voice in the background tel... »
Kamal Haasan had a hand in choreographing most of his dances onscreen, even if he wasn’t credited.

Enriching cinema, Kamal style

Over the years, Kamal Haasan’s cinema has featured not just dance but other arts as well. There was street theatre in ‘Anbe Sivam’, leather puppetry in ‘Dasavatharam’, and now ‘Uthama Villain’ will sh... »
Superstar Kamal Haasan is most fond of neoclassical music.

Kamal and the art of screenplay writing

“Charu anna would be composing these funny lines and singing them to tunes of the latest Tamil film songs. Much later, RC Sakthi made me write. My friend Puviarasu made me write. Great poets such as G... »
Kamal was a great fan of Max Ophüls, the legendary German filmmaker who was known for complex tracking shots.

Kamal discovers Kuchipudi

Sixth in a series of articles on Kamal Haasan’s tryst with the classical arts »

And more on the Ilaiyaraaja connection

The best part of these interviews were Kamal's impromptu launches into song – and he sounds exactly like how he does in the recordings, exactly. »
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