"My leg which suffered a multi-fracture in August suffered a neural trauma on Monday. The pain is unbearable. I am on sedation most of the time now. So there is hardly room for celebration," Kamal Haasan said in a groggy voice
His public will also correspondingly mute the revelry. A close associate of the actor told PTI that no birthday celebrations were being conducted by fans of the Vishwaroopam star
It was a toast to the stardom that he enjoys across the nation that on the evening of August 22, the Southern Industry wasn't alone in celebrating actor-turned-politician Chiranjeevi's birthday as he turned 60. The celebration was attended by a host of celebrities from Bollywood including Abhishek and Jaya Bachchan, Salman Khan, Sridevi and Boney Kapoor
Rajinikanth took to Twitter to thank PM Modi, Amitabh Bachchan and his fans for pouring in birthday wishes for him
Kamal Haasan is undoubtedly one of Indian cinema's most versatile actors and is the only movie star, seven of whose films have been nominated for the Oscars. Mr Haasan, who has starred in nearly 200 films in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi is also a multi-talented personality apart from being a successful screenwriter and filmmaker. As he turns 64 today, here's a look at his life and career in pictures.
Kamal Haasan is undoubtedly one of Indian cinema's most versatile actors and is the only movie star, seven of whose films have been nominated for the Oscars
Nayagam, 1987: Kamal Haasan's portrayal of an underworld don, Velu, who is hailed as a saviour by the residents of the slum he lives in, evoked mass sympathy for the struggle of South Indians living in Mumbai. He received a National Award for his performance in the film, which was India's official entry to the Best Foreign Language Film for the Academy Awards in 1988. The film was dubbed in Hindi (as Velu Nayakan) and Telugu (as Nayakudu) and was also included in the TIME Magazine's All-Time 100 Greatest Movies list.