Kamal Hassan film festival in Delhi organised

MUMBAI: A three-day retrospective of Kamal Hassan’s films has been organised in New Delhi from 2 to 4 July.

Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni will inaugurate the festival at the Siri Fort Auditorium.

Hassan’s Hindi film Hey Ram will open the festival. It will be followed by six other films like Virumaandi, Anbe Sivam, Thevar Magan, Nayagan and Dasavathaaram (all Tamil) and one Telugu film Sagar Sangamam. 

Hassan, a Padma Shri award recipient, made his debut in film as a child artiste in the Tamil film Kalathur Kannamma at the age of 4. The film later won him the Best Child Artist award.

Hassan, who holds the record for winning Filmfare Awards in five languages 19 times, received his last award in the year 2000 after which he requested not to consider him for awards any more.

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