Chennai: A three-day event is scheduled here in Kamal Haasan's hometown Paramakudi to mark the veteran actor-filmmaker's completing 60 years in Indian cinema. The event is scheduled to taken place from November 7 to 9.
As part of the celebrations, Kamal will unveil the statue of his mentor, writer and director Shri. K. Balachandar, sources said.
According to sources, Superstar Rajinikanth is also likely to join the event.
The details about the gala have been released by Raaj Kamal Films International, the production and distribution company founded and headed by Kamal Haasan.
Kamal Haasan entered the film industry when he was just three. He acted as a child artiste in the 1960 Tamil film "Kalathur Kannamma", for which he won the President's Gold Medal. Since then he has featured in over 200 films in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu and Malayalam languages.
He is widely known to fans all over the world for his numerous amazing roles including "Nayakan", "Mahanadi", "Pushpak" and "Sadma".
According to sources, Kamal Haasan will also celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi by screening his 2000 film, "Hey Ram". The film is directed by and stars Kamal Haasan, along with Rani Mukerji, and also features Shah Rukh Khan in a special role. Interaction with the audience post the screening is also slated to take place.
The event will be concluded with a grand musical tribute to music maestro Ilaiyaraaja.
On workfront, Kamal Haasan is seen opccupied with his political career and also launched a political party last year and is expected to launch a campaign for the upcoming 2021 State Assembly elections soon.
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