Kamal Haasan

Kamal still comes out all guns blazing

Kamal Haasan, 68, the multi-faceted Tamil film actor, much revered for his seamless contributions to the film industry for the past 62 years, is not yet ready to call it a day though he is equally active in politics with his own party Makkal Neethi Maiyam. His latest blockbuster Vikram,...

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Kamal’s party: Where MGR is no template

On February 21, from his modest housing board allotted home in RA Puram, M Kesavan, an auto driver, watched actor Kamal Haasan live on the news launching his political party from Madurai. Wasting no time, Kesavan quit from his position in the Mylapore division of the Congress party, of which he has been a member from the 90s. The following day, he registered online on Makkal Needhi Maiam’s (MNM) website. Not particularly tech savvy, he took the help of kids in the neighbourhood.

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