Makkal Neethi Maiam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan on Friday criticised the revenue budget presented by the Tamil Nadu government, saying there is “nothing significant” in it for farmers, weavers and fishermen. In a statement, he also said that the people of the state “deserve better representatives to script their future”. Raising questions on the budget which was presented by deputy… Continue reading "Kamal’s questions on TN budget"
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Indian 2, which marks the coming together of veteran actor Kamal Haasan and filmmaker Shankar for the second time, will hit the floors soon. According to reports, the pre-production work is going on in full swing and the team is all set to begin shoot at Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad. A brief portion of the film will be shot… Continue reading "Kamal-Shankar plan big for Indian 2"
Makkal Needhi Maiam president Kamal Haasan has said, “There is a lot of work to be done for the development of the state and you have to work with me.” Speaking to his supporters at Avinashi in Tirupur district, he said, “The party cadre and supporters should work in the grass-root level to form a better Tamil Nadu. We have… Continue reading "Work with me for a better TN: Kamal Haasan"
Kamal Haasan on Wednesday night conducted a public meeting in Chennai, to mark the International Women’s Day. Earlier in the day, speaking at a college function, he extended Women’s Day greetings and said, “I do not think that it is just this day. We have to celebrate it for 365 days. (Women) you just have to stand by me. We… Continue reading "Each and every day is women’s day: Kamal"
Leaders cutting across party lines and top stars Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan on Thursday greeted DMK working president M K Stalin on his 65th birthday. MDMK general secretary Vaiko said, “Stalin should live long and govern the State for a long time.” He also handed him his new book. Vaiko also vowed to safeguard and protect Stalin. Tamil Nadu Congress… Continue reading "Rajini, Kamal come together for Stalin; Vaiko’s special vow"
Kamal Haasan’s party Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) does not believe in implementation of total prohibition as it would bring in more harm. Kamal on Thursday argued against prohibition, saying a dry regime would lead to the creation of a ‘mafia’. Promise of implementing prohibition was being made to garner women’s votes, he said about an issue discussed by all political… Continue reading "Kamal Haasan reveals his party’s stand on prohibition, NEET & more"
On Monday afternoon, even as O Panneerselvam was proceeding to AIADMK headquarters for the merger of the two teams, Kamal Haasan posted a tweet, raising many eyebrows in political circles. Kamal tweeted in Tamil: “Gandhi cap, saffron cap, Kashmiri cap and now buffoon’s cap. Have you had enough or do you want more? Tamils, please answer.” Political observers said he… Continue reading "What’s Kamal trying to say?"
Co-operatives Minister Sellur Raju on Sunday dared Tamil stars Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth to join the ruling AIADMK. His ‘invitation’, however came with a rider. “If Rajini and Kamal really intend to do good to the people of the State, they should join AIADMK,” the Minister said. If Kamal points out to their mistakes after joining the AIADMK, they would… Continue reading "Minister invites Rajini, Kamal to join AIADMK"
At least three ministers on Monday took potshots at Kamal Haasan, for the actor-filmmaker’s comments against the government. Law Minister C Ve Shanmugam said Kamal did not have the standing to make any comments on women as he was against Tamil culture. He wanted to know why the actor was silent when late chief minister J Jayalalithaa was alive. Finance… Continue reading "More ministers slam Kamal, actor gets support from OPS, Stalin"
National Commission for Women (NCW) chairperson Lalitha Kumaramangalam has demanded an apology from actor Kamal Haasan for publicly identifying the Malayalam actress who was abducted and sexually assaulted in a moving car in Kerala. Reacting to this, Kamal said, “I don’t understand why we must conceal her name. She has come forward to speak of her own harrowing experience.” He… Continue reading "Kamal gets NCW notice, denies charges against him"