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Golden Jubilee celebrations

News and rumours of Kamal’s Golden Jubilee celebrations have been going around ever since he mentioned it in the Unnaippol Oruvan press meet. We have been resisting posting about it since details are still not clear, even though August 12 is just around the corner.

  • The event will be called “Kalathil Kaaloondri 50” (”50 years after setting foot on the terrain”, shall we say?).
  • Initially, the function was supposed to happen in July; now, it looks like it will be at the end of the month, followed by the release of Unnaippol Oruvan / Eenadu in September.
  • The possible venue is Island Grounds in Chennai, as it would be able to accommodate that hordes of fans expected.
  • Several Chief Ministers and big movie stars are expected to grace the function.
  • There is also some confusion on which television channel will be involved. It was supposed to be Vijay TV, but now it has changed hands to Kalaignar TV apparently due to political pressure. See reports from Thatstamil and Thenaali.com (1 | 2).
  • There was a rumour that Walt Disney would be sponsoring the event. The Walt Disney connection was because they were the producers of The 19th Step, which doesn’t seem to happening now.
  • A section of fans wanted Kamal to get into politics and use this occasion for that. He strongly rejected the idea.
  • Some other fans meanwhile plan to release a music album.

Web-sites like Glamsham.com, IndiaGlitz and Behindwoods have started featuring write-ups for the occasion. Also read pieces and reports from Webdunia (1 | 2), IndiaGlitz, Thenaali.com and ChennaiOnline.

Meanwhile, hectic activity is going on in the Kamal Haasan Orkut group. Featured here is one of the graphics that was posted there by Shankar ‘Ulagam’ (of Lyrix in Pix fame).

[With inputs from Ananth]

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  1. Pradeep says:

    Shankar ulagam hats off to the 50 year celebration Logo and Graphics ,it looks apt.well done.

  2. Balaji RD says:

    Wonderfull job..I feel happy when I see like minded people in an arena for greeting our Universal hero heartfully…”Long live King Marudhanayagam”…

  3. Hearta says:

    Read More:

    http://thenaali.com/thenaali.aspx?A=675

    http://www.thenaali.com/thenaali.aspx?A=687

  4. Hearta says:

    Designs Rocking!!!

    Kudos to Shankar !

    Today, 12.08.2009

    Kamalji’s 50 years in films!

    CONGRATULATIONS SIR !!

    Proud to be living in the ERA of the LIVING LEGEND, Padmashri, Dr.KAMAL HASSAN.

    I wish the GOLDEN JUBILEE FUNCTION be a HUGE SUCCESS.

  5. Gopakumar says:

    Hi iam a big fan of Kamal sir
    im stepping in to the celluloid with my first short film “11:30PM, CAMP ROAD”
    Please do have post your comments on a fans venture

    Hats of to you guys

    Gopakumar

  6. Anand says:

    I am a die hard fan of the One and only Kamal Sir. My Biggest Dream is telling on the face of Mr. Bachan that the first one from India who deserves an Osacar for acting is none other than Kmal Sir.

    I also request Kamal sir to make a 1.5 hour film the first of akind in Indian film Industry whereby people will be in heir toes for the 90 minutes.

    A belated Happy Independence Day wishes.

    Anand.

  7. sakthi RM says:

    kamal sir
    im fan of kamal sir. kamal sir is one of the godfather in World film industry. he will get oscar. this is my wish and all Indian wish. Vazhika kamal valarka Tamizhil.

  8. Ravin says:

    Hi, im a harden fan of Kamal sir, frm malaysia,
    Kamal sir as i know your the only one actor that
    i really like apart from rajni sir, You show us the real cinema
    Hatts off to you sir

    And here i hav attached i link as a tribute to you sir.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-loWMsvB_k

  9. santhosh says:

    hello
    KAMAL HASSAN SIR

    im die hard fan of kamal sir kamal sir is the godfather of indian cinema we are all proud and every indian should proud the no body in the film industry who as complete 50 years in the industry as top most star hats off to you sir we all wish you for this 50 years journey in indian film industry and we all wish you the success of all your future projects and we eagerly waiting for the movie unnai pol oruvan

  10. Anildev says:

    hi kamal sir,
    I jus wanted to know jus one answer..!!! why did u tel “dont believe the one’s who think they are god” (vasool raja) wen its said “aham brahmasmi”..!!
    sorry if i’m wrong..!!
    lyk most of ur movies..!!
    anildev

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