Europe’s largest South Asian film festival returns on the 14th to the 24th July 2016 for its seventh edition in ten great cinemas across London. This year the organisers are also screening synchronously in two cinemas in Birmingham.
In 2015 ‘London Indian Film Festival & the BFI London’ hosted a screen talk with Indian film maker Mani Ratnam. This year it is the turn of another South Indian legend.
Kamal Haasan Screen Talk at the BFI London
Join us for a rare on-stage interview with Kamal Haasan, one of the biggest stars India has ever produced, with thousands of fan clubs around the world. A true renaissance man, Haasan is also a producer, director, writer, choreographer, lyricist, singer and dancer. He has worked in most of India’s diverse film industries including Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam and Bengali.
Debuting as a child actor in 1960’s Kalathur Kannamma, Haasan’s career highlights include: Pathinaru Vayathinile; Maro Charitra; Moondram Pirai; Sanam Teri Kasam; Saagar; Thevar Magan; Vishwaroopam and many more. He has won every major film award in India multiple times and in 2014 the Indian Government accorded him the Padma Bhushan honour.