IIFA 2023: Kamal Haasan to receive outstanding achievement in Indian Cinema award

    The IIFA awards will be held on May 26th.

    Kamal Haasan

    Kamal Haasan

    Veteran actor Kamal Haasan will be honored with the outstanding achievement in Indian Cinema award at this year's IIFK awards.

    The actor began his career at the age of six, in the 1960 Tamil film 'Kalathur Kannamma, He would go on to act in over 90 films.

    Kamal Hassan who is currently busy with Shankar's Indian 2 praised director Shankar on his work in the sequel after watching an early rough cut of the movie.

    The cast and crew of Indian 2 have recently wrapped up the South African schedule of the movie and are now preparing for the next schedule.

    Recently National Award-winning actor Bobby Simha also shared his excitement to be a part of the upcoming Indian 2, he also talked about how it was a dream come true to work with Kamal Haasan and Shankar.

    Director Shankar's Indian 2 had to face multiple delays in its production the first due to the pandemic, followed by an accident on the sets, and finally over a dispute with the producers of the movie.

    It was only after the success of Kamal Haasan's Vikram, which went on to not only be one of the biggest hits of 2022 but also one of the biggest hits of the actor's career that Indian 2 found its second wind.

    Indian 2 is the sequel to the 1996 vigilante thriller and was the highest-grossing movie of the year, The movie was India's official entry for the Oscars that year and also won three National Awards including Best Actor.

    According to a new report the makers of the movie are planning on a 2024 Pongal release for the movie which means it will clash with Prabha's science fiction movie Project K and Suriya's period drama Kanguva.

    In the movie, Kamal Haasan played the role of Senapathy a former freedom fighter turned vigilante who wants to root out corruption.