List Of Kamal Haasan’s Films Represented India At Oscars

Updated On March 21, 2014 by Pradeep Kumar | Short URL:  

It will be lame to run a Movies Blog without writing about Kamal Haasan. For people (very rare) who don’t know about him, he is an Indian film actor, screenwriter, producer and director. He is considered to be one of the leading method actors of Indian cinema. Kamal Haasan is popularly know for his versatility in acting. Kamal Haasan has won several Indian film awards, including 4 National Film Awards and 19 Filmfare Awards as of now.

Kamal Haasan Oscar

Kamal Haasan has represented India 7 times at Oscars. This is the most by any actor including 3 consecutive films in the years 1985–1987. He directed one movie in that 7. Below I have listed the seven movies of Padmashree Kamal Haasan which represented India at Oscars.

1. Saagar (1985)

Saagar (1985) on IMDb | Wikipedia


Saagar is a 1985 Bollywood film directed by Ramesh Sippy. The film stars Rishi Kapoor and Dimple Kapadia along with Kamal Hassan.

2.Swati Mutyam (1985)

The Pearl (1985) on IMDb | Wikipedia

Swati Mutyam

Swati mutyam was a 1985 Telugu Film written and directed by K. Vishwanath. The film stars Kamal Haasan and Raadhika in the lead roles.

3. Nayagan (1987)

Nayakan (1987) on IMDb | Wikipedia


Nayagan, also known as Nayakan, is a 1987 Tamil film, written and directed by Mani Ratnam and starring Kamal Haasan.

4. Thevar Magan (1992)

Thevar Magan (1992) on IMDb | Wikipedia


Thevar Magan is a 1992 Indian Tamil film produced by, written by, and starring Kamal Hassan in the title role. It was directed by Bharathan and also stars Sivaji Ganesan, Nassar, Revathi and Gouthami in pivotal roles.

5. Kuruthipunal (1995)

Kuruthipunal (1996) on IMDb | Wikipedia


Kuruthipunal is a 1995 Tamil action film directed by veteran cinematographer P. C. Sriram. The film stars Kamal Haasan in the lead role, with Arjun and Nassar in supporting roles.

6. Indian (1996)

Hindustani (1996) on IMDb | Wikipedia


Indian is a 1996 Tamil political thriller film directed by S. Shankar and produced by A. M. Rathnam. The film stars Kamal Haasan in dual roles with Manisha Koirala, Urmila Matondkar, Sukanya and Goundamani appearing in other pivotal roles.

7. Hey Ram (2000)

Hey Ram (2000) on IMDb | Wikipedia

hey ram

Hey Ram is a controversial bilingual Tamil and Hindi film. It also had a simultaneously produced Hindi version and was released in 2000. The film was written, directed and produced by Kamal Haasan and he also starred as the protagonist in the film.

Many critics said he would have won many Oscars if he had been born outside India, but Kamal Haasan said he want to make his own style of film in his own country instead. Oscar is near to him, hopefully very soon. πŸ™‚

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7 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. Bharat Chauhan January 20, 2013 at 11:18 am - Reply

    His movie “Sadma” is one of my favorites. He acted really – really amazing in that. I think I may just check out “Hey Ram”.

  2. Koundeenya January 22, 2013 at 2:32 pm - Reply

    I am eagerly waiting for his Viswaroopam (telugu). The trailer is just so awesome.

  3. Pavan Deshpande November 7, 2013 at 10:50 pm - Reply

    Kamal Hassan is my favorite , i love his acting he is very dedicated person in his acting profession

  4. sathya.bangalore August 22, 2014 at 5:37 pm - Reply

    kamal hassan is the god gifted birth onefor tamil people into tamil cine industry.iam the fan of him.greatest personality.unversal hero.ulaga nayagan.wish him all the best for is upcoming visions.favorite movie thevar magan.apporvasagodhargal.and many creations.

  5. Akkala VENKATESH March 21, 2015 at 11:01 pm - Reply

    Kamal has an is my favourite hero his action is marvelous he is god gifted artist

  6. s.harish July 15, 2015 at 12:33 am - Reply

    kamal jii, is my favourite hero. I am praying god to get an oscar award very earlier. kamal, the universal hero must act english movies to bag oscar, but kamal jii concentrating on indian films only. Kamal ji please show ur talent in english movies also.

  7. shivaprakash August 10, 2016 at 7:26 am - Reply

    kamal ji is one of the best actor in the world this is undouetly proved from his film.he is not only the actor he is script writter,he is singer,he is directerand he is producer in all ascepects he is dictionery,, of films when he get the award the dignity of the award, increases his life is dedicate for films only. HE IS ”MAHATAPSVI ”

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