Kamal Haasan turns a year older on Saturday, 7 November, and the Universal Star is celebrating his 61th birthday. Wishes for the actor are pouring in from all over the world.

Celebrities, businessmen and politicians have all wished Kamal Haasan on the special day and superstar Rajinikanth called the actor from Malaysia to him. The two stars started their careers almost at the same time and have been friends despite having contradicting views on politics and way of life. 

Kamal Haasan Birthday
A collage of Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth, Ajith, Vijay and Nasser.IB Times India

We hear that Ajith too called Kamal Haasan from Tirupathi. After having the lord's darshan, Thala reportedly had a conversation with the Ulaganayagan and they wished each other for their next releases – "Vedalam" and "Thoongaavanam" respectively, says the buzz. 

Many others including Vijay, Vikram, Suriya, Nadigar Sangam President Nasser and Vishal Krishna among other wished Kamal Haasan on the special day.

Kamal Haasan to Address Fans
Like every year, Kamal Haasan will be addressing his fans on his birthday, and the fans association has organised a meet in at 3 pm at Anna Auditorium. He will also be part of social welfare activities held at the same venue.

Fans Celebrate Online
The fans of Kamal Haasan started online celebration from the last night itself and have been wishing the actor on various social media websites. They are seen discussing their favourites films of the star and expectations from his forthcoming movie apart from sharing their favourite photos of the actor.

This Diwali will be special for Kamal Haasan fans as his "Thoongaavanam" is all set to release on 10 November. This will be his third release in 2015 after "Uttama Villain" and "Papanasam". The latest movie is clashing with "Vedalam" starring Ajith and Kamal's daughter Shruthi Haasan at the box office.

"Thoongaavanam", which will be released in about 400 screens in India, is directed by Rajesh M Selva and it is a remake of French movie "Nuit Blanche". It is a crime-thriller, which has Trisha, Prakash Raj, Kishore, Asha Sarath, Sampath Raj and others in the cast.

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