Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan celebrates his 61st birthday on Saturday, 7 November.

Kamal began his acting career as a child artist in the 1959 film "Kalathur Kannamma" and he received the President's Gold Medal for his performance in the film, produced by A V Meiyappan.

In an acting career spanning 56 years, the versatile actor has made a mark in Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Hindi and Bengali language films.

The journey of the child artiste who became Ulaganayagan [PHOTOS] 

Many celebrities, including his daughter Shruti Haasan, his best friend Jayaram, singer Sujatha Mohan, actor Dulquer Salmaan and others wished the legendary actor on his special day.

Check out celebrity wishes below:

Happy birthday to the best appa

Posted by Shruti Haasan on Friday, November 6, 2015


Birthday wishes to Ulaka Nayakan Kamal Haasan.

Posted by Jayaram on Friday, November 6, 2015

Ramesh â€

Wishing the Living Legend - #Ulagayagan #KamalHaasan - a Happy Birthday! Continue to gives us Great Cinema.

Sujatha Mohan 

Happy B'day to my dearest friend Srini,wonderful singer Karthik and our dearest Ulaganayagan Kamalji...



Posted by Suraj Venjaramoodu on Friday, November 6, 2015

Dulquer Salmaan 

A big big happy birthday to Ulaganayagan Kamal Sir ! God bless you Many more fabulous films and the best of health !

 DD Neelakandan ‏

HAPPYYYY BDAY DR.KAMAL HASSAN SIR.... We love u loads.....

Sri Divya ‏

Happy birthday legendary Kamal sir. Wishing all the very best for #Thoongavanam & all your future projects !!!

Dhananjayan Govind ‏

Happy Birthday to the one & only Ulaganayagan Kamal sir. Just been a part of a grand get together & wished him in person. Feel blessed

 Check out birthday celebration photos below: