In his illustrious profession spanning over 5 many years, actor Kamal Haasan has starred in over 200 films throughout numerous languages. From a toddler actor to rising as one of the greatest actors of the nation, Haasan has come a good distance with many memorable films and roles to his credit score. As the star turned 66, we check out six extremely anticipated tasks of the Vishwaroopam actor – which he introduced at totally different levels of his profession – however never went on to make and launch them for numerous causes.
In 2004, throughout one of his visits to Bangalore, Kamal Haasan met filmmaker Singeetham Srinivasa Rao and the duo determined to affix palms for a Tamil-Kannada cop thriller titled KG. The movie was to function no main woman. Even although Haasan was actually enthusiastic about the mission, he believed instantly work on it as he was occupied with Vasool Raja MBBS, the Tamil remake of Munnabhai MBBS. Just a few years later, Haasan had deliberate to revisit KG with actor Ramesh Aravind, who was purported to make his directorial debut. The mission never bought made and the causes nonetheless stay unknown.
After the phenomenal success of Dasavatharam, it was introduced that Marmayogi could be Kamal’s subsequent massive mission. Even although first contemplated quickly after the launch of his 2001 movie Aalavandhan, it was not till the launch of Dasavatharam did Haasan suppose of saying Marmayogi as his subsequent mission. Tipped to be a Hindi-Tamil movie bilingual set in seventh century, the mission was to take-off in 2008 after a yr being spent on its pre-production. Actors Venkatesh, Trisha, Hema Malini and Mohanlal had been signed for the mission and a photo-shoot was held in early 2008. However, Pyramid Saimira, the firm which had agreed to bankroll the mission determined to again off after the debacle of their then launch Kuselan starring Rajinikanth.
Somewhere in 2008, Kamal Haasan agreed to star in an Indo-Japanese manufacturing titled 19 Steps, which was to be directed by Bharat Bala. Written by Malayalam author MT Vasudevan Nair, the movie was set to inform the story of a Samurai warrior making an attempt to beat the historic Indian martial artwork of Kalaripayattu. Kamal Haasan was set to play the position of an Indian martial arts guru. As half of the preliminary casting, Asin and Tadanobu Asano had been signed and the mission was to be produced by Walt Disney on a big scale and main portion of the capturing was to happen in Kerala. For causes nonetheless unknown, 20 days earlier than the begin of the shoot, the mission was shelved indefinitely.
The Tooth of Buddha
In 2009, studies emerged that the filmmaker Mysskin and Kamal Haasan had been planning to affix palms for a martial-arts based mostly movie referred to as The Tooth of Buddha. After tasks comparable to Marmayogi and 19 Steps failing to take off, Haasan was fairly invested on this movie and he even approached many US-based studios for funding, however sadly issues never labored in favor of the mission, which was ultimately dropped. In a number of of his interviews, Mysskin has mentioned that he hopes he will get to make the movie sometime.
Kamal Haasan’s trilingual comedy Sabash Naidu has been jinxed from the day it went on flooring. The movie’s crew up to now has been reshuffled thrice, ranging from the exit of director TK Rajeev Kumar, who was initially purported to direct the mission. Finally, when Kamal himself took over the reins of the mission and efficiently accomplished the US schedule in 2016, it regarded like all the things was hunky dory till the veteran fell and fractured his leg, leading to the shoot being stalled. Going over three years and having been no replace on whether or not will return to finish capturing Sabash Naidu, which was purported to be a spin-off on the well-liked character from his movie Dasavatharam. Actor Shruti Haasan and Brahmanandam had been signed and even thought-about in the first schedule of the mission.
Kamal Haasan’s Hollywood mission
In 2012, well-known Hollywood producer Barrie Osborne expressed his curiosity in making an English mission with Kamal Haasan, who would go on to direct the movie and play the lead position as properly. In 2013, Kamal introduced a mission titled Moo, which was about three lives and it was to be made in English as properly with the title Triple Impact. For causes never unknown, the mission didn’t take off and was shelved indefinitely.
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