‘KAMAL HAASAN’ Favorite Hollywood Movies

Few people don’t need any introduction as their work speaks enough of them.  Kamal Hassan, one of the finest actors that Indian cinema can boast of is one such eminent personality.  He is a film actor, screenwriter, director, producer, playback singer, choreographer, lyricist and dancer.  He won several film awards including three National Film Awards and 19 Filmfare Awards.  He was honored by the Indian government with Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian honor and Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian honor for the year 2010-2015.  He was also honored with Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2016 by the French government.  Being an encyclopedia of cinema, he has immense knowledge in Indian and world cinema.  Below is a list of his all time favorite top 20 Hollywood movies that he shared with Nagaaraa Team:

  • Virgin Spring –  1960  ( Director – Ingmar Bergman )
  • Rashomon –  1950  (Director – Akira Kurosawa)
  • The Cranes are Flying – 1957 (Director – Mikhail Kalatozov)
  • Das Boot – 1981 (Director – Wolfgang Petersen )
  • Amedeus – 1984 (Director – Miloš Forman )
  • Hair – 1979 (Director – Miloš Forman)
  • Dual – 1971 (Director – Steven Spielberg
  • The Tenant – 1976 (Director – Roman Polanski)
  • La Struda – 1954 – (Director – Federico Fellini)
  • Au Hasard Balthazar – 1966 (Director – Robert Bresson)
  • The Brutalization of France Blum – 1974 (Director – Reinhard Hauff)
  • In a Year with 13 Moons – 1978 (Director – Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
  • The 400 blows – 1959 (Director – François Truffaut)
  • Code Unknown : Incomplete Tales of Several Journeys – 2000 (Director – Michael Haneke)
  • Three Colors Trilogy : Three Colors Blue (1993) , Three Colors Red (1993), Three Colors White (1994) – Director ( Krzysztof Kieślowski)
  • The Dekalog – 1988 (Director – Krzysztof Kieślowski)
  • A Short Film about Killing – 1988 (Director –  Krzysztof Kieślowski)
  • Life of Brain – 1979 (Director – Terry Jones)
  • Being There – 1978 (Director -Hal Ashby)
  • The Party – 1968 ( Director – Blake Edwards)
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