Noted actor Kamal Haasan will receive the prestigious FICCI-Frames Living Legend award this year. The presentation would be made by Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Priyaranjan Das Munshi in Mumbai on March 28, 2007.
Every year at the FICCI annual Global Convention, Frames, outstanding and eminent personalities from the field of entertainment are honoured with the Living Legend Award for their outstanding contribution to the field of entertainment. Recipients of the award have been luminaries like Lata Mangeshkar, Dilip Kumar, Dev Anand, Asha Bhosle, Amitabh Bachchan, Waheeda Rehman, Shammi Kapoor, Hema Malini and Dharmendra to name a few.
This year, Kamal will be honoured for his contribution as a pioneer of the Indian film industry. The actor has stood for change that is promising and progressive. He has taken the industry forward by leaps and bounds. He has made immense contribution not just to the segments of acting but also as a director, producer, writer and singer.
His fans associations have been rendering useful service for the needy sections of society, particularly in the fields of education and health.