On Republic Day, fans of veteran Indian actor Kamal Haasan were in for a treat, as the multifaceted Tamil star, known for films such as Nayakan, (1987) Moondram Pirai, (1982) Indian (1996), and Hey Ram, (2000) finally joined Twitter as @ikamalhaasan.
As his first tweet, Haasan shared a video of the National Anthem sung by him, to much approval from his fans on the micro-blogging website. His first tweet, shared on Tuesday, got more than 2,500 retweets and 3,500 likes.
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Shruti Haasan, his daughter, welcomed him on board:
One of the happiest moments ever on Twitter !!!! Welcome my most favourite person @ikamalhaasan to twitter !!! Love you appa— shruti haasan (@shrutihaasan) January 26, 2016
And his response was equally warm:
@shrutihaasan Love you too sk😘😎— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) January 26, 2016
According to earlier reports, Haasan may soon be acting with his daughter in an yet-untitled film with will be directed by veteran Malayalam filmmaker T Rajeev Kumar, who made his directorial debut starring the former in 1989 with Chanakyan.
As of now, Haasan has already more than 30,000 followers on Twitter.
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