Kamal Haasan is one of the prominent actors in India. Other than being an actor, Haasan is a dancer, film director, screenwriter, producer, playback singer, lyricist, and a politician. He primarily worked in Tamil cinema but has also made appearances in Malayalam, Hindi, Telugu, and Kannada, and Bengali films. His production company, Raaj Kamal Films International, has produced several of his movies.
Haasan began his political journey from late President A. P. J. Abdul Kalams' residence and his memorial at Rameswaram. He formed the centrist party Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), a regional political party in Tamil Nadu and formally announced the party's formation on 21 February 2018 in Madurai. The party's symbol consists of six joined hands in a circle in alternate red and white colors with a white star at its center in a black background.