Ulaganayagan gets one more feather in his cap. Yes, he has been awarded with the Chevalier honor by the French government.
A press note from the actor says, "The distinction, which is yet another laurel for the actor, is in recognition of his high level of artistic excellence and his distinguished career achievements. The award will be conferred on Kamal Haasan at a special ceremony". The order of merit is awarded "to recognize eminent artists and writers, as well as people who have contributed significantly to furthering the arts in France and throughout the world."
Other Indians who have been conferred the Chevalier Order include actors Sivaji Ganesan, Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Nandita Das and Shah Rukh Khan. The actor released a statement thanking his family and fans for supporting him. Later, Rajinikanth had also tweeted conveying his wishes to Kamal Haasan