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Kamal Haasan’s video call to terminally ill brain cancer patient turns viral

Chennai, June 24(BPNS)

A video call made by actor turned politician Kamal Haasan interacting with a die-hard fan of his who is a terminally ill brain cancer patient has turned viral with the social media appreciating the gesture of the 66-year-old Superstar.

Saketh, a young professional who was diagnosed with third-stage brain cancer was in for a surprise when he received a video call from Kamal Haasan. Saketh is nicknamed among friend and family as “Virumandi” after the super character of Kamal Haasan in a movie by the same name released in 2004.

The fan turned visibly emotional when he got in terms that the caller was indeed Kamal Haasan. After the initial shock, Saketh asked him how he was and how his family was, Kamal promptly replied, “I am speaking to one”. The fan was visibly moved by the gesture of Kamal Haasan. The superstar interacted with Saketh on Wednesday.

Saketh told the superstar that he would fight against the disease and come back to life for his newborn child and thanked Kamal for having made his life much nice. The die hard fan of Kamal also told the superstar that his foray into politics was a good one and that he will taste success by the next elections.

Kamal Haasan interacted with Saketh and his family members for more than ten minutes and shared words of encouragement with them.  Sandhya Vaidyanathan, a cousin of Saketh had approached the office of Kamal Haasan to fulfill the wish of Saketh, a die-hard fan of him.

In her social media post, Sandhya said,” I am grateful to the team of Kamal Sir’s office who made this possible. This is great and I am really happy.”