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Saalivaahanan
Saalivaahanan
Saalivaahanan
is a Tamil language
Tamil language
film starring Ranjan, T. R. Rajakumari, M. G. Ramachandran
M. G. Ramachandran
and K. L. V. Vasantha. The film was released in the 1945.[1] No print of the film is known to survive, making it a lost film.[2]Contents1 Cast 2 Crew 3 Production 4 Soundtrack 5 Reception 6 ReferencesCast[edit]Actor RoleRanjan SaalivahananT. R. Rajakumari Princess ChandralekhaM. G. Ramachandran VikramadityaK. L. V. VasanthaM. R. SanthanalakshmiT. S. BalaiahN. S. KrishnanT. A. MadhuramNagercoil K. MahadevanCrew[edit]Producer: Production Company: Bhaskar Pictures Director: B. N. Rao Music: Nagercoïl K.Mahadevan Lyrics: Story: B. S. Ramaiah Screenplay: Dialogues: Kambadasan Art Direction: Editing: Choreography: Cinematography: Stunt: Dance:Production[edit] The film had a sequence, a love scene between Ranjan and T. R. Rajakumari, in colour
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Ranjan (actor)
Ranjan (Real name: Ramanarayana Venkataramana Sarma[1]) (2 March 1918 – 12 September 1983) was an Indian film actor, singer, journalist and writer. He debuted in the 1941 movie Ashok Kumar, but gained fame in S. S. Vasan's 1948 magnum opus Chandralekha.Contents1 Early life 2 Family 3 Death 4 Filmography 5 Notes 6 External linksEarly life[edit] Ranjan was born Ramanarayana Venkataramana Sarma in Mylapore, Madras in 1918.[2] His family hailed from the town of Srirangam.[3] Ranjan had his schooling in Madras
Madras
and received an M. Lit degree from Madras University. While studying in college, he participated in a number of stage plays. Coincidentally, an employee of Gemini Studios, Veppattur Kittu was present at one of his plays. Impressed by Ranjan's performance, Kittu suggested his name to P. G. Raghavachari, who cast him in the M. K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar-starrer Ashok Kumar, in which he played the role of Gautama Buddha
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M. G. Ramachandran
Marudur Gopalan Ramachandran (17 January 1917 – 24 December 1987), popularly known as M.G.R., was an Indian actor, filmmaker and politician who served as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
for ten years between 1977 and 1987. MGR
MGR
is a cultural icon in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, and he is regarded as one of the most influential actors of the Tamil film
Tamil film
industry.[1] He was popularly known as "Makkal Thilagam" (People's King) as he was popular with the masses.[2] In his youth, MGR
MGR
and his elder brother M. G. Chakrapani became members of a drama troupe to support their family. Influenced by Gandhian ideals, MGR
MGR
joined the Indian National Congress. After a few years of acting in plays, he made his film debut in the 1936 film Sathi Leelavathi in a supporting role
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Tamil Language
 Sri Lanka  Singapore  India:Tamil Nadu[3] Puducherry[4] Andaman & Nicobar Islands[5]Recognised minority language in Malaysia[6]  Mauritius[7]  South Africa[8]Language codesISO 639-1 taISO 639-2 tamISO 639-3 Variously: tam – Modern Tamil oty – Old Tamil ptq – Pattapu BhashaiLinguist Listoty Old TamilGlottolog tamil1289  Modern Tamil[9] oldt1248  Old Tamil[10]Linguasphere 49-EBE-aThis article contains IPA phonetic symbols. Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of Unicode
Unicode
characters. For an introductory guide on IPA symbols, see Help:IPA.This article contains Indic text. Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks or boxes, misplaced vowels or missing conjuncts instead of Indic text.Tamil is written in a non-Latin script
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K. L. V. Vasantha
K. L. V. Vasantha (1923–2008) was an Indian actress, singer and dancer who worked mainly in Tamil language films.[1] Biography[edit] Vasantha was born in 1923 in Kundrathur, then based in Ramanathapuram district. As a young girl, she was actively involved in singing and dancing. According to actress S. D. Subbulakshmi, Vasantha played in a minor, uncredited role in Pavalakkodi (1934). After becoming a teenager, she appeared in B. N. Rao's Rambaiyin Kaathal (1939), a box-office success that catapulted Vasantha into stardom. Rao later cast her in Bhooloka Ramba (1940), also a hit.[1] When Gemini Studios opened in 1941, Vasantha portrayed the lead female character in its debut production Madanakamarajan, financed by Gemini founder S. S. Vasan. The success of this film further enhanced Vasantha's reputation. When Vasan planned Chandralekha in 1943, he announced that Vasantha would star as the lead female, but she was eventually replaced by T. R. Rajakumari
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T. S. Balaiah
Tirunelveli S. Balaiah (Tamil: திருநெல்வேலி எஸ். பாலையா; 23 August 1914 – 22 July 1972) was an Indian actor best known for playing supporting roles in the Tamil films. He was introduced to the cine field by director Ellis R. Dungan in Sathi Leelavathi (1936), along with M. G. Ramachandran, N. S. Krishnan and M.K. Radha. He was one of the very few actors who excelled as a villain, as well as in character roles and comic roles.[1]Contents1 Early life & death 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 Partial filmography 5 References 6 External linksEarly life & death[edit] T. S. Balaiah
T. S. Balaiah
was born on 23 August 1914. He was born in Sundankottai, now in Thoothukudi district, Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
in Isai Vellalar
Vellalar
community. [2] He lived a comfortable life in T. Nagar
T. Nagar
but died at the age of 57 leaving huge fortune behind
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T. A. Madhuram
T. A. Madhuram (Tamil: டி. ஏ. மதுரம்; 1918–November 27, 1974) was a Tamil stage and film actress and Tamil film producer[citation needed]. Family[edit]This section is empty. You can help by adding to it. (November 2015)Biography[edit] Madhuram was born in Srirangam in 1918 in a family of artists. Her first break in Tamil films, however, occurred only in 1935, after she had married N. S
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Randor Guy
Madabhushi Rangadorai[1][2] (born 8 November 1937[3][4]), better known by his pen name Randor Guy, is an Indian lawyer, columnist and film[5] and legal historian associated with the English language newspaper The Hindu.[6][1] He is also the official editor of the weekly column "Blast from the Past" that appears in The Hindu.Contents1 Early life 2 Work as a film historian 3 Films 4 Awards and felicitations 5 Books 6 Notes 7 ReferencesEarly life[edit] Randor Guy's original name was Rangadorai, but his pen name later became official.[7] He graduated in BSc and B. L. from Madras University[8] and commenced his career as a lawyer.[8][9] After practising as a lawyer for a short time, he quit his job and joined a firm called Paterson and Co. where he worked for five years. In 1976, he resigned to devote all his time to writing. Work as a film historian[edit] Guy has been writing books on history and films since 1967
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The Hindu
The Hindu
The Hindu
is an Indian daily newspaper. Headquartered at Chennai, The Hindu was published weekly when it was launched in 1878, and started publishing daily in 1889. It is one of the two Indian newspapers of record[6][7] and the second most circulated English-language newspaper in India, after The Times
The Times
of India
India
with average qualifying sales of 1.21 million copies as of Jan–Jun 2017.[4] The Hindu
The Hindu
has its largest base of circulation in southern India, and is the most widely read English daily newspaper in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
and Kerala, Telangana, Karnataka. The newspaper and other publications in The Hindu Group are owned by a family-held company, Kasturi and Sons Ltd. In 2010, the newspaper employed over 1,600 workers and annual turnover reached almost $200 million[8] according to data from 2010
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International Standard Serial Number
An International Standard Serial Number
International Standard Serial Number
(ISSN) is an eight-digit serial number used to uniquely identify a serial publication.[1] The ISSN is especially helpful in distinguishing between serials with the same title. ISSN are used in ordering, cataloging, interlibrary loans, and other practices in connection with serial literature.[2] The ISSN system was first drafted as an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) international standard in 1971 and published as ISO 3297 in 1975.[3] ISO subcommittee TC 46/SC 9 is responsible for maintaining the standard. When a serial with the same content is published in more than one media type, a different ISSN is assigned to each media type. For example, many serials are published both in print and electronic media
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992 album by Vesta Williams "Special" (Garbage song), 1998 "Special
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T. R. Rajakumari
Thanjavur Ranganayaki Rajayee (May 5,1922 – September 20, 1999), popularly known by her screen name T. R. Rajakumari, was an Indian film actress, Carnatic singer and dancer. She has been called the first "dream girl" of Tamil cinema.[1]Contents1 Early life 2 Film career 3 Later life and death 4 Partial filmography 5 References 6 External linksEarly life[edit] Rajayee was born in 1922 in a family of carnatic musicians. Both her mother and her grandmother wanted Rajayee to become a singer and trained her in Carnatic music. Tamil movie director T. R. Ramanna is her brother who is married to Sakkubai.[citation needed] Film career[edit] Rajayee made her film debut as "T. R. Rajakumari" in the 1939 Tamil film Kumara Kulothungan which was an average grosser. Her second film Kacha Devayani (1941) was a hit and helped launch her career in movies. There is some confusion about in which film she actually made her debut as Kacha Devayani's director K
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M. R. Santhanalakshmi
M. R. Santhanalakshmi (Tamil: எம். ஆர். சந்தானலட்சுமி; 1905–1957) was a Tamil film actress who played lead roles in movies of the 1930s and 1940s. Filmography[edit]Year Title Role Notes1935 Radha Kalyanam Radha1936 Chandrahasan1937 Ambikapathy Princess Amaravathi1939 Prahalada Leelavathi1940 Sathi Murali Murali and Lord Krishna1941 Aryamala Goddess Parvathi1942 Aaraichi Mani or Manuneethi Chozhan1942 Prithvirajan1942 Tamizhariyum Perumal Thamizh Ariyum Perumal1943 Dhaasippen or Jothi Malar1944 Baktha Hanuman1944 Jagathalaprathapan Prince Jagathalaprathapan's mother1944 Rajarajeswari Goddess Parvathi1945 Saalivaahanan1946 Aaravalli Sooravalli1947 Kannika Kannika1948 Abhimanyu Subhadra1948 Mariamman1952 Kanchana1953 Manampol Mangalyam1956 Madurai Veeran Madurai Veeran's Mother1956 Kaalam Maari Pochu1956 Kula Deivam1956 Aasai Anjugam1957 PudhaiyalReferences[edit]Randor Guy (18 March 2010)
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N. S. Krishnan
Nagercoil
Nagercoil
Sudalaimuthu Krishnan, popularly known as Kalaivanar and also as NSK was an leading Indian film actor-comedian, theatre artist, playback singer and writer in the early stages of the Tamil film industry – in the 1940s and 1950s. He is considered as the "Charlie Chaplin of India."[1] Born in Ozhuginachery, Nagercoil, in the princely state of Travancore, India
India
on 29 November 1908, his stage and cine-screen comedy performances were unique and always carried a message for the people. "Kalaivanar" N. S. Krishnan
N. S. Krishnan
died at the age of 49, on 30 August 1957.Contents1 Career 2 Personal life 3 Controversies 4 Death 5 Legacy 6 Filmography6.1 As Actor 6.2 As Director7 References 8 External linksCareer[edit] N. S. Krishnan
N. S

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Kambadasan
Kambadasan is an Indian writer, poet and film lyricist who worked mainly in Tamil-language films.Contents1 Early life 2 Career 3 Family life and death 4 Filmography4.1 As Actor 4.2 As Script and Dialogues writer 4.3 As Lyricist5 References 6 Bibliography 7 External linksEarly life[edit] Kambadasan born as Appaavu a.k.a. Rajappa at Ulagapuram, a village near Tindivanam in the then South Arcot District (Madras Presidency) on 15 September 1916. His father Subbarayar was a potter and his mother is Balammal. He was the only son to his parents whose other 5 children were all girls. The family migrated to Purasaivakkam in Chennai when he was a child. The school education came to an end with 6th standard. He was interested in stage plays. With his fine voice, singing talents and ability to play the harmonium, he soon established a place for himself in stage dramas
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Saalivaahanan
Saalivaahanan
Saalivaahanan
is a Tamil language
Tamil language
film starring Ranjan, T. R. Rajakumari, M. G. Ramachandran
M. G. Ramachandran
and K. L. V. Vasantha. The film was released in the 1945.[1] No print of the film is known to survive, making it a lost film.[2]Contents1 Cast 2 Crew 3 Production 4 Soundtrack 5 Reception 6 ReferencesCast[edit]Actor RoleRanjan SaalivahananT. R. Rajakumari Princess ChandralekhaM. G. Ramachandran VikramadityaK. L. V. VasanthaM. R. SanthanalakshmiT. S. BalaiahN. S. KrishnanT. A. MadhuramNagercoil K. MahadevanCrew[edit]Producer: Production Company: Bhaskar Pictures Director: B. N. Rao Music: Nagercoïl K.Mahadevan Lyrics: Story: B. S. Ramaiah Screenplay: Dialogues: Kambadasan Art Direction: Editing: Choreography: Cinematography: Stunt: Dance:Production[edit] The film had a sequence, a love scene between Ranjan and T. R. Rajakumari, in colour
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