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T.M. Soundararajan
Thoguluva Meenatchi Iyengar Soundararajan (24 March 1922 – 25 May 2013), popularly known as TMS, was a playback singer in Kollywood
Kollywood
for over six decades. He lent his voice to actors and thespians in the South Indian film industry such as M. G. Ramachandran, Sivaji Ganesan, N. T. Rama Rao, Gemini Ganesan, S. S. Rajendran, Jaishankar, Ravichandar, AVM Rajan, Muthuraman, Nagesh, Siva Kumar, Kantha Rao, Rajkumar and A. Nageswara Rao. He also gave his voice to many new generation actors like Kamalahasan, Rajanikanth, Vijayakanth, Satyaraj, Rajesh, Prabhu, and Vijaya Kumar, in addition to other known and unknown heroes and supporting actors like M.R. Radha, K R Ramaswami, T. Rajendar, V.K. Ramaswami, Thengai Sreenivasan, M.N. Nambiar, Thangavelu, Y.G. Mahendran, R.S. Manohar, S.V. Ashokan, Ranjan, Narasimha Bharathi, Sahasra Namam, Jagayya, Nagayya,Sreenath,Shankar etc
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Madurai
Madurai
Madurai
is one of the major cities in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is the administrative headquarters of Madurai
Madurai
District, the third largest city in Tamil Nadu, and the 25th most populated city in India.[5] Located on the banks of River Vaigai, Madurai
Madurai
has been a major settlement for two millennia. Madurai
Madurai
is closely associated with the Tamil language, and the third Tamil Sangam, a major congregation of Tamil scholars said to have been held in the city. The recorded history of the city goes back to the 3rd century BCE, being mentioned by Megasthenes, the Greek ambassador to the Maurya empire, and Kautilya, a minister of the Mauryan emperor Chandragupta Maurya
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MGR
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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Albela (1951 Film)
Albela is a 1951 Bollywood musical comedy film directed by and starring Bhagwan Dada and Geeta Bali.[1] A Hindi classic, it was the third highest-grossing film at the Indian Box Office in 1951 and its soundtrack by C. Ramchandra was acclaimed.[2][3] The film was later dubbed in Tamil as Nalla Pillai (Tamil: நல்லப் பிள்ளை) in 1953.[4] Plot Day-dreamer and Artist, Pyarelal, lives a poor lifestyle in Bombay with his retired dad; housewife mom; married brother, Mohan and his wife, Malti; and unmarried sister, Vimla. It is now time for Vimla to get married, her dad has saved a thousand Rupees, while Mohan has made arrangements for six hundred more, and Pyarelal is asked to arrange for four hundred. Instead Pyarelal brings home one hundred rupees, informing his family that he has been fired from his job, and will be unable to raise any more money. An argument ensues, and Pyarelal is asked to leave
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C. Ramchandra
Ramchandra Narhar Chitalkar (12 January 1918 – 5 January 1982) was a renowned music composer in the movie industry of India. In the composer's role, he mostly used the name C. Ramachandra, though he also used the names Annasaheb (in the movies Bahadur Pratap, Matwale, and Madadgaar), Ram Chitalkar (in the movies Sukhi Jeevan, Badla, Mr. Jhatpat, Bahadur, and Dosti), and Shyamoo (in the movie Yeh hai duniya). Further, he often sang and acted in Marathi movies under the name R. N. Chitalkar. For his career as an occasional playback singer he used only his surname Chitalkar. Chitalkar sang some renowned and unforgettable duets with Lata such as Kitna haseen hai mausam in film Azad or Shola Jo bhadke in Albela.Contents1 Biography 2 Compositions 3 Filmography 4 References 5 External linksBiography[edit] Ramachandra Chitalkar was born on 12 January 1918 in Puntamba, a small town in Ahmednagar district
Ahmednagar district
in Maharashtra, India
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K. V. Mahadevan
K. V. Mahadevan (born Krishnankoil Venkatachalam Mahadevan 14 March 1918 – 21 June 2001) was an Indian composer, singer-songwriter, music producer, and musician known for his works in Telugu cinema, Tamil cinema, Kannada cinema, and Malayalam cinema. He is best known for his contributions in works such as Manchi Manasulu
Manchi Manasulu
(1962), Lava Kusa (1963), Thiruvilaiyadal
Thiruvilaiyadal
(1965), Saraswathi Sabatham (1966), Kandan Karunai
Kandan Karunai
(1967), Adimai Penn
Adimai Penn
(1969), Balaraju Katha (1970), Athiparasakthi (1971), Sankarabharanam
Sankarabharanam
(1979), Saptapadi (1981), Sirivennela
Sirivennela
(1986), Shrutilayalu
Shrutilayalu
(1987), Pelli Pustakam
Pelli Pustakam
(1991), and Swathi Kiranam
Swathi Kiranam
(1992). K. V
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AVM Productions
AVM Productions
AVM Productions
is an Indian film production studio. It is the oldest surviving studio in India.[1][2] The filming studios are located in Vadapalani, Chennai. It has produced over 170 films in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi cinema.[2] AVM has introduced numerous actors in Southern industries, some of the prominent actors are Vyjayanthimala, Sivaji Ganesan, Rajkumar, S. S. Rajendran and Kamal Haasan. The AVM Studios besides the shooting floors, has recording, dubbing and a preview theatre with state of the art equipment. The complex also houses facilities for production and post production processing.[2]Contents1 Early history1.1 Maiden venture 1.2 Success2 Filmography 3 References 4 External linksEarly history[edit] Among South India's movie moguls, A. V. Meiyappan
A. V

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A. Maruthakasi
A. Maruthakasi (13 February 1920-29 November 1989) was an Indian poet and film lyricist who wrote mainly in the Tamil language. He penned more than 4000[1] lyrics in more than 250 Tamil films.[2]Contents1 Early life 2 Tamil Film Lyricist 3 Personal life 4 Works 5 Death 6 References 7 External linksEarly life[edit] Born in Melakudikadu in Tiruchirappalli district
Tiruchirappalli district
on 13 February 1920 to parents Ayyamperumal and Milagayi Ammal, he had his primary education in the local village school. He had his higher education at Government College, Kumbakonam.[2] After college, he wrote lyrics for the dramas staged by Devi Nadaga Sabha and to Mandirikumari a drama written by M. Karunanidhi. He also wrote lyrics for the drama company owned by Ka. Mu. Sheriff. The songs for the dramas were composed by Thiruchi Loganathan
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Thookku Thookki
Thookku Thookki (Tamil: தூக்குத் தூக்கி) is a 1954 Tamil film starring Sivaji Ganesan, Lalitha and Padmini.Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Crew 4 Soundtrack 5 References 6 External linksPlot[edit] It was a successful Tamil play that had the following Tamil Maxims forming the core of its story. 1. A father cares only for the riches earned by his son; 2. Only a mother stands by her son irrespective of whether he is rich or poor; 3. A sister values her brother only for the gifts he brings her; 4. A wife shall even murder her own husband; and 5
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C. S. Jayaraman
Chidambaram Sundaram Pillai Jayaraman or C. S. Jayaraman (Tamil: சி. எஸ். ஜெயராமன்) was a noted actor, music director and a successful playback singer, whose numerous songs were featured in many Tamil films between the 1940s and 1970s.Contents1 Early life 2 Career Life 3 Discography 4 References 5 External linksEarly life[edit] Jayaraman hailed from the temple town Chidambaram and his father was the noted traditional Tamil music vocalist Sundaram Pillai. Jayaraman was a brother in law of M. Karunanidhi, then the chief minister of Tamil Nadu, India. It was through the courtesy of Jayaraman, who had solicited a movie-industry career to Karunanidhi as a good script writer to the senior script writer-cum-director Arul Soosai Arokiya Sami, popularly known as A. S. A. Sami. M. Karunanidhi
M. Karunanidhi
entered the Tamil movie world in 1947 in the A. S. A. Sami
A. S. A

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T. R. Ramanna
Thanjavur
Thanjavur
Ranganayaki Ramanna, popularly known by his screen name T. R. Ramanna, is an Indian film director and producer.Contents1 Film career 2 Partial Filmography 3 References 4 External linksFilm career[edit] Ramanna started his life as a sound recordist in a city studio and then made his way to film direction. He started the production company R.R. Pictures (with the initials of his sister and himself)
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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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Koondukkili
Koondukkili
Koondukkili
(The Caged Parrot), also spelled as Goondukili,[1] is a 1954 Indian Tamil-language romance film directed and co-produced by T. R. Ramanna. The film stars M. G. Ramachandran, Sivaji Ganesan
Sivaji Ganesan
and B. S. Saroja in the lead roles.Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Crew 4 Production 5 Soundtrack 6 Reception 7 References 8 External linksPlot[edit] In the Tamil Country of the 50s... Thangaraj (MGR) and Jeeva (Sivaji Ganesan) are friends. Thangaraj (MGR) is married to Mangala (B. S. Saroja) and they have a son. Thangaraj goes to jail for a mistake committed by Jeeva. Mangala is left with no money or house to live. Jeeva tries to help her but he has his sinister motive, to have a relationship with Mangala. After she repeatedly refuses his attempts to help her, Jeeva starts to sadisticially taunt her, finally he wins Meanwhile, Sokki (T. D
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Malaikkallan
Malaikkallan
Malaikkallan
(English: Thief of The Hills) is a 1954 Indian Tamil-language action film starring M. G. Ramachandran
M. G. Ramachandran
in the lead role. The film was released on 22 July 1954, and was an astounding success. It ran more than 140 days in Chennai and all other major cities.[4] It was the first Tamil film to win a President's Silver Medal.[5][6]Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Production 4 Soundtrack 5 Release 6 Remakes 7 Legacy 8 Awards 9 References 10 Bibliography 11 Further reading 12 External linksPlot[edit] Vijayapuram is a beautiful hillside hamlet appears serene and restful to a casual passerby. But the happenings there are far from tranquil. Dacoities, burglaries and even kidnappings seem to be commonplace occurrences
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Bharathidasan
Kanakasabai Subburathinam (Tamil: பாரதிதாசன்; 29 April 1891 – 21 April 1964, popularly called Bharathidasan) was a 20th-century Tamil poet and writer rationalist whose literary works handled mostly socio-political issues. He was deeply influenced by Tamil Poet
Poet
Mahakavi Subramania Bharati and named himself as Bharathidasan.[1] His writings served as a catalyst for the growth of the Dravidian movement
Dravidian movement
in Tamil Nadu.[citation needed] In addition to poetry, his views found expression in other forms such as plays, film scripts, short stories and essays
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Kalvanin Kadhali (1955 Film)
Kalvanin Kadhali is a Tamil language film that starring Sivaji Ganesan and P. Bhanumathi in the lead roles based on the social novel of the same name written by Kalki R. Krishnamurthy. This is the first film that both of them acted together. The film was released in 1956 along with the movie Kotteeswaran also starring Sivaji ganesan. This was the first movie released in five theatres in chennai and ran more than 80 days in five theatres(equal to 100 days in four theatres) at the same time kotteeswaran was also running. The movie was directed by V. S. Raghavan, who also directed Sarangadhara.Contents1 Production 2 Plot 3 Cast 4 Crew 5 Soundtrack 6 External links 7 ReferencesProduction[edit] Written by Kalki R. Krishnamurthy in 1935 with the intention of making movies of them. Published as a serial novel in Ananda Vikatan
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