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M.G. Ramachandran (1917–1987)


M.G. Ramachandran (1917-1987), popularly known as MGR, dominated like no other, the films and politics of India's Tamil Nadu state. A charismatic actor and philanthropist, he commanded the idolatrous adulation of millions of Tamilians and became Tamil Nadu's chief minister. His achievements in 3 fields, namely films, philanthropy and politics were... See full bio »

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Known For

Kavalkaran
Kavalkaran Actor
(1967)
Anbe Vaa
Anbe Vaa Actor
(1966)
Nadodi Mannan
Nadodi Mannan King Marthandan / Veerangam
(1958)
Vettaikaran
Vettaikaran Actor
(1964)

Filmography

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 1978 Maduraiyai Meeta Sundara Pandian
Sundara Pandian
 1977 Navarathnam
 1975 Idhayakkani
Mohan
 1975 Nalai Namadhe
 1974 Urimai Kural
 1973 Ulagam Sutrum Valiban
Murugan & Raju
 1972 Annamitta Kai
 1972 Idaya Veenai
 1972 Nalla Neram
 1972 Raman Thediya Seethai
Raman
 1971 Kumari Kottam
 1971 Rickshawkaran
 1970 En Annan
 1970 Engal Thangam
Thangam
 1970 Thalaivan
 1969 Adimai Penn
Vengaiyyan
 1969 Mattukkara Velan
Velan / Raghu
 1969 Nam Naadu
 1968 Kanavan
Valaiyan
 1968 Oli Vilakku
 1968 Pudhiya Bhoomi
Dr. Katheeravan
 1967 Kavalkaran
 1967 Thaikku Thalaimagan
Maradhur
 1967 Vivasaayee
 1966 Anbe Vaa
 1966 Chandrodhayam
 1966 Muharassi
 1966 Naan Anaittal
 1966 Nadodi
 1966 Thali Bhagyam
 1966 Thanipiravi
 1965 Kannithai
 1965 Panam Padaithavan
Raja
 1965 Thazampoo
 1965 Aasai Mugam
 1965 Ayirathil Oruvan
Manimaran
 1964 En Kadamai
 1964 Padakottai
 1964 Thozhilali
 1964 Vettaikaran
 1964 Deiva Thai
 1963 Ananda Jyoti
 1963 Kalai Arasi
 1963 Kanchi Thalaivan
Narasimha Pallavan Kanchi Thalaivan
 1963 Panathottam
 1963 Parisu
 1963 Periya Idathu Penn
Murugappan
 1963 Raj Mahal
 1962 Madappura
 1962 Meri Bahen
 1962 Pasam
 1962 Rani Samyuktha
Prithviraj
 1962 Vikramadithan
 1961 Arasilankumari
Arivazhgan
 1961 Thirudathe
 1960 Baghdad
 1960 Mannathi Mannan
Manivannan
 1960 Raja Desingu
 1958 Nadodi Mannan
King Marthandan / Veerangam
 1957 Chakravarthi Thirumagal
Prince Udayan Suriyan
 1957 Mahadevi
 1957 Pudumaipithan
 1957 Rajarajan
 1956 Madurai Veeran
Madurai Veeran
 1954 Malaikallan
Kumaraveeran / Abdul Rahim
 1954 Kundukkili
 1953 Genova
 1953 Naam
 1953 Panakkari
 1952 Andaman Kaithi
Nataraj
 1952 En Thangai
 1952 Kumari
 1951 Marmayogi
Karikalan
 1951 Sarvadhikari
 1950 Manthiri Kumari
Veeramohan
 1949 Ratna Kumar
 1948 Abhimanyu
 1948 Mohini
Vijayakumar
 1948 Raja Mukthi
 1947 Paithiakaran
 1947 Raja Kumari
 1946 Shri Murugan
 1945 Meera
 1944 Salivahanan
 1943 Harishchandra
 1942 Thasippen
 1941 Vedavathi
 1941 Ashok Kumar
Mahendran
 1939 Prahlada
Lord Indra
 1938 Dakshayagnam
 1938 Veer Jagdish
 1936 Abhimanyu
 1936 Sati Leelavati
Rangaiah Naidu
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

M.G.R. | Puratchi Nadigar | Chemmal Ponmana | Bharat Ratna M.G. Ramachandran | Puratchi Thalaivar | Makkal Thilagam
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