Tamil Iconic Actors and Actress World will never see againby McTavish22 | created - 30 Mar 2017 | updated - 17 Apr 2017 | Public
Actor | Deiva Magan
Tamil superstar from a poor family in Tamil Nadu, India. His father worked on the railways.
On the day of his birth his father, Chiniah Pillai, follower of Mahatma Gandhi, was jailed for participating in the Independence movement in Nellikuppam (Tamil Nadu, India). He was frequently in and out of ...
Actor | Chadarangam
S.V. Ranga Rao was born on July 3, 1918 in Nuziweedu, Andhra Pradesh, India as Samarla Venkata Ranga Rao. He was an actor and producer, known for Chadarangam (1967), Maya Bazaar (1957) and Bala Bharatam (1972). He was married to Leelavathi. He died on July 18, 1974 in Madras, India.
Actress | Thillana Mohanambal
Padmini was born on June 12, 1932 in Thiruvananthapuram, Travancore, British India. She was an actress and director, known for Thillana Mohanambal (1968), Kaajal (1965) and Poove Poochudava (1985). She was married to Dr. K. T. Ramachandran. She died on September 24, 2006 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, ...
Actress | Arundhati
Manorama is a veteran Tamil actress who has acted in more than 1500 films, 1000 stage performances, and a few television serials.She started her acting career as a drama artist, which was more popular those days. She slowly migrated from dramas to cinemas just as most actors did those days. During ...
Actor | Ulagam Sutrum Valiban
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 ...
13. Gemini Ganesan
Actor | Kaaviyathlaivi
Known as one of the "big three" of South Indian Cinema of yesteryear (the other two being M.G. Ramchandran, and Sivaji Ganesan), Ramaswamy Ganesan had acted in several box-office hits between 1950 and 1978 as the lead hero. Born on November 16, 1919, he was a graduate from an orthodox Brahmin ...
Actress | Narthanasala
Savitri was born on December 6, 1937 in Chirravuru, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh, India. She was an actress and director, known for Narthanasala (1963), Deepavali (1960) and Devadasu (1953). She was married to Gemini Ganesan. She died on December 26, 1981 in Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.
Actress | Laila Majnu
Bhanumathi Ramakrishna was born on September 7, 1925 in Doddavaram, Madras Presidency, British India. She is known for her work on Laila Majnu (1949), Chandirani (1953) and Tahsildar (1944). She was married to P.S. Ramakrishna Rao. She died on December 24, 2005 in Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.
Actor | Mudhalvan
Raghuvaran was born on December 10, 1958 in Kollankod, Palakkad, Kerala, India as Raghuvaran Velayutham Nair. He was an actor, known for Mudhalvan (1999), Amarkalam (1999) and Sachein (2005). He was married to Rohini. He died on March 19, 2008 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
23. N.S. Krishnan
Director | Pelli Koothuru
N.S. Krishnan was born in 1905 in Nagerkoyil, Travancore, India as Nagerkoyil Sudalaimuthu Krishnan. He was an actor and director, known for Pelli Koothuru (1951), Rangoon Radha (1956) and Manamagal (1951). He was married to T.A. Mathuram. He died in 1967 in India.
Actress | Devdas
Vyjayanthimala was born to actress and dancer Vasundhara Devi in a Tamil-speaking family in Chennai, India, on August 13, 1936.
At the age of 4, she got the rare chance of performing a dance before the Pope. Then at the age of 15, while in her final year at school, she was signed-up by family friend...
Actress | Talliprema
Kannamba was born on September 20, 1913 in Cuddapah, Andhra Pradesh, India as Kannamba Pasupuleti. She is known for her work on Talliprema (1941), Draupadi Vastrapaharanam (1936) and Todi Kodallu (1957). She was married to Kadaru Nagabhushanam. She died on May 7, 1964 in Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.
34. Anjali Devi
Actress | Anarkali
Anjali Devi was born on August 24, 1927 in Peddapuram, East Godavari district, Madras Presidency, British India as Anjanamma. She was an actress and producer, known for Anarkali (1955), Palletoori Pilla (1950) and Kurukshetramu (1977). She was married to Adinarayana Rao P.. She died on January 13, ...
Actress | Kathanayika Molla
Vanisri was born as Ratna Kumari in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India in 1948. Her early life was marred with tragic losses: three members of her family, including her father, died of tuberculosis in a span of one month. When her father was dying, he told her mother to give young Ratna and her older ...
Actress | Piya Milan
Rajasulochana was born on August 15, 1935 in Bezawada, Madras Presidency, British India. She was an actress, known for Piya Milan (1958), Sri Kalahastiswara Mahatyam (1954) and Iddaru Mitrulu (1961). She was married to Rao C.S.R.. She died on March 5, 2013 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
46. Varalakshmi S.
Actress | Chakravarthi Thirumagal
Varalakshmi S. was born on August 13, 1925 in Jaggampeta, Andhra Pradesh, India. She is known for her work on Chakravarthi Thirumagal (1957), Daana Veera Soora Karna (1977) and Shri Krishna Pandaviyam (1966). She was married to A L Srinivasan. She died on September 22, 2009 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, ...