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K. Subramaniam (I) (1904–1971)

Krishnaswami Subrahmanyam was an Indian film director of the 1930s-40s and a key figure in establishing the Tamil film industry. He directed around 20 films and is known for ground-breaking socio-political themes, criticizing the caste system, advocating for women, and critiquing untouchability. His most famous work is nationalistic film ... See full bio »


(age 66)

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Balayogini Director
Balayogini Director
Thyagabhoomi Director
Pavalakkodi Director


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 1948 Kapati Arakshakaya (as K. Subramanyam)
 1943 Krishna Sudhaama (as K. Subramanyam)
 1941 Prahlada
 1939 Thyagabhoomi
 1938 Seva Sadan
 1936/II Balayogini
 1936/I Balayogini
 1934 Pavalakkodi (directed by)
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 1939 Thyagabhoomi (writer)
 1936/II Balayogini (screenplay) / (story)
 1936/I Balayogini (screenplay) / (story)
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 1939 Thyagabhoomi (producer)
 1936/II Balayogini (producer)
 1936/I Balayogini (producer)

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