Death Place Matching "Madras, India" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


34 names.


1. M.G. Ramachandran

Actor | Nadodi Mannan

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 ...

2. Silk Smitha

Actress | Spadikam

Silk Smitha was born on December 2, 1960 in Eluru, Andhra Pradesh, India. She was an actress and producer, known for Spadikam (1995), Moondram Pirai (1982) and Kiraathakudu (1986). She died on September 23, 1996 in Madras, India.

3. S.V. Ranga Rao

Actor | Maya Bazaar

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 Maya Bazaar (1957), Maya Bazaar (1957) and Chadarangam (1967). He was married to Leelavathi. He died on July 18, 1974 in Madras, India.

4. Sathyan

Actor | Bharya

Sathyan was born as Sathyaneshan Nadar in a Christian family to Cheruvilakathuveettil Manuel and Lilly Amma. He had served as Viceroy's Commissioned Officer and later joined the Travancore State Police as a Police Inspector.

Sathyan made his debut on the tinsel screen in the 1952 Malayalam movie ...

5. Jayan

Actor | Puthiya Velicham

Jayan was born on July 25, 1939 in Kollam, Travancore, British India as Krishnan Nair. He was an actor, known for Puthiya Velicham (1979), Moorkhan (1980) and Sarapanjaram (1979). He died on November 16, 1980 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India.

6. Bharathan

Director | Thevar Magan

Noted south Indian film director, having directed over 50 Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu films. His films have been especially noted for their artistic quality, and admirers of his inimitable style refer to his directorial seal as the 'Bharathan touch'.

9. Diane Ellis

Actress | Hook and Ladder No. 9

Diane Ellis was born on December 20, 1909 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Hook and Ladder No. 9 (1927), Chain Lightning (1927) and High Voltage (1929). She was married to Stephen C. Millet. She died on December 15, 1930 in Madras, India.

11. Major Sundarrajan

Director | Nenjalgal

Major Sundarrajan was born in 1936 in Periyakulam, Tamil Nadu, India. He was an actor and director, known for Nenjalgal (1982), Andha Oru Nimidam (1985) and Oorum Uravum (1982). He died on February 28, 2003 in Madras, Tamil Nadu.

12. Chittor V. Nagaiah

Actor | Thyagayya

Chittor V. Nagaiah was born on March 28, 1904 in Repalle Taluk, Andhra Pradesh, India as Uppalam Nageswaram. He was an actor and composer, known for Thyagayya (1946), Naa Illu (1953) and Grihalakshmi (1938). He died on December 30, 1973 in Madras, India.

15. Annie Besant

Self | Congress Session in Bombay

Annie Besant, English writer, socialist and feminist activist, was born in 1847, the only daughter of William B. P. Wood, a non-practicing physician, and the former Emily Morris. Both were Anglo-Irish Protestants. Annie was raised a devout Anglican, and religion remained an important factor ...

16. B.N. Reddi

Director | Sumangali

Was awarded the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award by the Government of India for his life-time contribution to Indian cinema in 1975.

17. T.R. Sundaram

Director | Maya Rambha

T.R. Sundaram was born on July 16, 1907 in Tiruchengodu, Tamil Nadu, India as Tiruchengodu Ramalinga Sundaram. He was a director and producer, known for Maya Rambha (1950), Chand Par Chadayee (1967) and Mayavathi (1949). He died on August 30, 1963 in Madras, Tamil Nadu.

18. T. Prakash Rao

Director | Suraj

Was influenced by communist ideology and joined 'Praja Natya Mandali'. Due to crackdown on communist party in 1940s, went underground and made his way like most of his colleagues from 'Praja Natya Mandali' to Madras into the film world.

20. Chittajalu Pullayya

Director | Bala Nagamma

Father of director Rao C.S.R..

21. Swami Satchidananda

Actor | Chappaqua

H.H. Sri Swami Satchidananda, famously referred to as the "Woodstock" Guru, is the founder of the Integral Yoga Institutes, International, and Satchidananda Ashram, Yogaville. He is considered by many to be one of the most revered Spiritual Masters of our time. Invited to America by filmmaker,...

22. P.J. Anthony

Writer | C.I.D. Nazir

Malayalam actor who had his roots in theatre. A major actor-playwright in the post-WW2 era with more than 90 plays. He ran the Pratibha Arts Club, an influential theatre group based in Ernakulam. In cinema, he was famous for playing villains. He has also directed, scripted and provided lyrics for ...

24. K.B. Sundarambal

Actress | Mahakavi Kalidasu

K.B. Sundarambal was born in 1908 in India as Kodumudi Balambal Sundarambal. She is known for her work on Mahakavi Kalidasu (1960), Thiruvilayadal (1965) and Avvaiyyar (1953). She died in October 1980 in Madras, India.

26. C.R. Rajagopalachari

Self | Congress Session in Bombay

C.R. Rajagopalachari was born on December 10, 1878 in Salem, Madras Presidency, British India as Chakravarthy Rajagopalachari. He died on December 25, 1972 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India.

27. Bellari Raghava

Actor | Draupadi Manasamrakshanam

Bellari Raghava was born on August 2, 1880 in Bellary, British India as Todpatri Raghavacharlu. He was an actor, known for Draupadi Manasamrakshanam (1936), Raitu Bidda (1939) and Chandika (1940). He died on April 17, 1946 in Madras, [now Tamil Nadu], British India.

29. Raja Sandow P.K.

Actor | Karna

Raja Sandow P.K. was born in 1894 in Pudukottai, Tamil Nadu, India as P.K. Nagalingam. He was an actor and director, known for Karna (1922), Prabhu Ka Pyara (1936) and Sati Usha Sundari (1930). He was married to leela. He died in 1942 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, British India.

30. Y.V. Rao

Director | Satyabhama

Y.V. Rao was born on May 30, 1903 in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, British India as Yaragudipati Varada Rao. He was a director and actor, known for Satyabhama (1942), Malli Pelli (1939) and Tahsildar (1944). He was married to Rukmini and Rajam. He died in 1973 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India.

33. Bhaskar Bhattacharyya

The Jewel in the Crown

During a morning dip in the Bay of Bengal, while shooting on location with the UK's Channel 4 crew, he was overwhelmed by a strong rip current and drowned.


34 names.