Kalaiventhan MGR Bakthargal

Golden Jubilee

27 November 2014

Agni Malargal

Sri MGR Year 97, 27th November, Thursday

An article that had appeared in Agni Malargal November 2014 edition was forwarded by Govindaraj son of K.P.Ramakrishnan (MGR’s bodyguard). The article is about MGR’s attachment to Tamil language.

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The images above are the two pages from the magazine.

KPR had reminded about the first meeting between MGR and Mohandass during the shooting of Mattukara Velan and also how MGR encouraged non Tamil  speaking artists to learn the Tamil language.

22 November 2014

MGR Function – 2

Sri MGR Year 97, 22nd November, Saturday

Ponmanachemmal Sri MGR Welfare Association along with Aanaithulaga MGR Pothunala Sangam, Makkal Thilagam MGR Mandram and Ayirathil Oruvan Iraivan MGR Bakthargal celebrated 190th day of Ayirathil Oruvan and also the Golden jubilee of MGR movies released in 1964 in Chennai Press club on 16.11.2014.


We have already uploaded some images of the function continuing to that post we are now uploading the speech given by Poovai Sengkuttuvan about our Puratchi Thalaivar MGR.

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He remembered how meticulously MGR looks into the dialogues and lyrics. Poovai Sengkuttuvan had written only one song for our MGR and that song is “Naan unga veetu pillai” from Puthiya Bhoomi. He also told that MGR had great memory power. The title “Sumai Thangi” was given by him to one of MGR’s drama. Earlier he had sent one drama script for which MGR acknowledged with his own handwriting and when Poovai Sengkuttuvan wrote that he want to meet MGR, he replied that he will come to his place and meet him which he did when he came for staging a drama in his native place.


19 November 2014

Thadam Pathithavargal - 3

Sri MGR Year 97, 19th November, Wednesday

Vendhar TV broadcasts Thadam Pathithavargal a program featuring ordinary people excelling and achieving pinnacle of success through their hard work, dedication. In this feature our beloved Puratchi Thalaivar MGR life history is being shown regularly.


We have already uploaded the episodes 1 to 4 from Vendhar TV youtube site in our MGR blog. In this post we will be uploading episode 5 and 6.

Episode 5



In this episode they continued with the movies released in 1962, importance was given to Rani Samyugdha, Thayai Katha Thanaiyan and Kudumba Thalaivan.


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Episode 6

In the sixth episode they telecasted many scenes from Vikramadityan how the hero succeeds in the quest. Another movie Pasam the program showed MGR’s acting capability showcasing important scenes to emphasize their statement.



The episode ended with Panathottam and Koduthuvaithaval the movies that were released in 1963.

For the previous episodes please click the link below.

Episodes 1 and 2


Episodes 3 and 4

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