Sri MGR Year 97, 10th July, Thursday
Change in physical appearance of a person by either including a wig, removing or including a mustache/beard, change in costume or wearing glasses is called a disguise. In our Puratchi Thalaivar movies the disguises of MGR can be divided into two: one is including big mustache, beard and wig, change in makeup, another is wearing a cap or turban and sun glasses to cover his face.
Many movies, MGR had used so many kind of disguises either to enter the Villains liar or go undercover. Most of the disguises are found in social oriented theme movies.
It is very difficult to post all the images of MGR in disguises here you can see some of the disguises used in social as well as in period movies.
In the above images you can see MGR disguises in four movies, 1st is from Malaikallan, perfect fit for Thalaivar. 2nd is from Kulabaghavali long beard, big mustache and old age makeup. 3rd is from Puthumaipithan change in costume addition of black veil to mask his face who revolts against his uncle enacted by Balaiah. 4th is from Mahadevi using turban and big beard and disguises as a blind person.
1st image is from Baghdad Thirudan this scenes comes when Thalaivar meets Vaijayanthimala. 2nd is from Chakravarthy Thirumagal using long beard and old age makeup. 3rd image is from Rajadesingh movie. 4th is from Thai Sollai Thatathey MGR as a Police officer disguises as an old man to find the culprit in the market. 5th is from the movie Vikramadityan, MGR disguises as a court jester who speaks 6 languages.
In the above images numbered 1 is from Panathottam, wearing a steel rimmed glass and big mustache a simple disguise. 2nd is from Periya Idathu Penn a song scene. 3rd is from Padagotti, MGR disguises as a Bangle seller, memorable song continues. 4th is from Thayin Madiyil MGR disguises as a Poikal Kuthirai artist (Dummy horse dance).
1st image is from Ananda Jothi, 2nd image is from En Kadamai wearing a hat, change in mustache and small beard. 3rd image is from Mugarasi a song sequence. 4th image is from Kannan Yen Kadhalan a turban, sun glasses and change in costume. 5th is from Kudieruntha Kovil MGR disguises as a Punjabi dancer.
In the above images the 1st image is from the movie Kadhal Vaganam my favourite disguise of MGR. Here he disguises as an Anglo Indian lady and sings a song to help Jayalalitha, escape from the villain. 2nd image is from Nam Nadu MGR disguises as a Multi Millionaire. 3rd image is from Thalaivan typical hat, change in mustache, beard and costume. 4th image as old man who teaches western music to Jayalalitha from the movie Thedi Vantha Maapillai. 5th image is the climax scene from Rickshawkaran.
Above images 1st one is from Sangay Muzhangu a song scene. 2nd is from Raman Thediya Seethai, 3rd one MGR in Ithayaveenai a scene when he meets his father after a very long time. 4th image is from Ithayakani MGR disguising as a foreigner named M.G.Red.
In the 1st image, MGR disguises as a mad man to help his blind friends family, image from the movie Neethiku Thalaivanangu, 2nd is from Uzhaikum Karangal MGR disguises as Lord Shiva and does a Rudra Thandavam dance to ward off villain, planning to steal temple idols. 3rd is from Navarathinam MGR not in disguise but as a Mughal prince sings with Hindi actress Zarina Wahab and 4th is from the last MGR movie Maduraiyai Meeta Sundarapandian. In this movie MGR uses many disguises.
Most of the images are shared by MGR Devotee Muthaiyan.