Sri MGR Year 97, 1st December, Monday
We had already uploaded episodes 1 to 6 of Thadam Pathithavargal a program telecasted in Vendhar TV, in our MGR blog. Below is the two episodes of the program.
In this episode MGR movies released in 1965 to 1970 are shown and importance given movies such as Enga Veetu Pillai, Ayirathil Oruvan, Anbay Vaa, Kavalkaran and Petral Than Pillaiya?. They also narrated the shooting incident happened in 12th January 1967.
Above image screen shot from Thadam Pathithavargal episode 7, to your left is Anbay Vaa (1966) and to the right Kavalkaran (1967).
Below image to your left is used for showing the MGR and M.R.Radha shooting incident. To the right for the 1967 General election. They touched some part of the election campaign.
Above screen captures are from episode 7, the program exhibited some action scenes from Ayirathil Oruvan and the famous duet song from Anbay Vaa. They did not mention any thing about Emgeeyar Pictures Adimai Penn and Vijaya productions Nam Nadu both movies released in 1969. They also talked about the 1970 election.
As expected they were in hurry to complete the story of MGR biography in episode 8. The timeline is 1970 to 1987. Many reasons are there to name one is much politics has to be dealt with.
They showed some video clippings from Engal Thangam, Rickshawkaran, Ulagam Sutrum Valiban, Urimaikural, Ithayakani and Maduraiyai Meeta Sundarapandian.
For visual representation of 1972 event they showed MGR resigning from the Chairman post scene from Nam Nadu. The program mentioned about the best actor award of 1971 that is Bharath award was given to our Puratchi Thalaivar MGR for the movie Rickshawkaran.
Some information about Ulagam Sutrum Valiban and Urimaikural movie record was given. They visualized the first ADMK victory in Dindukal from the movie Netru Indru Nalai. Video clippings from Sathya Movies Ithayakani was presented for our delight. The scenes include, the first song “Neenga Nalla Irukanum”, MGR disguised as M.G.Red.
Interestingly the program used Nalai Namathey scenes to show that our God MGR technically used film title for his political messages for the masses.
Rare videos of MGR giving speech to mass gathering appeared as a lighting. From 1975 they jumped to making of Maduraiyai Meeta Sundarapandian and the General election. And also shortly they showed some scenes of MGR recuperating in Brooklyn hospital in United States and then the election result.
Finally you know what they showed, as to the ending MGR’s body guard K.P.Ramakrishnan narrated the final hours of MGR with tears brimming in his eyes.
For the previous episodes 1 to 6 the link is given below: