Sri MGR Year 98, 24th January, Saturday
Veteran Tamil film actor V.S.Raghavan aged 90, passed away today in a private hospital. Fondly remembered as one of the great character artist of Tamil movie who possessed unique dialogue delivery and mannerism breathed his last today. We srimgr.com team expresses their heartfelt condolences to his family and may his soul rest in peace.
The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu MGR, presenting the Devar Award in a cinema function to V.S.Raghavan.
V.S.Raghavan first appeared with our Puratchi Thalaivar movie in Olivilakku as a Police Officer. Later he was cast again as a Police Officer in Engal Thangam. His notable roles with MGR are, foster Father in Sangay Muzhangu, again foster father in Nalai Namathey, Villain in Pallandu Vazhga, strict and disciplined father in Neethiku Thalaivanangu, as Father-in-law in Urimaikural, police informer in Sirithu Vazha Vendum, as a trusted Minister in Maduraiyai Meeta Sundarapandian and a small role but aids to lift MGR image in Uzhaikum Karangal.
During 1970s period V.S.Raghavan has acted in most of Thalaivar movies. In October 2014 in an interview to Indian Express he quotes “Once, I was part of almost every MGR film”.
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