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17 January 2021

காலத்தை வென்றவன் - The Reborn King

Sri MGR Year 104, 17th January, Sunday

A fantastic documentary by Kumkumam Sundarrajan on the most turbulent period for MGR and MGR fans, October 1984 to Feb 1985. The documentary is nicely edited with clips of Apollo Hospital, prayers rendered by people from all walks of life, interviews given by Doctors who have treated MGR, and explanations given by Dr.Hande. 

Below is the Documentary from Youtuber, titled Kalathai Vendravan (காலத்தை வென்றவன்)

Intro and Epilogue are given by Makkal Neethi Mayyam Leader Kamal Hassan. 

While watching the video my eyes glistened a couple of times. How many times you shed tears?

01 January 2021

Happy New Year 2021

 Sri MGR Year 103rd, 1st January, Friday

We team wishes its readers a Happy New Year 2021. Below is the digital work of MGR devotee Venkat for new year's wishes and the 33rd Death anniversary.

16 December 2020

After Lockdown

Sri MGR Year 103rd, 16th December, Wednesday

Seven months after Lockdown theatres opened to the public and producer of the Digitized version of our Puratchi Thalaivar starter Ayirathil Oruvan was re-released in several theatres.

Mr.Chockalingam had forwarded the message to me nearly three weeks back. Below are the theatres.

From 27th November 2020.

(1) Rathna - Nellai

(2) Cleopatra - Tuticorin

(3)Geethalaya - Sankaran Kovil

(4)Lakhsmi - Sathankulam

(5)Tips - Alankulam

(6) Senthil - Kattuputhur

இன்று முதல் (27th Nov) 1.நெல்லை ரத்னா 2.தூத்துக்குடி கிளியோபாட்ரா 3. சங்கரன்கோவில் கீத்யாலயா, 4.. சாத்தான்குளம் லட்சுமி, 5ஆலங்குளம் டிப்ஸ், 6, காட்டுப்புத்தூர் செந்தில் குதூகல ஆரம்பம்.

26 November 2020


 Sri MGR Year 103rd, 26th November, Thursday

Phillumeny is the hobby of collecting matchboxes, matchbooks, match covers, and labels. In India we mostly use matchbox. In 1980s movies we can see matchbooks one such appears in Superman III the character Gus Gormon (Richard Pryor) after been rejected for paycheques that were given to unemployed people, to lit a cigarette he borrows a matchbook from a stranger (image given below)

Coming back to Phillumeny a person who collects such items is called Phillumenist. From Facebook Indian Phillumenists page, I got one matchbox cover showing,

Yes, the name MGR is printed in DMK party colour with the election symbol "Rising Sun". Below are the lines printed along with MGR and the election symbol, Safety matches, special quality, Selvam Match Industries, Unjampatti.

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