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31 July 2011

Denmark MGR Fan

 Sri MGR Year 94, 31st July, Sunday


MGR Devotee from Bangalore S.Vinod has forwarded an article written by Ramesh in Alaikal E news website, six pages about our beloved Leader Puratchi Thalaivar MGR.




Click the above image for further reading.


He has given a detailed account how he became a MGR Fan and how he enjoyed MGR movies when he was in Srilanka.

30 July 2011

MGR Grandson Wedding Update

Sri MGR Year 94, 30th July, Saturday


MGR Grandson MGCB Pradeep married Saraswathy Yadav on July 10th. MGR Grandson has updated the site with photos and videos.


Click here to view MGR and MGCB Pradeep photo.

29 July 2011

MGR Functions

Sri MGR Year 94, 29th July, Friday


MGR Devotees L.Kalaivanan and his wife Santhi Kalaivanan have been constructing a temple for our beloved Leader Puratchi Thalaivar MGR in Nathamedu, Chelliamman Salai, Thiruninravoor.


The temple construction and the Idol work has been completed. Kumbhabhishekam will be on August 15th Monday from 9.00 am to 10.30 am all MGR Devotees and MGR Fans are humbly asked to participate in the function and get the grace of our MGR.




Olikirathu Urimaikural and all MGR Fans have planned to celebrate the 50th year of Thirudathae. The function should have been conducted on March itself due to Election the function was postponed.


The Golden Jubilee function will be conducted on August 14th Sunday, German hall (Near South Indian Film Actors Association) T.Nagar, Chennai. The invitation is given below.




Artists who have worked in the movie Thirudathae will participate. Special Edition of Thirudathae book will be released and 30 minute video clipping will be screened for the audience.

27 July 2011

MGR Devar Combination

Sri MGR Year 94, 27th July, Wednesday


MGR and Devar were close friends. Devar films first movie was Thaiku Pin Tharam. From 1956 to 1972 Devar Films produced 16 MGR movies. All the movies had social themes no Historical movies. M.M.A. Chinnappa Devar was the first Producer and who had confidence to book MGR for his subsequent movies in General Hospital during January 1967 when MGR was recuperating from M.R.Radha incident.


Olikirathu Urimaikural MGR monthly has came out with a 48 page special edition in the name of Devar Films Thayaripil Makkal Thilagam MGR.


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Cost of the special edition is Rs.20/-


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A rare image of MGR in Murugan Costume with Devar from the movie Thani Piravi.


No. Date of Release Movie Name MGR Character Name Heroine
1 21.09.1956 Thaikupintharam Muthaiah Banumathy
2 07.11.1961 Thai Sollai Thatathey Raj Sarojadevi
3 13.04.1962 Thaiyai Katha Thanaiyan Sekar Sarojadevi
4 15.08.1962 Kudumba Thalaivan Vasu Sarojadevi
5 22.02.1963 Dharmam Thalaikakum Chandran Sarojadevi
6 15.08.1963 Neethikupinpasam Gopal Sarojadevi
7 14.01.1964 Vettaikaran Babu Savithri
8 25.09.1964 Thozhilali Raj Rathna
9 10.09.1965 Kannithai Saravanan Jayalalitha
10 18.02.1966 Mugarasi Raj Jayalalitha
11 16.09.1966 Thanipiravi Muthaiah Jayalalitha
12 13.01.1967 Thaikuthalaimagan Maruthu Jayalalitha
13 07.11.1967 Vivasahi Muthaiah K.R.Vijaya
14 23.02.1968 Ther Thiruvizha Saravanan & MGR Jayalalitha
15 21.10.1968 Kadhal Vaganam Balu Jayalalitha
16 10.08.1972 Nalla Neram Raj K.R.Vijaya


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The only film company which released two movies in one year with MGR as lead is Devar films the years are 1962, 1963, 1964, 1966, 1967 and 1968. The first colour movie of Devar Films is Nalla Neram. MGR gave call sheet for 7 days for Mugarasi and the same movie was shot in 13 days. Other movies shooting was completed in short span are Kannithai and Thanipiravi was completed in 3 weeks, Vivasahi and Kadhal vaganam were completed in 5 weeks, Kudumba Thalaivan, Thozhilali, Thaikuthalaimagan, Ther Thiruvizha, Vettaikaran and Dharmam Thalaikakum were completed in 2 months, Thaisollaithatathey, Thaiyaikatha Thanaiyan and Neethikupin pasam were completed in 3 months.


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Look at the titles how it suited MGR when our beloved Leader Puratchi Thalaivar MGR was emerging as Hero in social oriented movies.


100 Days movies are: (Highest number of days)

Thaikupintharam – 147 Days – Trichy – Roxy

Thai Sollai Thatathey – 140 Days – Trichy – Jupiter

Thaiyai Katha Thanaiyan – 140 Days – Trichy – Palace

Kudumba Thalaivan – 105 Days – Salem – Jaya

Dharmam Thalaikakum – 104 Days – Coimbatore – Royal

Neethikupinpasam – 105 Days – Madurai – New Cinema & Salem – Santhi

Vettaikaran – 147 Days – Salem – Sitheswara

Mugarasi – 101 Days – Chennai – Gaiety

Nalla Neram – 132 Days – Salem – Oriental


The Book has neatly given the details from story to the release theaters and other important informations. The book has full page 7 solo stills of MGR and 13 full page pair photos.


This special edition is collectible for MGR Fans.

24 July 2011

MGR Grandson Wedding

Sri MGR Year 94, 24th July, Sunday


MGR and MG.Chakrapani’s Grandson MGCB Pradeep married Saraswathy Yadav on 10th July 2011 in Chennai. The marriage was attended by MGR Devotees and MGR Fans from Tamil Nadu.




MGR Devotee Tirupur Ravichandran has forwarded the group photo taken during the Wedding reception held on July 10th in Ashoka Hotel. team wishes the couple a Happy Married Life.

22 July 2011

Handsome MGR

Sri MGR Year 94, 22nd July, Friday


There are lot of images and as well as rare images of our beloved Leader Puratchi Thalaivar MGR in MGR facebook page. MGR’s family members have uploaded some nice unseen images of MGR. Here I have uploaded only some of the images of our MGR.


These images are taken from the facebook page of MGR and some from Mannathi Mannan magazine – Author MGR Vijayan.


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Enga Veetu Pillai Image and MGR with Bharath Award (Best Actor award) which he received for his acting in Rickshawkaran.




This is also from Enga Veetu Pillai to the left side of the photo you can see the lighting equipments.


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Ulagam Sutrum Valiban image (this was the first shot taken in Expo 70). Another is Nalai Ulagai song scene from Uzhaikum Karangal.


This post credit goes to MGR Vijayan of Mannathi Mannan magazine.

18 July 2011

Adimai Penn in Bangalore VI

Sri MGR Year 94, 18th July, Monday


Emgeeyar Pictures Adimai Penn reaches 4th successive week in Bangalore. This week MGR epic movie was released in Aruna.


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All the images were forwarded by MGR Devotee Vinod from Bangalore.


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Other images and videos will be updated soon in our Blog.

17 July 2011

Adimai Penn in Bangalore V

Sri MGR Year 94, 17th July, Sunday


Adimai Penn MGR movie reaches 4th successive week screening in Bangalore.




Detailed below is the list of theaters which released Adimai Penn.


First Week

Natraj – 4 shows

Lavanya – 2 shows

Amrudh – 4 shows

Maheswari – 4 shows

Madheswara – 4 shows

Lakshmi – 4 shows (KGF)


Second Week

Natraj Dts – 4 shows – 2nd Week

Lavanya Dts – 2 shows – 2nd Week

Sri Balaji Dts – 4 shows

Vijay Dts – 2 shows (Mysore Road)

Pushpanjali Dts – 2 shows (Sultanpalaiya)

Pushpanjali Dts – 2 shows (B.N.Pura)

Vinodha Dts – 4 shows (Tumkur)

Lakshmi Dts – 4 shows (KGF) – 2nd Week


Third Week

Vinayaga Dts – Chamrajpet

Nagendra Dts

Vinayaga Badhravathi Dts


Fourth Week

Aruna Dts – Sriramapuram


Theatre list forwarded by MGR Devotee Vinod.




Maalai Malar 13th July edition has carried the article about the release and success of Emgeeyar Pictures Adimai Penn in Bangalore and the news was forwarded by MGR Devotee Ramamurthy from T.Nagar.

14 July 2011

MGR Temple - Dinamalar

Sri MGR Year 94, 14th July, Thursday


MGR Devotee Kalaivanan has taken the laborious work of constructing a temple for our beloved Leader Puratchi Thalaivar MGR. Now the temple is 95% finished and the Kumbhabhishekam will be conducted on 15th August 2011


This Sunday Dinamalar has written an article about MGR temple and MGR Devotee Kalaivanan.


The article is given below.




First page of the article.




Second page of the article.


The invitation will be uploaded in this site soon.

09 July 2011

Adimai Penn in Bangalore IV

Sri MGR Year 94, 9th July, Saturday


MGR Devotee Vinod from Bangalore sent these images to share it in our Blog.


First week banners continues.




Banner kept by Vijay Fans.


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Crowd for the Evening show.




Pooja for our beloved Leader Puratchi Thalaivar MGR.


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Interesting Banners kept by various Bangalore MGR Fans Associations.


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Natraj Theater Night Show on Sunday.




Magnificent Banner.




Last week Adimai Penn was released in Sri Balaji Theater.




Versatile Exponent MGR banner an eye catcher.




And the Bangalore Team who have helped us by providing photos and to publish this post in our MGR Blog.

06 July 2011

MGR Magazine Update

Sri MGR Year 94, 6th July, Wednesday


MGR magazine Olikirathu Urimaikural has released a special edition on 16 MGR starrer Devar Films movies and here is the update for the month of June and July issue of Olikirathu Urimaikural.


I will update the Special Edition book soon.


June Edition of Olikirathu Urimaikural


July Edition of Olikirathu Urimaikural

05 July 2011

MGR Grandson Wedding

Sri MGR Year 94, 5th July, Tuesday


MGR and MG.Chakrapani’s Grandson MGCB Pradeep (AIADMK Party Speaker) wedding is on July 10th in Chennai. He has invited all MGR Fans and MGR Devotees.




Yesterday MGCB Pradeep with his family members invited Chief Minister Jayalalitha to grace the marriage function.


To read more click here to read.

MGR Tomb – A Mystery

Sri MGR Year 94, 5th July, Tuesday


Recently Daily Thanthi carried an article about MGR resting place and the people who visit regularly.


Our beloved Leader Puratchi Thalaivar MGR has left this Earth 23 years ago (24 nearing) still people remember him.




Click the above image to read.


Some say that they can hear the watch ticking. 95% of the people who visit the tomb tries as seen in the picture. An interview by Sakthi and Sathya are included in the article.

01 July 2011

Adimai Penn in Bangalore III

Sri MGR Year 94, 1st July, Friday


Emgeeyar Pictures Adimai Penn was released in Bangalore and Kolar Gold Field on 24.6.2011 in 6 theaters. The response was overwhelming.



Previous week ad




This week ad both - Images are from E-paper of Daily Thanthi Bangalore Edition.


This week Adimai Penn movie is released in other theatres in Karnataka. Second week in Lavanya, Natraj and Lakshmi (KGF).


The theaters are:


Natraj Dts – 4 shows – 2nd Week

Lavanya Dts – 2 shows – 2nd Week

Sri Balaji Dts – 4 shows

Vijay Dts – 2 shows (Mysore Road)

Pushpanjali Dts – 2 shows (Sultanpalaiya)

Pushpanjali Dts – 2 shows (B.N.Pura)

Vinodha Dts – 4 shows (Tumkur)

Lakshmi Dts – 4 shows (KGF) – 2nd Week


Information forwarded by MGR Devotee Vinod from Bangalore.

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