Sri MGR Year 96, 13th March, Wednesday
In this post we are going to see the yesteryear prominent drama actors who have acted with our beloved Leader MGR in movies.
MGR received his acting skills through Boys Drama company. And like many of his contemporaries entered cinema in the year 1935.
Kalaivanar N.S.Krishnan a greatest Actor and philanthropist guided our MGR when our Thalaivar was very young. The same, MGR had mentioned in his autobiography Naan Yen Piranthen.
Both Kalaivanar and MGR debuted in Sathileelavathi in the year 1936. And they acted in more number of films together. Below is the list of movies.
1. Sathi Leelavathi
3. Maya Machindra
4. Ashok Kumar
5. Vedavathi (a) Seetha Jananam
10. Dasi penn or Jothi Malar
12. Madurai Veeran
13. Chakravarthy Thirumagal
14. Raja Desingh
(Any movie other than in the list?)
MGR presided for the marriage of Kalaivanar’s son N.S.K.Nallathambi.
The most important roles of Kalaivanar and MGR pair is Madurai Veeran, and the unforgettable Song in Chakravarthy Thirumagal.
Their relationship was beyond film world. After the demise of Kalaivanar MGR helped his family members. Most known to this world.
A rare image of MGR welcoming Kalaivanar N.S.Krishnan and S.V.Sahasranamam in MGR family function. The image was given by MGR’s grandson MGCB Pradeep.
Another great Drama artist and best character role artist of Tamil films acted along with MGR in many below is the list.
3. Ananda Jothi
6. Indru Pol Endrum Vazhga
7. Maduraiyai Meeta Sundarapandian
In Marmayogi Sahasranamam acted as MGR’s younger brother! and did commendable sword fight with our MGR. In Ananda Jothi he acted as the Father in Law, in Deivathai as a respectable Police Officer (Father in Law too). The most memorable role of him with MGR is the sentimental brother role in Urimaikural. Another important to mention is Pandian King and the brother of Sundarapandian in Maduraiyai Meeta Sundarapandian.