Sri MGR Year 96, 7th June, Friday
We are actively searching and finding out the exact dates of some of MGR movie shooting. We have some data with us. Of this today's post is about the shooting date of Emgeeyar Pictures Ulagam Sutrum Vaaliban movie.
Our beloved Leader Puratchi Thalaivar MGR along with 26 members including actors, actress and technicians left Chennai on 5th September for the shooting of Ulagam Sutrum Tamilan which was later renamed to Ulagam Sutrum Vaaliban.
MGR’s article Thirai Kadal Odi thirai padam eduthom in Bommai Magazine which was later published as a Book titled Ulagam Sutrum Vaaliban uruvana kathai in that article MGR tells the exact date of commencement of Ulagam Sutrum Vaaliban shooting. More about the Book click here.
The first shot of the movie was on 8th September 1970 and the next day is shooting for the song Ulagam Azhagu kalaigalil surangam.
The above image with three pictures are from Ulagam Sutrum Vaaliban movie, the two images to your left are from Expo 70 which was shot on 8 and 9th of September 1970, the difference in MGR hat. From 8th to 13th MGR completed the full shoot of Expo 70 portion.
The image to your right (MGR hugging two kids) is from the song Sirithu Vazha vendum, shot in Haw Par Villa (Singapore) also known as Tiger Balm Garden. The entire scene was shot in two days that is from 18th and 19th October 1970.
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Source about the date is from MGR written Ulagam Sutrum Vaaliban Uruvana Kathai and Singapore Newspapers. Other dates from this movie will follow.