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29 February 2012

Another MGR Book

Sri MGR Year 95, 29th February, Wednesday

 

MGR Devotee Tirupur Ravichandran has forwarded a MGR Book information to share in our MGR Blog.

 

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The title of the Book is Ellarukum Piditha MGR. The book was written by Pa.Ganesh, and was published by Sri Balagangai Publications, Chennai-26. Price of the book is Rs.12/- with 32 pages.

28 February 2012

MGR Movies Week

Sri MGR Year 95, 28th February, Tuesday

 

MGR and Jayalalitha starrer movies were re-released this week in Coimbatore Royal Theater.

 

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The movies which are released this week are:

24th February Nam Nadu

25th February Adimai Penn

26th February Mattukara Velan

27th February Ayirathil Oruvan

28th February Kavalkaran

29th February Kumari Kottam

1st March En Annan

 

The above details are forwarded by V.P.Haridass from Coimbatore to MGCB Pradeep.

 

MGR Devotee Yukesh Babu informed me that the re-release of MGR movies were doing great business and the same news was flashed in Maalai Malar Coimbatore Edition. The above image is from Maalai Malar Coimbatore digital edition.

 

Till date all the movies were houseful.

Aanaiadi School Part II

Sri MGR Year 95, 28th February, Tuesday

MGR studied in Aanaiadi School, Kumbakonam, today the school is in bad shape, and the same was published recently in Kumudam Reporter. The article was published in our MGR Blog with help of MGR Devotee Tirupur Ravichandran.

 

A week back MGR’s Grandson MGCB Pradeep and Olikirathu Urimaikural Editor B.S.Raj visited the School and donated some money. MGCB Pradeep has published the article in his blog with photos.

 

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Click the above image for further details.

Interview B.S.Saroja

Sri MGR Year 95, 28th February, Tuesday

 

MGR Devotee Tirupur Ravichandran has forwarded the scanned images from the Tamil Movie magazine Cinema Express dated 16.2.2012. The article is about the interview of Veteran Actress B.S.Saroja who have acted with our beloved Leader Puratchi Thalaivar MGR in many movies as pair, movies such as Puthumaipithan, Kundukili etc.

 

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She along with her husband and noted Director T.R.Ramanna produced many movies with MGR and other leading stars of yesteryears. She has mentioned that her husband’s directed movies she liked were – Vazha Piranthaval, Periya Idathu Penn, Panakara Kudumbam, Kulabaghavali, Pasam, Kathavarayan, Kundukili, Thanga Surangam, Naan, Mundruezhuthu, Puthumai Pithan, Sorgam, Parakum Pavai, Nadodi and Ennai Pol Oruvan etc.

 

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She has narrated about how MGR reacted to the Western dance in the movie Periya Idathu Penn and sword fight with B.S.Saroja in Puthumaipithan.

24 February 2012

Rare Images VII

Sri MGR Year 95, 24th February, Friday

 

MGR Devotee Jaisankar has forwarded some rare images with information to share in our MGR Blog.

 

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The above images is from the movie Sri Murugan. Our beloved Leader Puratchi Thalaivar MGR has acted as Lord Siva. MGR  has given an interview to Filmfare magazine about the roles he liked in his movie. MGR has choosen the film Sri Murugan in this movie he has acted in a small role, Siva Thandavam dance was the highlight of the movie.

 

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This image is from the movie Andaman Kaithi. This image was published in the biography of MGR tilted Nan En Piranthen which was published in Thai Tamil Weekly during 1988.

 

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The above image is also from the front cover of Thai Tamil weekly magazine. The movie name is Alibabavum Narpathu Thirudargalum.

 

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This majestic image of MGR is from the movie Rani Samyugdha. The actual image is black and white, they have coloured the image and restored in high resolution.

 

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MGR and Janaki image coloured and published in Thai Tamil weekly as Deepavali special in 1988.

 

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The above image of MGR and Sirgazhi Govindarajan was published in Bommai Tamil Magazine when remembering Sirgazhi Govindarajan. Notable is that MGR in his original hairstyle.

 

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This was image published in front cover of Devi Tamil Magazine during the publication of MGR Story written by Ithayakani Editor Vijayan.

 

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Another couple photo of MGR and Janaki published in Thai Tamil Weekly. When I observed the image in high resolution MGR was wearing 3 rings in his left hand all the rings have Gems. One ring has all the nine gems.

 

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Image MGR as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu was published in Kalki Tamil weekly as a remembrance.

22 February 2012

SN Lakshmi Passes Away

Sri MGR Year 95, 22nd February, Wednesday

 

Veteran Tamil Film actress S.N.Lakshmi passed away in Chennai on 20th February 2012. She has acted with our beloved Leader Puratchi Thalaivar MGR in many movies. In mother role the movies are Baghdad Thirudan, Vivasahi, Thozhilali, Thaiku Thalai Magan, Ther Thiruvizha, Mattukara Velan, Annamittakai, Patikattu Ponnaiah and step mother in Nan En Piranthen, supporting roles in many movies such as Ragasiya Police 115, Deiva Thai, En Annan, Ninaithathai Mudipavan, Indru Pol Endrum vazhga etc.

 

In 2009, SN Lakshmi participated in the Golden Jubilee of MGR’s Nadodi Mannan function which was held in Rani Seethai Hall. She gave a heart touching speech and she was very emotional about our Thalaivar.

 

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(MGR’s Screen Mother)

 

The above image was taken during the Golden Jubilee function of Nadodi Mannan that was held in Rani Seethai Hall, Chennai on 16.8.2009.

 

The image and details were provided by Olikirathu Urimaikural Editor B.S.Raj and MGR Devotee Tirupur Ravichandran.

 

We srimgr.com team prays for her soul to rest in peace.

21 February 2012

Still No.1

Sri MGR Year 95, 21st February, Tuesday

 

MGR Devotee Bangalore S.Vinod has informed me that in who popular website our beloved Leader Puratchi Thalaivar MGR is still ranked Number one politician in India. And the vote has crossed 60,000.

 

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So far MGR vote link have 329 facebook links and 239 Fans with MGR fan ksmanian with 1369 points, his contribution is high. Most of Vijay, Ajith and Mohanlal fans were voting for MGR in the most popular Politician category.

 

We srimgr.com team thanks them for their work.

18 February 2012

Telugu Dubbed MGR Movies

Sri MGR Year 95, 18th February, Saturday

 

MGR in his cinema career has acted in 136 films including 1 Telugu, 1 Hindi and 1 Malayalam movie (2 movies Avasara Police 100 and Nallathai Nadu Ketkum were released after he left us). Most of MGR’s black and white movies were dubbed and released in Telugu.

 

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Nadodi Mannan movie in Telugu titled Anaganga oka raju.

 

60 MGR movies were dubbed and released in Telugu some movies were released subsequent to Tamil movie release. Most of the movies were released after many years from Tamil movie release.

 

Telugu Movie Name Tamil Movie Name Year of
Release
Alibaba Alibabavum Narpathu Thirudargalum 1956
Sagasa Veerudu Madurai Veeran 1956
Rajaputhiri Ragasiyamu Chakravarthi Thirumagal 1957
Mahadevi Mahadevi 1958
Veerakatkam Puthumaipithan 1958
Anaganga Oka Raju Nadodi Mannan 1959
Baghdad Kaja Dhonga Baghdad Thirudan 1960
Desingu Raju Katha Raja Desingh 1961
Kathi patina thaithu Arasilangkumari 1961
Jebu Dhonga Thirudathae 1961
Yennakakka Veerudu Mannathi Mannan 1962
Veera Puthrudu Thaiyai Katha Thanaiyan 1962
Bagiya Vanthalu Nallavan Vazhvan 1962
Itharu Kodukalu Thai Sollai Thatathae 1962
Rajathi Raju Katha Rajarajan 1963
Athirstavathi Koduthu vaithaval 1963
Thiyaga Murithulu Madapura 1963
Ananda Jothi Ananda Jothi 1964
Hantheru Devvaru Dharmam Thalaikakum 1964
Thongalu Pattina Thora Nithiku pin pasam 1964
Thonga Notalu Pana thottam 1964
Indi Dhonga Vettaikaran 1964
Mukaramaiulu Moodu aithulu Parisu 1964
Veeramarthanda Vikramadityan 1964
Karanaa Hathakudu En Kadamai 1965
Katha Nayakudu Katha Ayirathil Oruvan 1965
Kalam Marienthi Padagotti 1966
Eavara Sri Kalangarai Vilakam 1966
Dhanamay prapanja leela Thaiku Thalai magan 1967
Kalachakaram Panam Padaithavan 1967
Anthulayani Hanthudu Thaiyin Madiyil 1967
Pellandapayam Chandrodayam 1967
Namatyenday Nan Aanai Ittal 1967
Kondi Billa Parakkum Pavai 1967
Sabash Ranga Thanipiravi 1967
Thopidi Dhongalu Mugarasi 1968
Visithira Sotharalu Kudiruntha Kovil 1968
Mangalya Vijayam Thali Baghyam 1968
Srimanthalu Panakara Kudumbam 1968
Thopagu Thoppa Asai Mugam 1968
Driver Mohan Kavalkaran 1969
Konda Veeti Simmam Adimai Penn 1969
Prema Manasulu Anbay Vaa 1969
Everipappai Petralthan Pillaiya 1970
Visithira Vivagam Kannan en Kadhalan 1970
Kadachari 115 Ragasiya Police 115 1971
Secundarabab CID Thalaivan 1972
Pandhipottu Bayangar Puthiya Bhoomi 1972
Prana Snekithalu Nalla Neram 1972
Rickshaw Ramudu Rickshawkaran 1972
Logam Suttina Veerudu Ulagam Sutrum Valiban 1973
Kaithi Pentli Kanavan 1975
Manjikosam Annamitta Kai 1975
Rangkola Rani Kumarikottam 1975
Kashmir Pulludu Ithayaveenai 1976
Prema Dharma Ithayakani 1976
Vanjrala Thonga Ninaithathai Mudipavan 1976
Ethiruleni Kathanayakudu Indru Pol Endrum Vazhga 1978
Dharmathmudu Netru Indru Nalai 1978
Andamola Sabatham Neerum Nerupum 1978

 

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Adimai Penn Telugu Version Poster. Images were provided by MGR’s Grandson MGCB Pradeep.

 

Telugu Adimai Penn Duet Song “Ayiram Nilavae Vaa”

 

 

Pardon for the Telugu title names if they are typed wrongly.

 

I had the opportunity to watch two MGR Telugu movies one was direct Telugu movie Sarvathikari and one Telugu dubbed Ithayakani.

 

Click here for some of MGR movies Telugu dubbed songs .

16 February 2012

95th Birthday Function Thiruvannamalai

Sri MGR Year 95, 16th February, Thursday

 

MGR’s 95th Birthday function, 47th year of Makkal Thilagam MGR Mandram and Chief Minister Ms.Jayalalitha’s 64th birthday function will be celebrated in Thiruvannamalai on 19.2.2012 in Theradi Veethi, Thiruvannamalai, time 5 pm.

 

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The above images were forwarded by MGR’s Grandson MGCB Pradeep.

 

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The function images will be uploaded in our MGR blog soon.

15 February 2012

95th Birthday Function Part II

Sri MGR Year 95, 15th February, Wednesday

MGR’s 95th birthday was celebrated in Sai Baba Hall, in Sriramapuram, Bangalore on 12th February 2012. MGR Fans from Tamil Nadu, Pondy and Karnataka attended the function.

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Ex-MLA Muniyappa was welcomed by senior MGR Fan Damodharan.

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திரு,முனியப்பா அவர்கள் மக்கள் திலகம் எம்.ஜி.ஆர் அவர்களின் உருவ படத்தை திறந்து வைத்தார்.

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மக்கள் திலகத்தின் ரசிகர்கள்

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விழாவில் ஒலிக்கிறது உரிமைக்குரல் சார்பாக புரட்சித்தலைவர் எம்.ஜி.ஆர் பிறந்தநாள் 95 சிறப்பிதழை திரு.முனியப்பா அவர்கள் வெளியிட எழுத்தாளர் திருமதி.மேகலா சித்ரவேல் அவர்கள் முதல் மலரை பெற்றுக் கொண்டார்கள். மேல் படத்தில் இவர்கள் உடன் மேடையில் சிம்மோக திரு.சம்பத், ஒலிக்கிறது உரிமைக்குரல் ஆசிரியர் திரு.பி.எஸ்.ராஜ், திருமதி.பிரபா, மற்றும் எஸ்.வினோத். மற்றவர்கள் பெயர்கள் எனக்கு தெரியாத காரணத்தினால் மன்னிக்கவும்.

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திருமதி.மேகலா சித்ரவேல் அவர்கள் புரட்சித்தலைவர் எம்.ஜி.ஆர். அவர்கள் பற்றி உரையாற்றிய போது எடுத்த படம்.

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விழாவில் கலந்து கொண்டவர்களின் ஒரு பகுதி.

14 February 2012

95th Birthday Function

Sri MGR Year 95, 14th February, Tuesday

 

A Special Post by MGR Devotee Bangalore S.Vinod.

 

Makkal Thilagam MGR 95th Birthday celebration at Bangalore.

On 12.2.2012, Sunday at Sai Baba Hall, Sriramapuram, Bangalore, Makkal Thilagam MGR Manidha Neya Mandram celebrated a grand function on the eve of Makkal Thilagam MGR’s 95th birthday.

 

The programme started with Makkal Thilagam MGR Film song “Ondre Kulam endru Paduvom” from the movie Pallandu Vazhga, as a prayer song by Rohini Kumar from Tirupur.

 

Noted story writer  Mrs.Mekala Chitravel and Madam Prabha, hardcore MGR fan, ex MLA Muniyappa, Ex – Corporator Sampath from Shimoga, Chennai MGR Fans Damodharan, Logananthan, Hayath, Maso Narayanan, Babu, Elango, Professor Selvakumar, Sunder, Palani, Nagaraj, Saidai Rajkumar, Olikirathu Urimaikural Editor B.S.Raj, Tirupur Ravichandran, Rohini Kumar, Kaleel from Thiruvannamalai, Ramamoorthy, Chandrasekaran, Anand from Vellore. From Pondy Kaliyaperumal and Sivakumar, Ganesh from Shimoga, Manikkam from Chengam and local MGR Fans and public attended the function.

 

After the speech from the delegates Makkal Thilagam MGR video clipping was screened.

 

Mohan Kumar gave vote of thanks at the end of the function.

 

Images will be uploaded soon.

08 February 2012

Blood Brothers - Series

Sri MGR Year 95, 8th February, Wednesday

 

Actor Rajesh was one of the favourite person for our beloved Leader Puratchi Thalaivar MGR. He is a relative of Director Mahendran.

 

Kalki Tamil Magazine has been publishing a new series on MGR titled “Rathathin Rathamae” written by Sabitha Joseph. As a fifth installment the author has interviewed Actor Rajesh, this week he has spoken about MGR and how he was close to our leader. The article was forwarded by MGR Devotee Tirupur Ravichandran to share in our MGR Blog.

 

First time Rajesh met MGR in person  was on October 1983 to invite Chief Minister MGR for his marriage. He felt his name Rajesh was good only when MGR pronounced his name through intercom.

 

He further states that MGR has the power to judge a person correctly. He also invited MGR for his house warming party in 1987, and MGR only asked the date and he gave some dates, MGR marked 16th. He came and blessed Rajesh.

 

To read further click the below image, the image was given by MGR Devotee T.Nagar Ramamurthy.

 

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07 February 2012

Aanaiadi School

Sri MGR Year 95, 7th February, Tuesday

 

When our beloved leader Puratchi Thalaivar MGR was young he received formal education in Aanaiadi school in Kumbakonam. His education was stopped due to poverty in the family and was forced to take up acting in dramas, when he was 7 years old.

 

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MGR Devotee Tirupur Ravichandran has forwarded the scanned copy of Kumudam Reporter Issue dated 9.2.2012 an article about the pathetic condition of Aanaiadi School today.

 

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MGR had visited this School when he was the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. The school came into service in 1910. MGR joined this school in 1922 and left the school in 1925 without completing fourth standard.

 

Due to management problem only 30 students are studying now. Of this MGR fans children studies in this school, the children father Late Ramalingam who hails from Kollumangudi from Thiruvaroor District came to Kumbakonam as his wish that his children should study were MGR studied.

 

Click the above images to read further.

Renovation

Sri MGR Year 95, 7th February, Tuesday

 

Recently Tamil Nadu Government has announced that the Tombs of Late C.N.Anna Durai and MGR in Marina will be renovated at a cost of Rs.7 Crores and 70 lakhs.

 

We on behalf of MGR Devotees and MGR Fans all around the World thank Amma for ordering the renovation of both tombs.

 

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The above poster was done by Anaithuindiya MGR Pothunala Iyakkam.

05 February 2012

40th Year

Sri MGR Year 95, 5th February, Sunday

 

4th February 1972 is the day that Valli Films Sangay Muzhangu was released all over South India. Yesterday was 40th year of the release. And MGR Devotee Bangalore S.Vinod has written a small article about the movie.

 

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Post by S.Vinod

Makkal Thilagam MGR in Valli Films Sangay Muzhangu was released on 4th Feb. 1972 at Chennai, the theaters are Wellington, Krishna, Saravana and Kamala.

 

MGR role as Murugan and Kirpal Singh was excellent. MGR performance was excellent in the climax (Court Scene) with V.K.Ramasamy and Asokan. MGR’s one of the Best movie in the year 1972. A Box Office Hit Movie.

 

 

Naalu Perukku Nandri song from the movie “Sangay Muzhangu” uploaded by Hidayathullah1384 in youtube.

03 February 2012

Mullai Periyar Dam

Sri MGR Year 95, 3rd February, Friday

 

Recently former Chief Minister of Kerala Achuthanandan had expressed his view that MGR is the person who had written letter recommending the Central Government to reduce the level of water storage in Mullai Periyar Dam in the year 1979 from 145 feet to 136 feet.

 

And this news was in the media quite some time that MGR was malayali and he favoured for Kerala. The actual happening was made public by the then Ministers in MGR’s cabinet Mr.Raja Mohamed (Minister of PWD), Mr.V.V.Saminathan (Minister of Power)  and Mr.Aranganayagam (Education Minister)

 

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They have explained in detail how meticulously MGR planned for Tamil Nadu’s water project. Bit by bit he explains the Mullai Periyar Issue during 1979 and 1980. He also quotes how Krishna water came to Tamil Nadu and how our beloved Leader MGR convinced the then Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N.T.Rama Rao.

 

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This meet was made possible by Ithayakani Editor Vijayan.

 

The above scanned images are from Tamil political magazine Thamizhaga Arasiyal dt.4.2.2012. The scanned images were sent to me to share in our MGR blog by MGR Devotee Tirupur Ravichandran.

01 February 2012

Mother Sentiment

Sri MGR Year 95, 1st February, Wednesday

 

MGR and mother sentiment are inseparable. The world knows that MGR always worshipped his Mother. Our beloved leader Puratchi Thalaivar MGR is the only person who have christened his many movie names on Mother. For example, Thaiku Pin Tharam, Thai Sollai Thatathey, Thai Magaluku Katiya Thali, Thaiyai Katha Thanaiyan, Thaiyin Madiyil, Deiva Thai, Thaiku Thalai Magan etc.

 

Recently Cinema Express has published an article about Mother sentiment. MGR Devotee Tirupur Ravichandran has forwarded the scanned image of the article to publish in our MGR blog.

 

Why MGR did not celebrated his birthday? Click the below image to read further.

 

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