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Thursday, September 30, 2010

M.G.R’s Movies Going To Hit The Theatres For One Week

 

 

M.G.R’s movies going to hit the theatres for one week from Oct 1st in the Theatre Mahalakshmi(Chennai) .The movies going to be released is releasing by Kalaiventhan MGR Bakthargal trust .

Movies that are going to be released from tomorrow are:

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1.10.2010 -         Nan Yen Piranthan
2.10.2010 -         Urimai Kural
3.10.2010 -         Ninaithathai Mudipavan
4.10.2010 -        Arasakattalai
5.10.2010 -        Nalai Namathae
6.10.2010 -        Vettaikaran

7.10.2010 -        Dharmam Thalai kakum

More Details Will Updated Soon


 

Coming Soon :

நாடோடி மன்னன் படத்திலே   நீக்கப்பட்ட சிங்கத்தோடு சண்டை  பற்றி.

எம்.ஜி.ஆர்  நடித்த இரு வேடங்களை பற்றி .

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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

எம்.ஜி.ஆர் நடித்த இயக்கிய ஒரு பாடல் நீக்கப்பட்டுவிட்டது

 

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எம்.ஜி.ஆர் நடித்த இயக்கிய முதல் படம் "நாடோடி மன்னன்".

இந்த படத்திலே ஒரு பாடல் நீக்கப்பட்டுவிட்டது இந்த பாடலை பாடியவர் திருச்சி லோகநாதன்.

இந்த பாடல் எதோ காரணத்தினால் நீக்கப்பட்டது .

சக்க்ராவர்த்தி  திருமகள் படத்திலே என்.எஸ்.கே அவர்கல்லும் எம்.ஜி.ஆர் அவர்கல்லும் போட்டி பாடல் இருந்தது போல்,நாடோடி மன்னன் படத்திலே மன்னன்க்கும் நாடோடிக்கும் நாட்டு  பிரச்சனை பற்றி அமைக்கபட்டது.எதோ காரணத்தினால் அந்த பாடல் நீக்கப்பட்டது

 அந்த பாடலிருந்து சில வரிகள் :

 

நாடோடி (பதில்) :                  மாத்துறாங்க ஏமாத்துறாங்க

                                                    மனசை வச்சு மக்களை ஏமாத்துறாங்க

                                                    காத்து வரும் பக்கமெல்லாம்

                                                    துதறாங்க - கன்னகட்டி

                                                    மடியை தொட்டு பாக்கறாங்க

மன்னன் (கேள்வி):                நாட்டு மக்கள் கேட்டு போவது எதனாலே?

நாடோடி (பதில்) :                   கொமாளிதனமான் தலைவர்கள் இருப்பதாலே

Information Given By M.G.C.Chandran

 

அடுத்தது நாடோடி மன்னன் படத்திலே நீக்கப்பட்ட சிங்கத்தோடு சண்டை  பற்றி .

Monday, September 27, 2010

எம்.ஜி.ஆரை வைத்து திரைபடமாகிய நாவல்கள் மற்றும் நடககங்கள்

 

 

     நாவல்கள் :

1953        Panakkari        -   “Anna Karena” by Leo Tolstoy

1953        Naam               -   “Kadal Kaneer” by Kashi

1954        Malaikallan     -     “Malaikallan” by Nammakkal Ramalingam Pillai

1957        Mannathi Mannan  -   “ஆட்டனத்தி  ஆதிமந்தி “ by Kannadasan 

    நாடகம்:

1936    Sathileelavathi   -“PathiBahkti” Drama

1942    Harishchandra

1947    Paithyakaran by S.V.Sahasranamam

1950    Mandhiri Kumari by Mu.Karunanidhi

1952    Andhman Kaithi by K.C.Krishnamurthy

1952    En Thangai  by  T.S.Natarajan

 

(To Be Contd )

Sunday, September 26, 2010

MGR’s Songs By His Fans

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, September 24, 2010

M.G.Chakrapani In “Ithaya Geetham”-1950

 

 

 

Name of the film :  Ithaya Geetham

Year:                      1950

Company:               Cittatal,Jeevadhara(Hindi)

Length:                   15020 Feet

Date Of Release:      29.07.1950

Production:              Joseph Thaliath

Direction:                 Joseph Thaliath

ScreenPlay:             Joseph Thaliath

Music:                       S.V.Venkatraman

Story:                       Joseph Thaliath

Cast:                        T.R. Mahalingam, T.R. Rajakumari, T.P. Rajalakshmi, C.V.V.  Panthulu, P.S. Veerappa, M.G. Chakrapani, C.S.D. Singh, V.S. Susheela, Lalitha-Padmini (dance)

Joseph Thaliath Jr. was the son of a judge of the Travancore High Court when it was a princely state. Branching off from the conservative family, he landed in Madras with dreams of making films. Fighting against odds, he worked as assistant director under the sadly forgotten, South Indian film pioneer S. Soundararajan of Tamil Nadu Talkies. Soon after, he promoted his own production company named Citadel Film Corporation. With the help of noted art director, studio-owner and producer- director F. Nagoor Joseph, he launched his first productionGnanasoundari (1948). A slice of Christian mythology, it turned out to be a box office bonanza, and he at once launched his second filmIthaya Geetham. A period love story and costume drama written by Joseph himself, the script and dialogue were by Naanjil T.N. Rajappa, a fairly well-known writer of the day.

Ithaya Geetham was all about a king, who on his deathbed leaves his queen (Rajalakshmi) and daughter (Rajakumari) in the custody of his friend (Singh) who has two sons, the elder (Veerappa) and the younger (Mahalingam).While the elder son goes to fight a battle, his younger brother and the princess fall in love. Returning victorious from the war, the elder son claims the hand of the princess, but she finds it difficult to decide. The upset younger son goes to battle where he is injured. Realising her folly, the princess attends to her lover. The brothers fight a duel over the princess and the younger brother wins. The lovers marry and rule the kingdom…

Rajakumari and Mahalingam made an attractive pair and the film had tuneful music (composer S.V. Venkataraman, lyrics, Kambadasan and K. P. Kamakshi). Many songs became popular — ‘Vaanulaavum Tharai neeyey' and ‘Odivaa venmugil poley', both duets sung by Mahalingam and Rajakumari.

Joseph directed the film, and produced it assisted by M. Natesan, well-known costume maker of the day, who later became a producer-director. Veteran actress and the first star of Tamil Cinema T. P. Rajalakshmi played the queen mother.

An additional attraction was the dances by Lalitha and Padmini.

Excellently photographed (R. R. Chandran), the film was richly mounted (art direction Joseph Thaliath Jr.).

In spite of them all, Ithaya Geetham did not prove to be a box office success as expected. Joseph dubbed the film into Hindi under the title Jeevan Tara, but it sank without a trace.

The film was mostly shot at Citadel Studios in Kilpauk. Spacious, the studio had one entrance on Landon's Road, and the other on Poonamallee High Road where the Reserve Bank Staff Quarters stand today. The Landon's Road part was sold to a Christian institution. Today only the cement stand with the name ‘CITADEL' exists today; everything else has changed.

Why ‘Citadel'? (Years later, Nagoor told this writer that the favourite novel of Joseph was the famed A. J. Cronin's ‘The Citadel' which he wished to make as his first film. Nagoor advised his friend that Tamil Cinema would not accept such a story, and as a consolation, Joseph named his company ‘Citadel'!)

Remembered for impressive production values, tuneful music and the stunning Rajakumari.

Songs Of Ithaya Geetham

Article From : RANDOR GUY (HINDU PAPER)

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

M.G.R’s Sixth Magazine Released

 

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Urimai Kural By B.S.Raj                                                         Ithayakkani By S.Vijayan

         

Mananthi Mannan Magazine - By Ramavaram Gardens Vijayan 

[After his death the Magazine Was Stopped ]

 

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Nalai Namathe By Selvakumar                                              Endrendum MGR By P.T.Selvakumar

 

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                                 Vazhum Kalaiventhaen By Kalaiventhaen M.G.R Bakarthargal Trust

M.G.R ‘s Magazine has been coming since couple of years.This is to know about Makkal Thilagam as a remembrance for the fans and for the coming future generation.All The Editors have taken pain in releasing the magazine with great articles,and now Kalaiventhaen M.G.R Bakarthargal Trust has started a new magazine for our Makkal Thilagam MGR.I think no artist in Indian cinema has got six magazines .

MGR PERAN BLOG Wishes Them All For Their Great Service.

Sunday, September 19, 2010

M.G.R’s Grandson’s Passion Comes True

 

    

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Mr.Vinesh.V.Nair is the grandson of M.G.R’s elder brother M.G.Chakrapani  and son of M.G.Chakrapani’s daughter M.C.Vijayalakshmi.Since childhood he was interested in music and writing,he always wanted to release his own music album and he learnt to play keyboard and guitar.Vinesh has an obsession for motor sport and music of all kinds. He ran a motorsport company in India .In 2004, he was a guest commentator on an F1 feature on GO 92.5, a popular radio station in Mumbai, India. In 2009, Vinesh produced a F1 feature editorial for People Magazine’s India edition covering the full Formula One season of that year.Now he is working in dubai and have his own firm the sphinx group. And now his passion comes true by producing his own music album.

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Vin Sinners a.k.a Vinesh Nair started singing in a church choir at the age of 9 because that was his way of getting out of study sessions in boarding school. In 1991, he started writing music and compiled enough material for a full album and named it 'It's just Me' but that never got produced. The same year, Sinners joined hands with Gerard Brewty and put together a band called 'Acanthus' that remained an amateur college band that was inspired by classic 80s rock styling but would often experiment with alternative styles while performing live.

                                                      

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It was in 1994 that Vinesh used the name Vin Sinners for the first time. In fact, the name appeared in an article he wrote for a local inter-college newspaper and incidentally that article was about the evolution of Guns n' Roses. Acanthus disbanded in 1995 and Gerard migrated down under while Vin pursued a career in advertising and like many others of the time, a talent would lay latent for 14 years.

After those 14 years of silence, Vin Sinners took to writing fresh material in January 2009. By the end of the month, there was enough material for a full studio album but it would remain on the shelf while Vin took to building his new company called The Sphinx Group.With over 37 songs written down fortune had to change at some point. On May 25th, 2010, Sinners was introduced to Atif Javed Ali, an immensely talented musician who runs a studio called 'The Playback Lounge' in Dubai, UAE. In a matter of moments, it was clear that there was something that could come together and the journey to give voice and melody to the heaps of material began. The first song that was completed was 'The Wise Man' a dedication to Sinners' late Father. The rest would start to unfold over the next few months.

Mr Vinesh has a message for all MGR FANS “I also plan to do a song on The Legendary Person who I always admire thiru Puratchi Thalaivar M.G.Ramachandran my grandfather (a hard rock song that will chronicle his life) like I have done for Barack Obama. I will be doing early next year and I planning to have in both English and Tamil ”.

In conversation with  Mr.Vinesh’s mother M.C.Vijayalakshmi,she says she is very excited about the album and waiting for release of the album

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VIN SINNERS –Official Website

Songs To Listen

Vin Sinners’s Band

Youtube Videos Of Vinsinners

 

We all do something for a living, do we live to realise our secret passions.we congratulate Vinesh’s dedication and passion and for realising his dream and working towards it and even making it come true.All The Best For the Album –mgrperan blog publisher

We Are All Very Proud Of You and Wish You All The Best ”,says Entire M.G.Chakrapani Family 

                

Saturday, September 18, 2010

M.G.C.Sukumar’s 63rd Birthday

 

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Born On :18-09-1948       Died On : 01-01-2009

 

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M.G.C.Sukumar is the 5th son of M.G.Chakrapani and Nephew of M.G.Ramachandran.He acted in few films and was well established ,His movies Kumgumam Kathai Solgirath and Porkalam were his Popular films.He had very good humour sense ,very friendly and also a very good in editing and direction. After his uncle’s death, he moved into politics and supported jayalalitha madam and then he then joined with S. Thirunavukkarasu MGR ADMK

Mr Sukumar then passed away in Chennai on the 1st of January.He had under gone a bypass surgery and had recovered and discharged from hospital on the 31st of december. He suddenly developed chest pain on the 1st morning and was rushed to the hospital where he breathed his last. He is survived by his wife Thulasi and daughter Menaka.

 

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M.C.Sukumar Film List :

 Kumgumam Kathai Solgirath –Directed by K.Shankar

Amme Anupamme (malayalam)  -Directed by K.Sethumadavan

Karadi -   - Directed by T.K.Mohan   Produced by S.V.sankar

Porkalam - Directed by Durai  Produced by K.N.kunchappan

Aval Oru kavari mann

Manam Maratha malligai

Ilayarajavin Rasigai

Nadigan Kural – Unreleased - Directed by Jagannathan Produced by M.C.Chandran

Thullavatho Ilmmai –Unreleased     Produced by MSM Movies

 

Videos:

Downloads :

7609     Karadi Movie & Songs Downloads

 Oru puthiya Padagan -   Kumgumam Kathai Solgirath

  Natha Vecha – Porkalam

 

Listen To Songs:

Amme Anupamme  1977 (Malayalam)

 

 

YOU LIVE IN OUR HEARTS FOREVER

BY

M.G.CHAKRAPANI FAMILY

&

   MGR FANS

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Arignar Anna Durai’s 102th Birthday

 

 

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Conjeevaram Natarajan Annadurai (Tamil: காஞ்சீபுரம் நடராஜன் அண்ணாதுரை) (15 September 1909 – 3 February 1969), popularly called Anna (which means elder brother in Tamil), was a former Chief Minister of the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. He was the first member of a Dravidian party to hold that post and was also the first non-Congress leader to form a majority government in independent India.

Annadurai was born on 15 September 1909 in Kanchipuram (then called Conjeevaram), Tamil Nadu, to Natarajan and Bangaru Ammal in a dominant Sengunta Mudaliar caste. He was raised by his sister Rajamani Ammal. At the age of 21, he married Rani while he was still a student. The couple had no children of their own hence they later adopted and raised Rajamani's grandchildren.He attended Pachaiyappa's High School,but left school to work as a clerk in the town's Municipal office to assist with the family finances.In 1934, he graduated with a B.A. degree (Hons) from Pachaiyappa's College in Chennai. He followed that up with a M.A degree in Economics and Politics from the same college. He worked as an English teacher in Pachaiyappa High School. Later he quit the teaching job and began involving himself in journalism and politics.

He was well known for his oratorical skills and was an acclaimed writer in the Tamil language. He had scripted and acted in several plays. Some of his plays were later made as movies. He was the first politician from the Dravidian parties to extensively use Tamil cinema for political propaganda. Born in a middle class family of weavers, he started his career as a school teacher and then moved into the political scene of the Madras Presidency as a journalist. He edited several political journals and enrolled as a member of the Dravidar Kazhagam. As an ardent follower of Periyar E. V. Ramasamy he rose in stature as a prominent member of the party.

With differences looming with Periyar, on issues of separate independent state of Dravida Nadu and on inclusion in the Indian Union, he crossed swords with his political mentor. The antipathy between the two finally erupted when Periyar married Maniammai, a lady much younger than him. Angered by this action of Periyar, Annadurai with his supporters parted from Dravidar Kazhagam and launched his own party, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK). The DMK initially followed ideologies the same as the mother party, Dravidar Kazhagam. But with the evolution of national politics and the constitution of India after the Sino-Indian war in 1963, Annadurai dropped the claim of an independent Dravida Nadu.

 

Various protests against the then ruling Congress government took him to prison on several occasions. The last was during the Madras anti-Hindi agitation of 1965. The agitation itself helped Annadurai to gain popular support for his party. His party won a landslide victory in the 1967 state elections. His cabinet was the youngest at that time in India. He legalised Self-respect marriages, enforced a two language policy (over the three language formula in other southern states) for the state, implemented subsidising cost of rice and renamed the Madras State to Tamil Nadu.

However, he died of cancer just two years into office and his funeral was the most attended one at that time, holding a Guinness record. Several institutions and organisations are named after him. A splinter party launched by M. G. Ramachandran in 1972 years after the death of Annadurai was named after him as ADMK (Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam).

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Filmography

.1949  Nallathambi
         Story, Screenplay and Dialogues

1949   Velaikaari
          Story, Screenplay and Dialogues

1951    Or Iravu
           Story and Dialogues

1954   Sorgavasal

          Story and Dialogues

1956 Rangoon Radha
        Story

1959  Thaai magalukku kattiya thali
         Story

        Edhayum Thangum Idhayam
       Story

1961  Nallavan Vazhvaan
         Story

1970  Kadhal Jothi
         Story

1978  Vandikaaran magan
         Story

 

To be Contd…

Thursday, September 9, 2010

M.G.R’s Platinum Function At Chennai-2

 

 

 

The Grand function of Platinum Jubilee of MGR in Cinema conducted by various MGR Fans Association from all over Tamil Nadu, Pondichery, Karnataka, Malaysia and Singapore in Kamarajar Arangam, Chennai on 29th August 2010. 

 

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B.S.Raj,Mr.S.S.R,Mr.Shankar Ganesh,Mr.Antony         B.S.Raj,Mr.S.S.R,Mr.Antony

                                                                                             Director Saroj Kumar

 

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  S.S.R ‘s Speech                                                 Jayanthi Kannapan ,M.G.C.B.Pradeep,

                                                            B.S.Raj(Urmai Kural Editor) and Nalai Namathey Editor

 

DSC_0194                                         Mr.,Antony,M.G.C.B.Pradeep,Vellore Rammurthy and

                                                                     Mr.Mani

 

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         Ponandhi Malai…

 

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                                       Mr Antony,Raja Sherif,Jayanthi Kanappan,M.G.C.B.Pradeep

                                                   

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A Tribute To Puratchi Nadigar (Clippings from 136 movies)  Coming Soon

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

M.G.Chakrapani's impressive performance in “MahaMaya -1944

 

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P. U. Chinnappa, P. Kannamba, M.G. Chakrapani, N. S. Krishnan, T. A. Mathuram, M. S. Saroja, R. Balasubramaniam, D. Balasubramaniam, S.V. Sahasranamam, M. K. Meenalochani, ‘Baby' T. D. Kusalambal (later, Kushalakumari ), T. Rajbala (later T. R. Rajani) and T. R. B. Rao

Inspired by the unexpected box office success of Kubera Kuchela, the first star screenwriter of Tamil cinema, Elangovan, began to work on his next movie Mahamaya (1944) and according to S. K. Habibullah, (son of S. K. Mohideen,) he worked for nearly a year on the screenplay and had some problems, ending the story. So he worked out three different endings and left the final choice to the producers, M. Somasundaram and ‘SK', and director T. R. Raghunath. And all three endings were shot!

To briefly narrate the storyline…Gandhara princess Mahamaya (P. Kannamba) and Vikram  (P.U. Chinnappa), prince of a neighbouring kingdom, are students of the same guru in an ashram. One day, Mahamaya innocently garlands Vikram's sword unaware of the implication of her act. According to tradition, it means she had married him! However, both get married to different partners, but when they meet again, Vikram reminds her of the garland and insists she belongs to him and when she rejects his advances, he abducts her. Mahamaya escapes but is disowned by her husband. Therefore, she kills her child and herself to prove her chastity.

The successful lead pair of Kannagi, Chinnappa and Kannamba, were cast again in lead roles, Kannamba as Mahamaya and Chinnappa as the king who lusts after her. In his hunt, he is encouraged by his wily friend Neelan, played superbly by M.G.Chakrapani (MGR's brother). This character of the manipulating genius was believed to have been based on the historic character, Kautilya, who wrote the Arthashastra and was advisor to the great Maurya emperor, Chandragupta.

Filmgoers of the 1940s considered this aspect of the king lusting after another person's wife vulgar. Especially after Kannamba had played Kannagi, the personification of chastity among the Tamils. Mahamaya flopped at the box office even though critics considered it a good film and praised the performances of Kannamba, Chinnappa and Chakrapani.

Surprisingly there were only 10 songs, which was rather unusual for a movie of that era. The reason was the restriction on footage (11,000 feet) imposed during the Second World War (1939-1945). S.V. Venkataraman and Kunnakudi Venkatarama Iyer composed the music with the lyrics by Kambadasan and Sundara Vathiyar. However, only one song rendered by Chinnappa, ‘Silaye nee ennidam', became a hit.

This film, which was shot at the Newtone Studio, had technical finesse. The cinematography was by the maestro Marcus Bartley, while Jiten Banerjee (camera), F. Nagoor (art) and Dinshaw K. Tehrani (sound), famed film technicians of that period, and directors of Newtone Studio contributed to the gloss.

There were dances by M. S. Saroja (later Mrs. Raghunath) which were choreographed by M. Meenakshisundaram Pillai and Pandit Bholonath Sharma, a Kashmiri who came down to Madras to work in films. His wife was the noted film star B.S. Saroja and sadly Sharma died in a car accident.

Elangovan was credited as co-director with A. Kasilingam, a fine editor as assistant director, who later became a noted filmmaker.

Despite the pluses, technical and creative, Mahamaya did not make the grade.

Remembered for technical finesse and M. G. Chakrapani's impressive performance.

Article From: Randor Guy (Hindu -Blast From the Past)

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