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Allahrakka Rahman (born A. S. Dileep Kumar, best known as A. R. Rahman, is an Indian composer, singer-songwriter, and music producer. A. R. Rahman's works are noted for integrating Indian classical music with electronic music, world music and traditional orchestral arrangements. Among his awards are six National Film Awards, two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe, fifteen Filmfare Awards and seventeen Filmfare Awards South. He has been awarded the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award, in 2010 by the Government of India. In 2009, Rahman was included on the ''Time'' 100 list of the world's most influential people. The UK-based world-music magazine Songlines named him one of "Tomorrow's World Music Icons" in August 2011. South Indian fans of Rahman refer him with the nickname of "The Mozart of Madras", and "Isai Puyal" (the Musical Storm). With an in-house studio (Panchathan Record Inn in Chennai), Rahman's film-scoring career began during the early 1990s with the Tamil film Roja. Working in India's film industries, international cinema, and theatre, Rahman is one of the best-selling recording artists, with an estimated 200million units sold. In a notable two-decade career, he has been acclaimed for redefining contemporary Indian film music and contributing to the success of several films. Rahman has also become a notable humanitarian and philanthropist, donating and raising money for a number of causes and charities. In 2017, Rahman made his debut as a director and writer for the film Le Musk.
Avichi Meiyappa Chettiar (ஆவிச்சி மெய்யப்ப செட்டியார்; 28 July 1907 – 12 August 1979), also known as A. V. Meiyappan or AVM, was an Indian film producer, director and philanthropist who established AVM Productions in Vadapalani, Chennai.
Aaina (translation: Mirror) is a 1977 Indian Bollywood film starring Mumtaz in the lead role and A. K. Hangal, Nirupa Roy, Lalita Pawar, Jayasudha and Madan Puri in supporting roles.
Anand Bakshi (21 July 1930 – 30 March 2002) was a popular Indian poet and lyricist.
Andhra Pradesh is one of the 29 states of India.
Annamalai University is a state university located in Annamalai Nagar, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India.
Anni (அண்ணி) (Sister in law) is a 2003 Tamil language Family - legal soap opera, starring Malavika Avinash, Subhalekha Sudhakar, Sriman, Deepak Dinkar, Prem and among others.
The ANR National Award was instituted by the Akkineni International foundation in the honor of Akkineni Nageswara Rao.
Anthuleni Katha also spelled as Antuleni Katha (English:Never Ending Story) is a 1976 Telugu film directed by K. Balachander starring Jayaprada in the lead role, with Rajinikanth, Sripriya and Phataphat Jayalaxmi in supporting roles.
Apoorva Raagangal (italic) is a 1975 Indian Tamil-language drama film directed by K. Balachander.
Arangetram is a 1973 Tamil-language family drama film directed by K. Balachander, starring Prameela, Sivakumar, S. V. Subbaiah, Kamal Haasan and M. N. Rajam in prominent roles.
Aval Oru Thodharkadai (She is a Never Ending Story) is a 1974 Tamil film directed by K. Balachander.
Avargal is a 1977 Tamil-language romance film made by K. Balachander starring Sujatha, Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth.
Bama Vijayam is a 1967 Indian Tamil-language comedy film directed by K. Balachander.
Charle sometimes credited as Charlie (born Manohar Velmurugan Thangasamy; born 6 March 1960) is an Indian actor who has acted in more than 670 Tamil films as a comedian and supporting actor.
Chartered Accountants were the first accountants to form a professional accounting body, initially established in Scotland in 1854.
Chennai (formerly known as Madras or) is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
Konidela Siva Sankara Vara Prasad (born 22 August 1955), better known by his stage name Chiranjeevi, is an Indian film actor and politician.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
The cinema of West Bengal (ṭôliuḍ), also known as Tollywood refers to the Indian Bengali language film industry based in the Tollygunge region of Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is India's highest award in cinema.
Delhi Ganesh is an Indian film actor who mostly acts in supporting roles Tamil cinema.
Dheiva Thaai (Divine Mother) is a Tamil language drama film starring M. G. Ramachandran in the lead role.
Duet is a 1994 Tamil-language musical film directed by K. Balachander, starring Prabhu, Meenakshi Seshadri, Ramesh Aravind and Prakash Raj.
Ek Duuje Ke Liye is a 1981 Hindi romantic tragedy movie directed by K. Balachander, starring Kamal Haasan and Rati Agnihotri.
An ensemble cast is made up of cast members in which multiple principal actors and performers are assigned roughly equal amounts of importance and screen time in a dramatic production.
Ethir Neechal is a 1968 Tamil language comedy-drama film written and directed by K. Balachander.
The Filmfare Best Actor Award is given by the Filmfare as part of its annual Filmfare Awards South for Tamil film lead actors.
The Filmfare Best Director Award is one of the main awards presented given by the annual Filmfare Awards to recognise directors working in the Hindi film Industry.
The Filmfare Best Film Award is given by the Filmfare magazine as part of its annual Filmfare Awards South for Tamil (Kollywood) films.
The Filmfare Lyricist Award is given by the Filmfare magazine as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films.
The Filmfare Best Screenplay Award is given by the Filmfare magazine as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films.
The Filmfare Award for Best Story is given by Filmfare as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films, to recognise a writer who wrote a film's story.
Filmfare Awards South is the South Indian segment of the annual Filmfare Awards, presented by The Times Group to honour both artistic and technical excellence of professionals in the South Indian film industry.
Ramasamy Ganesan (17 November 1925 – 22 March 2005), better known by his stage name Gemini Ganesan, was an Indian film actor who worked mainly in Tamil cinema.
Hindi (Devanagari: हिन्दी, IAST: Hindī), or Modern Standard Hindi (Devanagari: मानक हिन्दी, IAST: Mānak Hindī) is a standardised and Sanskritised register of the Hindustani language.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
Iru Kodugal is a 1969 Tamil-language drama film directed by K. Balachander.
Jaya Prada (born 3 April 1962) is an Indian film actress and politician.
Jayaram Jayalalithaa (born Komalavalli, 24 February 1948 –5 December 2016) was an Indian film actress and politician who served six terms as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for over fourteen years between 1991 and 2016.
Jayasudha Kapoor (born Sujatha Nidudavolu) is an Indian film actress predominantly in Telugu cinema and a former MLA for the Congress in Secunderabad.
This following is the list of films to which K. Balachander has contributed.
Kadhal Pagadai (காதல் பகடை) is a Tamil soap opera on Sun TV.
The Kalaimamani is an award in Tamil Nadu state, India.
Parathasarathi Srinivasan (born 7 November 1954), professionally known as Kamal Haasan, is an Indian politician, film actor, dancer, film director, screenwriter, producer, playback singer and lyricist who works primarily in Tamil cinema.
Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ) is a Dravidian language spoken predominantly by Kannada people in India, mainly in the state of Karnataka, and by significant linguistic minorities in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Kerala, Goa and abroad.
Murali Karthikeyan Muthuraman (born 13 September 1960), best known by stage name Karthik, is an Indian film actor, playback singer and politician.
Kavithalayaa Productions is a Tamil cinema film production company and film distribution company founded jointly by film director, producer and screenwriter K. Balachander.
K. Balachander is an Indian film director, screenwriter and producer who works mainly in the Tamil film industry.
Marudur Gopalan Ramachandran (17 January 1917 – 24 December 1987), popularly known as M.G.R., was an Indian actor, filmmaker and politician who served as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for ten years between 1977 and 1987.
Mayavaram Krishnamurthy Thyagaraja Bhagavathar (1 March 1910 – 1 November 1959), also called M.K.T., was an Indian actor, producer and Carnatic music singer.
Malai Malar is daily evening Tamil newspaper.
Madhavi Sharma is an Indian film actress known for her works in Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Hindi, Tamil and Oriya cinema.
The Madras Presidency, or the Presidency of Fort St.
Major Chandrakanth is a 1966 Tamil language drama film produced by A. V. Meiyappan and directed by K. Balachander.
Sundarrajan (17 March 1935 – 28 February 2003), popularly known as Major Sundararajan, was an Indian actor who performed in Tamil language films.
Manathil Uruthi Vendum (English: Need Brave Heart) is a 1987 Indian Tamil language Drama film directed by K. Balachander starring Suhasini, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Ramesh Aravind, Sridhar, Vivek, Lalitha Kumari, Chithra, Chandrakanth and Yamuna.
Manmatha Leelai (Cupid's play) is a 1976 Tamil-language film starring Kamal Haasan in the lead role, Madhu.
Meena is an Indian actress who has starred as a lead heroine in the South Indian film industry.
Meghe Dhaka Tara (মেঘে ঢাকা তারা Mēghē Ḍhākā Tārā, meaning The Cloud-Capped Star) is a 1960 film written and directed by Ritwik Ghatak, based on a social novel by Shaktipada Rajguru with the same title.
Moondru Mudichu is a 1976 Indian Tamil-language romantic drama film directed and written by K. Balachander.
Mumtaz (ممتاز) is a name commonly used in various countries in the Muslim world, mainly Afghanistan, Brunei, Malaysia, Pakistan and Turkey, it can also be used as a female name.
Myocardial infarction (MI), commonly known as a heart attack, occurs when blood flow decreases or stops to a part of the heart, causing damage to the heart muscle.
Naan Avanillai is a 1974 Tamil-language film starring Gemini Ganesan in the lead role.
Nagesh (born Cheyur Krishna Rao Nageshwaran; (1933-2009) was an Indian film actor, mostly remembered for his roles as a comedian during the 1960s. He is regarded as one of the most prolific comedians in Tamil cinema. He acted in over 1,000 films from 1958 to 2008, performing in a variety of roles as comedian, lead roles, supporting actor and antagonist. He has also acted in Telugu, Malayalam, Hindi and Kannada films. Nagesh's style of comedy was largely inspired by Hollywood actor Jerry Lewis. Similarities between Nagesh and Lewis earned Nagesh the sobriquet the "Jerry Lewis of India". He was also a fantastic dancer. The song "Kanni Nathiyoram" in the movie Neerkumizhi shows some of his comic dance skills.
Nannilam is a panchayat town in Thiruvarur District in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
The National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi is one of the National Film Awards presented annually by the Directorate of Film Festivals, the organisation set up by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India.
The National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil is one of the National Film Awards presented annually by the Directorate of Film Festivals, the organisation set up by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India.
The following is a list of winners of the National Film Award (Silver Lotus Award) for Best Male Playback singer.
The National Film Awards is the most prominent film award ceremonies in India.
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) is an Indian television media company founded in 1988 by Radhika Roy, a journalist.
Neerkumizhi is a 1965 Tamil-language film directed by K. Balachander in his directorial debut.
Neurosurgery, or neurological surgery, is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, surgical treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
Oonche Log is a 1965 Hindi-language drama film directed by Phani Majumdar.
Paarthale Paravasam is a 2001 Tamil-language drama film directed by K. Balachander, who with the project completed one hundred feature films.
Padma Shri (also Padma Shree) is the fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of India, after the Bharat Ratna, the Padma Vibhushan and the Padma Bhushan.
Penguin Books is a British publishing house.
A playwright or dramatist (rarely dramaturge) is a person who writes plays.
Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung affecting primarily the small air sacs known as alveoli.
Poi (English: The Lie) is a 2006 Tamil-language film, directed by K. Balachander.
Prakash Raj (born Prakash Rai; 26 March 1965) is an Indian film actor, film director, producer, thespian and television presenter who is known for his works in the South Indian film industry, and Hindi films.
Prashanth (born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India) is an Indian film actor known for his works predominantly in Tamil cinema.
Premi (প্রেমী) is a Bengali movie that released in 2004.
The Provinces of India, earlier Presidencies of British India and still earlier, Presidency towns, were the administrative divisions of British governance in the subcontinent.
Muthuraman Radhakrishnan, popularly known as R. Muthuraman (1929–1981) was an Indian film actor who predominantly appeared in Tamil language films.
Rajesh Khanna (born Jatin Khanna; 29 December 1942 – 18 July 2012) was an Indian actor, film producer and politician who is known for his work in Hindi cinema.
Shivaji Rao Gaekwad (born 12 December 1950), known by his mononymous stage name Rajinikanth, is an Indian film actor and politician who works primarily in Tamil cinema.
Ramesh Aravind (born 10 September 1964) is an Indian actor, filmmaker and a television presenter.
Rati Agnihotri (born 10 December 1960) is a veteran Indian actress.
Rediff.com is an Indian news, information, entertainment and shopping web portal, founded in 1996 as "Rediff On The NeT".
Renuka is a Tamil television and film actress who is known for playing the lead role Premi in K. Balachander's tele-serial of the same name.
Roja is a 1992 Indian Tamil-language romantic thriller film written and directed by Mani Ratnam.
Sripathi Panditaradhyula Balasubrahmanyam (born 4 June 1946) mostly referred to as S.P.B. or Balu is an Indian playback singer, music director and film producer who works predominantly in Telugu, Tamil and Kannada cinema.
Saritha is a South Indian actress who has acted in more than 151 films in Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and Telugu languages.
Server Sundaram is a 1964 Indian Tamil-language comedy-drama film directed by Krishnan–Panju and produced by A. V. Meiyappan.
Simran Bagga (born Rishibala Naval; 4 April 1976), also known by the mononym Simran, is an Indian film actress, model and television personality.
Sindhu Bhairavi is a 1985 Indian Tamil-language drama film directed and produced by K. Balachander starring Sivakumar, Suhasini, Sulakshana, Delhi Ganesh and Janagaraj.
Sollathaan Ninaikkiren is a 1973 Tamil language film written and directed by K. Balachander starring Sivakumar, S. V. Subbaiah, Jayachitra, Srividya, Shubha, Kamal Haasan and Jayasudha in the lead roles.
Sankaramanchi Janaki (born 12 December 1931), popularly known as Sowcar Janaki, is a south-Indian actress who has acted in over 387 Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Hindi and Malayalam films.
Sreekanth is a veteran Indian actor who has performed in around 200 Tamil films since his debut in 1965.
Sridevi (ஸ்ரீதேவி; born Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan; 13 August 1963 – 24 February 2018) was an Indian actress and film producer who starred in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam, and Kannada films.
Sujatha (10 December 1952 – 6 April 2011) was an Indian actress who performed in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi films, and was best known for restraint and subtlety in portrayal of varied emotions.
Tamil Brahmins, also known as "Andhanar", are Tamil-speaking Brahmins primarily living in Tamil Nadu, although a few of them have settled in other states like, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Karnataka.
Tamil cinema is Indian motion pictures produced in the Tamil language.
Tamil Nadu (• tamiḻ nāḍu ? literally 'The Land of Tamils' or 'Tamil Country') is one of the 29 states of India.
Tanjore District was one of the districts in the eastwhile Madras Presidency of British India.
Teen Bahuraniyan (English: Three Daughters-In-Law) is a 1968 Indian Hindi-language comedy film directed by S.S. Balan and S.S. Vasan.
Telugu (తెలుగు) is a South-central Dravidian language native to India.
The New Indian Express is an Indian English-language broadsheet daily newspaper published by the Chennai-based Express Publications.
The Times of India (TOI) is an Indian English-language daily newspaper owned by The Times Group.
Thiruvarur district (Composite Tanjore Dist) is one of the 32 districts in the Tamil Nadu state of India.
To Mee Navhech (Translated as: That's not me, (तो मी नव्हेच)) is a classic Marathi play written by Acharya Atre based on the court case of Madhav Kazi, who was an active criminal in the year 1955-1960.
A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection that affects part of the urinary tract.
Varumaiyin Niram Sivappu (The Colour of Poverty is Red) is a 1980 Tamil-language Indian drama film directed by K. Balachander, starring Kamal Haasan and Sridevi in the lead roles.
Vivek is an Indian film actor, comedian, television personality, playback singer and activist working in the Tamil film industry.
Waiting staff are those who work at a restaurant or a bar, and sometimes in private homes, attending customers—supplying them with food and drink as requested.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
47 Natkal is a 1981 Indian Tamil language drama film directed by K. Balachander starring Chiranjeevi, Jayaprada, Sarath Babu and Ramaprabha.