C. V. Rajendran

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C. V. Rajendran
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Born
Chithamur Vijayaraghavulu Rajendran

1936-1937
Chithamur, Chengalpattu, Madras Presidency, British India
DiedApril 1, 2018 (aged 81)[1]
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
OccupationDirector
Producer
Years active1967–1989

C. V. Rajendran (died April 1, 2018) was an Indian film director and producer who worked in the Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi film industry. He was a cousin of famous director C. V. Sridhar.[2][3][4]

Film career[edit]

He worked with C. V. Sridhar as assistant and associate director and gained experience and the knowledge of successful filmmaking and started his own career.[2][3] He introduced Sivaji Ganesan's son Prabhu as an actor through the film Sangili.[5]

Death[edit]

Rajendran died on April 1, 2018, at the age of 81 due to health issues at MIOT Hospital.[6][7]

Partial filmography[edit]

As director[edit]

Year Film Language Notes
1963 Dil Ek Mandir Hindi Assistant Director
1963 Nenjam Marappathillai Tamil Associate Director
1964 Kadhalikka Neramillai Tamil Associate Director
1964 Kalai Kovil Tamil Associate Director
1965 Vennira Aadai Tamil Associate Director
1966 Kodimalar Tamil Associate Director
1967 Nenjirukkum Varai Tamil Associate Director
1967 Anubavam Pudhumai Tamil
1968 Galatta Kalyanam Tamil Remade as Snehikkan Samayamilla(Malayalam) and Aliya Devaru(Kannada)
1969 Nil Gavani Kadhali Tamil
1970 Veettuku Veedu Tamil Based on the play Right Bed Wrong Husband
Remade as Galate Samsara
1971 Pudhiya Vazhkai Tamil
1971 Sumathi En Sundari Tamil
1972 Nawab Naarkali Tamil Adapted from stage play of same name written by Komal Swaminathan
1972 Raja Tamil Remake of Johny Mera Naam
1972 Needhi Tamil Remake of Dushman
1973 Nyayam Ketkirom Tamil
1973 Ponnoonjal Tamil
1973 Manidharil Manikkam Tamil
1974 En Magan Tamil Remake of Be-Imaan
1974 Sivagamiyin Selvan Tamil Remake of Aradhana
1974 Vani Rani Tamil Remake of Seeta Aur Geeta
1975 Thrimurthy Kannada Debut in Kannada as a director
Debut of Parvathamma Rajkumar as producer
1975 Dulhan Hindi Debut in Hindi as a director
Remake of Sharada
1975 Maalai Sooda Vaa Tamil
1976 Unakkaga Naan Tamil Remake of Namak Haraam
1977 Galate Samsara Kannada Remake of Veettuku Veedu
1977 Deepa Kannada
1977 Kittu Puttu Kannada Remake of Anubavi Raja Anubavi
1978 Vazhthungal Tamil
1978 Singaporenalli Raja Kulla Kannada
1979 Preethi Madu Thamashe Nodu Kannada Remake of Kadhalikka Neramillai
1979 Adalu Badalu Kannada
1979 Aliya Devaru Kannada Remake of Galatta Kalyanam
1979 Kamala Kannada
1980 Ullasa Paravaigal Tamil
1980 Usha Swayamvara Kannada
1981 Garjanai Tamil
1981 Garjane Kannada
1981 Garjanam Malayalam
1982 Thyagi Tamil
1982 Sangili Tamil Remake of Kalicharan
1982 Lottery Ticket Tamil
1982 Prema Matsara Kannada Remake of Uchakattam
Debut of Kannada actor V. Ravichandran as producer
1982 Puthiya Theerpu Tamil
1983 Desanikokkadu Telugu
1983 Sandhippu Tamil Remake of Naseeb
1984 Naane Raja Kannada
1984 Vaazhkai Tamil Remake of Avtaar
1984 Raja Veetu Kannukutti Tamil
1984 Sahachariyam Malayalam
1984 Ungal Veetu Pillai Tamil
1985 Hum Nahin Jhukenge Hindi
1985 Unakkaga Oru Roja Tamil
1985 Perumai Tamil
1985 Puthiya Theerppu Tamil
1985 Chiranjeevi Telugu
1986 Poi Mugangal Tamil
1986 Raja Nee Vaazhga Tamil
1987 Poorna Chandra Kannada Remake of Aarilirunthu Arubathu Varai
1987 Anand Tamil Remake of Majnu
1989 Chinnappadass Tamil

As producer[edit]

Year Film Language Cast Director Notes
1997 Once More Tamil Sivaji Ganesan, Vijay S. A. Chandrasekhar
1994 Vietnam Colony Tamil Prabhu, Vineetha Santhana Bharathi Remake of Vietnam Colony

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tamil Director C V Rajendran Passes away In Chennai At 81".
  2. ^ a b "Nenjam Marapathillai 1963". The Hindu. Retrieved 24 August 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Nil Gavani Kaadhali - 1969". The Hindu. Retrieved 24 August 2014.
  4. ^ http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/tamil/veteran-tamil-director-cv-rajendran-passes-away-at-81-5119551/
  5. ^ http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/i-feel-like-an-orphan/article23409376.ece
  6. ^ http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/film-director-cv-rajendran-dead/article23409321.ece
  7. ^ https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/veteran-film-director-cv-rajendran-passes-away-chennai-after-illness-78817

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