P. Madhavan

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P. Madhavan
Born
Palakrishnan. Madhavan

(1928-01-01)January 1, 1928
DiedDecember 6, 2003(2003-12-06) (aged 75)
EducationB.A
OccupationDirector
producer
Years active1963–1992
Parent(s)Father : Palakrishnan
Mother : Radhamani

Palakrishnan Madhavan (1 January 1928 - 6 December 2003) was an Indian film director and producer in Tamil cinema in the 1960s and 1970s.[1] Madhavan has directed 49 films and produced 39 films under the banner Arun Prasad Movies.

Career[edit]

Madhavan started his career as an assistant to director T. R. Ragunath. He also worked as an associate director to C. V. Sridhar before becoming a full-fledged director. His notable films include Dheiva Thaai, Vietnam Veedu, Thanga Pathakkam, Kanne Pappa, and Kuzhanthaikkaga. He was also the first chairman and managing director of the M.G.R Film City and the State Film Development Corporation.[2] He has also served as a chairman of the National Film Awards.

Awards[edit]

Partial filmography[edit]

Year Film Credited as Language Notes
Director Producer
1963 Mani Osai Green tickY Tamil
1963 Annai Illam Green tickY Tamil
1964 Dheiva Thaai Green tickY Tamil
1965 Neela Vanam Green tickY Tamil
1967 Mugoortha Naal Green tickY Green tickY Tamil
1967 Penne Nee Vazhga Green tickY Green tickY Tamil
1968 Enga Oor Raja Green tickY Green tickY Tamil
1968 Kuzhanthaikkaga Green tickY Tamil National Film Award for Best Child Artist by Baby Rani & National Film Award for Best Lyrics by Kannadasan
1969 Kanne Pappa Green tickY Tamil
1970 Vietnam Veedu Green tickY Tamil Based on stage play of same name
1970 Raman Ethanai Ramanadi Green tickY Green tickY Tamil National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil
1970 Nilave Nee Satchi Green tickY Tamil
1970 Aansoo Aur Muskan Green tickY Hindi Remake of Kanne Pappa
1971 Sabatham Green tickY Tamil
1971 Thenum Paalum Green tickY Tamil
1972 Gnana Oli Green tickY Tamil Filmfare Award for Best Director – Tamil
1972 Pattikada Pattanama Green tickY Green tickY Tamil National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil
1972 Dil Ka Raja Green tickY Hindi Remake of Tamil film Enga Thanga Raja
1973 Ponnukku Thanga Manasu Green tickY Tamil
1973 Rajapart Rangadurai Green tickY Tamil
1974 Maanikka Thottil Green tickY Tamil
1974 Murugan Kattiya Vazhi Green tickY Green tickY Tamil
1974 Thanga Pathakkam Green tickY Tamil Based on stage play of same name
1975 Kasthuri Vijayam Green tickY Tamil
1975 Manithanum Deivamagalam Green tickY Tamil Remake of Telugu filmBuddhimanthudu
1975 Mannavan Vanthaanadi Green tickY Tamil
1975 Paattum Bharathamum Green tickY Green tickY Tamil 25th Film
1976 Chitra Pournami Green tickY Tamil
1976 Palutti valartha kili Green tickY Tamil
1976 Ennai Pol Oruvan Green tickY Tamil
1977 Deviyin Thirumanam Green tickY Tamil
1978 En Kelvikku Enna Bathil Green tickY Tamil
1978 Shankar Salim Simon Green tickY Tamil Inspired from Amar Akbar Anthony
1979 Enippadigal Green tickY Tamil Remake of Telugu film Seetamalakshmi
1979 Veettukku Veedu Vasapadi Green tickY Green tickY Tamil Remake of Telugu film Intinti Ramayanam
1980 Kurivikoodu Green tickY Tamil
1980 Nan Nanedhan Green tickY Tamil
1981 Aadugal Nanaigindrana Green tickY Tamil
1982 Hitler Umanath Green tickY Tamil
1984 Sathyam Neeye Green tickY Tamil
1985 Karaiyai Thodadha Alaigal Green tickY Green tickY Tamil
1985 Ram Tere Kitne Nam Green tickY Hindi Remake of Raman Ethanai Ramanadi
1987 Chinna Kuyil Paaduthu Green tickY Tamil
1992 Agni Paarvai Green tickY Tamil

Death[edit]

He died on 16 December 2003 at the age of 75 in Chennai.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "P. Madhavan". cinesouth.com. Retrieved 2 June 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Film director Madhavan". The Hindu. 17 December 2003. Retrieved 2 June 2011.

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