T. S. Durairaj

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T. S. Durairaj
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Born December 31, 1910
Tanjore, Tamil Nadu, India
Died June 2, 1986(1986-06-02) (aged 75)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Occupation actor
Years active 15 years

T. S. Durairaj (December 31, 1910 – June 2, 1986) was a Tamil film comedian, drama artist, producer and director in the early stages of the Tamil film industry.[1] He received a Kalaimamani award from the Tamil Nadu Government in 2006.[2]

Durairaj interests extended to Derby races. He owned two horses named KIN Master and WIN Master.[3] His horses have won Bangalore Races in 1963. The Basalat Jah Cup 1 Mile.

Filmography (partial)[edit]

  1. Yathabhavishya or Rambaiyin kaathal (1939) as kesari (debut) ^
  2. Prahalada (1939)
  3. Naveena Vikramadityan (1940)
  4. Sakuntalai (1940)
  5. Madanakamarajan (1941)
  6. Minor-in Kadhal (1941)
  7. Savithiri (1941)
  8. Kubera Kuchela (1943)
  9. Meera (1945)
  10. Chitra (1946)
  11. Sakata Yogam (1946)
  12. Aayiram Thalai Vaangi Apoorva Chinthamani (1947)
  13. Pizhaikkum Vazhi (1948) - Lead role with T. A. Jayalakshmi as heroine
  14. Thirumalisai Alvar (1948)
  15. Mangayarkarasi (1949)
  16. Ezhai Padum Padu (1950)
  17. Kalavathi (1951) - Lead role with T. A. Jayalakshmi as heroine
  18. Manamagal (1951)
  19. Or Iravu (1951)
  20. Kanchana (1952)
  21. Kumari (1952)
  22. Genova (1953)
  23. Kalvanin Kadhali (1955)
  24. Maaman Magal (1955)
  25. Valliyin Selvan (1955)
  26. Kaalam Maari Pochu (1956)
  27. Kudumba Vilakku (1956)
  28. Moondru Pengal (1956)
  29. Pudhu Vazhvu (1957)
  30. Kanniyin Sabatham (1958)
  31. Paanai Pidithaval Bhaagyasaali (1958) - His own production
  32. Maragatham (1959)
  33. Nalla Theerpu (1959)
  34. Padikkadha Medhai (1960)
  35. Kappalottiya Thamizhan (1961)
  36. Kumara Raja (1961)
  37. Pangaaligal (1961)
  38. Nichaya Thaamboolam (1962)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rambayin Kaathal 1939". The Hindu. 11 April 2008. Retrieved 2009-02-14.
  2. ^ "Kalaimamani awards announced". Screen India. Indian Express. 24 March 1986. Retrieved 2009-02-14.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Guy, Randor (2015-07-16). "Overshadowed by peer". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 2017-12-05. Retrieved 2017-12-05.

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