List of Tamil films of the 1930s

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A list of the films produced in the Tamil language film industry in India in the 1930s:

1931[edit]

Title Director Production Music Cast
Kalidas H. M. Reddy Ardeshir Irani Madhurakavi Bhaskara Das T. P. Rajalakshmi, P. G. Venkatesan, L. V. Prasad

1932[edit]

Title Director Production Music Cast
Dharma(Kaviyam)
Harichandra (Sampoorna Harichandra) Sarvottam Badami, T. C. Vadivelu Naicker Sagar Film Company
Chimanlal Desai
Raja Chandrasekar V. S Sunderasa Iyer, D. R. Muthulakshmi, T. P. Rajalakshmi
Kalava (Galavarishi) P. B. Rangachari Sagar Film Company P. B. Rangachari, V. S. Sunderasa Iyer, T. R. Muthulakshmi
Paarijaatha Pushpaha ragam P. K. Raja Sandow Imperial Film Company R. Nagendra Rao, K. T. Rukmani, Leela, Narasmimma Rao
Ramayanam East India Film Company T. P. Rajalakshmi, T. S. Mani

1933[edit]

Title Director Production Music Cast
Kovalan Imperial Films R. Nagendra Rao, T. P. Rajalakshmi, K. T. Rukmani, Leela
Nanthanar New Theatres Subbaiah Thevar, Angamuthu
Prahalaathaa New Theatres, East India Company
Sathyavaan Savithiri M. R. Krishnamurthy, T. S. Mani, T. P. Rajalakshmi
Valli P.V. Rao National Movietone T. S. Santhanam, Pankajam
Valli Thirumanam P. V. Rao Pioneer Films C. M. Duraisamy, T. V. Sundaram, T. P. Rajalakshmi

1934[edit]

Title Director Production Music Cast
Bama Vijayam Manik Lal Tandon Pioneer Films M. R. Krishhnamurthy, G. N. Balasubramaniam, P. S. Rathna Bai, P. S. Saraswathi Bai, M. S. Murugesan, K. S. Angamuthu
Dasavathaaram Jayavani Film Company
Draupadhi Vastrapaharanam R. Padmanaban Angel Films V. A. Chellappa, T. S. Vasudeva Pillai, C. S. Ramanna, C. V. V. Panthulu, T. P. Rajalakshmi, P. S. Sivabagyam
Draupadhi Vastrapaharanam R. Prakash A. Narayanan, Sreenivas Cinetone T. S. Sandhanam, K. R. Saradhambal
Pavalakkodi K. Subramanyam Al. Rm. Alagappa Chettiar, Meenakshi Cinetone Papanasam Sivan M. K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar, S. D. Subbulakshmi, Sundarambal, S. S. Mani Bhagavathar
Sakkubai Sundar Rao Nadkarni Paruva Pictures Madurai Asari, K. R. Saradhambal
Sakuntala P. V. Rao Pioneer Films P. S. Velu Nair, M. S. Murugesan, L. Narayanarao, T. M. Ramasamy, T. S. Velammal, Santhadevi
Sangeetha Lava Kusa S. Soundararajan S. Soundararajan & Kv. Al. Rm. Alagappa Chettiar, Tamil Nadu Talkies Harikesanallur Muthiah Bhagavatar Vidvan Srinivasan, Narayanan, Seethalakshmi
Sathi Sulochana Pammal Sambandha Mudaliar Babulal Sowkani, Bharath Lakshmi Pictures Janarthanam M. G. Nataraja Pillai, T. N. Nataraja Pillai, A. R. Sarangapani, P. Subbaya Thevar, Nagarkovil Sundarambal, T. K. Rukmani, Sulochana
Seetha Kalyanam Baburao Phendharkar Prabhat Film Company Papanasam Sivan, A. N. Kalyanasundaram S. Rajam, G. K. Seshagiri, Veenai S. Balachandar, V. Sundaram Iyer, S. Jayalakshmi
Seetha Vanavaasam B. M. Khemka, East India Films
Sri Krishnaleela P.V. Rao Angel Films C. S. Jayaraman, C. S. Ramanna, C. V. V Panthulu, M. S. Muthukrishnan, P. S. Sivabagyam, K. S. Rajambal
Srinivaasa Kalyaanam A. Narayanan Srinivasa Cinetone, A. Narayanan C. R. S. Murthy P. S. Srinivasa Rao, Serukulathur Sama, R. B. Lakshmi Devi, P. S. Kamalaveni

1935[edit]

Title Director Production Music Cast
Alli Arjuna A. V. Meiyappan, Saraswathi Sound Productions[1] Abdul Khadar, K. S. Ananda Narayana Iyer, K. R. Kanthimathi Bai, T. S. Bhavani Bai, L. Narayana Rao[2]
Athirupa Amaraavathi C. V. Raman Sundaram Talkies Sivakozhundu, P. M. Sundara Bashyam, K. K. Thangavelu, T. S. Velammal, Ranganayaki
Baktha Nandanar Manik Lal Tandon Kishinchand Chellaram, Hassandas Classical Talkies K. B. Sundarambal, Maharajapuram Viswanatha Iyer
Baktha Ramadas Murugadasa Parameswari Sound Pictures Nawab T. S. Rajamanikkam Pillai, K. Sarangkapani, M. N. Nambiar, T. S. Kalyanam
Bhaktha Dhuruvan P .V. Rao Angel Films C. S. Jayaraman C. S. Gopala Krishnan, C. S. Samanna, P. S. Sivabagyam, Sivaramalingam Pillai, S. R. Gnanakibai, C. S. Jayaraman
Chandrasaena V. Shantaram Prabhat Film Company Seshadri Sundarrajan, P. S. Srinivasan, K. Natarajan, T. T. Kanagam, S. Pankajam
Dumbachary Manik Lal Tandon Pioneer Film Company, Variety Hall Talkies M. R. Krishnamoorthi, C. S. Samanna, M. S. Ragavan, P. S. Rathna Bai, P. S. Saraswathi Bai, M. S. Murugesan
Dhuruvaa Sarithram Pioneer Film Company, Variety Hall Talkies M. S. Thangappa, V. Swaminathan, R. B. Lakshmi Devi, P. S. Gnanaambal
Gnanasounthari A. Narayanan Srinivasa Cinetone Srinivasa Rao, Sarojini
Harichandra Prafula Ghosh T. P. Rajalakshmi, V. A. Chellappa, K. T. Rukumani, M. S. Ramachandran Iyer
Gopalakrishna S. T. R. Pictures S. Rajam, Gowri
Kausalya South India Film Corporation P. S. V. Iyer, R. Chellam
Kulepakaavali S. Soundararajan S. Soundararajan, Tamil Nadu Talkies V. A. Chellappa, M. S. Ramachandran, T. P. Rajalakshmi, Rajeswari, Rani Bala
Lalithangi Royal Talkies T. P. Rajalakshmi, V. A. Chellappa, T. V. Sundaram, M. S. Ramachandran Iyer, Kamala
Lanka Dhakanam Chellam Talkies A. Rangasami Naidu, M. S. Gnanambal
Maayaa Bazaar R. Padmanaban Serukulathur Sama, Vidwan Seenivasan, S. G. Chellapa Iyer, M. S. Vijayal, V. Rajam, Bala Mani, Kamatchi
Markandeya Murugadasa, K. Ramnoth M. T. Rajan, Vel Pictures V. N. Sundaram, Rajapalayam Kuzhandaivelu Bhagavathar, K. B. Srinivasan, Lady Bhagavathar M. S. Kanna Bai, S. N. Kannamani
Menaka P. K. Raja Sandow M. Somasundaram & S. K. Mohideen, Sri Shanmuganandha Talkies (later Jupiter Pictures) T. K. Muthuswamy T. K. Shanmugam, T. K. Baghavathi, T. K. Sankaran, T. K. Muthurswamy, K. T. Rukmini, M. S. Vijayal, N. S. Krishnan, K. R. Ramaswamy, Friend Ramasamy, T. N. Sivadhanu
Mohini Rukmangadha S. Soundararajan S. Soundararajan, Tamil Nadu Talkies K. V. Santhanakrishna Naidu P. B. Rangachari, T. S. Krishnasamy Iyengar, Vidhwan Seenivasan, V. Nataraja Iyer, M. S. Sarojini, M. S. Vijayal, K. R. Saradhambal, D. Susheela Devi
Nala Thamayanthi Prem Chethna Pioneer Film Company S. V. Venkatraman, Mangal Rajeshwari
Nalla Thangal P. V. Rao Angel Films M. S. Damodar Rao, C. S. Jayaraman, K. R. Kanthimathi Bai, P. S. Sivabagyam
Nalla Thangkaal Pioneer Film Company
Naveena Sadharam K. Subramanyam K. Subramanyam, Madras United Artists Corporation Papanasam Sivan Vidhwan Sankaralingam, G. Pattu Iyer, S. S. Mani Bagavadhar, Kunjidha Padham, S. D. Subbulakshmi, K. K. Parvati Bai, Indubala, M. T. Rajam
Pattinaththaar V. S. K. Patham Lotus Pictures C. S. Sundara Moorthi Oduvar, K. R. Sarathambal, Kothamangalam Seenu
Poornachandran D. R. Doss New Theatres Nott Annajirao, S. G. Chellapa Iyer T. P. Rajalakshmi, Nott Annajirao, Rangabashyam, M. Anandaraman, R. V. Lakshmi Devi, P. S. Gnanmbal, M. Radhabai
Radha Kalyanam C. K. Sachi (C. K. Sathasivan) Sri Meenakshi Cinetone Sri Harikesanallur Muthiah Bagavadhar S. Rajam, M. R. Santhanalakshmi, K. D. Devudu Iyer, T. V. Krishna Moorthy
Raja Bhoja New Theatres T. S. Krishnasamy Iyengar, Rajayee
Rajambal A. Narayanan Coimbatore Talkies S. Rajam, P. S. Srinivasa Rao, M. N. Seenivasan, T. S. Krishnasamy Iyengar, K. N. Rajalakshmi
Rathnaavali Prafulla Ghosh[3] A. V. Meiyappan, Saraswathi Talkie Producing Company M. R. Krishnamoorthi, P. S. Rathna Bai, P. S. Saraswathi Bai, T. A. Mathuram, Baparavyan, Daamaravyan[4]
Sarangadhara V. S. K. Patham Lotus Pictures Kothamangalam Seenu, G. Seenivasan, T. M. Saradhambal
Sathi Akalyaa Chandra Bharathi Cinetone
Siruthonda Naayanaar C. V. Raman Radha Films, Malik Pictures Corporation T. K. Sundarappa, Sornambal
Subhadra Parinayam Pioneer Film Company, Variety Hall Talkies S. V. Subbaiah Bhagavathar, Bufoon Shanmugam, Karaikudi Ganesh Iyer, Kasi Viswanatha Iyer, Ramasamy Pillai, T. S. Velammal, T. K. Rukmani Ammal,
Thooku Thooki R. S. Prakash Royal Talkies C. V. V. Panthulu, Clown Sundaram, K. T. Rukmani, M. R. Kamalam, Devaki

1936[edit]

Title Director Production Music Cast
Ali Badhusha C. S. Selva Rathnam, Pangajam
Baktha Kuchela K. Subramanyam K. Subramanyam, Madras United Artists Corporation Papanasam Sivan, S. D. Subbulakshmi, G. Pattu Iyer, Baby R. Balasaraswathi Devi
Bama Parinayam Y. V. Rao Royal Talkies Serukulathur Sama, T. P. Rajalakshmi, K . Rangnayagi, Raja Thandapani
Beeshma Prathikgna
Chandrahasan Profulla Ghosh V. N. Sundaram, P. B. Rangachari, M. R. Santhanalakshmi, P. C. Seetharaman, C. S. Saradambal, J. Susheela Devi, M. R. Subramania Mudaliar, K. S. Subramania Iyer, S. Kalyanasundaram Iyer, D. Sundaram Iyer, Master Ramudu, Miss Rajam, P. Ramaiah Sastrigal
Chandrakantha P. K. Raja Sandow M. Somasundaram & S. K. Mohideen, Jupiter Pictures Kali N. Rathnam, P. U. Chinnappa
Chandramohana or Samooga Thondu Raja Chandrasekhar M. K. Radha, T. N. Meenakshi, S. V. Venkatraman
Dhara Sasangam A. Narayanan A. Narayanan, Sreenivasa Cinetone
Dharma Pathini M. S. Ramachandran Iyer, Gomathi, C. S. Samanna
Indra Sabha A. Narayanan A. Narayanan, Sreenivasa Cinetone M. Sachithanandam, J. Susheela, K. Shantha Devi, S. N. Ranga Nathan
Iru Sahodarargal Ellis R. Dungan Parameshwar Sound Pictures Parur S Anantharaman & Gopalaswami K. P. Kesavan, M. M. Radhabai, M. G. Ramachandran, T. S. Krishnaveni, T. S. Balaiah, P. G. Venkatesan, S. N. Kannamani, S. N. Vijayalakshmi, M. G. Chakrapani
Garuda Garvabhangam R. Padmanaban Oriental Films Chidambaram Vedhanayagam Sharma M. D. Parthasarathy, M. S. Mohanambal, Serukulathur Sama, Vidwan Srinivasan, T. S. Mani, Vimala, M. D. Subramania Mudaliar.
Kizhattu Mappillai T. R. Raghunath
Krishna Arjuna Royal Talkies K. V. Srinivasa Bhaghavatar, M. V. Krishnappa, K. Pappa, K . Rangnayagi, P. Janaki Bai
Krishna Narathi R. Prakash K. V. Vaithyanathan Iyer, N. M. Sundrambal, K. S. Sinivasan, K. S. Kannaya, K . Rangnayagi
Leelavathi Sulochana P. V. Rao Angel Films C. S. Jayaraman, P. S. Govindan, P. S. Sivabhagyam, T. M. Saradambal, S. S. Rajagopalan, K. Mahadevan, Isakki, C. K. Selvambal, K. R. Lakshmi, T. P. Manoji Rao, T. M. Pankajam, M. S. Sundaram, C. D. Janaki
Madayarkalin Santhippu
Madras Mail K. Amarnath
Mahathma Kabeerdhas A. Narayanan Sundaram Talkies P. D. V. Krishna, T. S. Velammal, M. R. Raja Rathinam, A. B. Moorthi, L. V. Naidu
Mannarsami
Manohara
Meera Bai A. Narayanan C. V. V. Panthulu, T.V. Rajsundari Bai, Gopal Rao, Joker Ramudu, K. S. Angamuthu, T. S. Sandhanam
Miss Kamala T. P. Rajalakshmi T. P. Rajalakshmi, Sri Rajam Talkies T. P. Rajalakshmi, T. V. Sundaram, Battling C. S. D. Singh, V. S. Mani, T. P. Rajagopal, Stunt Rajoo
Moondru Muttalkalin Sangeetha Koshti Aralkar Kabuli Sahib P. G. Venkatesan, K. R. Saradhambal, K. T. Rukumani
Nalayini R. Prakash Sundaram Talkies, Oriental Films
Parvathi Kalyanam B. Y. Aldekar Matheri Mangalam Nadasa Iyer P. Sreenivasa Rao, P. K. Durai Sami Desikar, S. P. L. Dhanalakshmi, T. S. Damayanthi
Pathi Bakthi B. Y. Aldekar K. P. Kesavan, K. K. Perumal, M. M. Radha Bai, Kali N. Rathinam, P. R. Mangalam
Pathuga Pattabishekam Murugadasa, K. Ramnoth & A. K. Shekar, Karthigeya Films
Pattinathar (1936 film) Murugadasa (Muthuswami Iyer) M. T. Rajan, Vel Pictures M. M. Dandapani Desikar, D. R. Muthulakshmi, Jaya Lakshmi, K. T. Rukumani, V. N. Sundaram
Raja Desingu Raja Chandrasekhar Rajeswari Talkies M. Baluswami T. K. Sundarappa, V. S. Mani, M. Lakshmi, K. R. Saradambal
Rukmini Kalyanam Bhalji Pendharkar S. Rajam, M. S. Vijayal, Matheri Mangalam Nadasa Iyer, Sreemathi, Panchu Bhaghavatar, Kamala
Naveena Sarangadhara K. Subramanyam Murugan Talkies Papanasam Sivan M. K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar, S. D. Subbulakshmi, S. S. Mani Bhagavathar, G. Pattu Iyer, Indubala
Sathi Leelavathi Ellis R. Dungan Marudachalam Chettiar, Manorama Films Sundhara Vadhyar M. K. Radha, M. S. Gnanambal, M. G. Ramachandran, N. S. Krishnan, T. S. Balaiah
Sathyaseelan B. Sampathkumar M. K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar, Trichy Thyagaraja Films Papanasam Sivan M. K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar, M. S. Devasena, M. P. Mohan, G. Padmavathi Bai, T. V. Kanthimathi Bai, N. S. Krishnan, T. A. Madhuram
Seemanthini Ellis R. Dungan National Movie Tone Thiruchi T. V. Nataraja Chariyar T. P. Rajalakshmi, M. R. Krishnamoorthi, T. P. Rajagopal, M. S. Ramachandra Iyer, M. D. Rajam, Parvathi, K. T. Rukmani Miss. Pattu, T. V. Sundaram, Chinnasama Iyer, Natesa Sastri, Kulathu Mani, Krishna Iyer, Sivarama Iyer, Kalyanam, Seenivasa Rao
Srimath Mahabaratham S. Soundararajan, Tamil Nadu Talkies
Srimathi Parinayam
Usha Kalyanam K. Subramanyam Murugan Talkie M. V. Krishnappa, S. D. Subbulakshmi, C. V. V. Panthulu, G. Pattu Iyer, V. Govindasami, M. S. Pattammal, J. M. Sundaram, S. S. Padmavathi, S. S. Rajamani, K. E. Madhava Iyer, S. Gomathi Bai
Vasantha Sena P. K. Raja Sandow V. A. Chellappa, S. P. L. Dhanalakshmi, M. S. Vijayal, N. S. Krishnan, T. A. Madhuram, P. K. Raja Sandow
Veera Abimanyu Profulla Ghosh Nagatha M. R. Krishnamoorthi, T. P. Rajalakshmi, C. S. Mana Singh
Viswamithira A. Narayanan A. Narayanan, Sreenivasa Cinetone M. K. Gopala Iyengar, Rajasundari, T. Duraisami Iyer

1937[edit]

Title Director Production Music Cast
Aandal Thirukkalyanam
Ambikapathy Ellis R. Dungan M. S. Thottana Chettiar, Salem Shankar Films Papanasam Sivan & K. C. Dey M. K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar, M. R. Santhanalakshmi, Serukulathur Sama, T. S. Balaiah, N. S. Krishnan, T. A. Madhuram, P. G. Venkatesan, P. B. Ranagachari, P. R. Mangalam, S. S. Raja Mani
Arunagirinathar
Baktha Arunagiri S. D. S Yogiyar S. S. S. Chokkalingam, Mayuraa Films Thevaram C. Sangkaralingam
Baktha Jeyadev
Baktha Purantharadoss Devi Films
Baktha Thulasidass Raja Chndrasekar
Balamani T. V. Rao
Balayogini K. Subramanyam K. Subramanyam, Madras United Artists Corporation Moti Babu & Maruti Seetharammaiah K. R. Chellam, Baby Saroja, C. V. V. Panthulu, Bharathan, K. B. Vatsal (K. Viswanathan), Baby R. Balasaraswathy Devi, Baby Rukmini, Salem Sundaram
Bhaktha Sri Thyagaraja Virendra Desai Sagar Movietone Vidwan Mathirimangalam Natesa Iyer, Kamala, Seetha, T.P.K. Sastry, C.P.S. Mani Iyer. S.K. Sundaram, ‘Gavai’ Kalyanam, A. Dhanapal Chettiar, V.B. Srinivasan, ‘Baby’ Kokila, ‘Master’ Pranatharthiharan, Padmanabhachar and Rajagopala Iyer.[5]
Basmasura Mohini
Chintamani Y. V. Rao Royal Talkies Papanasam Sivan M. K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar, Serukulathur Sama, K. Aswathamma, Y. V. Rao, L. Narayana Rao
Danger Signal
Devadoss T. V. Rao
Kavirathna Kalidass M. T. Rajan, Vel Pictures T. S. Sandhanam
Kowsalya Parinayam K. Subramanyam K. Subramanyam, Madras United Artists Corporation K. N. Rajalakshmi, K. N. Kamalam
Krishna Thulabaram
Kutti
Lakshmi or Harijana Penn C. V. Raman
Minnal Kodi K. Amarnath
Miss Sundari S. Soundararajan, Tamil Nadu Talkies
Minor Rajaamani P. K. Raja Sandow M. Somasundaram & S. K. Mohideen, Olymbic Pictures (later Jupiter Pictures) T. K. Sambangi, Kamalaveni, Kothamangalam Subbu, B. R. Mangalam, Surabi
Mr. Ammanchi K. Subramanyam K. Subramanyam, Madras United Artists Corporation Jolly Kittu Iyer, S. D. Subbulakshmi
Nava Yuvan or Geethaa Saaram[6] Michael Omalov Kishinchand Chellaram, Hassandas Classical Talkies V. V. Sadagopan, Bikshavathi, M. A. Rajamani
Naveena Nirupama T. R. Sundaram, Modern Theatres
Naveena Sthree Sakasam
Padma Jothi T. R. Sundaram T. R. Sundaram, Modern Theatres T. M. Sankaran, M. S. Muthukrishnan, Padma, T. P. Manoj Rao, Ambujam, U. R. Jeevarathinam
Pakka Rowdy K. Amarnath
Pakka Thirudan
Raja Bakthi Sundar Rao Nadkarni V. C. Gopalratnam, Chellam Talkies B. R. Panthulu, P. S. Rathnabai, P. S. Saraswatibai, Pattabiraman, R. B. Lakshmidevi
Raja Mohan Prem Chethna National Movietone
Rajasekaran or Emandha Sonagiri T. Prakash Madurai Meenakshi Cinetone M. R. Radha, E. R. Sahadevan, Aathmanathan, Janakam, Kanakam
Samundeeswari
Sathi Akalya T. R. Sundaram T. R. Sundaram, Modern Theatres U. R. Jeevarathinam
Sathi Anusuya Prem Chethna Kovai Premier Cinetone Studios G. Govindarajulu Naidu
Sethu Bandhanam & Aasai R. Padmanaban Oriental Films M. D. Parthasarathy P. B. Rangachari, Nott Annaji Rao, M. D. Parthasarathy, M. S. Mohanambal, M. A. Sandow, Kulathu Mani, M. R. Subramaniam, T. K. Kannammal, K. S. Angamuthu, Bhagirathi
Sundara Murthy Nayanar Murugadasa Murugadasa, K. Ramnoth & A. K. Shekar, Karthigeva Films V. N. Sundaram
Vallala Maharaja M. T. Rajan, Vel Pictures
Vikrama Stri Sahasam A. Narayanan A. Narayanan & T. C. Vadivelu Naicker, Srinivasa Cinetone T. K. Sundarappa, Puliyur Duraiswami Ayya, Papa Lakshmikantham, T.K. Rukmini, Satchithanandam, M. K. Gopalan, T. R. Krishnaveni, Master Srinivas, Lazar M. R. Subramanyam, Ramudu Iyer, P.D. Kumarasami Pillai, S. Kannammal
Vipra Narayana A. Narayanan A. Narayanan, Srinivasa Cinetone
Virada Parvam A. Narayanan A. Narayanan, Srinivasa Cinetone

1938[edit]

Title Director Production Music Cast
Anaadhai Penn Ragupathy S. Prakasam (R. Prakash) M. Somasundaram & S. K. Mohideen, Jupiter Pictures M. K. Radha, T. A. Sundarambal, P. U. Chinnappa, S. M. Subramaniam (Kothamangalam Subbu), L. Narayan Rao, T. S. Krishnaveni, P. R. Mangalam, M. R. Swaminathan, P. G. (Azhvar) Kuppusami, E. Krishnamurthi
Athirsta Natchathiram
Baktha Meera Y. V. Rao Y. V. Rao, Chintamani Pictures Y. V. Rao
Baktha Nama Thevar
Bakya Leela
Bookailash or Mandodhari Parinayam Sundar Rao Nadkarni Sundaram Sound Pictures T. S. Sandhanam
Dakshayagnam Raja Chandrasekhar Metropolitan Pictures V. A. Chelappa, M. M. Radhabai, M. G. Nataraja Pillai, K. R. Jayalakshmi, P. G. Venkatesan, T. N. Chandramma, N. S. Krishnan, T. A. Madhuram, M. G. Ramachandran
Dhasavatharam
Dhesa Munnetram A. N. Kalyanasundaram Sarvottam Badami, Sagar Movietone Papanasam Sivan & A. N. Kalyanasundaram Mathrimangalam Natesa Iyer, K. R. Chellam, Baby Rukmini, S. R. Padma, Sripatha Shankar, G. Govindarajulu Naidu, Seetha Devi, M. Lakshmanan, K. S. Gopalakrishnan, Kokilam
Eka Nathar
En Kaathali
Grama Vijayan
Harijana Singam
Jalaja or Naattiya Magimai G. K. Sheshagiri Kumbakonam Bhanumathi
Kambar or Kalviyin Vetri T. R. Sundaram, Modern Theatres
Kannappa Nayanar V. N. Sundaram
Kutravaali
Madasambirani
Mayurathvajan T. R. Sundaram, Modern Theatres
Mayamayavan B. Sampathkumar T. R. Sundaram, Modern Theatres T. K. Sampangi, J. Susheela Devi, K. Kokila, Seetha Bai, Venugopala Sarma, G. R. Varadachar, K. Kaveri Chettiar, V.V.S. Mani, Venu Chetti, Devaraju
Muttal Mappillai
Nandakumar Keshav Rao Dhaibar Keshav Rao Dhaibar & A. V. Meiyappan, Pragathi Pictures S. V. Venkatraman T. P. Rajalakshmi, C. V. V. Panthulu, T. S. Rajalakshmi, T. R. Mahalingam, T. R. Ramachandran, Master Sethuraman
Pujab Kesari
Por Veeran Manaivi or Asattu Veeran Manavi
Rajadrogi
Sevasadanam K. Subramanyam K. Subramanyam, Madras United Artists Corporation Papanasam Sivan M. S. Subbulakshmi, F. G. Natesa Iyer, S. Varalakshmi, S. G. Pattu Iyer, Kumari Kamala, Jolly Kittu Iyer, Jayalakshmi, Ram Pyari
Shok Sundaram
Sri Kandha Leela Arshadrai Mehta Premier Cinetone G. Govindarajulu Naidu K. L. V. Vasantha, Raja Dandapani, M. V. Mani, Sundarambal, Gnanamani, S. P. L. Dhanalakshmi, G. Govindarajulu Naidu, Seetha Devi
Sri Ramanujar A. Narayanan Dhinamani N. Ramarathinam, Sangu Subramaniyam
Swarnalatha Y. V. Rao Newtone Studios Y. V. Rao
Thayumanavar T. R. Sundaram T. R. Sundaram, Modern Theatres M. M. Dandapani Desikar, M. S. Devasena, C. S. Selvaratnam Pillai, B. Saradhambal, T. E. Krishnamachari, N. S. Rathnambal, P. G. Venkatesan, P. S. Gnanam, U. R. Jeevarathinam
Tenali Raman C. V. Raman Majestic & Radha Film Co. Joker Ramudu
Thukkaram B. N. Rao R. K. Ramakrishnan Chettiar & S. M. Sriramulu Naidu, Central Studios Musiri Subramania Iyer, K. Sarangkapani, K. Seetha, R. Balasubramaniam, K. A. Chokkalinga Bhagavathar, Baby R. Balasaraswathi Devi
Thulasi Brintha A. Narayanan A. Narayanan, Sreenivas Cinetone
Vanaraja Karsan Vadiya Movietone
Valibar Sangam A. N. Kalyanasundaram Sarvottam Badami, Sagar Movietone
Vipra Narayana A. Narayanan A. Narayanan, Sound City Kothamangalam Seenu, T. V. Rajasundari
Vishnu Leela P. K. Raja Sandow K. Subrahmanyam, Motion Picture Producer Combines P. K. Raja Sandow
Yayathi Manik Lal Tandon Mohan Movietone Papanasam Sivan P. U. Chinnappa, P. B. Rangachari, M. V. Rajamma, C. S. Shamanna, C. S. M. Sulochana, T. S. Krishnaveni, M. S. Subramania Bhagavathar, M. S. Babu, K. S. Harihara Iyer, S. C. Gomathi Bai, M. L. Rajambal
Veera Jagathis R. Prakash V. S. Talkies V. S. M. Rajaram Iyer, M. G. Ramachandran

1939[edit]

Title Director Production Music Cast
Adhirshtam S. D. S. Yogi S. S. S. Chokkalingam, Mayuraa Films Sarma Brothers V. V. Sadagopan, T. Suryakumari, K. R. Chellam, M. N. Srinivasan
Aanandha Ashramam C. V. Raman Sri Ranga Films P. B. Rangachari, C. V. V. panthulu, R. P. Lakshmi Devi
Baktha Kumanan K. Ranga Rao T. P. Rajalakshmi
Bharath Kesari Madhiri Mangalam Nadesa Iyer, M. Latchumanan, Suseela Devi
Bombay Mail K. P. Kesavan, T. S. Balaiah
Jothi T. R. Raghunath Jothi Pictures Mariappa Swamigal Muthu Bhagavathar, Madurai Sundaram, P. Nataraj, P. S. Krishnaveni, N. S. Krishnan, T. A. Mathuram
Kumara Kulothungan T. R. Rajakumari
Kratha Arjuna
Madhurai Veeran P. V. Rao Sri Rajam Talkies & Raju Films V. A. Chellappa, T. P. Rajalakshmi, M. M. Chidhambaranathan, V. L. Mani
Manmatha Vijayam T. R. Sundaram, Modern Theatres dance by V. N. Janaki
Maanikkavasagar T. R. Sundaram T. R. Sundaram, Modern Theatres M. M. Dandapani Desikar, M. S. Devasena
Mathru Bhoomi H. M. Reddy V. T. rajan, Vel Pictures Papanasam Sivan P. U. Chinnappa, T. S. Santhanam, T. V. Kumudhini, A. K. Rajalakshmi, Kali N. Rathnam, T. R. B. Rao, P. Saradambal
Maya Machhindra Metropolitan Pictures M. K. Radha, M. G. Ramachandran, M. S. Saroja, M. B. Radha Bai, Saradha Venkatachalam
Panduranga Magimai T. A. Madhuram
Prahaladha B. N. Rao Salem Sankar Films Sharma Brothers T. R. Mahalingam, M. R. Santhanalakshmi, R. Balasubramaniam, Nagercoil K. Mahadevan, M. G. Ramachandran, N. S. Krishnan, T. A. Madhuram, P. S. Gnanam, T. S. Durairaj
Rambaiyin Kaadhal B. N. Rao Central Studios K. Sarangapani, K. L. V. Vasantha, N. S. Krishnan, T. A. Madhuram, K. A. Chokkalinga Bhagavathar, R. Balasubramaniam, T. S. Durairaj, Kali N. Rathnam
Sakthi Maya R. Prakash K. Subrahmanyam, Motion Pictures
Sairanthiri or Keechaka vadham
Sankarachariyar T. R. Sundaram, Modern Theatres V. N. Sundaram
Santhana Thevan S. Nottani T. R. Sundaram, Modern Theatres M. R. Radha, G. M. Basheer, P. S. Gnanam, U. R. Jeevarathinam
Seethaa Baharanam
Shantha Sakkubai Sundar Rao Nadkarni Salem Shankar Films Papanasam Sivan & Thuraiyur Rajagopala Sarma K. Aswathamma, Bannibai, K. Sarangkapani, Kothamangalam Seenu, Kothamangalam Subbu, P. G. Venkatesan, S. S. Rajamani, K. Aranganayaki, T. S. Krishnaveni, M. A. Ganapathi Bhat
Sirikkadhe N. S. Krishnan, T. A. Madhuram, Kothamangalam Subbu, T. S. Durairaj, V. M. Ezhumalai, M. S. Murugesan, P. S. Gnanam
Sowbagyavathi Prem Chethna Aayiram Mugam Ramkumar,
Suguna Sarasa Narayan Deware Kothamangalam Seenu, T. P. Rajalakshmi, M. S. Vijayal
Thyagabhoomi K. Subramanyam K. Subramanyam, Madras United Artists Corporation Papanasam Sivan, Mothi Babu & Rajagopala Iyer S. D. Subbulakshmi, Papanasam Sivan, Baby Saroja, K. J. Mahadevan, A. K. Kamalam, Baby Saroja
Thiruneelakantar P. K. Raja Sandow Papanasam Sivan M. K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar, Tirunelveli Paapa, Yaanai Vaidyanatha Iyer, S. S. Rajamani, N. S. Krishnan, T. A. Madhuram
Veera Ramani K. Amarnath Mohan Pictures Biswas & Krishnaswami K. T. Rukmini, P. S. Srinivasa Rao, S. R. Padma, T. V. Swami, K. Mani

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