MGR News

Actor Kamal Haasan names political tour after MGR film

The actor-director has announced that he will go on a state-wide tour starting February 21, and he is likely to name the outfit proposed to be launched by him during the tour.

Madras HC issues notice to Tamil Nadu government on relocation of statue of Sivaji Ganesan

The petitioner said that a number of statues of renowned leaders like Kamarajar, Ambedkar, Anna and MGR had been erected in a number of places all over the city. He submitted that installing statues on open roads shall be a real tribute to the leaders, reminding people of their services.


Narendra Modi invokes MGR, Muttiah Muralitharan in address to Tamil community in Sri Lanka

Narendra Modi in Sri Lanka: "You speak one of the oldest-surviving classical languages in the world. It is a matter of pride that many of you also speak Sinhala," he said.

50 years after first Dravidian government in Tamil Nadu, here’s a look at history of AIADMK and others

The rift between Sasikala and Panneerselvam and the overall chaos in the party, highlights all that was wrong with the Dravidian movement

MGR: The man who made cult worship the theme of Tamil Nadu politics

MGR used his popularity both as an actor and as a public figure to make the AIADMK a successful political party that would go on to achieve sweeping victories over many elections.

To beat poll code, first Jaya movie with MGR returns, angers DMK

1965 runaway hit restored, huge crowd heads to Chennai theatre.


Public Lives, Private Feelings

Three Tamil political legends inspire biographies that stick too close to facts

In the Name of My Hero

Fandom and its changing nature in Chennai

MGR lives on in Malaysia poll campaign

Marudhur Gopalan Ramachandran,popularly known as MGR,may be dead for over two decades now,but a Malaysian admirer

MGR lives on in Malaysia election campaigns

MGR,may be dead,but a Malaysian admirer is impersonating the legendary Tamil film star.