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Madhoo reunites with Roja co-star Arvind Swamy as MGR's wife in Kangana Ranaut's Thalaivi
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Madhoo reunites with Roja co-star Arvind Swamy as MGR's wife in Kangana Ranaut's Thalaivi

More than two decades after Roja's release, Madhoo will be seen with with co-star Arvind Swamy on screen in Thalaivi.

Kangana Ranaut's Thalaivi to release in cinemas instead of going straight to OTT platform, confirms actress
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Kangana Ranaut's Thalaivi to release in cinemas instead of going straight to OTT platform, confirms actress

The cast of Thalaivi also includes Arvind Swamy as MGR, Priyamani as Sasikala, and Prakash Raj as Karunanidhi.

Tracing how music is still a big commercial pull in Tamil cinema, with films like Asuran, Comali benefiting from hit songs
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Tracing how music is still a big commercial pull in Tamil cinema, with films like Asuran, Comali benefiting from hit songs

Films like Dhanush's Asuran and Jayam Ravi's Comali proved how after the teaser and trailer, chartbusters still help Tamil films secure a good opening.

On MG Ramachandran's birth anniversary, Arvind Swamy unveils first look as actor from Jayalalithaa biopic
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On MG Ramachandran's birth anniversary, Arvind Swamy unveils first look as actor from Jayalalithaa biopic

In the character poster and teaser of Thalaivi, Arvind Swamy is seen in a clean-shaven look and with a curly mop of a cropped hair, resembling MGR.

Chennai Central railway station to be renamed after MGR, says Narendra Modi in Tamil Nadu's Kanchipuram
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Chennai Central railway station to be renamed after MGR, says Narendra Modi in Tamil Nadu's Kanchipuram

Narendra Modi said at a rally in Tamil Nadu, "MGR is one of the most respected icons of India. He ruled the film screen and the hearts of the people"

TDP's 'cosplayer' MP Naramalli Sivaprasad dresses up as MGR in Lok Sabha, plays Tamil song in House
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TDP's 'cosplayer' MP Naramalli Sivaprasad dresses up as MGR in Lok Sabha, plays Tamil song in House

Naramalli Sivaprasad, known for sporting different costumes in the House, was dressed like former Tamil Nadu chief minister MG Ramachandran and held a whip in his hand.

Madurai's Central, in operation since 1939, is city's last surviving theatre to still use film roll
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Madurai's Central, in operation since 1939, is city's last surviving theatre to still use film roll

Madurai's Central Theatre continues to survive even as many others in Madurai have been closed down.

MGR's 100th birth anniversary celebrations in Kanyakumari on 22 Sept, in Chennai on 30 Sept, says Tamil Nadu govt
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MGR's 100th birth anniversary celebrations in Kanyakumari on 22 Sept, in Chennai on 30 Sept, says Tamil Nadu govt

The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday said the MGR centenary celebrations in Kanyakumari and Chennai which were earlier postponed due to "administrative reasons," will be held on 22 and 30 September, respectively.

Rajinikanth at Karunanidhi's condolence meet: Kalaignar's pen created superstars like MGR and Sivaji Ganesan
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Rajinikanth at Karunanidhi's condolence meet: Kalaignar's pen created superstars like MGR and Sivaji Ganesan

Karunanidhi's condolence meet witnessed the presence of high profile stars like Rajinikanth, who lashed out at the ruling party and showered lavish praise on Kalaignar's contribution to the film industry.

Rajinikanth slams E Palaniswami for skipping Karunanidhi's funeral, says entire Tamil Nadu cabinet should've attended ceremony
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Rajinikanth slams E Palaniswami for skipping Karunanidhi's funeral, says entire Tamil Nadu cabinet should've attended ceremony

Speaking at a memorial event organised by the South Indian Artistes Association for Karunanidhi, the actor said that many leaders, ranging from state Governor Banwarilal Purohit to Congress President Rahul Gandhi, were present during the burial of Karunanidhi at Marina Beach.

Karunanidhi's accomplishments tower over Indian politics, but 5-time CM never recovered from defeats to MGR, Jayalalithaa
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Karunanidhi's accomplishments tower over Indian politics, but 5-time CM never recovered from defeats to MGR, Jayalalithaa

Karunanidhi was an ace scriptwriter, but even he could not have written the twists and turns of his story better, and the manner in which he was bested by friend-turned-foe MG Ramachandran and the latter's heir Jayalalithaa

Karunanidhi did more for Tamil film industry than any other CM; DMK chief 'saw cinema as medium for reform'
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Karunanidhi did more for Tamil film industry than any other CM; DMK chief 'saw cinema as medium for reform'

DMK chief Karunanidhi was the first to introduce a “tax-free’” status for films with Tamil titles. He had more friends in the industry than Jayalalithaa as he genuinely liked the company of actors, directors and producers.

Karunanidhi's death marks formal end to Dravidian ideology, may cause churn in Tamil Nadu politics
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Karunanidhi's death marks formal end to Dravidian ideology, may cause churn in Tamil Nadu politics

Karunanidhi was a man like no other in the past, and there won’t be another like him in future.

Chennai's central jail releases 67 life convicts following announcement at MGR's birth centenary
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Chennai's central jail releases 67 life convicts following announcement at MGR's birth centenary

67 lifers who served 10 years at the Puzhal Central Prison in Chennai were released following an announcement made on MGR's birth centenary

MK Stalin welcomes Tamil Nadu govt's announcement to release 67 life convicts on MGR's birth centenary
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MK Stalin welcomes Tamil Nadu govt's announcement to release 67 life convicts on MGR's birth centenary

Chief opposition DMK welcomed the announcement by Tamil Nadu government to pre-maturely release 67 life convicts to commemorate the birth centenary of MGR.

Rajinikanth unveils MG Ramachandran's statue in Chennai, says had to fill leadership vacuum in Tamil Nadu
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Rajinikanth unveils MG Ramachandran's statue in Chennai, says had to fill leadership vacuum in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth unveiled a statue of former chief minister MG Ramachandran at the Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute in Chennai on Monday.

Rajinikanth plays MGR card: Can actor win elections by selling 'alternative Thalaivar' image to AIADMK votebank?
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Rajinikanth plays MGR card: Can actor win elections by selling 'alternative Thalaivar' image to AIADMK votebank?

Rajinikanth gave a glimpse of the killer instinct he could summon. In a speech that was both entertaining and blunt, the Superstar of Tamil cinema positioned himself as the inheritor to the MGR legacy.

Rajinikanth promises MGR-like policies in debut political speech; says had to fill leadership vacuum in Tamil Nadu
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Rajinikanth promises MGR-like policies in debut political speech; says had to fill leadership vacuum in Tamil Nadu

In his first political remarks since 31 December last when he announced he will enter politics, Rajinikanth, who has a large fan following, said there was a "vaccuum for a good leader" in the state politics currently.

Rajinikanth's debut speech highlights: Actor sells MGR's brand of politics, laments leadership lacunae in state
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Rajinikanth's debut speech highlights: Actor sells MGR's brand of politics, laments leadership lacunae in state

Rajinikanth delivered his first public address on Monday and unveiled a statue of former Tamil Nadu chief minister MG Ramachandran.