Profile & Biography of MGR Tamilnadu
Birth date of MGR is on 17th January 1917 born at Kandy, Srilanka. to the parents Gopalan and Sathyabama as fifth son. His father died when he was two years old. For Survival, their family came to Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu.
His mother sathyabama joined him at Aanaiyadi School. Due to poverty, he and his elder brother involved themselves in drama acts.
As time passed by, M.G.R entered cine field. He rose up from doing sidekick roles to heroic roles. He made his debut in several films.
MGR was passionate towards Mahathma Gandhi's views. He joined Congress and later, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK). He then, considering Politics and Acting as his two eyes did several welfare programmes for people. MGR conveyed good welfare messages through his films. MGR earned names like "Puratchi Nadigar" and "Makkal Thilagam".
M.G.R existed in the film industry for 25 years. As an Tamil activist, He served as the Cheif Minister of Tamil Nadu from 1977 till his death on December 24, 1987.