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R. Muthuraman

RADHE KRISHNA 02-11-2011

R. Muthuraman

R. Muthuraman

R. Muthuraman

Muthuraman in Server Sundaram (1964)
Born 1929
Died 1982 (aged 53)
Occupation Actor
Years active 1958 - 1982

R. Muthuraman
R. Muthuraman (1929–1982) was an Indian actor who has performed in Tamil language films.[1] He was a leading actor during the 60's and 70's and was fondly called Navarasa Thilakam. He has paired with all the leading heroines of his time and acted in over a hundred films. Muthuraman's son Karthik Muthuraman is also a Tamil actor and politician. He died while shooting for a film.[citation needed]
Contents [hide]
1 Early life
2 Film career
3 Family
4 Death
5 Filmography
6 References
7 External links
[edit]Early life

Muthuraman was born to a Thevar family. His father S.Kumaresan was an advocate and his mother's younger brother was a reputed police officer. Muthuraman was attracted to a life as an actor but was forced by his parents to study and become a government employee. However in 1947, Muthuraman after passing his intermediate examination- decided to give up his education and joined Gemini Studio in 1949 in an administrative position. In 1952, he worked as a salesman for P.Orr & Sons- where he was first recognized owing to his good looks by the wife of director Ilaingovan.
In 1957, Muthuraman was cast in the role of Suppu a simpleton in the popular Gemini Ganesan film Thenthoosi and began his career as an actor.
[edit]Film career

Muthuraman came to act in an era dominated by giants such as M.G.R, Sivaji, Gemini Ganesan- however through the 1960s he had a great number of supporting roles in a number of Tamil movies. He also starred in many movies like Kalyana Parisu (1964), Kaadhalikka Neramillai(1965), Kasethan Kadavulada (1970) etc. He acted in over 90 films and was paired opposite actress Kanchana for 19 of them- a record.

Muthuraman was married to sulochana. The couple had four children- the youngest of them being Karthik Muthuraman who became a popular Tamil actor in the late 80's-early 90's.

In 1982, he died in a heart attack in Ooty while going for jogging in early morning which was his routine.

Year Movie Co-actors
1982 Pokkiri Raja Rajinikanth
Nenjil Ore Aalayam Devika
Ethir Neechal (film)
Kaadhalikka Neramillai Ravichandran, Kanjana, Rajashree
Dheerga Sumangali
1974 Avalum Penn Thaane
1973 Nathayil Muthu
1972 Dhakam
Suryakanthi J. Jayalalitha
Kula Gowravam
Raja Raja Cholan
Policekaran Magal
1964 Server Sundaram Nagesh
1963 Paar Magale Paar
1963 Karpagam
Kodi Malar
Kalai Kovil
Avalukendru Oru Manam
Anna Poorani
Kasturi Vijayam
Ooty Varai Uravu
Kasedhan Kadavulada Lakshmi, 'Thengai' Srinivasan
Veetukku Veedu
Major Chandrakanth Major Sundararajan
Vaazhndhu Kaattukiren
Kanavan Manaivi
Ellorum Nallavare
Perum Pugazhum
Mayangugiral Oru Maadhu
Poovum Pottum
Bama Vijayam Balaiya, Major Sundararajan, Nagesh
Kaalangalil Aval Vasantham
Nalla Penmani
Uravu Solla Oruvan
Panja Varna Kili K.R. Vijaya, Jayashankar
Thiruvarutchelvar Sivaji Ganesan, Savitri Ganesan
Thapalkaran Thangai
Moonru Theivangal Sivaji Ganesan, Nagesh
Irulum Oliyum
Naan Ravichandran, J. Jayalalitha
1965 Thiruvilayadal Sivaji Ganesan
Annai Illam
Uyira Manama
Sivandha Mann Sivaji Ganesan

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