Thalaivar …

By: Ram N

Oct 19 2008

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Category: People


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This word in TamilNadu denotes only MG Ramachandran aka MGR, the erstwhile Chief Minister of the state of Tamil Nadu, India. People even now are fond of him, inspite of his demise some years ago.

Though nowadays many call themselves “Thalaivar” of various sects, groups, sangams, MGR still is fondly the Thalaivar or Puratchi Thalaivar. He built  legacy through his “Feel Good” “Do Good” films.

Here a women posing for a picture at her house (a shack) near Madras University compound.

(Thalaivar / தலைவர் : In Tamil is Leader & Puratchi Thalaivar / புரட்சி தலைவர்  : In Tamil is Revolutionary Leader)

Pic courtesy : My son

2 comments on “Thalaivar …”

  1. An idol lives forever!

    Somehow I like the feel and moment you captured in this photo.



  2. […] influence of their Hero’s like MGR is still found in many old folks, one such man with MGR’s trademark Dark Glasses. He’s […]


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