K. R. Gangadharan

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K. R. Gangadharan
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K R Gangadharan

Died19 June 2012(2012-06-19) (aged 76)[1]

K R Gangadharan (1936–2012) who popularly referred to as KRG, was a Tamil film producer. He produced over 60 films in Tamil and Malayalam under the banner ‘KRG Productions’, 'KRG Art Productions', 'KRG Enterprises' and 'KRG Movies International'.[1]

Film careerEdit

He founded the Tamil Film Producer's Council and had a stint as president of the South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce.[1] He was elected as the president of the South India Film Chamber, unanimously by the producers of Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada film's, distributors, studio owners, theatre owners are members of the association.[2]

Partial filmographyEdit

Year Film Language Notes
1975 Aayirathil Oruthi Tamil
1978 Sigappu Rojakkal Tamil
1980 Johnny Tamil
1981 Kadal Meengal Tamil
1982 Antha Rathirikku Satchi Illai Tamil
1983 Thudikkum Karangal Tamil
1984 Thiruppam Tamil
1984 Alaya Deepam Tamil
1985 Nermai Tamil
1986 Thaaiku Oru Thaalaattu Tamil
1987 Kavalan Avan Kovalan Tamil
1988 Sangham Malayalam
1989 Adhipan Malayalam
1989 Sakalakala Sammandhi Tamil
1989 Vadakkunokkiyantram Malayalam
1989 Varavelpu Malayalam
1989 Varnam Malayalam
1990 Lal Salam Malayalam
1990 Oliyambukal Malayalam
1991 Neelagiri Malayalam
1992 Sivandha Malar Tamil
1993 Parvathi Ennai Paradi Tamil
1999 Minsara Kanna Tamil
2000 Sudhandhiram Tamil
2000 Budget Padmanabhan Tamil
2001 Middle Class Madhavan Tamil
2001 Manadhai Thirudivittai Tamil
2009 Guru En Aalu Tamil


KRG died on 19 June 2012, aged 76. He was admitted to a private hospital at T. Nagar in Chennai, and had been responding well to treatment. He was about to be discharged on the day he died, but as he was about to step out, he collapsed and was declared dead soon after, the sources said. He is survived by his wife and daughter.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Film producer KRG dead - The Hindu". thehindu.com. Retrieved 6 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Events - K R Gangadharan Is SIFCC Chief". indiaglitz.com. Retrieved 6 August 2014.

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