T. R. Ramanna

Thanjavur Radhakrishnan Ramachandran (T.R.Ramanna) (1923–1997) was an Indian film director and producer.

T. R. Ramanna
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Born
Thanjavur Radhakrishnan Ramachandran
(T. R. Ramanna)

Birth year 1923
Died22 May 1997 (Age 74) [1][2]
Spouse(s)T.A.Sakkubai (Legal Wife) (deceased)
B. S. Saroja
(m.1949-1997)
E. V. Saroja
(m.1963-1997)
ChildrenVidya, Geetha, Chitra, Vijayalakshmi, Ganesh, Shanthi
Parent(s)Father : Radhakrishnan Mother : Ranganayaki
FamilyT. S. Damayanthi (Sister), T. D. Kushalakumari (niece)T. R. Rajakumari (elder sister)[3]

Film careerEdit

Ramanna started his life as a sound recordist in a city studio and then made his way to film direction. He started the production company R.R. Pictures (with the initials of his sister and himself). He produced movies in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi, many of which were successful.

One of his successful film was Manapandhal, inspired by the Hollywood classic Sabrina (1954), directed by Billy Wilder and starring Humphrey Bogart, William Holden and Audrey Hepburn.

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Credited as Language Notes
Director Producer
1953 Vazha Pirandhaval  Y  Y Tamil
1954 Koondukkili  Y  Y Tamil
1955 Gulebakavali  Y  Y Tamil
1957 Pudhumai Pithan  Y  N Tamil
1958 Karthavarayuni Katha  Y  Y Telugu
1958 Kathavarayan  Y  Y Tamil
1960 Rathnapuri Ilavarasi  Y  ? Tamil
1960 Ondrupattal Undu Vazhvu  Y  N Tamil
1961 Manapanthal  N  Y Tamil
1961 Intiki Deepam Illale  N  Y Telugu
1961 Sri Valli  Y  N Tamil
1962 Paasam  Y  Y Tamil
1963 Periya Idathu Penn  Y  Y Tamil
1963 Manchi Chedu  Y  Y Telugu
1964 Panakkara Kudumbam  Y  Y Tamil
1964 Arunagirinathar  Y  N Tamil
1965 Panam Padaithavan  Y  Y Tamil
1965 Nee  Y  N Tamil
1966 Kumari Penn  Y  N Tamil
1966 Parakkum Paavai  Y  Y Tamil
1967 Bhavani  Y  N Tamil
1967 Naan  Y  N Tamil
1968 Moondrezhuthu  Y  N Tamil
1968 Neeyum Naanum  Y  ? Tamil 25th Film
1969 Athai Magal  Y  N Tamil
1969 Thanga Surangam  Y  N Tamil
1969 Thulabharam  N  Y Tamil
1970 Yaen?  Y  N Tamil
1970 Sorgam  Y  N Tamil
1971 Lagan  Y  ? Hindi
1971 Veettuku Oru Pillai  Y  ? Tamil
1972 Wafaa  Y  ? Hindi
1972 Shakthi Leelai  Y  N Tamil
1972 Aankh Micholi  Y  ? Hindi
1973 Baghdad Perazhagi  Y  Y Tamil
1973 Maru Piravi  Y  N Tamil
1974 Vairam  Y  N Tamil .
1974 Sorgathil Thirumanam  Y  ? Tamil
1975 Avalukku Aayiram Kangal  Y  ? Tamil
1976 Tuhi Kali Tuhi Durga  Y  ? Hindi
1977 Thaliya Salangaya  Y  ? Tamil
1978 Farz Aur Khoon  Y  ? Hindi
1978 Ennai Pol Oruvan  Y  N Tamil
1978 Bhale Huduga  Y  Y Kannada
1978 Siritanakke Savaal  Y  N Kannada
1979 Kuppathu Raja  Y  N Tamil
1979 Neechal Kulam  Y  ? Tamil
1979 Yuvaraj  Y  ? Hindi
1981 Kanni Theevu  Y  ? Tamil
1981 Kulakozhunthu

 Y

 ? Tamil
1981 Kula Puthra  Y  ? Kannada
1982 Sattam Sirikkiradhu  Y  N Tamil 50th Film
1984 Shankari  Y  ? Tamil
1987 Elangeswaran  Y  ? Tamil

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kannada Director T R Ramanna". nettv4u. Retrieved 22 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Tamil cinema 1997 -- year highlights". dinakaran.com. Archived from the original on 9 February 1999. Retrieved 25 October 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Guy, Randor (26 April 2014). "Manapandhal (1961)". The Hindu. Retrieved 25 October 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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